Farm Manager Apprentice Job in Oakland California

Backyard Gardens2015 Farm Manager Apprentice Job in Oakland, California We’re looking for farmers to come farm with us!

Farmly installs and maintains farms for individuals and organizations with unused land.  We primarily grow vegetables, fruit, herbs, and flowers. We are hiring a Farm Manager Apprentice to run our Oakland farms for the rest of the 2015 growing season.

We are looking for someone passionate about farming and interested in managing a farm.  You will have responsibilities for Oakland farm management and will get a well rounded experience.  You will experience how the farm works from seed to distribution by participating in transplanting, cultivation, pest control, harvesting, farmers markets, Farm Share distribution and more.  In addition to hands-on work on the farms, you will learn about the business of farming and innovative use of technology to improve farm management.

Farmly isn’t your typical farm or vegetable garden.  This is your chance to join on the ground floor of an innovative new way of building local food ecosystems.  Our mission is to create a global community of neighborhood farms.  To create a global movement we need talented individuals coming together to work hard, have fun, come up with creative ideas, and support one another.  We also do fun things as a team like farm tours, enjoy farm fresh snacks, and go on farmers market adventures!

At Farmly you can use your energy, creativity, and enthusiasm for local food to make an impact.  We’re looking for folks excited about our mission, talented, and driven to make a positive impact in the world!  If that sounds like you, please get in touch!

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working on a vegetable farm, at least 2 months and preferably a season, with working knowledge of organic gardening and farming methods

  • A strong interest in working and learning on a production farm

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and be physically able to complete a season of farm work

  • A valid driver's license with clean driving record

  • Good communication skills

  • Prior management experience or other experience leading teams preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to both follow and give directions, seek assistance and communicate clearly

  • Ability to work well with others while completing the tasks given

  • Ability to work with community partners and engage in educational programming and community outreach when appropriate

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Love of vegetables!

To apply please send your resume, name of your favorite vegetable, and link to any of your online presences to admin at getfarmly.com

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