Farm Manager Job Opportunity in Portland Oregon
Join our team of talented farmers! The 47th Ave Farm has 20 years of experience running a year-round CSA and selling to local award winning restaurants. We are super hard working, committed to continuous improvement and serious about growing great food sustainably and profitably. We are looking for a full time year round Farm Manager who shares our vision and wants to help lead the team.
The Farm Manager is primarily responsible for organic vegetable production at our 12 acre Luscher Farm site near Portland, Oregon. They will also coordinate with the managers at our Grand Island Farm near Dayton, Oregon. The different locations offer many opportunities and it also means logistics are more complex than they would be for a single site. The Farm Manager will lead a team of 8-10 people including Assistant Managers and seasonal workers and be responsible for meeting production and organizational goals at the farm. This role will supervise the crew in all aspects of the farm operation including but not limited to propagation, transplanting, cultivation, irrigation, harvest and wash/pack. The Farm Manager is also expected to engage fully with the crew in all farm activities when managerial activities are not required. At least 3 years experience managing in an organic production system is required. The ideal candidate also has strong leadership & communication skills, a flexible decision making style, is very organized, likes to work hard and loves farming!
This is a full time year round salaried position
Applications due Friday January 22nd, 2016
You will find the complete job description on our website http://www.47thavefarm.com/jobs-at-the-farm/ To apply, please fill out the application and job history form and send in with your cover letter and resume. Please put the job title in the subject line. Email questions to Jobs@47thAveFarm.com. No phone calls please.