ORCHARD FIELD/MARKET MANAGER

Hiring Organization: Black Rock Orchard Inc
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Lineboro, Maryland
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018

ORCHARD FIELD/MARKET MANAGER (full time)

Black Rock Orchard, Inc.

Lineboro, Maryland, on the MD/PA line in Carroll County, MD

 

Job description:

Individual would be responsible for working with field workers in all aspects of orchard work and going to market in the DC or Baltimore metro area. Orchard work includes operating machinery (tractor), pruning, planting, picking fruit and greenhouse work. Individual would do field work with other workers. The orchard manager would go to at least one market all summer/fall independently.

Full time year-round position.

Requirements:

Must be able to lift 40 lbs., operate farm machinery, drive Dodge 4500 box truck to market. (no special license). Must have good communication/management skills to supervise workers and market fruit successfully. This job is physically challenging. Clean driving record required. Non smoking and drug free environment.

This is a good position for someone able to work outdoors who is interested in orchard production and urban marketing in the Mid Atlantic area. Black Rock Orchard is a family orchard and has been in business since 1976. We sell all of our fruit in the Baltimore or DC metro area.

Starting Salary:

$40,000/year. 42.5 hour workweek. Benefits (insurance, retirement, vacation) after 6 months.

Start date:

May 2018 website: blackrockorchard.com

How to Apply

Individual can apply on Indeed.com (Orchard Farm Worker/Market Manager in LIneboro, MD) or Agcareers.com or contact me at our website: blackrockorchard.com. Expiration date for ad: (if possible) June 15 2018

email cover letter and resume to Emily Zaas eazaas@gmail.com

Include cover letter decribing your qualifications and relevant job experience for doing both orchard field work (production) and marketing.

 

Emily Zaas, Black Rock Orchard Inc.

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