Job Code: 
2571
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Four weeks
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Crop Production Farm
Occupation: 
Farm Manager
Employment Terms: 
Seasonal
City: 
Pemberton
Provincial Area: 
British Columbia
Employer
Employer Info: 

Pemberton Haven Farms/Pemberton Produce

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$55,000 - $62,500 Yearly
Wage Info: 
Dependent on Experience
Worker Accommodation: 
No accommodation
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
Training Programs or Work Experience
Job Experience: 
5 years or more
Job Duties
Crop harvest: 
Vegetables
Variety of crops
Farm Machinery: 
Farm Machinery
Duties: 

Currently seeking a seasonal Farm Growing Manager for March 1st start date.  

Farm Operations

 Provide frequent communication with Pemberton Haven Farms management team on the progress and status of Growing Plan execution
 Maintain clear and accurate production records including inputs, seeding, planting, yields, harvesting, marketing, and crop rotation
 Record keeping necessary for the Transitionary Organic Certification process
 Manage/ oversee all crop production operations (crop planning, field layout, seeding, tending to the crops, harvesting, post-harvest handling)
 Manage the overall farm operations (farm plan, farm work schedule, equipment maintenance, site and infrastructure maintenance)
 Communicate with the Pemberton Haven Farms management of farm needs
 Handle procurement needs of the farm
 Ensure that produce grown is of the highest quality; ensure that all produce meet food safety, packaging and quality standards
 Ensure that crop plan is executed per the plan to fulfil and achieve the $500,000 marketing plan
 Assist the management team with fostering buyer relationships as needed
Staff Management
 Recruit and hire 2 farm staff for the growing season
 Provide orientation to staff regarding the farm site, growing plan, safety regulations and work place expectations and standards etc.
 Develop a work plan and schedule of tasks for all farm staff
 Provide direction, instruction and guidance on completing all farm tasks
 Evaluate staff performance and ensure that tasks are completed to standard

Job Description: 

Experience

 Strong in farming experience (minimum 5 years with an exception for extraordinary candidates)
 Hardworking and dedicated to their responsibilities
 A strong and clear communicator
 Driven and ambitious
 Highly motivated to achieve the 2021 Pemberton Haven Growing Plan
 Has strong organizational skills
 Experienced in managing and delegating farm staff
 Has ability to work in the fields in all weather
 A team player and can be hands-on with farm tasks when needed
 Efficient in MS Office and Excel
 Understanding of Pemberton Haven Farms’ brand and values
 Has class 5 driver’s license and is competent at operating large vehicles and machinery
 Familiar with the local food and farming scene and the food business industry

How to apply: 

Send full resume to employer via email:  careers@pemcap.ca

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