Farm Manager

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Farm Manager, for the vertical farm training and employment program of Operation Grow.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Operations of the farm (including input, process, logistics, and growing);
  • Manage and oversee crop scheduling;
  • Manage project activities throughout lifecycle;
  • Ensure that all equipment and facilities are in good working order;
  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule activities of vertical cultivators;
  • Ensure strict adherence to Standard Operation Procedures and Standard Sanitization Operating Procedures;
  • Promote a healthy, safe, and clean environment;
  • Train and support Vertical Cultivators.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant University degree;
  • Previous experience in food production and distribution;
  • Familiarity with third party food safety management and audit process;
  • Familiarity with indoor growing environments (i.e. atmosphere controls, lighting systems, water and nutrient controls);
  • Previous experience LED-based hydroponic indoor growing environments would be considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Strong problem-solving abilities;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of anti-racism, anti-oppression, violence against women, and harm reduction.

In keeping with our commitment to represent all our communities, Indigenous women, Francophone women, queer-identified and racialized women are especially encouraged to apply.

Please submit your up-to-date resumé, as well as a cover letter highlighting your experience, to:

Germaine Lesperance
Finance Manager
P.O. Box 54 Midland
Ontario L4R 4K6

Fax: 705-526-0343
Email (Word or.pdf only):admin@rosewood.on.ca

Deadline: Friday July 14, 2017