Employment

Updated 2/22/2020

DELIVERY DRIVER(s)

We seek one or two drivers to cover these delivery routes.  Applicants can apply for one, two, or all three routes.

  • Tuesday route (May-November): 4 hours, Evansville to Madison.
  • Thursday route (May-November): 8 hours, Evansville to Madison.
  • Friday route (year-round): 11 hours, Evansville to Milwaukee area.
  • Additional farm work possible.

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Applicants must have a clean driving record and experience driving a CDL-size truck.  A CDL is valuable but not required.  Must be physically fit, as the job involves lifting and hand-truck work.  $16 to $17, based on experience, plus lots of organic veggies to take home.
To apply: Send your resume and the contact information for two work references, to wholesale@tipiproduce.com .

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ASSISTANT FARMER/ HANDYMAN-WOMAN (one or two positions)

We plan to hire an assistant farmer to help manage our 40 acres of vegetable crops.

  • You will encounter a broad range of interesting machinery, crops, jobs, and responsibilities.  Expect to be involved with tillage, crop establishment, cultivation, irrigation, building maintenance, and many other tasks.
  • We strongly value experience with machinery operation, maintenance & repair, as well as irrigation, carpentry, and/or pesticide application.  It is helpful if the candidate has experience driving a larger truck.  Applicants should have some of the skills listed above but it is not required for an individual to have all of them.  We plan to craft the position(s) based on talents and experience applicants bring to our farm. A willingness to learn is essential.
  • The assistant farmer will work independently or with the farm owners much of the time, but will join our harvest crew at times.
  • Candidates must be physically fit.
  • The position is full-time (40 – 50 hours/week) during the growing season, but we will consider PT candidates who are available 30+ hours per week.  Our growing season runs April – November. Part-time work is likely to be available during the 2020 – 2021 winter.
  • We do not offer on-farm housing but affordable rentals are available in nearby towns. We value the Assistant Farmer living nearby, and will give preference to candidates who choose to live within 15 miles of our farm.
  • Compensation: $17+ per hour, based on experience, plus a possible year-end bonus. Catered lunch one day per week plus lots of organic veggies to take home.

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To apply: Send your resume and the contact information for two work references, to wholesale@tipiproduce.com .

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FARMHAND (several positions)

Join our lively work crew. FT or PT, from mid-May to October or November.

  • Tasks include greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing and packing produce.
  • Prior farming experience is valuable but not necessary.  
  • Must be physically fit.  
  • Schedule for FT workers is Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (or 6:00 pm).
  • PT employees work three or four days per week.  
  • Competitive wage ($13+/hour depending on experience), catered lunch one day per week, organized carpools from Madison, possible year-end bonus, plus lots of organic veggies to take home.  Friendly work environment.  
  • We do not provide housing.

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To apply: Send your resume to wholesale@tipiproduce.com .
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