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Smolak Farms Agricultural Manager / Assistant Manager (North Andover, MA)

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315 South Bradford Street near Dale Street

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compensation: $45,000-$60,000 or commensurate with experience / bonus based on performance
employment type: full-time

Farm Agricultural Manager With Pesticide Applicators License
Or Experience with Spraying

Smolak Farms is looking for an exceptional farm agricultural manager
to join our team in running one of the most iconic
and innovative farm businesses in the North East.
Smolak Farms is a 300 year old family farm located
in the NorthEast corner of Massachusetts about
25 miles North of Boston and minutes from the New Hampshire border.

Job Description:

*Responsible for managing or assist with managing all farm agricultural operations
*Agricultural experience is required
*Responsible for screening, hiring, scheduling and managing staff
*Responsible for assuring that farm equipment is in good working order
*Must assist with all aspects of production including harvesting and wholesale sales
*Familiar with aspects of Agricultural Tourism and Entertainment
*The ideal candidate for this job will be hard working, reliable,
and have experience managing and working with others
*Detail oriented
*Must be at once a knowledgeable spokesperson, a manager and a problem solver.

Job Duties:

*Plan and execute all aspects of culture, harvest and marketing of all crops
*Spraying and orchard hygiene and develop plan to address all aspects of crop management
*Assure equipment is in good operating shape
*Plan and execute all planting and maintenance and harvest of crops
*Enjoying working outdoors (watering, weeding, mulching, harvesting) in all kinds of weather
*Replenish farm stand with a goal to increase farm stand sales.

Equipment Maintenance
Tractor, sprayer, equipment mowing, irrigation and drip irrigation

Essential Skills:

*Pesticide Applicator License Requested but will study to obtain it
*Maintain an active interest in farming and/or forestry
*Have basic word processing, email and spreadsheet skills to fulfill the above requirements
*Respond to inquiries from the public promptly
*Retail / Wholesale Background
*First Aid and CPR certification desired but will train
*Must be able to lift 50 lbs and climb ladders
*Subject to drug testing
*Successful candidate will undergo a CORI/SORI
*Valid driver's license required
*High School Diploma
*We are looking for a "jack of all trades" who is hard working and willing to work year round.
*This is a full-time position with a schedule that varies (including weekends and holidays).

Compensation:

*Salaried position - based on experience
*Usual vacation and sick time benefits
*Commission based on performance

*Farm Video - https://vimeo.com/188379136

To get an idea of the full scope of our operations
check out our website at www.smolakfarms.com

Please send a cover letter and resume to inform@smolakfarm.com
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7021793425

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