Assistant Farm Manager for Sod/Turfgrass Grower
Buy Sod, Inc. seeks an ambitious Assistant Farm Manager to join our team in Tryon, NC. In this role, you will be tasked with production and logistical planning and execution all aspects of the production of turf grass. You will assist and communicate daily with the Farm Manager to ensure that quality sod is ready for sale. Logical planning and flexibility to deal with changing conditions is required, as you will be making decisions on mowing, fertilizing, spraying, and irrigation. The right candidate has a history of strong decision making, is fiscally responsible and possesses superior organizational skills. This exciting position is geared toward the individual who is self-motivated and thrives in a fast paced, ever changing environment. This is an excellent opportunity for you to realize your dream of having ownership in your job with our enduring organization. To the qualified Turfgrass Production Manager, we offer: Salary based on experience, plus incentivesRelocation negotiableExcellent medical/dental/vision benefits/paid time off401(k) planCompany provided cell phone and other technology as neededA friendly, energetic work cultureFreedom to succeed and ownership of your job Duties and Responsibilities: Manage the raising of turfgrass to a mature, harvestable product by performing tasks of fertilizing, spraying, irrigating, and directing the mower operator.Collaborate and execute fertility and soil amendment applicationsManage inventory and procure seed, chemicals, and fertilizer as neededProvide up-to-date weekly reports on turf conditions and crop progress to managementEstablish maintenance schedules for equipment and oversee inventory management system. Requirements: Minimum 1-2 years, golf course, landscape maintenance, farming, agricultural services agronomy or other turf care experienceApplicators Licence a Plus but not required for initial employmentDemonstrated decision making ability in turf or similar croppingDemonstrated customer service experienceDemonstrated organizational skillsAssociates degree or higher, preferably in Turf, Crop and Soil Sciences, Agriculture or related fieldsStrong math skillsThe ability to quickly learn and implement technology To apply, submit resume and cover letter by clicking on APPLY TO THIS POSITION above.Apply for this job.