Located in Walla Walla, WA
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.
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
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
2 weeks paid vacation - After 6 month waiting period
Salary - $23-30 per hour DOE
Call Angie at Express for more information. (509) 529-3927
Express Office: Walla Walla
101 West Poplar Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362