Live/Work Farm Manager on Central Coast

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Live / Work Opportunity

  • Seeking the right person to live in a tiny house and work on Four Elements certified organic farm.


  • 16’x20’ Tiny House with full loft for bedroom
  • Small Freezer/Fridge, Stove, Oven, Sink w/hot water, heater
  • Outdoor Shower and Compost Toilet
  • $800 per month value


  • Up to 20 hours per week on farm under current Farm Manager to support small scale organic produce, citrus fruit and medicinal herb operation
  • Potential to care for chickens and possibly other farm animals
  • Work on property also includes (and is not limited to) caretaking, puppy sitting, daily and weekly maintenance, handy work, beautification, small carpentry projects, garbage/recycling, composting, general household/farm/landscape needs
  • Position starts at $15 / hour and will offset rent up to $800
  • Potential for this position to grow into Farm Manager, fall 2022

Requirements - person must:

  • Be happy living in rural setting / farm atmosphere
  • Love children and dogs and be ready to care for both
  • Have experience gardening and farming
  • Have light carpentry skills
  • Be mentally stable
  • Be thoughtfully considerate and a good listener / communicator
  • Have a reliable vehicle
  • Be productive working and living alone, and be ok with people around or not around
  • Have attention to detail and deductive reasoning
  • Practice fire safety
  • Respect and live in relationship with nature
  • Be excellent at following through and seeing projects to completion
  • Have a positive attitude and can do mentality
  • Be curious, helpful and interested in learning/growing
  • Be fun and lighthearted

Bonus Skills / Appreciated:

  • Experience with Permaculature design, implementation, and maintenance
  • Composting
  • Food forest planting and tending
  • Zone 1 optimization
  • Pond building and care
  • Skilled in irrigation, water catchment and maintenance, plumbing, carpentry
  • Able to operate heavy machinery ie - tractor, excavator, dozer
  • Master gardening skills and value adding process capabilities
Ryan Rich
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