Field Manager

  • Full-time (35-55 hrs/week), year-round
  • $19/hr+ DOE

The field manager works directly with the farm manager, owners and floral manager to oversee production of 5-10 acres of vegetables and flowers from crop plan up to harvest. Daily responsibilities include coordinating tractor work, irrigation, record keeping and leading a 3-6 person crew. Applicants will have extensive plant knowledge, a passion for organic agriculture, work well in a collaborative team environment, have clear communication skills and strong leadership abilities. A familiarity with intensive production models, small scale mechanization and tractor based cultivation is ideal, as is basic tractor operating experience. A person with the desire to take ownership over running part of a farm will thrive in this position. 

This is a full-time, year round position with paid time off, an education stipend and opportunity for advancement. We are looking for someone who can make a 2-season commitment. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning field tasks with farm manager and equipment operator
  • Record keeping of all field inputs, seeding, transplanting
  • Participates in both big picture strategizing and daily operational decisions
  • Oversight on seeding, propagation, and greenhouse management
  • Crew leadership in the field
  • Training new hires on field tasks and expectations
  • Crop planning for full season

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Coordinating irrigation schedule with Equipment Operator
  • Soil fertility management
  • Some tractor field tasks

Experience & Qualifications

  • 2 seasons production farming experience 
  • Extensive plant knowledge (seed, varieties, cultural practice, harvest, pest/disease, etc)
  • Organic Pest Management experience
  • Crop planning experience
  • Organic production experience
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

To apply, please send your resume to info@bluelegfarms.comAND complete our brief application by clicking here or pasting this link into your browser: