Farm Manager (Full Time)


-Field management
-Irrigation upkeep and support
-Harvest projections and leading the crew for weekly bulk harvests schedules
-Assist and implement seeding regimen and schedule
-Transplanting and crop rotation implementation
-Managing the established farm crew
-Distribution management
-Tractor work and assistance included but not limited too, bed forming, minor tilling, over head
watering
-Cultivation
-Pruning and trellising for our tunnels
-High tunnel maintenance, weeding, transplanting, monitoring
-Attention to detail for crop health and plant life
-Reports to farm director

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:
-Supervising farm crew and volunteer work force
-Assist to oversee and manage 78 acres, 8 farmed acres, 3 production high tunnels
-Inventory management and flow for current amendments, seeds, supplies
-Valid driver’s license
-High school or equivalent education
-Ability to adapt to new experiences, projects, people, unexpected events, and maintains
objectives to shifting priorities
-Ability to take initiative and see tasks and projects through to completion

Education/experience:
-Minimum of 3 years of full season experience on a produce/flower farm
-extensive knowledge on plant phases, soil health, regenerative practices
-experience working with farmers markets, CSA, farm stand sales, restaurant accounts
-tractor/ machinery experience is welcomed, but not required

Schedule and Lifestyle:

-5 full work days, 40 hour weeks, one weekend day required during sales season from May-December

-Ability to lift 50lbs

-Ability to work in the elements, rain, wind, heat, snow etc.

 

Compensation:
Pay for this position is $18-$22 hourly and depends on experience

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to kacie@reedsorganicfarm.org