Farm Manager - Okemah, OK

Tribe CollectiveView state requirements in Oklahoma
Job Posted
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Type
Permanent
Company & Role Overview

Summary

We are looking for a Farm Manager for a 200+ acre outdoor and greenhouse cannabis farm. Located on 800+ acres, bordered by the beautiful North Canadian River, near Okemah, Oklahoma. We are an awesome company with an amazing team and while we work really REALLY hard, we have a ton of fun together. Applicant must have experience in large scale agriculture. Cannabis experience is not required.

Working Environment

Potential for on site housing, and relocation assistance for the right candidate.

Role Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Leadership, organizational and communication skills for activities including training employees and establishing schedules, workflow and SOPs
  • Direct and oversee employee activities for all operations including propagation, planting, cultivating, irrigation, harvesting, product processing, production and record keeping
  • Ensure adherence to compliance and safety regulations according to Oklahoma and company standards
  • Plan and direct operations for optimum success and maximum crop production
  • Plan operations based on factors such as crop maturity, weather conditions, pest mitigation etc.
  • Inspect crops for Insects, disease and general health.
  • Be responsible for all supply and equipment purchasing.
  • Work with the owners to establish and maintain a working budget
  • Maintain records for production rates, management practices, compliance reporting, and prepare financial and operational reports.
  • Maintain operational records
  • Hire, train and supervise employees engaged in planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting and production and processing.
  • Enforce compliance, safety and company policies

Physical Requirements

No information provided.

Experience

Farm Management (Must Have) -Does not have to be cannabis farm management. Medium to Large scale Farm Management experience (>50 acres). At least 5 years of Farm Management experience -Leading a crew of 20 or more in a farming environment -Farm planning and scheduling. -Project Management – Construction and farm infrastructure development.

Equipment (Must Have) -Tractor Operation & Maintenance – you will be expected to operate equipment -Familiar with the specification, appropriate use, setup and maintenance of tractor implements -Mechanical transplanting, cultivation and harvest experience required.

Regenerative Farming Knowledge: (Nice to Have) -Intensive multi-species Cover Cropping -Water conservation strategies -Soil remediation -Ecosystem design and management -IPM under heavy constraints -A basic/general understanding of agronomic, plant and soil science. -Ability to interpret a soil test and assess the needs of a given field for a given crop.

Education

Horticulture degree preferred but not required.