May 28, 2021 @ 11:43 AM

Established in 2010, Green Wagon Farm grows 10 acres of certified organic vegetables just outside Grand Rapids, MI. We employ a year round crew of 6 and that doubles in the summer months. The Harvest Manager is responsible for working daily with several harvesters to complete harvest for CSA, wholesale, and market. They manage all aspects of the harvest from making projections on what is available, to preparing harvest lists, recording harvest records and communicating with the Wash/Pack Manager to ensure orders are prepared and delivered to the appropriate outlets. Pay starts at $15/hr and is based on experience. Annual raises can be expected as well as free vegetables and a daily provided lunch. Looking for someone to start immediately to train under the current manager as they transition out.
 
Duties
● Train employees on harvesting each crop
● Prepare harvest list, including managing the projections for CSA, market and wholesale orders
● Update online inventories (Shopify, Farmigo) and manage cooler inventory
● Ensure all crops are harvested on time and meet quality standards for each market
● Work in the field with employees daily, ensuring quality, accuracy, and efficiency
● Organize harvest events for large harvests with the Field Manager, using equipment if necessary
● Communicate with wholesale accounts to answer any questions and take orders
● Run the wash pack when the Wash Pack Manager is unavailable
● Food Safety Plan - train and implement as necessary
● Communicate with Field Manager about crop quality
 
Qualifications
Experience: at least 2 years on a vegetable CSA farm
Ability to manage several employees daily
FSMA understanding a plus
Skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, Google Docs + Sheets
Extremely Organized
Excellent communication skills
Excellent record keeping skills
Efficient in harvest
Likes to work with people
Instructs others effectively
 
Please send your resume to heather@greenwagonfarm.com along with at least two references, one
being your current employer. Position is open until filled.