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Farm Production Manager at Oko'a Farms - 16417

Job Title: 
Farm Production Manager
Oko'a Farms
96790 Kula , HI ,
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Oko’a Farms is seeking a Farm Production Manager to support our 28 acre organic farm. 
Our high-quality produce is featured at restaurants and farmers markets, island-wide. Over the past decade, we have continued to expand our beloved offerings and extend our reach throughout the Maui community. 

Our Farm Production Manager is a dedicated operational team member, trained to execute all mechanized farm work, directed to mechanically cultivate produce, and able to oversee and manage the implementation of day-to-day farm crew tasks

Who You Are: 

Able to direct others

Individually Motivated

“Get It Done” Attitude

Able to “Speak Tractor”

Passion for plant physiology, soils, or genetics of field crops.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Job Duties:
Plan and carry out maintenance of fields and landscapes around agriculture building. 

Build and maintain compost piles.

Assist with irrigation installation and maintenance. 

Weed and mow landscapes. 

Assist with vegetable farm maintenance. 

Preventative Maintenance of equipment.

Direct other workers in executing/completing farm tasks, working directly with Operation Manager
 and setting pace with field crew as needed.

Communicate with Operation Manager on crew issues, concerns, and needs that cannot be dealt with directly by oneself
.
Plant breeding, crop production, & soil and crop management. 

Develop novel cropping systems based upon sound integrated weed management and weed ecology principles (cover crops, reduced tillage, and rotations).

Identify and develop new economically desirable crops, new/alternative crop products, and new cropping practices

Physical Requirements:
· Tolerate extreme temperatures for 6+ hours a day
· Work in an outdoor environment
· Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
· Stand, sit, kneel, stretch and squat for long periods of time while using best practices to maintain strong long term personal health

Education & Experience: 

Agriculture education background. 

Applied agriculture; preferably farm management or assistant farm management experience or owner of a vegetable/fruit farm or related field.

Knowledge of plants and plant systems. 

Knowledge of greenhouse and/or field production of crops. 

Ability to operate farm equipment and hand tools. 
Ability to work independently and direct others.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit resumes and a bit about yourself to ericokoa808@gmail.com for consideration.

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture