Experienced Farmer / Rancher needed in Fallbrook, California ~ salary up to $150,000

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Location
Fallbrook, CA
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
up to $150,000 /yr
Date Posted
January 7, 2022
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
5-10 yrs

Looking for a high-level farmer/rancher for a property in Fallbrook, CA.

Job Summary: This person should be capable of growing all items on our list, raising livestock, manage a team of people, understand all aspects of organic farming from preparation to harvest and be willing to live onsite if needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to understand all aspects of Organic farming from preparation to harvest
  • Harvest vegetables by hand and check every item to ensure it meets farm’s standards while tossing away items that do not pass that threshold
  • Operate several different types of machinery, including tractors, irrigation equipment and harvesters, to carry out responsibilities of role
  • Herd cattle and once a week take them to nearby pasture for grazing; maintain vigilant eye to make sure none of the animals wander off
  • Apply chemical solutions to plants to ward off insects and other pests
  • Maintain communications with clients to keep them in the loop when a shipment is going to be delivered
  • Clean housing areas of animals once a week or more frequently if a certain area becomes uninhabitable
  • Manage a team of workers
  • Willing to live on-site if needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in farming and raising livestock required
  • Knowledge about organic produce and latest trends in organic farming required
  • Excellent physical stamina
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to manage a team of farm workers
  • Knowledge of how to use cargo trucks, harvesters and haymaking machinery is good to have
  • High school diploma or GED preferred

Salary: Up to $150k/yr DOE

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address.

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