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Farm Manager at Little Wing Farm - 10221

Job Title: 
Farm Manager
Little Wing Farm
14000 Pt Reyes Petaluma Rd
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Little Wing Farm is a 2.5 acre bio-intensive and diversified organic farm, producing vegetables and flowers year round for sale at our roadside self-serve honor system farm stand. In addition we raise a flock of quail for egg production to serve a high end restaurant in San Fransisco as well as our stand. The farm is located at the base of Black Mountain on a 1,200 acre ranch in fabulously beautiful Pt Reyes Station. We are expanding to meet the ever growing demand for our products and would love to find the right person to help push us to the next level!

The farm manager is responsible for coordinating the crew to implement and execute the production plan each day/week, whether that is planting, bed prep, harvest or packing. The manager has an intimate understanding of the workings of the farm, proficiency in all aspects of production farming and the ability to problem solve and think critically on the fly. This position is about helping to facilitate an efficient and effective work place while providing oversight and quality control.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Help design and implement daily/weekly field work plan
-Oversee and work alongside farm crew to ensure that tasks are carried out efficiently and correctly
-Have general oversight of production areas with attention to irrigation schedules, repairs, pest management, weed control, etc
-Support with greenhouse propagation and seeding.
-Anticipate and manage inventory on supplies, amendments, tools, etc
-Help develop and implement farm planting plan for the season/year
-Provide orientation and training for new staff

Applicants should:
-Be able to do strenuous physical work, lift 50lbs, hoe, wheelbarrow, etc
-Be aware of their surroundings, curious and the consciousness to step in where needed
-Be punctual, understand expectations and honor their commitments
-Be motivated to strive for their best and continue learning and growing
-Be a positive team member with good communication skills
-Have a sense of humor :)

Education & Experience: 

Applicants MUST:
-Have 3-5 years production farm experience
-At least 1 year of lead farmer or manager experience
-Have excellent horticultural skills
-Be proficient at using most common farm tools
-Understand the pace of work and efficiency needed to run a small scale farm

*Applicants who have tractor cultivation experience is a BIG plus!

Application Instructions: 

Please send resume and cover letter to Molly at Fruitoftheloam@gmail.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture