Hiring: Production Assistant – Real Pickles

Real Pickles is a worker cooperative in Greenfield, MA, producing raw, fermented pickled foods from Northeast-grown, organic vegetables. Seeking production assistant whose responsibilities include all aspects of production: preparing fresh vegetables for fermentation (in season) and packaging finished product into glass jars. We make dill pickles, sauerkrauts, kimchi, ginger carrots, beets, kvass and hot sauce.

Work is physically demanding and repetitive. Applicants should be hard-working, reliable, and able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs frequently. Experience with commercial food production, farming and natural foods is strongly preferred. We will verify your Covid-19 vaccination status before hire. Compensation: $15/hour and 50% health insurance paid if working 30+ hours/wk.

We are hiring for 3-4 shifts per week. Shifts are Monday through Friday 8am – 4:45pm with a 45 minute unpaid lunch break with a mid-week day off yet to be determined. Job begins in August. Must be able to commit to at least 6 months on this schedule. Please do not apply if you are not available for at least 3 shifts.

To apply, please send to us (1) a letter of interest which includes details of your availability and why you want to work with us, (2) resume, and (3) 2-3 work references.  Email address: Mailing address: Real Pickles, 311 Wells St, Greenfield, MA 01301. Paper application available at Real Pickles. Applications accepted up to 4pm July 23rd. Applicants will hear from us by email only.

Real Pickles is committed to an equitable, inclusive and supportive workplace where everyone is treated as a respected member of the team. We value having a diversity of life experiences and perspectives on our staff. Applicants who identify as people of color and/or trans are especially encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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