The Farm Crew Chief executes a wide variety of fieldwork related to tree production, including but not limited to: pruning; digging; insect and disease scouting; applying nutrients and weed control products often organic formulations; irrigation installation; harvesting; loading trucks and similar tasks. The incumbent supervises field activities whenever the Nursery Manager or Assistant Nursery Manager are not on the jobsite, ensures efficient and effective operations, directs staff as needed, and communicates challenges encountered to the chain of command. This position reports directly to the Assistant Nursery Manager, and interfaces with other department staff as needed. Finally, the Farm Crew Chief leads by example, serving as a point of reference for Farm Crew in the execution of their work.
The incumbent has no direct reports but occasionally oversees field staff in the absence of the Nursery Manager/Farm Field Supervisorand may at times coordinate small groups of volunteers.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time exempt position, 40 hours a week. Standard hours are Monday Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. The incumbent must be able and willing to work evenings, weekends, and extended hours when needed.
This position is currently accepting applications.