Blueberry Farm Manager
Roy Farms, Inc. is a diversified, agricultural enterprise located in the Yakima Valley. For over one hundred years, we have been growing quality crops in Moxee, WA; including: hops, blueberries, apples, and cherries. In addition to crop production, we also provide premium services such as product storage and processing. At Roy Farms, we pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainability and the advancement of the agriculture through the implementation of food and human safety programs, technology, and environmental stewardship.?We are currently looking for a Blueberry Manager that will be based out of Othello, Washington.? Candidates should have strong management and problem solving skills with the ability to work autonomously. A minimum of 5 years experience in agriculture management and a degree in an agricultural field and/or equivalent work experience is preferred. Key job responsibilities include:?Direct and coordinate all aspects of growing blueberries, including, but not limited to: fertilizing, pruning, irrigation, spraying, ground maintenance, pest management and harvest.Ensure the management of all personnel actions including payroll, hiring, terminating, layoffs, scheduling and training is completed within set parameters.Budget and manage blueberry operation to ensure efficient/profitable operations and ongoing fiscal responsibilities.Establish goals and Key Performance Indicator?s (KPI?s) with direction from Senior Management that supports overall company Vision.Identify equipment and process improvements, changes and/or replacements using proper budgetary process to accomplish necessary changes.Work with consultants to research and implement new agricultural/horticultural technologiesManagement and implementation of human and food safety policies and practices with all employees, including GlobalGap, while meeting all internal Roy Farms and customers quality standards.Maintain horticultural and technical knowledge by attending educational and growing tours?To apply for this position or for a complete job description please contact our Human Resources department at email@example.comApply for this job.