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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Farm Manager

  7/17/2017   Coastal Roots Farm
 Job Description        

Coastal Roots Farm is seeking an experienced Farm Manager to oversee all areas of production, including crop fields, food forest, vineyard, animals and composting. The Farm Manager will manage five farm employees, and oversee farm budgets and strategic planning efforts. In addition, the Farm Manager will support the development of farmer training and educational programs at Coastal Roots Farm. As a member of the farm leadership team, the Farm Manager will work closely with senior staff to support organizational development and health.

 

 Qualifications        

At least 5 years of relevant work experience and a relevant college degree, within the fields of organic/biodynamic farm management focused on agricultural education. Outstanding and proven skills in managing diverse teams with maximized productivity and efficiency. Passion for interacting with and educating community members, volunteers and staff of varied ages and backgrounds.  Knowledge and passion for community farming, food justice, food systems development, etc.  Strong knowledge of agricultural equipment use and safety.  Cooperative, service‐oriented attitude and ability to work independently and take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.  Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship development skills.  Ability to be open and flexible to new ways of working with diverse communities.

 

 Additional Information        

Manage all production departments, including vegetables, herbs, flowers, food forest, vineyard, animals and composting.  Manage all farm distribution efforts, including farm stands, CSA and wholesale and donation distribution.  Oversee infrastructure development and management, irrigation, farm maintenance, safety, cleanliness and organization.  Supervise farm staff, volunteers and interns.  Manage weekly farm schedule, and farm‐wide policies and procedures.  Manage farm record keeping, purchasing, billing, receiving, etc.  Ensure farm compliance with local, state and federal regulations, and maintain organic certification.  Manage annual budget and strategic development for the farm.  Support resource development for farm.  Incorporate Jewish agricultural practices into the development and management of the farm.

 

 Contact   Fax to:   Email Inquiries to:

Vanessa Oshiro

  (760) 452-8709   jobs@coastalrootsfarm.org

 

 

 
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