Packing Coordinator

Part Time Packing Coordinator

The Packing Coordinator will be working under the direction of the Assistant Farm Manager to implement the processes which occur post-harvest. They will be trained as to the quality of produce we expect for each destination, proper washing techniques for every crop, Shalom Farms’ procedures for recording total quantities, and techniques for packing and storage of produce so that it is done neatly, efficiently, and according to the conditions which will best ensure each crop’s longevity and safe transport.

Ideal start date: April 1, 2018

Time Requirement: Monday-Thursday: 8am-1:30pm (20 hours/week)

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Under direction of Assistant Farm Manager, fulfill orders for distribution, including packing, sorting, cleaning, washing, and maintaining quality control.
  • Maintain records of produce being harvested, packed, and readied for distribution.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Keep inventory of packing supplies and produce.
  • Assist with harvesting in the field when needed.
  • Assist with distribution of produce when needed.
  • Maintain fast pace and workflow.   

Candidate Qualities:

  • Pays attention to detail.
  • Works well in a fast paced environment.
  • Recognizing produce availability changes and ability to adapt accordingly.
  • Can communicate well, even in stressful situations; comfortable delegating.
  • Comfortable working with a team.


  • Packing experience strongly preferred.
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Farming and gardening experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to work in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds.
  • Basic Math skills.
  • Ability to be on feet all day.

Compensation: $13/hour (+ lots of farm produce!)

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please send (brief) cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references to Applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

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