Hiring: Equipment and Facilities Manager – Atlas Farm

Equipment and Facilities Manager

The Equipment and Facilities Manager is a very important position in the overall scope of Atlas Farm with direct responsibilities for the maintenance and repair of all farm vehicles, equipment and facilities. In addition to being the lead mechanic and handy man, the equipment and facilities manager also plays a role in field production activities, especially during the April-November growing season. This position reports directly to the farm owner and co-manages two assistants along with the Field Production Manager. Following are the primary responsibilities of this position:

Equipment and Vehicles

maintain and repair as needed all farm vehicles, tractors, implements, and other production equipment
troubleshoot equipment issues in the field
source new equipment as needed
maintain shop work space including daily cleaning, organization and managing inventory of shop supplies

maintain service logs for all work done
manage vendor relationships for work done off site
light metal fabrication as needed
respond to emergency issues after hours as needed

maintain and repair as needed all farm facilities including packing house, greenhouses, labor housing, farm store, grounds, and various storage buildings
manage vendor relationships with contractors hired in for specific jobs
coordinate new building projects including high tunnels, greenhouses, and other farm buildings
respond to emergency issues after hours as needed

co-manage two Field Production Assistants along with Field Production Manager
participate in monthly farm management meetings

maintain equipment and facilities budget including expense reporting to the Office Manager

Field Production

Respond to equipment issues in the field
operate field equipment as needed during the field production season

Hours, schedule, and compensation

April-November: average 55 hours/week with ramp up and down on both ends of the main growing season; typical schedule M-F, 5:30am-5pm with occasional weekend hours
December-March: average 35 hours/week; typical schedule M-F, 8am-4pm
competitive annual salary
free farm produce

80 hours paid vacation time in year one with annual review; up to 1 additional week of unpaid time off

Please email detailed resume and cover letter to to apply.

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