Classifieds by Employment

Posted: May 24, 2018 | Location: Guinda, California

Riverdog Farm, CSA Manager Company Description: Riverdog Farm is a 450-acre certified organic, diversified family farm that grows vegetables, fruits, nuts, and raises pastured chickens and pigs. We are located in the beautiful Capay Valley. Our philosophy is that by taking care of our employees, land, and animals, we are helping to create and sustain a better food system. We have been helping to bring organic, seasonal, local food to the fore of the sustainable food movement throughout Northern California for over 25 years. We sell our products year-round at Berkeley and Sacramento Farmers Markets, to regional restaurants, wholesale distributors and to CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) customers.   Position Summary: Riverdog Farm is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic candidate to join our small but driven office administrative team. This person will be responsible for managing the CSA program, web-store and assist in other administrative office tasks such as sales support, food safety and organic compliance, and manage one area farmers market per week. Must be willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed. This is a full time on farm position that comes with competitive health and dental benefit employer contribution.   Responsibilities:   CSA and Web-store Management  The CSA manager is responsible for all administrative aspects of the CSA program and web-store, including but not limited to: account maintenance and billing, customer service, logistics, marketing and promotion of on and off farm events, creating and publishing a weekly newsletter and working in collaboration with field and sales managers to build the weekly CSA box. Web store tasks include online inventory management, customer service and support, publishing a monthly newsletter and promotions.   Office Support Office support duties include invoicing, sales support, basic office tasks, handling basic HR health insurance inquiries, working in partnership with the owners of the farm to address CCOF certification and food safety compliance tasks, and performing quarterly water sampling.   Farmers Market We participate in 4 weekly farmers markets per week. On farm market managers drive a box truck to the market location where they direct and assist with setup, sales, and break down of stall before returning to the farm. Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs. repeatedly, know how to drive a manual transmission vehicle, and responsibly handle cash and farm inventory. Market days are long and require some hours of overtime.   Required Qualifications: Minimum 1 year experience working on an organic farm or with other local, seasonal food systems such as CSA’s, Farmers Markets, produce retail or vegetable distribution companies  2 years’ experience working in customer service and sales positions  Exceptional customer service and account management skills  Exceptional written English and verbal communication  Experience using QuickBooks and MS Office Suite  Valid California Driver’s license  Must be able to lift 50lbs. and climb in and out of the back of a box truck repeatedly.  Strong work ethic, detailed oriented, trustworthy and able to work both independently and as part of a cohesive team in a fast paced, busy environment.   Preferred Qualifications Spanish language skills  Experience using Farmigo CSA and Web-store Software  Advanced computer and analytic skills  Prior experience driving manual transmission box trucks

Posted: May 24, 2018 | Location: Aptos, California

Job Summary The Programs and Administrative Associate is a critical member of FarmLink's team, supporting development, operations, finance and programs. This position is responsible for managing office needs, maintaining database records and supporting workshops and events. The Programs and Admin Associate works closely with the Development Team to complete required documents for grants and assist with grant drafting. This is a dynamic position that requires someone with exceptional organizational skills and a can-do attitude.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities Operations and Finance Answer incoming calls; serve as first line of contact for inquiries from FarmLink constituents/clients  Work with Finance & Operations Manager to print checks, make bank deposits and maintain A/P  Attend to logistics and supplies, address daily office needs  Interface with website and IT consultants    Development and Executive Director Support Assist Executive Director in preparing administrative and operations tasks related to Board meetings  Participate in Development Team meetings, complete required documents for grants, assist with funding opportunity identification, grant drafting, general analytics  Assist in maintenance of development pipeline and new prospects management in Salesforce and Google Drive  Maintain grant project folders electronically and including hard copies of award check, correspondence, proposal narrative, budgets and invoices    Programs and Communications Manage website-based communication, Salesforce administration  Work with Land Access program in support role, maintain relations with current and potential clients and partners  Participate in Events Committee, support staff in implementing workshops and events   Position Requirements Minimum 1-2 years office administration experience  Good organizational skills, well disciplined, and able to meet deadlines; self-starter  Ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions  Knowledge and experience using MS Word, Excel; as well as basic accounting procedures  Salesforce experience preferred    California FarmLink offers a generous benefit plan, including health insurance after 60 days, retirement, and vacation. California FarmLink maintains a drug-free workplace. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer, and do not discriminate against race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, or national origin.    How to Apply Please email a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and organization with resume to:  info@cafarmlink.org. No phone calls please.    Who We Are California FarmLink is a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to link independent farmers and ranchers with the  land and financing they need for a sustainable future. For more info: www.cafarmlink.org  

Posted: May 17, 2018 | Location: Encinitas, California

About Coastal Roots Farm: Coastal 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. Position Overview: The Community Farmer will support the operational teams with the cultivation, development, maintenance and follow through of projects within the following five organically maintained production areas: vegetables, food forest, vineyard, chicken runs, and composting program. We are looking to add three community farmers to our fantastic team. Please visit our website, https://coastalrootsfarm.org/the-farm/#job-opportunities and click on the View and Apply for Open Positions link to see the full job description and to apply online.

Posted: May 15, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

View the full job description

Posted: May 14, 2018 | Location: Sacramento, California

Job Posting: Farm Equity Officer – Staff Services manager I (Specialist) Department of Food & Agriculture JC-109634 $5,689.00-$7,068.00 Final Filing Date: Until Filed https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=109634 Job Description and Duties Under the general direction of the Secretary, the Staff Services Manager I (Specialist) will collaborate with stakeholders to identify issues of importance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. The SSM I (Specialist) will be responsible for establishing a clear vision to achieve productive results to enhance the ability for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to have access to services and programs to operate their enterprise independently and efficiently. The SSM I (Specialist) will work closely with and take direction from the Deputy Secretary of Administration and Finance. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Serve as the Farm Equity Officer to provide sufficient and appropriate technical assistance and outreach activities for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Establish, develop, and implement methods and resources needed to maintain an effective outreach program to engage socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Independently research, evaluate, and deploy diverse communication strategies for effectively keeping the stakeholder base informed of all relevant information. Travel throughout the State to participate in various meetings with diverse stakeholder groups to keep informed on issues; communicate regularly with the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on updates and issues. Participate, draft, develop, and implement policies and procedures to insure CDFA meets the requirements of the Farmer Equity Act of 2017. Develop, draft, prepare, and submit all required reports to the Governor and Legislature on a timely basis.  Consult with representatives from state agencies (including the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Natural Resources Agency, the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency, and the California Health and Human Services Agency) and all other interested members of the public and private sectors of the state on opportunities for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and to coordinate state programs. All interested candidates must attach a Statement of Qualifications to be considered for the position. Alternate classifications may be considered. For additional information and application instructions, please refer to the following posting: JC-109634 – STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I Electronic application is preferred.  All mail or drop-off applications must include JC# 109634 Address for Mail or Drop-Off Application Packages You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to: Department of Food & Agriculture Attn: Human Resources Branch JC# 109634 1220 N Street, Room 242 Sacramento, CA 95814 You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The final filing date for applications is until filled. For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Rosemerry Chadaris at (916) 403-6771 or rosemerry.chadaris@cdfa.ca.gov This advertisement was approved by Kevin Masuhara, Deputy Secretary, Executive Office.

Posted: April 6, 2018 | Location: Bolinas, California

We are hiring 3 employees for our upcoming farm season. The work season starts on May 1st and will end in November. We are looking for employees with experience in farming, a strong work ethic, and a desire to learn. At Paradise Valley you will be involved with all aspects of the farm, from seeding, weeding, transplanting, building, harvesting, farmers markets, deliveries, etc. Farm days can be long and hard but often rewarding. We need those who join our team to have an open mind and a passion for their work. Every farm is different, and Paradise Valley is especially unique in its practices, location, and experience.    Paradise Valley Produce provides basic housing with a shared kitchen, bathroom, and shower. Food produced at the farm is free for consumption and the local town is 2 miles away. We work five and a half days a week. Candidates must have minimum 1-year experience farming.

Posted: April 6, 2018 | Location: Salinas, California

Our client, Moxxy Marketing in Salinas, CA, is a team of experienced, talented and insightful marketing professionals with an intense focus and drive for producing results for their clients. They’re strategic, innovative and creative…and fun to work with. They are seeking a Senior Account Supervisor to be the liaison between clients and the agency for large and high-profile clients. The Senior Account Supervisor leads the development and implementation of strategic marketing plans and creative campaigns while maintaining agency quality, profitability, and service standards. If this sounds like something YOU could get excited about, keep reading!   As Senior Account Supervisor you will:  Act as the primary contact for assigned clients, developing relationships and working closely with them to learn their business and marketing/communication needs.  Maintain processes and documents to guide the account management team.  Provide direct, proactive client contact and handle day-to-day activities for assigned clients.  Manage the team in preparing client proposals, marketing communications and strategic marketing plans, media and public relations plans.  Collaborate with the creative services team to develop creative strategies, content, copy.  Oversee the execution of approved projects and coordinate job timing and budgets with relevant agency personal, freelancers, and vendors to achieve profitability and productivity goals.  Expand relationships with existing clients by continuously proposing solutions that meet their objectives and grow agency revenues.  Represent the agency at industry functions and promote the agency at every opportunity.   Qualifications:  At least 7 years of account services experience in a marketing agency  Experience with serving agriculture, fresh/perishable food and beverage, and/or suppliers to the retail grocery and foodservice industries  Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an aptitude for building strong client relationships  Excellent organizational and project management skills  Ability to solve problems under stressful circumstances  Thorough understanding of the planning, creative, and production processes   Moxxy Marketing is located in beautiful Salinas California, the gateway to the Monterey Bay, where you'll find historic sites, unspoiled farmland, world-class wines, a quaint, historic downtown, and some of the friendliest people around. They love their craft and love applying their expertise to help their clients. Being located in the Salinas Valley and surrounded by ag land and fresh, healthy food and wine, they take great joy and satisfaction supporting ag companies, grower-shippers, and food brands who bring the bounty of our valley to kitchens, lunchrooms, restaurants, and dining tables all over the world.

Posted: March 30, 2018 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

Route 1 Farms is looking for enthusiastic, reliable folks to join our Farmers’ Market team for our busy season. We are a medium-sized, diverse, organic farm that has been doing business in Santa Cruz for over 30 years. We sell our produce primarily to the local community via farmers’ market, CSA, and directly to stores and restaurants. We have part-time positions available for the Downtown (Wednesdays), Cabrillo (Saturdays) and Westside (Saturdays) markets, where responsibilities include assisting with market set-up, customer service, managing cash transactions, creating and maintaining product displays, and breaking down the stall.   The quality employee we are looking for has interest in sustainable farming; great customer service skills; is punctual and ready to work, with reliable transportation; able to communicate clearly; take direction and effectively complete tasks; work in a fast-paced environment; lift up to 50 pounds.   If interested, please understand that our “busy season” begins in May and goes through November, so it is necessary that you have steady availability through the end of the season.  Wages start at $11.75/hr.    Please send resume and references to route1farms@gmail.com, Attn: Shay, or call 831-426- 1075 for more details. You can visit our website at www.route1farms.com.  

Posted: March 29, 2018 | Location: Petaluma, California

Full time position with an organic jersey dairy in Petaluma area. Must have experience and speak Spanish fluently. Housing may be available. Salary TBD based on experience. 

Posted: March 29, 2018 | Location: Sage, California

Looking for a farm/orchard worker in Southwest Riverside County near Sage to maintain our olive, pomegranate and guava orchards. We are looking for someone who enjoys working outside, working with trees, plants and the native soil, and growing good food and food products. On the job training to learn about small farm operations. Send us your resume, as we are looking to hire one or two people with those passions and willing to work and learn. Must be bondable. Starting Salaries for full-time permanent work between $30,000 and $50,000 Annual depending on experience and skills.

Posted: March 19, 2018 | Location: Forest Ranch, California

We are looking for an energetic, independent individual with excellent communication skills to help manage harvest on our certified organic blueberry farm during the 2018 harvest season (May-August). This is a seasonal full-time position. We are one of the longest-operating certified organic blueberry farms in California and have an established customer base and market. Our farm is located in the foothills east of Chico, in Northern California.    We require a commitment of 7-8 weeks minimum for the duration of the harvest season and have limited work available before and after harvest. This position involves managing the harvest crew, quality control and logistics, driving a 2-ton truck and loading and offloading pallets. Typical work days are 5:30 am to late afternoon, 5-6 days a week for the harvest; weather conditions range from cool mornings to hot afternoons – ability to work outdoors in these conditions is a must. Farm experience and Spanish language skills are helpful. A valid driver’s license is required; no children or pets. Housing may be available. The farm is remotely located, and limited transportation to town is provided.    Send Cover Letter & Resume to: info@sierracascadeblueberries.com, or mail to: Sierra Cascade Farm, PO Box 613, Forest Ranch, CA 95942.

Posted: March 14, 2018 | Location: Dorris, California

Organic Alfalfa & Clover Farm Manager  Nor Cal-So Oregon, 3200 acres, 19 new pivots  All new equipment, New insulated shop,  10 new barns, new scale system,  Great team, quality of life, and sportsman's paradise    Compensation negotiable!  Contact: Charlie @ 209-608-7442  or ncgfoods@msn.com

Posted: March 2, 2018 | Location: Tomales, California

Wild Blue Farm in Tomales, CA is looking for someone who can help with all aspects of our 5-acre certified organic farm. Job includes soil preparation, seed starting, planting, harvesting, laying drip irrigation, selling at the Point Reyes Farmers Market and more. Hourly wage depending on level of experience. Housing available (32 ft international Airstream trailer in excellent condition). Includes farm fresh eggs, seasonal fruit and vegetables.