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Job Detail: General Manager

About: Red Fire Farm is seeking a General Manager. Reporting directly to farm owners Ryan and Sarah Voiland you will manage every aspect of the farm; while working with and delegating to the management team. This position offers the right person a mix of office time and quality hands on time in the fields. This is an exciting and challenging, albeit dirty, job for anyone who is looking for a change of pace or to advance their farming career to the next level.

Position Qualifications: 

  • You should have 2 – 5 years plus of experience in both farming and management. However, your management experience does not necessarily have to be in farming. You must have at least 4 years of experience in one of these two areas to be considered. You MUST have a valid drivers license and clean driving record to be considered for this position.
  • Have a good attitude and be willing to learn.
  • Be a great leader and team player.
  • Thrive under pressure and be an excellent multitask-er
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and easily, and work physically all day.
  • Have excellent customer service skills with a focus on building relationships and retention.
  • Be very detail oriented.
  • Have excellent Excel and computer skills.
  • It is strongly preferred that you speak Spanish, have some large volume sales and account relationship experience, have a solid knowledge of tractor operation & maintenance, and have a great sense of humor. If you speak additional languages that will also be a plus but not required.

Compensation and Benefits: 

Hourly rate of $17 – $20 per hour based on experience with a mandatory training period rate of $15 – $17 per hour also based on experience. All the fresh organic produce you can eat!
10 paid vacation days! (We currently do not offer commercial health insurance; some of our employees are covered through the MA Health Connector.)

To Apply: 

Please send a letter of interest as well as a simple resume including three relevant work references with contact information to jobs@redfirefarm.com.

 

About the job

Location Montague, MA
Field Administrative
Agriculture
Time Full-time
Date 13 August 2019

About the company

Company name Red Fire Farm
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