Position: Farm Manager
Organization: Cameron Family Farms
Location: near Courtenay, Vancouver Island BC
Cameron Family Farms is a 90-acre mixed vegetable certified organic farm located just north of Courtenay, BC. There are 45 acres of land available for crop production along with approximately 16,000 sq. ft. of greenhouses. The farm borders beautiful Seal Bay Park, a 530 acre publicly owned nature reserve.
The farm currently produces a range of vegetables including asparagus, tomatoes, root vegetables, onions, peppers, cucumbers, garlic and kale primarily for sale to restaurant and wholesale customers. In future it may include blueberries, along with other perennial crops that are being considered.
The Cameron Family Farms’ commitment to dynamic leadership in sustainable organic farming, plant-based eating and to health for people and the planet, is at the heart of everything we do.
The Farm Manager will manage all day-to-day farm operations, sales and marketing of products and all property oversight. The ideal candidate must be able to exhibit a growth mindset, good leadership qualities, and an understanding of the pace and work ethic required for successful production farming.
Education & Experience
This is a full-time, year-round position with the main season running from March 1st to December 1st, with a reduced and flexible off-season winter schedule. A competitive salary is available and is dependent on experience, plus on-site housing, utilities, internet, and farm produce for personal use.
We offer a generous benefits package that includes extended medical, dental, and vision coverage along with 15 days paid vacation. Support is available for ongoing learning and professional development. Annual raise and profit sharing based on personal and organizational performance is available.
Please email cover letter, resume, and two references to:
Mark Timmermans, General Manager
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GoodWork ID: 43596 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 11 2018