Farm Manager Job in Wyoming

The Farm at The Cakebread Ranch in Thayne, Wyoming (45 miles south of Jackson) is hiring for the job of co- manager (2014 season). This integrated and rapidly expanding farm includes a two acre + vegetable garden with greenhouses, a fruit tree orchard and lavender fields where we employ sustainable, biodynamic, organic farming methods in a peaceful and serene environment. This year, we’re adding an outdoor classroom & workshop space, poultry, and an onsite, farm-to-table restaurant. Hours: Full Time, year-round. Approximately 40 hours per week Pay: Salaried position. Depends on experience. For more information, and to find out how to apply click "read more".

Duties:
  • Work with Head Farmer on following: Responsible for planning, scheduling, organizing and documenting all farm operations, such as: seeding, transplanting, labeling, weeding, pruning, trellising, thinning, watering, planning & harvesting, and pest control; preparing beds, mowing, digging, tilling, composting, raking, processing and labeling all crops and orders.
  • Maintain & expand clientele, facilitate sales to restaurants, farm stand customers and farmer’s market(s).
  • Take pictures and update blog.
  • Farm Personnel Management & Workforce search.
  • Lead farm building & expansion projects.
  • Record keeping and analysis of weather, sales, production, customer base, suppliers, inventory, harvest, seeds & plants, etc.
  • Research and purchase tools, supplies and equipments. Manage accounts.
  • Maintain all tools & equipment in working order, cleaned and oiled.
  • Responsible for soil & water sampling for analysis.
  • Plan & run farm education programs.
  • Keep farm neat, accessible and presentable to the public.
Requirements: 
  • Positive attitude, team player & confident leader.
  • Previous agriculture knowledge required.
  • Must be highly organized, able to multitask and plan ahead.
  • Excitement to expand knowledge.
  • Eager to continuously improve the farm and tackle new projects.
  • Ability to implement and execute crop production plan, as well as direct and document all farm operations.
  • Landscaping and construction experience preferred.
  • Work closely with ranch & restaurant management.
  • Efficiency and attention to detail in fast paced setting.
  • Heavy Labor, must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in the elements for long periods of time.
  • Compliance with the Employee Handbook.
Please direct applications and questions to farm@thecakebreadranch.com Telephone: 307.699.7577 @farm 307.883.2111 @office Website: www.thecakebreadranch.com

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