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Flower Production Manager Blue House Farm

  • Date Posted April 18, 2024
  • Location Pescadero, CA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We grow an incredible diversity of certified organic vegetables, fruits and cut flowers year-round, on over 75 acres in Pescadero and San Gregorio, California. Now in our nineteenth year, we proudly supply our farmers’ markets, Farmstand,  U-pick, and wholesale accounts with some of the highest-quality produce and flowers available. Job description

We are seeking a motivated individual to fill our Flower Production Manager position. This person oversees a flower team of 5-8 people to produce around 8 acres of high quality, organic cut flowers for farmers markets, wholesale accounts, and special events. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of the farm’s flower production. Ensure a steady supply of a variety of
    marketable flowers.

  • Manage 5 full-time and several part-time flower team members, including Spanish speakers.

  • Facilitate dry flower bouquets and wreath-making for sale in during Fall and Winter

  • Lead outreach, communication, organization, and production of flowers for weddings and special events

  • Harvest flowers up to 30 hours per week at the height of the season

  • Organize a bouquet-making process that practices efficiency, while maintaining high quality, beautiful
    bouquets for markets and wholesale orders

  • Arrange flower bouquets

  • Trellis and stake beds, irrigate, fertilize, plant, and hoe as needed

  • Coordinate tractor work and irrigation with field/tractor manager or field crew leader

  • Maintain and improve crop plan, sowing schedules, seed orders, and inventory

  • Complete greenhouse and field flower sowing, manage timely planting and weeding

  • Keep work areas clean and organized

  • Grow wholesale accounts, with an emphasis on good communication and consistent supply of quality

  • Communicate weekly availability list to all wholesale accounts

  • Conduct varietal research and trials

Secondary responsibilities include the following:

  • Occasionally working a farmers market, which includes driving a box truck, customer service, record-keeping, attention to detail and repetitive heavy lifting

  • General farm work and participation in projects as needed

The work requires the physical and mental capacity to contribute daily to an often rigorous, fast-paced, and deeply rewarding agricultural practice. Staff approximately 40 hours/week, with occasional longer days at peak season.


  • Minimum of two years experience on a production farm

  • Cut-flower growing experience required

  • Strong floral design skills

  • Ability to speak basic, conversational Spanish is strongly desired

  • Applicant is willing to make a two year commitment

Applicant should be self-motivated, hard working, eager to learn, have excellent people skills, great multi-tasker, and be in good physical condition. Ability to perform certain tasks such as heavy lifting (over 50#), repetitive grasping, standing, bending, and walking (No applicant will be rejected because of a condition or impairment that, with reasonable accommodation, does not prevent performance of work.) An ideal applicant is interested in participating in many aspects
of a small-scale, diversified farming operation and has a serious interest in advancing an agricultural career.


This is a year-round position. $25-30/hour (Depending on experience.) On-site housing is available for rent. Health insurance, food from the farm, and paid vacations days are included.

The Hiring Process

If you are interested in working at Blue House Farm, please send a resume and cover letter with the following information:

  1. Position you are applying for

  2. Relevant past work experience, including specific responsibilities and duties, especially related to the position you are applying for

  3. Your goals relating to agriculture

  4. Spanish language ability

  5. Other related skills (ie: carpentry, cooking, writing, tractor driving, plumbing, retail sales, computers, delivery truck driving, etc…)

  6. 2 references

Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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