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This job expired on February 15, 2019

Farmer Specialist One Gun Ranch

  • Date Posted December 17, 2018
  • Location Malibu, CA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description At 1 Gun Ranch, we farm according to biodynamic principles that produce healthy, mouthwatering food. We sow, plant and harvest according to the Moon, Sun, and planets. The farm itself is a living organism, and as such, all living things on the farm are reused and recycled back into the land. Job description Located in the mountains of Malibu, CA with incredible mountain and ocean views. One Gun is a private ranch focusing on biodynamic agriculture and education. We grow produce in large scale raised bed gardens for local markets and restaurants around the Malibu area.

We are a Demeter certified biodynamic farm, ranch, and compost producer. The ranch offers school tours and promotes environmental stewardship for our community. The property also includes a number of fruit/citrus trees as well as a diversity of animal life.

We are currently looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Farmer & Market Specialist to join our garden team. This position includes working closely with our restaurants and markets on a daily basis. Other aspects of this position include general garden work and property maintenance.

The ideal Farmer & Market Specialist candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • At least one year experience with vegetable and fruit growing
  • Knowledge of Organic principles and practices (Biodynamic familiarity is a plus)
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs. and work long hours outdoors
  • An understanding of basic statistics and budgeting
  • Ability to multitask and be able to work well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A clear and personable communicator
  • Operate a motor vehicle and have a personal car for transportation to the farm

A Farmer & Market Specialist at One Gun Ranch will be expected to:

  • Deliver fresh produce several days of the week to various markets and restaurants using a company-owned vehicle
  • Perform daily tasks at the ranch, including harvesting, post-harvest preparation, planting, seeding, weeding and pest-control, and compost maintenance
  • Maintain professional relationships with chefs and produce managers
  • Develop new relationships and opportunities to provide One Gun produce and products to the LA area
  • Communicate and determine what is seasonally available to markets
  • Interact with and lead volunteers, students, and other tour groups
  • Interact with animals of all types, including horses, dogs, goats, alpacas and more
Compensation this position is : hourly, $15/hr + Application instructions
This job expired on February 15, 2019
DeadlineJanuary 18, 2019

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