Citrus Manager

Hiring Organization: Sebastian River Farms
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Vero Beach, FL
Application Deadline: August 15, 2021

CITRUS MANAGER

Wanted full time farm manager for diversified farming operation located on the East coast.

Farm manager will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Supervise and assist in all areas of production such as fertigation, irrigation, pruning, spraying, herbiciding and equipment maintenance
  • Perform regular field checks
  • Coordinate and execute growing operations efficiently and on time
  • Monitor soil moisture
  • Maintain regular irrigation and fertigation schedules
  • Operate and oversee the use of heavy and light farm machinery
  • Perform equipment calibration and schedule service intervals to ensure proper maintenance
  • Oversee crop budgeting and planning
  • Procure all pesticides, fertilizers and plant/tree health material
  • Ensure all workers and work are in compliance with company’s safety guidelines
  • Maintains records of all fertilizers and pesticide applications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong diagnostic and decision-making skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate-verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Good work ethic
  • Ability to manage people
  • Bilingual English/Spanish helpful
  • Must have or be willing to obtain pesticide applicator license

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related agriculture studies
  • Some hands on experience with agricultural crops
  • Manager experience helpful

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Company vehicle
  • Expense account
  • Great work environment

To Apply:

Send resume to Jenny Fulford:

Administrative Assistant

5955 82nd Avenue

Vero Beach, FL 32966

info@sebastianriverfarms.com

772-778-6977