Fossil Creek Farms hiring Farm Manager

Fort Collins, Colorado

Fossil Creek Farms Hiring Farm Manager

Fossil Creek Farms is a family owned and operated certified organic vegetable farm located in Fort Collins, Colorado.  We grow a wide variety of produce that is marketed to both retail and wholesale outlets including local restaurants, school districts, farmers’ markets and grocery stores.  We have a successful history of customer satisfaction and the ability to sell all we can grow.  For the size of our farm, we are highly mechanized including a vacuum planter, a seasonal high tunnel, multiple tractors, several cultivators, a mulch layer, and a transplanter along with three types of irrigation systems.

Job Description:

Full-Time Farm Manager Position. We are seeking an individual with prior vegetable production experience. The successful applicant will be responsible, creative, and self motivated with a good work ethic. In addition, the successful applicant must be honest, well organized, and able to do physical labor. The position requires a willingness to perform any task that needs to get done. This includes, but is not limited to planting, irrigating, pest control, weeding, harvesting, washing, packing, and quality control. The position also requires management skills and the successful applicant will be responsible for hiring and retaining qualified farm workers and interns. Preference will be given to applicants who have had experience with irrigation and operation of farm equipment. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in all aspects of sustainable food production. If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to stevenmaitland@yahoo.com.

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