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7 Mar 2018

West Coast Organic Farm Manager – Southern California

Posted by Tara Schwartz, tara@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #33031

Organic citrus and avocado farm is seeking a well rounded Farm Manager to oversee small organic orchards. The ideal candidate needs to be a detailed type of individual who can handle administrative issues such as HR, budgeting, crop projection and financial management.  They would have to have the core skills of plant cultural management such as plant health development,  maintenance, disease identification and recovery expertise, fertilization needs and general field operational knowledge.  Knowledge of related issues such as irrigation, soil health, fruit production enhancement techniques and harvest procedures are necessary. Management and scheduling  of crews, such as weed-eating, irrigation, pruning, spraying and harvesting are the core of the weekly workload.  There should be some knowledge of post-harvest and marketing aspects of the business.

Organic experience preferred but open to someone with conventional experience who is willing to learn the organic business.  Bachelor’s Degree and 5-10 years farm management experience. Must be bilingual Spanish.

Benefits include:  company vehicle, health benefits and bonus potential.

 

Please contact Tara Schwartz, tara@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Farming. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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