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Field Manger [FL]

Family Garden Certified Organic Farm seeks Field Manager - Gainesville, FL

This is a full-time position beginning December 2015. A year and a half minimum commitment. 2 weeks off in the summer, food share, sick days and holidays. Salary: $28k-30k/year.

Skills required:

  • Experience in the growing of certified organic vegetables. Familiarity with the certification process, harvesting and packing, soils management, laying plastic, planting, spraying, and cultivating
  • Experience following a crop plan, fertilization plan, cover-cropping, weed, pest and pathogen control etc.
  • Ability to think mechanically, think critically, make good decisions, solve problems, and perform repairs and maintance.
  • Experience operating and caring for farm equipment; tractors, forklifts, trucks, cultivators, planters, irrigation systems, etc.
  • Possess basic computer skills, basic construction skills, valid drivers licence, ability to set up drip and sprinkler irrigation.
  • Help with harvesting, planting, and frost protection when needed. 
  • Ability to help with farmers market and deliveries when necessary. 
  • Be willing to work hard and set a good example for others.

Please send resume to:

Earlier Event: November 26
Farm Manager [VA]
Later Event: December 4
Farm Manager [VA]