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Field Manager at Longer Table Farm - 12921

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Field Manager
Longer Table Farm
2927 Llano Rd
95401 Santa Rosa , CA
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Job Description: 

The field manager works directly with the farm manager, owners and floral manager to oversee production of 5-10 acres of vegetables and flowers from crop plan up to harvest. Daily responsibilities include coordinating tractor work, irrigation, record keeping and leading a 3-6 person crew. Applicants will have extensive plant knowledge, a passion for organic agriculture, work well in a collaborative team environment, have clear communication skills and strong leadership abilities. A familiarity with intensive production models, small scale mechanization and tractor based cultivation is ideal, as is basic tractor operating experience. A person with the desire to take ownership over running part of a farm will thrive in this position.

This is a full-time, year round position with paid time off, an education stipend and opportunity for advancement. We are looking for someone who can make a 2-season commitment.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Primary Responsibilities
-Planning field tasks with farm manager and equipment operator
-Record keeping of all field inputs, seeding, transplanting
-Participates in both big picture strategizing and daily operational decisions
-Oversight on seeding, propagation, and greenhouse management
-Crew leadership in the field
-Training new hires on field tasks and expectations
-Crop planning for full season

Secondary Responsibilities
-Coordinating irrigation schedule with Equipment Operator
-Soil fertility management
-Some tractor field tasks

Education & Experience: 

2 seasons production farming experience
Extensive plant knowledge (seed, varieties, cultural practice, harvest, pest/disease, etc)
Organic Pest Management experience
Crop planning experience
Organic production experience
Leadership and communication skills

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