Hiring: Granby Stand and Facilities Manager – Red Fire Farm
Red Fire Farm, a leader in organic vegetable farming, is looking for a Farm Stand and Facilities Manager to help oversee a major part of the work at our property in Granby. This is a year-round position with a competitive hourly rate, paid time off, unlimited free veggies from our farm and the option for housing.
We’re looking for a candidate with previous farm and farm-retail experience, someone who is passionate about local food and excited to share that passion with our customers. We’re also looking for a candidate who has had general management experience, who will help our team of managers in Granby lead, motivate and provide feedback to the crew there.
Red Fire has more than 100 acres in cultivation in the Pioneer Valley. The Granby farm is the more public-facing farm, with hundreds of CSA customers picking at the farm stand each week, daily customers from May to November, a handful of events and pick-your-own fields for our CSA members to visit throughout the season.
Granby is also where we have a seven-room farmhouse, where members of the crew live year-round. The farm owners, who are based in Montague, need help maintaining the grounds and managing the property there. This position will work closely with the general crew manager as well as the farm owners to help build an overall sense of teamwork and connection between our two farm locations.
Other responsibilities include:
- Restocking, ordering, maintaining farmstand during season;
- Hiring, managing farmstand staff;
- Coordinating CSA pickups at farmstand;
- Coordination of grounds maintenance;
- Assistance with farmhouse tenants;
- Assistance with HR manager (who works in Montague and Granby) for setting up and supporting employees in Granby.
To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com. Position to begin in spring of 2016, with negotiable start date for the right candidate.