Job Openings

Organic Farm Manager

Great Bend, KS, Heartland Farm
Full-time
Application materials due June 27, 2017

Position Description

Perform all management of organic farming operation at Heartland Farm, Great Bend, KS, within holistic principles for sustainable, regenerative agriculture: propagate, plant, grow, harvest, and sell organic vegetables.  Research, develop, and modify garden plans using holistic management principles.  Oversee care of chickens, alpacas, and livestock.

Maintain financial records and records for farm production per holistic management principles as needed.  Prepare annual budget.

Operate and maintain vehicles, tools, equipment, grounds, and supplies.

Collaborate with staff on project goals, objectives, and strategies.

Coordinate schedule coverage, training, and updates to/for staff and volunteers.

Supervise volunteers, interns, seasonal employees, and program participants in performing greenhouse/garden duties and track hours.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience in general farm and maintenance work.

Experience operating vehicles, machinery, and other power and hand tools.

Must reside in community with other staff members sharing work responsibilities including programs and guest care.  Management experience helpful.  Experience with animal care preferred.  Must have good math skills.

Other Qualifications

Must be able to work flexible hours based on activities, seasons, holidays, and projects.  Must have valid driver’s license.  Knowledge of computer, email and internet. Must be able to lift up to 50#.  Considerable walking.

Miscellaneous

Housing provided. Benefits package with position.

To Apply or for more information

Please send resume and three professional references to Rita Pivonka, 620-792-1232, rpivonka@oppeace.org.