Farm ManagerFarm Development Manager

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia 13 March

Royal Berry Garden Farm

  • Description

    Royal Berry Garden Farm is operated by Pan Pacific Developments Company Ltd.

    Job Duties:

    • Manage, direct, and coordinate farm development, irrigation, spray application/pest management, and overall operations.
    • Develop and determine the crop development plan, including the amount and kinds of crops to be grown.
    • Manage all farm personnel for farming and harvesting operations, such as but not limited to pruning crews, harvesters, and seasonal labour.
    • Develop and document budgeting/financial records including payroll and production records including spray records and work orders.
    • Purchase and inventory control of seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, and related materials.
    • Manage daily maintenance of equipment, and repair and replacement of all farming structures, equipment and supplies.
    • Work with field personnel to handle issues as they arise.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned by management.

    Salary: $18 per hour, 40 to 48 hours per week
    Terms of Employment: Full-time, permanent
    Work Location/Mailing Address: 1413 Barss Corner RdBarss Corner, NS B0R 1A0
    Telephone #: 902-818-7182


    Qualifications

    Languages
    English

    Education
    College/CEGEP

    Experience
    5 years or more

    Ability to Supervise
    Staff in various areas of responsibility

    Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
    Attention to detail, Fast-paced environment, Tight deadlines, Work under pressure, Large workload

    Personal Suitability
    Flexibility, Team player, Organized, Excellent oral communication

    Equipment and Machinery Experience
    Feeding and watering system, Automated irrigation system, Fertilizer applicator, Sprayer or duster

    Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
    Greenhouse cleaning, Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes, Weeding

    Specific Skills
    Manage overall operation of farm, Purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies, Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry, Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings, Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised, Maintain financial and production records, Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers

    Type of Farm Operations
    Experimental, Berries

    Type of Product
    Perennials

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Vocational
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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