Community Farm Manager

Website Farmscape

Location: Fremont, CA

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm

Status: Full time, non-exempt

Compensation: $55,000 – $65,000/year

Benefits: Benefits for full-time employees include: Health insurance, 401(k) plan with employer matching, FSA & Dependent Care plan, Paid vacation, Monthly Smartphone reimbursement and Mileage reimbursement.
About Farmscape

Farmscape designs, installs and maintains beautiful food focused gardens for commercial, community and residential spaces. We are the largest venture of our kind in the country and actively manage 200 gardens across California. Farmscape is committed to creating fair wage jobs and training the next generation of landscape technicians to transform traditional landscapes into water-conscious, vibrant ecosystems.

Job Description

Run all aspects of small farm, including crop rotation, soil amendment, irrigation, pest control and harvesting
Operate rototiller and other farm equipment
Perform supply & inventory purchasing and management
Schedule/Manage 1-2 part-time farmers assigned to site.
Schedule visits/work packages with Farmscape arborists for tree trimming, amendment, etc.
Manage the farm facilities, including barn, hoophouse and wash station, coolers, plus any additional sites added to the contract by HOA.
Create appropriate work plans for volunteers.
Manage the annual budget, reporting to Farmscape Principal and HOA.
Attend all meetings required by client (OA) and Farmscape.
Identify opportunities for improved volunteer experience.
Resolve customer service concerns raised by residents.
Additional responsibilities, as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements

2 years in a leadership position at a farm of similar size
Ability to perform manual work, lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time
Ability to perform physical labor outdoors in various weather conditions
Ability to use various apps and technology
Able to lift 75 pounds
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Strong interpersonal skills
Organized individual with the ability to multitask
Basic Computer skills – comfortable with Google Driv

To apply for this job email your details to sfjobs@farmscapegardens.com