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Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:04 AM

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Job Description:
Ecolibrium is looking to hire a passionate and skilled full-time Assistant Farm Manager.
As an assistant farm manager you will be expected to:
Effectively implement farm plan through proper execution of all farm work, from field prep to post harvest handling in an independent or collaborative environment.

A thorough understanding of organic farming and sustainable growing practices. The ability to work alongside our farm manager to guarantee compliance with organic regulations and proper tracking of field operations.
Strong organizational skills, including inventory, invoicing, sales and delivery.
Specific knowledge of:
greenhouse management
organic seed procurement
seeding / up-potting / transplanting / trellising/ harvesting
integrated pest/disease management
sanitation, wash and pack
using tractors, implements, and other farm related machinery

Ideal candidate would have ability to diagnose and potentially fix small engines and basic tractor needs.
The ability to direct other farm workers. We are a growing business and have a field crew of up to 6 people, volunteers not included. Translating the tasks at hand to the crew and working alongside them to make sure they are efficient and safe while doing a task will be part of your role.

Planning, Installation and Maintenance of drip irrigation systems.
Observant of the needs on the farm. Walking the fields and recognizing when something seems off or is out of place (i.e. water not getting to a certain part of a bed or field, plants showing a stress from pests or nutrients loss, etc.) with the ability to communicate relevant observations to farm manager.
Familiar with Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) standards

Qualifications Required:
Detailed and thorough understanding of operating a sustainable, certified organic diversified produce farm.

Application Instructions:
Apply via email to micah@ecolibriumfarms.com

• Location: Seattle

• Post ID: 47123958 seattle
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