Boyd's Family Farm
Boyd’s Family Farm is a cherished family-run estate with roots dating back to 1847. Nestled in the heart of nature’s embrace in Northeastern Pennsylvania, our non-operational farm has thrived for generations, dedicated to preserving the timeless beauty of the natural world. We specialize in landscaping, maintaining the delicate balance within our forested haven, and cultivating a deep sense of stewardship for the environment.
At Boyd’s Family Farm we have a profound commitment to environmental conservation and sustainable practices. Our mission is to create and share a harmonious blend of nature and human interaction, fostering a deep appreciation for the wonders of the outdoors while equipping individuals with invaluable skills in landscaping, gardening, forestry, and wildlife management.
We pride ourselves on maintaining a warm, inclusive, and supportive atmosphere. Our farm is not just a workplace; it’s our home. We hope to be able to share it as a place where everyone is regarded as an integral part of the family. We encourage our team members to connect with the land, explore their passions, and develop new skills in a relaxed, family-style environment.
What we can offer:
1. Skill Development: Boyd’s Family Farm is a place of continuous learning and growth. We provide ample opportunities for our team members to expand their landscaping, forestry, and wildlife management skills. We welcome you to join us in honing your expertise.
2. Flexible Hours: Recognizing that nature operates on its own schedule, we offer flexible working hours that accommodate the ever-changing demands of the property. This flexibility ensures that our employees can balance their work with personal commitments.
3. Growth Opportunities: We believe in nurturing talent from within. As a member of our team, you’ll have the chance to grow alongside the farm, with plenty of opportunities for advancement and leadership roles.
4. Casual Family-Style Environment: At Boyd’s Family Farm, we take our work seriously but embrace a laid-back, family-style approach. We foster camaraderie, encourage open communication, and celebrate our collective achievements.
Who We’re Looking For:
We’re seeking individuals who are not just willing but eager to work outdoors, rain or shine. We are looking for individuals or couples to aid in maintaining and improving the property as the work load has gotten to much for a few to manage. If you’re passionate about preserving the beauty of nature, have an affinity for landscaping, gardening and forestry, and desire to make a positive impact on the environment, we invite you to be a part of our team. Your dedication to the cause and willingness to learn and grow are the qualities we value most.
- Perform general maintenance tasks to keep the grounds clean and well-maintained
- Mow, trim, and edge lawns using hand tools or power tools
- Plant, water, and maintain flowers, shrubs, and trees
- Remove weeds and pests from gardens and landscapes
- Rake leaves and remove debris from walkways and common areas
- Maintain and repair irrigation systems as needed
- Assist with snow removal during winter months
- Ensure that all equipment is properly cleaned, stored, and maintained
- Previous experience in groundskeeping or landscaping preferred
- Knowledge of lawn care techniques and plant maintenance
- Ability to operate hand tools and power tools safely and effectively
- Physical stamina to perform tasks that may require lifting heavy objects or working in various weather conditions
- Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately
- Strong work ethic and ability to work independently or as part of a team
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and duties will cary depending on the time of year and pressing workload.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal
Expected hours: 10 – 30 per week
Ability to relocate to Susquehanna, PA or surrounding area with the ability to commute is required.
Work Location: In person
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