Tractor / Irrigation Manager

Tractor/Irrigation Manager Job Opening (starting at 20 hrs/wk)

 We are a diverse certified organic farm located in the beautiful Red Hills region of Tallahassee, Florida.  We grow 30 acres of certified organic vegetables for our 100+ member CSA, local restaurants and grocery stores, two weekly farmers markets, and our local online farmers market.  We also sell grass fed beef and honey produced on the farm, as well as value added products including pesto, granola, and beef jerky made in our on-farm commercial kitchen.

 Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Coordinating with the Field/Harvest Manager to accomplish all tasks, equipment operating and maintenance, field and bed preparation, irrigation hook up and maintenance, compost production and spreading, trellising, cultivating, mowing, mulching, weeding, record keeping related to these tasks, and working with staff and volunteers.

 Starting salary is $10+ per hour, depending on experience, as well as access to free fresh organic produce.

The ideal candidate will have several years experience operating and maintaining farm equipment and a basis of organic growing knowledge, with a few years experience working on a vegetable farm.

 Please email cover letter/resume/references/questions to orchardpondjobposting@gmail.com.

Location: 
Tallahassee, Florida
Publicaton Date: 
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 12:00am
Company Name: 
Orchard Pond Organics
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