DeMeritt Hill Farm hiring Farm Manager

Lee, New Hampshire

DeMeritt Hill Farm is a 120 acre family owned farm located in Lee, NH located approximately 2 miles from UNH and 15 miles from Portsmouth. As a working farm, we currently grow: apples, peaches, blueberries and Christmas Trees. This is a well-established farm that has a strong following of customers that look forward to PYO quality fruit each season.

We are currently looking to hire a farm manager with an eye towards growing and expanding the activities that DMHF offers. This is a hands-on management position where you will be primarily working by yourself. The orchard owner and additional help will be provided based on need. The position involves working and supervising the day-to-day operations of the orchard and the farm. The candidate must have experience in fruit growing, and good organizational skills.

Specific Requirements and Duties include the following:

  • Must possess practical orchard operation experience.
  • Must be familiar with equipment operation and maintenance. Time management skills are a must.
  • Day-to-day operations of orchard management include planting, layout, pruning, spraying, fertilization, soil management and harvesting.
  • Oversee and ensure proper maintenance and installation of trellis systems.
  • Ensure proper record keeping/guidelines for certifications.
  • Oversee the preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment and tools used at the farm as well as proper storage of each.
  • Must hold a current NH spray license or be willing to get one ASAP.
  • Weekly update meetings with owner and family regarding current state of orchard.
  • Ensure implementation and adhere to health and safety procedures.

This farm is visited by thousands of people each year that come to expect the highest quality experience. A key piece to the farm is Farm Manager. You should be personable, outgoing and can provide customers a warm feeling that they can’t wait to come back for their next visit.  Please submit all inquires to