FLORET FARM MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

General Description

The Floret Farm Manager supports the company operations by ensuring all farming activities are planned, managed, and executed with excellence and care.

This position has supervisory responsibilities and reports to the General Manager.

Compensation: salaried $50,000+ / year, based on relevant experience

Expected hire date: July 2019

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage farm workflow and farm crew
  • Focus on quality control and accountability in the field
  • Serve as an expert and hands-on leader in the daily functions of planting, cultivation, irrigation, fertility management, disease and pest management, and harvest
  • Maintain order and upkeep of farm facilities, equipment, greenhouses, and tools to ensure operational readiness, safety, and cleanliness
  • Lead, develop, and train the farm crew with an overall focus on efficiency, accuracy, and care
  • Collaborate with farm planning/project management and marketing personnel (photography, videography) as needed
  • Keep detailed farm records for fields and crew
  • Regularly audit and improve processes to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Have a basic understanding of and experience with small farm machinery and equipment
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures are followed, improved, and develop further as needed
  • Promote and maintain a safe and productive working environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years farm management experience, preferably in an organic system
  • Experience with seed production and processing preferred
  • Experience with flower production preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Self-driven, proactive problem-solver that can bring solutions to increase productivity  
  • Feedback-oriented, eager to learn, and driven to continuously improve performance and productivity
  • Great attention to detail and strong commitment to follow-through of Standard Operating Procedures for farming
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Driven to be accurate and able to communicate information/data in a quick, concise, and fact-oriented manner
  • Farm planning experience and expert working knowledge of farm infrastructure
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Team oriented with proven ability to organize, direct, and motivate others to reach daily, weekly, and monthly goals
  • Capable of working a consistent schedule with the ability to work long hours and occasionally 6-7 day work weeks during the busiest times
  • Must be able to work in a farm environment in Mount Vernon, Washington state, including working outdoors in all seasons and in all weather conditions
  • Healthy and energetic with stamina for long days doing repetitive tasks in a physical job environment
  • Open-minded, inclusive, and respectful of all walks of life
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Must have a current driver’s license and clean driving record

Acknowledgements

EOE Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description at any time.

 

How to Apply

Please read the following instructions carefully

Applications will be accepted via the Culture Index Survey website. To apply, complete the short survey and attach your resume and cover letter within the same document. Accepted file types: DOC, DOCX, PDF or Plain Text. Maximum file size: 2MB or 2097KB. 

If you abandon the survey before it is completed, you will not be able to return to complete it. We recommend having your resume and cover letter ready and saved within the same document prior to starting the application process. Our team is small and we are unable to provide technical assistance. Please refer to the FAQ below for more information. 

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FAQ

Q: Can I submit my application and resume via email or mail?

A: We can accept applications via the website linked above only. 

 

Q: I uploaded the wrong file, can I email you the correct one for my application?

A: Sorry, we are unable to change your information once it has been submitted, however, you can try submitting a new application.

 

Q: Can you confirm that you received my application? 

A: We received your application if you reached the screen that reads: "Culture Index, Survey Complete."  

 

Q: When will you be scheduling interviews? 

A: We plan to schedule interviews in June.

 

Q: What if I have a question not covered here? 

A: You may contact: [email protected] to report a problem or if you have an urgent question not covered here. Please note our team is small and we receive hundreds of emails each week and are not able to provide additional technical assistance related to the application process. 

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