HARVEST MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION
The harvest manager is responsible for the following duties:
Working closely with the pack-house manager to plan day-to-day order fulfillment.
Creating and maintaining harvest lists, harvest records, and inventory records.
Keeping updated harvest and food safety records in conjunction with the pack-house manager.
Working closely with Max and Maria to create weekly and daily plans.
Managing the harvest with an eye for speed, efficiency, quality, and consistency.
Training new crew members and managing crew expectations and morale.
Ensuring harvest vehicles, knives, and containers are washed and properly stored at the end of each day.
Take on wash/pack responsibilities as needed
During the season the harvest manager can expect to participate in other farm related tasks including: greenhouse work, transplanting, and general field work.
Full-time, Monday through Friday
7:00-5:30 + flexibility on late days (early season 8am-4pm~)
6 days/week for 6-8 weeks in September and October
1hr lunch (1/2 paid, 1/2 unpaid)
2 or more years of farming experience and relevant experience harvesting.
Ability to lift and carry heavy items; 50lbs+
Strong management and communication skills
An eye for detail and the ability to multi-task
Strong work ethic and positive attitude
Willingness to manage crew and work with farm owners to resolve issues
$13-$15/hr dependent on experience
Weekly produce from the farm
2 paid days off (can be take in 1/4 increments)
5 unpaid vacation days
To come to work on time and prepared for work
To have adequate work wear for any and all weather
To work well with others and alert your manager of any issues in a timely manner
To understand that weather and orders dictate our hours at work. You will be required to stay late if necessary, both because you are part of a team and because farming is in itself dictated by weather. (ex: If there is a storm coming we may work late to get crops in from the field. If orders are larger than expected we will work late to fill them.)