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Agricultural Assistant, Hale Farm & Village, Bath, Ohio

  • 19 May 2022 1:07 PM
    Message # 12786415

    Agricultural Assistant

    RESPONSIBILITY: This position is responsible to the Farm & Horticulture Coordinator of Hale Farm & Village for the care and maintenance of all garden and field crops on the property.

    CLASSIFICATION: This position is classified as part-time/seasonal and is non-exempt with

    regard to overtime compensation.

    SUPERVISON: Assists in the supervision of interns and volunteer groups and must be able to

    express the museum vison and plans to these individuals

    COORDINATION: The agricultural assistant works closely with the Farm and Horticulture Coordinator to apply and coordinate agricultural practices to enhance the quality of the museum’s educational programs.


    • Assists with museum’s garden program at Hale Farm & Village.
    • Maintenance of the HFV historic gardens. (Weeding, planting flowers, trimming grass, and more.)
    • Provide the public informative, accurate, and engaging information about Hale Farm and Village, 19th century farming and gardening techniques, the history of Ohio, and 19th century general American history
    • Wear period appropriate clothing during different climates.
    • Maintain the physical cleanliness of the program utensils and of the site.
    • Undertakes other specific temporary duties as assigned by the Farm & Horticulture Coordinator.


    • Must have a basic knowledge of plants and gardening techniques.
    • This position is physical in nature and candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects and work in a variety of conditions
    • Must be available for weekends and special events
    • An interest in working outdoors preforming manual labor in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to work independently without direct supervision once trained
    • Strong communication and organizational skills

    This is a seasonal position up to 20 hours per week. Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to Jennifer Dukes, HR Manager at jdukes@wrhs.org. No phone calls please.

ALHFAM • P.O. Box 16, Rochdale, MA 01542 - info@alhfam.org

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