Join the Featherstone Farm Team in 2017! Current Openings for Organic Crop Manager Job
- Grow delicious organic produce! We strive to grow high quality food efficiently.
- Take your vegetable growing experience to the next level! Many opportunities exist for employees to learn and to grow their skills.
- Join a vibrant, fun community! Located in the beautiful Driftless region, right next to the 40+ mile Root River bike trail. Swimming holes and state parks nearby.
Organic Crop Manager Job Responsibilities: Crop management tasks include but are not limited to: scouting for pests and disease, irrigation installation and application, fertility monitoring and application, data collection, field prep and cultivation. Collaborate with the Horticulture Team to develop a dynamic crop plan and implement plans to ensure horticultural best practices are followed. Horticulture team members are also occasionally assigned other responsibilities or projects, especially helping to wash and pack produce in the warehouse in the winter.
Organic Crop Manager Job Qualifications: We are seeking positive, engaged, self-motivated team players with a passion for completing high-quality work. Qualified applicants will have 2 full seasons experience with field production of organic vegetables. Demonstrated ability to operate farm equipment (tillage, seeding, cultivating and harvesting equipment, among others) is preferred but not required. Excellent communication skills are highly sought and experience with MS Excel is needed. Spanish language skills are preferred but not required.
Positions are based at our farm in beautiful Rushford, MN. During the growing season employees are expected to work 40 to 48 hours a week in all weather conditions; hours and days may vary. Background check may be required. Positions are year round.
Benefits: Hourly wage based on experience; includes Paid Time Off and free organic produce. Quality housing options are available with reasonable rent payment.
Contact: Applicants for the Organic Crop Manager Job must submit a Featherstone Farm Application for Employment and cover letter. Applications can be found at http://featherstonefarm.com/employment-opportunities.html, Please email application documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or send to Featherstone Farm 43090 City Park Road, Rushford, MN 55971.
Application Closing Date: Positions are open until filled