Assistant Farm Manager


Company: Seed to Table Farm
Location: Sisters, OR
Compensation: $14-$16/ hr DOE
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture, Nonprofit
Region: Central
Date Posted: August 31, 2018

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Seed to Table Oregon’s mission is to increase the health and wellness of the Central Oregon community through providing equal access to nutritious and local foods and through providing farm based health and science education. The organization has an amazing opportunity for a motivated individual who is passionate about farming, education and nutritious foods. We are seeking to hire an assistant farm manager to help run our two acre farm and assist with on-site farm education for the Sisters, Oregon community. The Assistant Farm Manager must be passionate about collaborating, a self-starter, innovative and a proactive problem solver. The first year on with our team you will be learning our systems and carrying out daily operations. There is opportunity for growth in this position over the years. This position is seasonal, running from March 1st-November 1st.

 

Position: Assistant Farm Manager,

Hours: Full Time February 15th– November 15th

Reports to: Seed to Table Executive Director

Status: Seasonal, Exempt

Salary: $14-$16/ hr DOE

 

Job Purpose: To assist that Executive Director in managing the Seed to Table Farm operation and to assist with on-site farming education for Sisters, Oregon community.

 

  • Assist in managing all aspects of Seed to table farm plot
    • Layout, bed preparation, planting, watering/irrigation, harvesting schedule, and produce sales.
    • Crop planning, harvesting, weed management, soil nutrient management
    • Farm efficiencies
    • Serve as educator as needed for classroom and farm field trip program, including teaching students about farming, sustainability, garden science, etc.
    • Recruit and work with community volunteers.
    • Maintain irrigation system, garden tools and equipment.
    • Maintain record keeping of crop plan, transplanting, yields, plant varieties, etc..

 

  • Track volunteer and student education hours.
  • Track produce donations and sales.
  • Manage community supported agriculture shares
  • Assist executive director in:
    • Inspiring the local community around local food
    • Coordinating and leading work parties, student farm projects, weekly volunteer events for schools, and community volunteer events.
    • Procuring in-kind donations of supplies and plant starts.
    • Supervising garden assistants and interns.
    • Coordinating adult garden education programs.
    • Planning and implementing events.
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Environmental Studies, Agriculture or Food Systems Degree
  • Must be a self starter and love to collaborate
  • 2 years of experience working on organic vegetable farm
  • Experience working with a team and managing others
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to lift 40lbs and work outdoors in variable climatic conditions
  • Organized and detail oriented

 

 

Official Job Posting: www.seedtotableoregon.org

 

Please email a cover letter and resume to Audrey Tehan, audrey@seedtotablesisters.org. After we receive your application you may be asked go through an interview process.

Seed to Table Oregon’s mission is to increase the health and wellness of the Central Oregon community through providing equal access to nutritious and local foods and through providing farm based health and science education. The organization has an amazing opportunity for a motivated individual who is passionate about farming, education and nutritious foods. We are seeking to hire an assistant farm manager to help run our two acre farm and assist with on-site farm education for the Sisters, Oregon community. The Assistant Farm Manager must be passionate about collaborating, a self-starter, innovative and a proactive problem solver. The first year on with our team you will be learning our systems and carrying out daily operations. There is opportunity for growth in this position over the years. This position is seasonal, running from March 1st-November 1st.

 

Position: Assistant Farm Manager,

Hours: Full Time February 15th– November 15th

Reports to: Seed to Table Executive Director

Status: Seasonal, Exempt

Salary: $14-$16/ hr DOE

 

Job Purpose: To assist that Executive Director in managing the Seed to Table Farm operation and to assist with on-site farming education for Sisters, Oregon community.

 

  • Assist in managing all aspects of Seed to table farm plot
    • Layout, bed preparation, planting, watering/irrigation, harvesting schedule, and produce sales.
    • Crop planning, harvesting, weed management, soil nutrient management
    • Farm efficiencies
    • Serve as educator as needed for classroom and farm field trip program, including teaching students about farming, sustainability, garden science, etc.
    • Recruit and work with community volunteers.
    • Maintain irrigation system, garden tools and equipment.
    • Maintain record keeping of crop plan, transplanting, yields, plant varieties, etc..

 

  • Track volunteer and student education hours.
  • Track produce donations and sales.
  • Manage community supported agriculture shares
  • Assist executive director in:
    • Inspiring the local community around local food
    • Coordinating and leading work parties, student farm projects, weekly volunteer events for schools, and community volunteer events.
    • Procuring in-kind donations of supplies and plant starts.
    • Supervising garden assistants and interns.
    • Coordinating adult garden education programs.
    • Planning and implementing events.
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Environmental Studies, Agriculture or Food Systems Degree
  • Must be a self starter and love to collaborate
  • 2 years of experience working on organic vegetable farm
  • Experience working with a team and managing others
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to lift 40lbs and work outdoors in variable climatic conditions
  • Organized and detail oriented

 

 

Official Job Posting: www.seedtotableoregon.org

 

Please email a cover letter and resume to Audrey Tehan, audrey@seedtotablesisters.org. After we receive your application you may be asked go through an interview process.