Employment

Greenhouse Manager

Overview:

The Greenhouse manager’s main focus is on the production and maintenance of the greenhouses and caterpillar tunnels throughout the year. They are responsible for coordinating seeding, transplanting, records, and harvesting dates; soil fertility and plant heath; weeding and temperature regulation with the farm manager. This position is from April 1 – November 1 with 40-50 hours a week expected, Monday-Friday with hours depending on the season. Year round position will be offered to the right person.

Job Duties outline:

Seeding:

  • Collaborating with the farm manager and field manager to produce a greenhouse crop plan for the year.
  • Making sure seeding is carried out on time
  • Maintaining seeding and greenhouse fertility records

Transplanting:

  • Working with other crew members to coordinate timing of transplanting and amount of help needed.
  • Managing preparatory and post-transplant work (ex; irrigation, foliar feeding, or side dressing)

Harvesting:

  • Lead harvester
  • Understanding our client’s preferences and quantity demands and working with the farm manager to meet and increase farm sales.
  • Coordinating with other crew members for all harvest needs.
  • Maintaining harvest records

Soil fertility and plant health:

  • Maintaining fertility and plant health records
  • Collaborating with farm manager and greenhouse manager on fertility plans as well as plant health issues.
  • Executing/delegating help needed to carry out fertility plans and plant health solutions.

Weeding:

  • Keeping weeds to a minimum
  • Using innovative techniques to control weed pressure
  • Organizing major crop weeding days
  • Keeping edges of greenhouses mowed

Compensation:

  • Starting Pay: $11-15
  • Farm lunch provided
  • Farm produce $25/weekly

 

 

Field Crew member

Overview:

The field crews main focus is on the summer field production and fall/winter storage crops. They are responsible for coordinating seeding, transplanting, and harvesting dates; soil fertility and plant heath; and weeding. This position is a year around position from May 1 – November 15 with 40-50 hours a week expected, Monday-Friday with hours depending on the season. This is a learning position, in which you will work with each of the managers throughout the course of the season in each specialty.

Job Duties outline:

Seeding:

  • Making sure seeding is carried out on time
  • Keeping seed organized and up to date
  • Caring for and running propagation house
  • Maintaining seeding and field fertility records

Transplanting:

  • Working with other crew members to coordinate timing of transplanting and amount of help needed.
  • Managing preparatory and post-transplant work (ex; irrigation, foliar feeding, or side dressing)

Harvesting:

  • Harvesting
  • Understanding our client’s preferences and quantity demands and working with the farm manager to meet and increase farm sales.
  • Coordinating with other crew members for all harvest needs.
  • Maintaining harvest records

Soil fertility and plant health:

  • Collaborating with farm manager and greenhouse manager on fertility plans as well as plant health issues.
  • Executing/delegating help needed to carry out fertility plans and plant health solutions.

Weeding:

  • Keeping weeds to a minimum
  • Using innovative techniques to control weed pressure
  • Organizing major crop weeding days
  • Keeping edges of fields mowed

Compensation:

  • Starting Pay: $10-13
  • Farm lunch provided 3 days a week
  • Farm produce $25/weekly