Farm Manager

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Located in Walla Walla, WA

Salary: $23-30/hour

Farm Manager

 

Express Walla Walla is seeking an experienced farm manager for a family farm.  The farm strives to maintain traditional farming ideals and values while embracing advances in technology. As a farm manager we need an applicant who understands how to work with the other managers and owner to manage crews and resources effectively in operating a 850 acre row crop farm in Eastern Oregon. Teamwork, leadership, and time management skills will be vital to the success of this position.

 

Experience Required:

 

                Effectively able to lead, organize, and transition field crews.

                Ability to set up and operate various tractors and farm implements. 

                Establish Crew Lists and input Labor on Customized spreadsheet

                Maintain Chemical/Spraying applications

                Provide safety training to employees

                Able to safely run an 80 ft Boom Sprayer during evening hours

                Organize and track supplies used in various fields.

                Basic welding and shop repair skills.

                Maintenance of rental houses

                Computer Literacy

               

Experience Desired:

 

                Experience planting, growing, and harvesting high value row crops.

                Building and contracting experience.

                Knowledge putting up hay (2 string and 3x4 bales)

                Able to converse in Spanish.

               

Specific Job Requirements

 

                Very limited time off April, May, July and August.

                Position demands extremely long hours during harvest  (12-18 hours per day)

                Ability to reprioritize objectives given the sensitive nature of growing melons.

               

Benefits and Salary

                Health Insurance - for employee

                Company phone

                Company vehicle

                2 weeks paid vacation - After 6 month waiting period

                Salary - $23-30 per hour DOE

                Performance Bonus

Call Angie at Express for more information.  (509) 529-3927

Express Office: Walla Walla
101 West Poplar Street
Suite A
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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