Carnation Farms is a community-based hub for regenerative food & agriculture that educates and empowers the work of culinary, food and farm professionals. We aspire to help create a thriving regional food system connecting farmers & culinary professionals around shared values of regenerative food, health & equity.



This position is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of our rolling stock. This includes Ag tractors, tractor implements and equipment, our fleet vehicles and back up generators. This includes, but is not limited to lube oil and filter changes, troubleshooting mechanical or electrical problems for repairs or replacement, vehicle and tractor electrical knowledge. Must have experience with changing out parts like starters, radiators, water pumps, alternators, brakes, oil seals, shocks, tire repair exhaust systems etc. Must have the aptitude to safely change out parts as identified. Must be knowledgeable in the safe operation of all equipment used at Carnation Farms as to repair and maintain our fleet. Preventive maintenance and repair on all equipment and rolling stock is an important position at Carnation Farms due to the high dollar cost of the equipment. Must have the ability to safely operate equipment and vehicles for repair and service. Individuals must have a high degree of work ethics taking responsibility with very little supervision and have the ability to work on an on-call basis for emergency response as needed.

Reports to: Facilities Director

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and repair of Ag tractors and implements.
  • Maintenance and repair of our fleet vehicles.
  • Maintenance and repair of our backup power generators.
  • General computer knowledge, records keeping knowledge.
  • Air conditioning knowledge a plus.
  • Electrical wiring knowledge on low voltage systems up to 24 volt.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment and rolling stock for repair and or service.
  • Proficient with inventory control, ordering parts and supplies, maintaining rolling stock and Ag equipment.
  • Welding, mechanical and structural fabrication a plus.
  • Miscellaneous facility maintenance and repair working within the facilities team.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure efficient functioning of Carnation Farms operations.
  • Provide support in other departments as directed by Carnation Farms Management.
  • Keep the shop area clean and safe.

Skills and Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience in vehicle preventive maintenance.
  • 1-3 years experience in trouble shooting problems for repair.
  • 1-3 years experience in repair, operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment. (Including agricultural machinery and automotive equipment).
  • Organization skills.
  • 1-5 years fabrication experience a plus.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills a plus for ordering parts and inventory.

Key Competencies:

  • Should have knowledge of and/or experience in:
  • Vehicle service, trouble shooting and repair.
  • Knowledge of automotive mechanics including agricultural equipment such as tractors, dump trucks, front-end loaders, backhoes, mini track hoes and crawlers, some automatic control systems.
  • Individual must have a strong working knowledge of the use of safety procedures.
  • Must be able to prioritize and assist other team members.


  • Valid driver’s License
  • Current CPR/First Aid (training is available in house)
  • Must complete a background check

Working Conditions / Physical Demands (percentages are approximations)

  • 60% in on-site projects
  • 40% in on-site meetings
  • Able to life, carry, push and pull up to 75 lbs occasionally
  • Time standing and sitting based on job/project requirements
  • Work location is on-site

Compensation and Benefits

  • $30-$33/hour
  • Full-Time – 40 hours per week
  • 25% off of all Carnation Farms Products and Events (including produce, meat shares, culinary products and classes)
  • Join a great crew of hard working and fun people
  • Paid leave days for use at employees discretion (can be used as sick leave or vacation)

Carnation Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Carnation Farms does not discriminate or determine employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender identity, age, or any other factor; employment decisions are made only on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs. Carnation Farms is committed to an environment of mutual respect and maintains a zero-tolerance policy in regard to discrimination or harassment of any kind.  Carnation Farms also values the power of diverse lived experiences and perspectives. We will accept applications until filled. Reference and background checks for finalists are part of the recruiting process of Carnation Farms.

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