Agriculture & Agritourism Specialist
Indian Ladder Farms (Altamont, NY) is hiring a full-time Agriculture & Agritourism Specialist. Indian
Ladder Farms is a century old farm located in upstate New York, 15 miles west of Albany, New York.
The Agriculture & Agritourism Specialist will assist the Farm Manager with farm operations and
maintenance. The duties of this position are:
Supervise seasonal retail and farm workers;
Supervise the operation, maintenance and security of the Pick your Own operation;
Supervise the care of and educate the public on livestock, including young stock;
Develop educational and sales displays and signage;
Answer public questions about the farm’s business and products;
Handle day-to-day customer relations and escalate to the Farm Manager as needed;
Order and inspect farm supplies and products for resale;
Use farm-owned vehicles to make deliveries, conduct customer and vendor relations visits, and
pick up supplies and products;
Build and repair farm, retail and event infrastructure;
Operate heavy equipment for cultivation, spraying, harvesting, pruning, groundskeeping and
Research and propose business innovations to the Farm Manager.
A successful applicant must have:
24 months experience as a Farm Worker planting, cultivating, spraying, harvesting, handling and
storing produce; operating motorized farm equipment including cultivators, tree planters,
fertilizer and herbicide applicators; building, repairing and converting farm, retail and event
structures for pick-your-own, farm market, private events and agricultural education; caring for
livestock including young stock.
Specialized knowledge of apple and berry crops’ unique harvest timing, storage needs, shelf life,
flavor profiles, uses and preparation techniques.
Ability to work outdoors in varied weather.
Current valid driver license with clean record.
Interested parties please email: email@example.com
Indian Ladder Farms
342 Altamont Road
Altamont, NY 12009