Farm Manager Employment Opportunity
Groundworks Farm is seeking an experienced, motivated, and highly skilled manager to join our farm team. The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:
-Have a minimum of 2 seasons paid experience growing diversified organic vegetables on a production scale,
-have a positive attitude,
-have demonstrated leadership ability and people management skills with references,
-have excellent customer service skills,
-be comfortable driving tractors, trucks, and trailers,
-be interested in butchering,
-have a passion for good food and local agriculture, and
-be able to lift 60lbs.
Description of Work:
We are looking for a positive and creative person with ideas and experience to help manage and develop our growing CSA Farm. This is a fast-growing business and there is lots of room for professional growth for the right person.
Day to day responsibilities will be dictated partly by the applicant’s skill set and interest, but will definitely include: developing vegetable harvest plans, leading field and greenhouse crews of 1-12 people, driving a pickup truck with trailer, operating a 100 hp tractor, operating a cultivating tractor, participating in a rotation of animal chores, and helping with chicken processing and animal cut-ups in our butcher shop.
-Competitive salary based on experience
-Generous health insurance stipend
-1 month paid vacation
-1 Whole Farm Share per employee
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.