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Farm Manager at CommonWealth Urban Farms - 5674

Job Title: 
Farm Manager
CommonWealth Urban Farms
3310 N. Olie
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Hours
Average of 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, some flexibility with schedule.
The nature of the job means a heavier schedule in spring & summer and lighter schedule in winter.
Start date: as soon as possible

Previous experience as a farm manager is required.

Farm manager needed for a small, urban farm with focus on growing and selling vegetables, both field grown and hoop house.

Other qualifications include:
Positive attitude, flexibility, self-motivation, commitment to sustainability.
Ability to work well on a team, to instruct volunteers & apprentices, as well as to work alone.
Ability to work in all kinds of weather: hot, cold, windy or wet.
Enjoyment of strenuous physical labor, repetitive tasks, and ability to work quickly and efficiently.
Desire to learn and to serve the community with what you learn.

Who We Are
CommonWealth is a grass-roots urban farm in central Oklahoma City, growing vegetables and cut flowers on 5 urban lots. In addition to production, we have a strong focus on education, community engagement and sustainability. This position offers the opportunity to be part of a learning community and to contribute to a growing organization.

All ages, genders, ethnicities are encouraged to apply.

More information about CommonWealth Urban Farms at
commonwealthurbanfarms.com
Info@commonwealthurbanfarms.com

Duties & Responsibilities: 

This position includes all aspects of growing for market, including crop planning, planting, maintenance, harvesting, deliveries, marketing, record keeping & budget planning, plus supervision of apprentices and volunteers, and working with customers. Emphasis is on vegetable farming, although the position could include cut flower farming as well.

Education & Experience: 

Previous experience as a farm manager is required.

Application Instructions: 

Application form at commonwealthurbanfarms.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture