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Posted: July 18, 2019 | Location: ,

Title: Finance DirectorStatus: Non-Exempt, At-WillAnnual salary: $55,000 - $70,000 Reports to: Finance Director  Status: Salaried Position, At-will, 100% FTE The Finance Director is responsible for the management of the corporation’s fiscal systems and for the provision of timely and accurate monthly financial statements to the Board of Directors. S/he also functions as the corporation’s human resource officer and is responsibility for various administrative duties.  ResponsibilitiesProvide to the Board of Directors monthly financial statements, completed in accordance with Generally Acceptable Accounting Principles; Develop the corporation’s annual budget and provide appropriate documentation supporting projected expenditures and revenue; prepare and present to the Board of Directors a monthly cash flow analysis and an analysis of budgeted to actual monthly revenue and expenses; Monitor grant and contract expenditures to ensure these are in accordance with approved budgets and other contractual requirements;Develop or improve the organization’s administrative systems to ensure the proper filing of financial and administrative documents; maintain personnel files; manage insurance and fringe benefits programs and claims; complete other administrative duties as assigned; Supervise and evaluate fiscal and administrative support staff; ensure compliance with the corporation’s administrative and financial policies and procedures;Submit timely and accurate payment requests to grantors and produce buyers in order to avoid delayed payments and cash-flow shortages;Process payroll, receivables, deposits; track farmer and vendor payments; Maintain ownership, repair and, maintenance records on the corporation’s physical assets such as office furniture and machines, farm equipment, vehicles, etc. Complete requisite financial reports to all public and private grantors;Prepare for and provide all requested information and documents to the corporation’s independent auditor to ensure timely completion of the annual audit;Maintain correspondence and positive relationships with grantors, vendors,  farmers, and contractors;  Qualifications:» Master’s degree in financial management or B.A. or B.S. in these fields and with at least three years’ experience as an accountant in non-profit and/or business management; knowledge of budget planning and development; ability to complete cash flow proforma projections; non-profit fund accounting preferred; knowledge of QuickBooks; bilingual English-Spanish is desirable  To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to patricia@albafarmers.org   

Posted: July 11, 2019 | Location: Reno, Nevada

The Desert Farming Initiative at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to fill a full-time Faculty position as the Farm Production Manager. This position will be an integral component of the University of Nevada, Reno, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources. The Farm Production Manager (FPM) will directly report to, and work closely with, the Program Manager. The position will oversee, manage, coordinate, and execute the production and harvest of all vegetable and fruit crop operations at two field station sites for the UNR Desert Farming Initiative. The incumbent will be responsible for organizing and managing all farm employees, including the Assistant Farm Manager, farm employees, student employees, interns, and volunteers. Working closely with the Program Manager, the Farm Production Manager will develop crop plans, implement a pest management plan, soil fertility and crop nutrition plan, and research and order agricultural products as needed. The incumbent will install, develop, and maintain drip and overhead irrigation infrastructure, and is responsible for executing all crop irrigation requirements. The incumbent executes all tractor work with precision; oversees and ensures the proper management of all tractor equipment; and may be required to research new and innovated precision row crop equipment for demonstration. In addition, the incumbent will work closely with the DFI Education Program Coordinator, and Program Manager to implement and execute the farm’s Food Safety plan, Good Agricultural Practice certification, and greenhouse organic certification. The DFI has three primary goals: provide an educational program in sustainable farming systems for desert climates; provide research and hands-on educational experience to UNR faculty, students, the agricultural industry and community; and demonstrate working agricultural systems in desert climates. The Farm Production Manager will play a critical role in achieving these goals on the ground and maintaining a highly productive farm that serves these goals to the highest capacity. The Farm Production Manager will also be expected to contribute to the innovation of advancing DFI farming systems with alternative and sustainable practices. In addition, the position will participate in workshops and community outreach held at the Desert Farming Initiative. Total CompensationThe total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits Preferred QualificationsAn agriculture or natural resources related bachelor’s degree, with at least 4 years of farm management employment on a diversified row crop vegetable and fruit farm. The ideal will also obtain years of experience working in lower level positions on a farm, such as a farm intern, field worker, crew leader, or assistant farm manager. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the skills and ability to immediately take over the day to day farm operations and lead the farm team to successfully produce a diversity of crop on 4-5 acres in year one. Additional preferred qualifications include candidates with proven experience in managing soil fertility and pesticide programs. The position start date is flexible and most likely will start in Fall. Official Job Announcement - https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Farm-Production-Manager--Desert-Farming-Initiative--DFI-_R0114246-1

Posted: June 20, 2019 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: June 20, 2019 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: June 18, 2019 | Location: Paicines, California

Viticulturist Position For Regenerative Vineyard Unique opportunity to assist in the development and management of a highly diverse holistic/regenerative vineyard on an innovative ranch. Paicines Ranch is 7500 acres of holistically managed, certified organic rangeland, irrigated cropland and vineyards located on the central coast of California. Our focus is on how to imagine, design, create and manage agricultural practices that build and support ecosystem health, are economically viable and inspiring. The vineyard at Paicines Ranch is a uniquely designed polyculture with a partial overhead trellis system that allows for grazing of the vines throughout the year. This eliminates the need for tillage and most cultivation and encourages a diversity of perennial and annual plants on the vineyard floor. In particular we seek someone who is creative, passionate, open-minded, committed and skilled in viticulture principles and practices with an emphasis on organic/regenerative management. The position will involve working collaboratively with ranch staff in all aspects of vineyard management, development, planning, and monitoring. Primary responsibilities:This position would work directly with the director of agricultural operations and be responsible for all aspects of vineyard management including:Management and oversight of vineyard operations including irrigation, disease and pest monitoring, prevention and control, soil health improvements, management of vineyard biodiversity, pruning, harvest, yield estimates, etc. Equipment care Supervising and oversight of contractors Supervise, train, and mentor employees, workers and apprentices/interns Accurate and organized record keeping Oversee compliance and record keeping for organic certification and other certifying organizations Job requirements:Four years or more of related experience. Openness to new ideas, innovation and experimentation Good organizational and management skills Appreciation of and capacity for doing physical work for extended periods of time along with periodic office work Competence in operation of standard transmission vehicles, quads, tractors, and skid loader, and a good driving record Experience with organic certification compliance and record keeping Private Applicator Certificate or ability to obtain this Creative problem solving and decision making Experience supervising workers and apprentices Ability to work both collaboratively and independently Good communication and writing skills and ability to document and explain work to others Computer skills including competency in Excel  Additional skills that would be valuable to this position: Bilingual – English/Spanish Experience working with livestock Benefits: Salary range $35,000- $55,000 (plus) depending on experience Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contributions Health Insurance Possibility of housing (Benefits available after 3-month trial period) Please send resume and cover letter to Kelly Mulville: kelly@paicinesranch.com 

Posted: June 12, 2019 | Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Key Responsibilities: Lead end-to-end Organic Certified and Organic Compliant portfolio, interacting and aligning internal cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve business goals Demonstrate extensive technical understanding of Organic Certified and compliant regulations, good practices and commercialization aspects recognized internally/externally Work in close collaboration with Sales, Business Units and all required functions to meet deliverables in due time Promote the Organic portfolio to customers and internal teams, identify and develop new potential customers together with Sales and Business Units Portfolio management: identify gaps/needs and work with internal teams to address them Train and coach technical and commercial teams as well as cross-functional resources involved with Organic Flavors Liaise with and provide support to global teams in relevant areas, actively involved in the Organic external 'world': certification entities; Industry Associations; Expos and Trade Shows acting as an ambassador for Firmenich Represent Sustainability: connect with Global Sustainability, understand Firmenich programs, policies, certifications and demonstrate ability to communicate those internally and externally Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science with business experience or Marketing/Business with strong technical understanding 10 +years of experience in Flavors or Ingredients for Food/Beverage Industry Previous experience driving a category or sales territory with Organic portfolio Strong business acumen, customer focus Experience leading cross-functional teams with successful track records Ability to influence and mobilize people across the organization Collaborative, team-player, able to interact regionally and globally Strong communication and presentation skills, open minded, flexible, dynamic, with ability to perform in a fast paced environment We offer: High Challenge and High Reward Environment Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Posted: May 16, 2019 | Location: Paicines, California

Ranch Paicines Ranch is hiring a livestock assistant for this summer--roughly June 1 through September 15 (with the possibility of a permanent position beginning this fall). Please see attached document for further details and how to apply. Thanks!

Posted: May 16, 2019 | Location: Encinitas, California

Coastal Roots Farm is seeking a full‐time, year‐round Farm Post-Harvest and Distribution Coordinator to support our efforts to share fresh fruits and vegetables with the community, especially those who lack access to fresh and healthy food. We distribute our food through an on‐site pay‐what‐you‐ can farm stand, off‐site pop‐up markets, and deliver directly to individuals and to local hunger relief organizations. Since inception in 2014, the Farm has donated nearly 100,000 pounds of fresh produce to the food insecure community here in San Diego. We serve and welcome people of all backgrounds and strive to ensure that everyone in our community has fair and equal access to fresh, healthy food. The Farm Post-Harvest and Distribution Coordinator is responsible for all Farm food distribution efforts and will build strong and impactful relationships with our community and key partners. They will work with the Impact and Evaluation Manager, the Vegetable Production Coordinator, and the Farm Manager to support and ensure successful and efficient implementation of distributions both on‐site and off‐site. This includes coordinating all aspects of post-harvest, wash station, food safety, and food delivery to the community. As a key “face” of Coastal Roots Farm, this role requires a radically welcoming and outgoing individual, with a passion for building relationships, creating impactful programs, supporting food security efforts, and for building a local and sustainable food system. Distribution Essential Duties and Responsibilities (65% of role) Stewarding strong and successful relationships with our community and our emergency food system partners. Acting as the “face” of the Farm, providing a radically welcoming and warm experience for everyone we serve. Coordinating all necessary tasks associated with reaching our goal of distributing approximately 40,000 pounds of produce annually. Coordinating and staffing all phases of distributions, including post-harvest and wash, market setup/breakdown, produce deliveries, sales and operations, customer service, and market breakdown. Coordinating administrative tasks related to distributions and impact and evaluation, including emailing, calling, meeting, planning, scheduling, impact data entry, ordering supplies, etc. Coordinating partnerships and pickups with individuals, hunger relief organizations, and onsite catering. Ensuring quality control of produce and food distribution areas/vehicles, includes cleaning and organizing all distribution vehicles, coolers, and spaces.Identifying market needs and opportunities. Other Farm program and communication support as needed at the discretion of supervisors. Production and Post-Production Essential Duties and Responsibilities (35% of role) The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following: Coordinating the post-harvest packing of produce for distributions/storage, ensuring produce is packed and organized effectively and most efficiently for all upcoming distributions and to ensure proper protocols. Coordinating the operations of the post-harvest wash station and sharing wash-station tasks, ensuring all food safety, quality, and safety SOPs are followed effectively and according to FSMA compliance Keeping all walk-in coolers organized and clean, tracking amounts of bulk items and storage on-hand, and organizing the distribution and donation of produce. Ordering all supplies involved with produce and egg distributions, including cartons, twist ties, bags, etc. Coordinating timely with production staff to accurately convey produce needs at distribution outlets. Assisting the production team with production tasks, including harvests. Required Qualifications and Experiences The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Ability to work a shifting schedule, including evenings and Sundays Outstanding communication skills Superb internal and external customer service abilities Impeccable interpersonal skills and ability to create authentic relationships with people Knowledge and passion for Jewish community farming, food justice, and/or food systems, etc. High level of responsibility, reliability, motivation and a willingness to learn Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks along with an ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, team environment Strong organizational skills Strong eye for visual design and presentation Strong computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Ability to lift heavy boxes and stand for long periods of time A valid and clean driver’s license, experience driving a delivery truck preferred Must be available to work as scheduled, with some seasonal fluctuation, as needed Preferred Qualifications and Experience Two or more years of experience working at an organic vegetable farm, CSA and farm market Two or more years of retail or customer service experience, food retail or farmers markets Experience working with social media Bilingual (English/Spanish) Reporting Relationship Reports directly to the Impact and Evaluation Manager Compensation Wage is commensurate with experience. Coastal Roots Farm offers a competitive benefits package. Typical Working Conditions The Farm Distribution Coordinator will work indoors and outdoors. The position must be capable of moving objects and vehicles as needed. There will be exposure to Southern California outside temperatures, chemicals used in the agricultural industry, and loud noises. Essential Physical Tasks The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting, cutting and carrying. Equipment Used Delivery van, Kubota RTV, farm truck, hand tools (for harvest work), computer/laptop, and tablet/iPad. Application Process Please go to https://coastalrootsfarm.org/about/#jobs to apply online. Coastal Roots Farm is an equal opportunity employer. 

Posted: May 13, 2019 | Location: Salinas, California

AmeriCorps VIP Fellow wanted at the Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) to recruit high-value (skilled and corporate) volunteers and to build volunteer infrastructure to benefit small organic family farmers. Start Date: September 9, 2019 Service Description: AmeriCorps VIP Fellows are placed at established community nonprofit and educational organizations providing services to our community’s children and families. This position is responsible for improving the capacity of the placement site to attract and utilize high value (skilled and corporate) volunteers in order to increase services to the community. Over the course of the 1700-hour term, each VIP Fellow will recruit, train, and retain about 50 volunteers; build business partnerships for financial and volunteer support of service activities; and build capacity within the Partner Site volunteer program to provide the support, skills and resources volunteers need to be successful. As a VIP Fellow, you will be part of a team serving in different agencies throughout our community. You will build a legacy of volunteer infrastructure that will allow your partner site to provide services for years to come. You will spend time in the community, building partnerships, and forging lasting relationships. This position is a valuable opportunity to develop and apply your leadership and community organizing skills to make a lasting difference in the lives of children, youth, their families, and the local community. The AmeriCorps VIP Fellow placed with ALBA will be charged with maintaining, coordinating, and expanding a volunteer program for the agency. ALBA’s mission is to create economic opportunity for limited-resource and aspiring organic farmers through land-based education in the heart of the Salinas Valley. The VIP Fellow at this site will be involved in daily community outreach and should be able to learn the basics of organic farming and the ALBA farm incubator in order to host tours to the farm. This position is a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities on a farm and needs a highly organized individual with high energy and good humor. For your 11 months of service the VIP will receive: A $15,500 living allowance divided over 11 months Health Insurance (no dental or vision) Food stamp eligibility A $10,000 education award at end of service Possibility of shared housing on CSUMB campus You will be required to:Complete both 1700 hours of service AND 11 months of service. Required:Desire to serve for 11 months Some college experience desired Great sense of humor Good work ethic Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Posted: May 7, 2019 | Location: Encinitas, California

Position: Community FarmerStatus: Regular, Full‐Time, Non‐Exempt Hours: 40 hours per week, Sunday-Thursday. Evenings, weekends, and holidays on occasion. Reports to: Farm Production, Assistant Manager About Coastal Roots FarmCoastal Roots Farm (CRF) is a nonprofit community farm and education center. We cultivate healthy, connected communities by integrating sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom. Since our inception in 2014, Coastal Roots Farm has provided dignified access to fresh food for those who need it most. Inspired by Jewish agricultural practices, we raise organic crops and share the harvest with our community through pay-what-you-can farm stands, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs, and direct donations to local hunger relief organizations. Through field trips, workshops, agricultural festivals, and community events, we offer hands-on education and invite our neighbors to connect to the land and each other. Coastal Roots Farm is located in Encinitas, CA on approximately 15 acres of land. Our Farm consists of vegetable gardens, greenhouses, a food forest, animal pastures, compost systems, and a vineyard. Coastal Roots Farm was incubated by the Leichtag Foundation and received 501(c)(3) public charity status in 2016. Position OverviewThe Community Farmer will support the farm’s operations through cultivation, development, maintenance, and follow-through of projects within the following five organically maintained production areas: vegetables, food forest, vineyard, chicken runs, and composting operation. All Community Farmer roles require flexibility and agility, as well as the ability to specialize in certain areas. While all farmers float between all farm operation areas, each person has a workload with a specific focus in unique areas according to individual skill sets and organizational needs. Sometimes this even constitutes individualized scheduling to cover tasks and shifts. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following: Production Areas:Support crop production on the farm, including pest management, greenhouse propagation, transplanting, sowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing and harvesting. Support compost operations on the farm, including gathering and tracking of compost throughout the property, operation of mid-scale aerated static pile compost system, and field sheet mulching Support care and maintenance of chicken flocks as needed, including feeding, watering, cleaning and moving mobiles coops, and processing of eggs for Farm Stand. Support infrastructure development, irrigation, farm maintenance, cleanliness and organization, distribution efforts, occasional deliveries, and farm stand shifts. Lead volunteers as needed. Collect data and support organized record keeping. Support resource development and staffing for all department as needed. Support farm stand restocking and staffing as needed. Incorporate Jewish agricultural practices into the development and management of the departments. Education and Events:Assist in implementation of farm education and events. Host guests and lead occasional tours, highlighting our practices. Provide support for Coastal Roots Farm programs and events. General Administration:Participate in regular staff meetings. Required Qualifications and ExperiencesThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.2-3 years of relevant work experience or a relevant college degree, especially within the fields of organic/regenerative farming focused on vegetable production and Community Supported Agriculture. Passion for interacting with, educating, and leading a diversity of community participants, volunteers and staff of varied ages and backgrounds. Knowledge and passion for community farming, food justice, food systems development, etc. Strong knowledge of agricultural equipment use and safety. Cooperative, service‐oriented attitude and ability to work independently and take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion. Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship development skills. Ability to be open and flexible to new ways of working with diverse communities. Creative skills and ability to experiment to attain new, better strategies, approaches, and solutions to challenges. Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks along with an ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, team environment. Strong work ethic and ability to perform strenuous physical labor in inclement weather. Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Detail oriented. A valid driver’s license. Preferred Qualifications and ExperienceCertification in organic farming and/or experience with sustainable farming. Food safety training. Technical knowledge and familiarity with irrigation construction, troubleshooting, and repair. Knowledge of species and climate specific to Southern California. Experience as an agricultural or environmental educator. Familiarity with Jewish agricultural or arboreal concepts, texts, and traditions. Project management experience. Training in active listening and constructive communication techniques such as Non‐Violent Communication, meeting facilitation, etc. Understanding of working within a nonprofit organization. Reporting RelationshipReports directly to the Farm Production, Assistant Manager. CompensationSalary commensurate with experience. Coastal Roots Farm offers a competitive benefits package. Typical Working ConditionsThe Community Farmer will work outdoors conducting a variety of tasks, often times repetitive with technical support from supervisor and teammates. There will be exposure to Southern California outside temperatures, chemicals used in the agricultural industry, and loud noises. Essential Physical TasksThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Continuous walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting and pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs., cutting and carrying. Equipment UsedMechanical and manual tools used in compost production, laying hen production, agriculture and landscape maintenance. Application ProcessPlease visit our website, https://coastalrootsfarm.org/about/#jobs and click on the Job Openings & Internships box to apply online. Coastal Roots Farm is an equal opportunity employer. 

Posted: May 6, 2019 | Location: Salinas, California

Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA)  Title: Farm Manager Job Description: The Farm Manager’s primary responsibilities are to manage ALBA’s farm operations and to supervise its farm-maintenance employees. The Farm Manager will provide operational and technical assistance to farmers enrolled in ALBA’s farm-business incubator. The Farm Manager will support the farmers—individually and collectively—in their efforts to improve their farming and business skills.Status: Full-Time, Exempt, At-Will Salary range: $50,000 - $70,000 Reports to: Executive Director Schedule: Salaried Position, flexible- hours to include some nights and weekends   Responsibilities Establish and maintain productive relationships with ALBA’s farmers; Provide ongoing technical assistance to the farmers in production, harvesting, and packing; work with farmers individually and as a group as necessary to address issues regarding the quality of the produce, the quality and consistency of the pack, the timing of deliveries, the adherence to crop plans, the fulfillment of orders, and appropriate communications when issues arise; Coordinate for outside field assistance from partner organizations and individuals; Oversee the daily management of the farm and the maintenance and safe use of equipment; Assist new farm tenants with training on equipment use; Establish and monitor protocols to ensure the safety of persons coming onto the farm and ALBA farm facilities and property; Maintain ALBA’s Injury & Illness Prevention Program; Oversee and assist with the maintenance of farm buildings, wells, and roads and ensure compliance with facility usage policies; Supervise ALBA field staff; Establish and monitor protocols for field staff and farmers to ensure weed control and trash removal and to address any intrusion of tree branches into arable areas of ALBA land; Oversee the use and maintenance of the farm’s irrigation system; In coordination with the Management Team, participate in the process of allocating land, signing the lease, and developing crop plans for each farmer; Monitor each farmer to ensure that he or she is in compliance with his or her lease; Present an overview to new farmers entering the incubator. Review their obligations under the various documents that govern their activities as ALBA farmers; including but not limited to, the lease, farmer policies, food safety policies and procedures, organic certifications and compliance, use of water, equipment, and facilities, and training required prior to such use; Educate and provide technical assistance in helping farmers apply for organic certification and prepare for organic inspections; Maintain ALBA’s CCOF Organic Certification; Maintain ALBA’s CDFA annual registration; Ranch Management Reporting: o Manage ALBA’s Ag Order Enrollment; o Oversee ALBA’s domestic water system; o Complete other reporting such as Ground-Water Extraction and domestic water annual reports. Coordinate with Food Safety Management Team (FST) to support the completion of food safety compliance education and audits; Participate in regular staff team meetings and FST meeting; Lead monthly ALBA farmer meeting; Complete grant deliverables that can include special projects, farmer workshops, and additional reporting; Together with Education Program Director, assist with management of practice filed, including research and demonstration projects; May be required to assist with harvesting of crops; Liaise with partners, host visitors, and build partnerships in agriculture community; Attend professional development opportunities to stay up-to-date with laws, regulations, and emerging trends in sustainable agriculture; Participate in ALBA’s farmer and community events. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture; Bilingual (English/Spanish); Two-years of farm management experience; knowledge of organic agricultural production in the Salinas Valley; knowledge of small-and -commercial-scale organic production techniques; ability to communicate and maintain positive relationships with a diverse constituency, including farmers, vendors, staff, and partners; must be able to operate a tractor and connect implements; must have knowledge of irrigation systems; equipment maintenance experience a plus; must possess a Pest Control Adviser (PCA) or Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) license or be willing to obtain one within two years of employment at ALBA.  Working Conditions: Work will be outdoors and indoors; must be comfortable climbing stairs; Performs physical labor. May be required to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. May assist others in lifting/carrying objects heavier than 50 lbs.