Grow Crew Manager

Pay rate: $12 – $13/hour based on experience.

The Grow Crew Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of non-harvest fieldwork.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with Wyatt (farm owner), Harvest Manager, and Javier
  • Frequently communicate with Wyatt, harvest manager, and Javier
  • Responsible for all aspects of irrigation including set up, anticipating appropriate irrigation schedules, and communicating needs for irrigation parts to Wyatt.
  • Manage and coordinate crop trails
  • Prepare and supervise manual cultivation of all crops
  • Train farm crew on the use of tools and efficient techniques to be fast in the field
  • Oversee row covering and planting
  • Communicate with tractor driver about what tasks need to be accomplished
  • Oversee and schedule maintenance of all vehicles and tools
  • Run and supervise grow crew
  • Maintain efficiency, speed and quality of grow crew’s work
  • Operate tractor and trucks
  • Help harvest crew when needed
  • Maintain and enforce policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Work 60+ hours/week

Qualities required for the Grow Crew Manager:

  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to speak Spanish (preferred)
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems
  • Excellent observation skills/attention to detail
  • Conscientious
  • Ability to prioritize endless to do list
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to work with many personality types

Also required:

  • Two years of farm experience
  • Working cell phone

For an in depth description of jobs at Red Wagon Organic Farm please read our Basic Job Description before applying.

Application
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