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Field Manager Wanted - Pittstown, NJ - Organic vegetable production

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Company Name Flocktown Farm (view profile)
Location Pittstown, NJ
Date Posted March 11, 2017
Category A Farm/Business Posting A Job
Job Type Farm Manager: Manages a farm for future generations or manages the people on a farm.
Type of farm? Produce - Vegetable/Fruit
Expectations Qualifications: Must have good knowledge of vegetable production methods and +3 seasons farming experience or equivalent. Applicants must also possess heavy equipment experience and basic mechanical/construction skills. Good interpersonal, management, and leadership skills are highly desired. Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus but not required.
Position Description The Field Manager is a new position and one of two management-level positions that work directly under the Head Farmer. This position is responsible for all matters related to field production and works closely with the Wash House Manager coordinating daily tasks. Job responsibilities include acting as the principle crew leader, managing up to 20 members of the farm crew while performing/directing harvesting, weeding, and planting activities. The Field Manager is responsible for operating heavy equipment including tractors and tractor implements, and may be called upon to assist with various planning, problem solving, and repair tasks.
Application Process Please send an introductory letter indicating your interest and the position you're applying for along with your resume to FLOCKTOWNFARM@GMAIL.COM
Start Date 2017/03/15
Pay/Salary $600-$800/week depending on experience and ability. Work week is 5 days, approximately 40-45hours. Housing may be available or arranged.
Description Based in Pittstown, NJ Flocktown Farm provides ecologically and sustainably grown produce to Northern and Central New Jersey. We are dedicated to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as well as specialty food sales to local restaurants. Flocktown Farm employs strict ecological management practices alongside innovative cultural and ecological design to grow healthy, high quality food for our community.

Description

Type of farm?

Produce - Vegetable/Fruit

Expectations

Qualifications: Must have good knowledge of vegetable production methods and +3 seasons farming experience or equivalent. Applicants must also possess heavy equipment experience and basic mechanical/construction skills. Good interpersonal, management, and leadership skills are highly desired. Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus but not required.

Position Description

The Field Manager is a new position and one of two management-level positions that work directly under the Head Farmer. This position is responsible for all matters related to field production and works closely with the Wash House Manager coordinating daily tasks. Job responsibilities include acting as the principle crew leader, managing up to 20 members of the farm crew while performing/directing harvesting, weeding, and planting activities. The Field Manager is responsible for operating heavy equipment including tractors and tractor implements, and may be called upon to assist with various planning, problem solving, and repair tasks.

Application Process

Please send an introductory letter indicating your interest and the position you're applying for along with your resume to FLOCKTOWNFARM@GMAIL.COM

Start Date

2017/03/15

Pay/Salary

$600-$800/week depending on experience and ability. Work week is 5 days, approximately 40-45hours. Housing may be available or arranged.

Description

Based in Pittstown, NJ Flocktown Farm provides ecologically and sustainably grown produce to Northern and Central New Jersey. We are dedicated to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as well as specialty food sales to local restaurants. Flocktown Farm employs strict ecological management practices alongside innovative cultural and ecological design to grow healthy, high quality food for our community.
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