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Company Name Snow Hill Farm (view profile)
Location north salem, new york
Date Posted February 28, 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
Housing Available Yes
Location Specifics housing is available on a case by case basis.
Start Date 2017/03/01
Description Sustainable organic farm in Westchester, NY is seeking a farmer knowledgeable in organic produce farming practices who is a self-motivated, team oriented person to join our team as a Produce Manager. We are seeking a farmer with hands on experience to successfully manage the comprehensive seed to market processes. The candidate should have experience cultivating crops in open air beds as well as in hoop houses since we are planning to erect two hoop houses for year round production. We are also looking to significantly expand our crop producing acreage. Candidates should possess at least a two year degree and have significant work experience. Responsibilities include overseeing and implementing daily agricultural activities at the farm, which include operation and maintenance of farm equipment, irrigation systems, working with farm crew, crop planning, planting, maintenance, harvest, and post-harvest processing. A successful candidate must be creative, efficient, organized and able to manage the planning process as well as the production and harvest schedules for maximum sales. Additionally, you should have excellent communication skills (Spanish speaking is a plus), a good attitude, and be physically capable of working outside gardening/harvesting. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please send your letter of application to: Email synthia@SnowHillOrganicFarm.com.

Description

Type of farm?

Produce - Vegetable/Fruit

Housing Available

Yes

Location Specifics

housing is available on a case by case basis.

Start Date

2017/03/01

Description

Sustainable organic farm in Westchester, NY is seeking a farmer knowledgeable in organic produce farming practices who is a self-motivated, team oriented person to join our team as a Produce Manager.

We are seeking a farmer with hands on experience to successfully manage the comprehensive seed to market processes. The candidate should have experience cultivating crops in open air beds as well as in hoop houses since we are planning to erect two hoop houses for year round production. We are also looking to significantly expand our crop producing acreage. Candidates should possess at least a two year degree and have significant work experience.

Responsibilities include overseeing and implementing daily agricultural activities at the farm, which include operation and maintenance of farm equipment, irrigation systems, working with farm crew, crop planning, planting, maintenance, harvest, and post-harvest processing.

A successful candidate must be creative, efficient, organized and able to manage the planning process as well as the production and harvest schedules for maximum sales. Additionally, you should have excellent communication skills (Spanish speaking is a plus), a good attitude, and be physically capable of working outside gardening/harvesting.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please send your letter of application to: Email synthia@SnowHillOrganicFarm.com.
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