Farm Manager Job: The Farm Manager is responsible for all aspects of operating and maintaining the farm. The Farm Manager supervises a small seasonal workforce, summer interns and local volunteers. The Farm Manager should expect to participate in field work and will be responsible for most business operations.
Granor Farm is seeking a dynamic person with farming experience to operate our farm. The qualified individual will have strong experience in organic vegetable farm operations and have significant interest in and capacity to expand Granor Farm. A college degree is preferred, but not required. Additional experience should include: (1) creating and managing budgets using Excel; (2) using social media (e.g., Twitter, Facebook); (3) willingness to drive to and from Chicago; (4) working directly with customers (e.g., CSA, restaurants, distillery, markets, cooperatives, grocers).
Compensation may be a combination of any of the following: salary; housing; use of vehicles; health insurance; and, revenue sharing, all subject to a candidate’s experience and length of commitment. For a qualified candidate, the farmhouse may accommodate a candidate’s roommate, partner and/or family.
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com.