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Farm Manager at Colonial Gardens - 15386

Job Title: 
Farm Manager
Colonial Gardens
27610 E Wyatt Rd
64014 blue springs , MO
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

DCA Outdoor, Inc, is a values based, purpose driven organization. Handling corporate services to our family of 12 brands, we operate in 6 states, have 700 employees with revenues of $99mm. We have revolutionized the green industry through national, vertical integration. An industry leader, our mission is to cultivate growth for our customers, our employees, our company, and our world.

Colonial Gardens & Colonial Farms is a growing retail garden center and agritourism destination in Blue Springs, MO. We have an immediate opening for a Farm Manager who has the ability to oversee the daily operations of our fruit and vegetable production and livestock farm. The right person will be results driven, hardworking, and passionate about growth. Most of all, they will be an evangelist of the local food movement and will love to tell the story of our company and its role in the movement through educational opportunities with our customers.

Experience:
The right candidate will have experience in some or all of these areas:

Daily feeding of livestock and perform specialized processes such as milking and shearing
Administrating prescribed medical treatments and vaccinations
Crop planning (greenhouse and outdoor)
Administrative ability over inventory of supplies and feeds
Willingness and ability to provide educational information to the public regarding the farm’s attractions
Experience in specialty agriculture

Benefits you will Enjoy:
Health, dental, and vision insurance 1st of the month after 30 days
Generous 401k match with immediate vesting
Company paid life insurance; STD, & LTD
PTO that begins after 90 days
On the job training that prepares you to succeed
Company culture centered around growth and innovation
Career development & recognition

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Key Responsibilities: 
Lead, Manage & Hold Accountable – ensure the work gets done while driving accountability in a small team
Planning & Execution – production planning, crop and livestock rotation, purchasing, planting/harvesting
Customer Engagement – interacting with the public through educational opportunities

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
This work takes place in an outdoor, farm environment. Extended time may be spent in extreme heat or cold. Work may involve long days and occasional night work as season or animals dictate 
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. Stand for long periods, squat, climb, and preform repetitive tasks such as trimming.  

Salary: $50,000-$75,000 yearly

Application Instructions: 

To submit your application for this position, please go to www.dcaoutdoor.com/careers
Copy and paste the following into your browser in order to complete the survey: https://go.apply.ci/s/A550CC0000
Culture Index survey is a part of our application process and will serve as a completion criteria in your of your application process
Also feel free to message our Recruiter directly with any questions and interest! Maria Gonzalez, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding Specialist maria.g@dcaoutdoor.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture