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20 Dec 2017

West Coast Organic Farm Manager – California

Posted by Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job # 32523

Description:

  • An innovative organic grower/shipper is looking for an experienced farm manager to lead growing operations.
  • This position will direct day-to-day operations of a new, 70+ acre farming operation.
  • Specific areas of focus include soil & fertility management, pest control, irrigation and labor management.
  • Our client is well known within the industry and has a strong reputation for their product categories.
  • Our client has over 30 years of experience and is a socially conscious organization for growers, retailers, and consumers.
  • The position is located in the California Coachella Valley / Inland Empire area.

 

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Direct, motivate, train, coach and retain staff for current and projected farm needs.
  • Oversee and coordinate employee activities such as planting, irrigation, pesticide application, weeding and harvesting.
  • Develop and implement crop plans for the farm.

 

Position Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of farm management experience in horticulture. Preferably organics.
  • California DPR – Private Applicator Card or PCA license.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is required.
  • College degree (B.A. /B.S.) in agriculture, with an agronomy or crop science major.

 

For more information, contact Rich Lentz  rich@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Farming. Job Types: West Coast. Job Tags: coachella, desert, farm, farming, fruit, IPM, organic, sustainable, veg, and vegetables. Job expires in Endless.

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