Are you an experienced Horticulturist looking for a new opportunity?
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As an Orchard Manager, you are responsible for the field operations of an active farm! You will be coordinating and leading employees; compiling records on the crops; creating schedules for planting, irrigation, spraying and fertilizing; pruning & training young orchards; coordinating equipment readiness and harvesting; directing harvest operations and conducting off-season activities.
The ideal candidate for this position will:
Blake Farms is a family owned and operated farm that has been in business and serving the local and regional community since 1946. Since Blake Farms humble beginnings, it has grown into one of the country’s largest cider mills pressing over 400,000 gallons of cider a year and having visitors each in excess of 600,000 come and see the working farm. Aside from a large farming operation that farms a variety of fruit, vegetable and cash crops, Blake Farms has diversified its business to offer a winery and hard cider company, which has quickly become one of the largest in the Midwest. Blake Farms is a destination for public entertainment, bringing the people from our local communities together to making lasting memories.
At Blake Farms, you will find a fun energetic and progressive environment in which to grow both personally and professionally. Blake Farms employees over 500 people seasonally, around 70 full-time. You will find working environment that feels much more like a family environment in which to practice your craft and add value to progressive and ever evolving business to learn more about us visit www.blakefarms.com and www.blakeshardcider.com.
THIS IS A FULL-TIME, YEAR-ROUND POSITION AND OFFERS
>Paid Time Off
>Health Insurance (Medical, Dental & Vision)
>401(k) program with company match
>Relocation Assistance Available
Only apply if you have at least 8 years orchard farming experience. To apply, please email your background summary and explanation of interest to HR @ blakefarms.com or send a copy of your resume with a cover letter on why you think you’d be a good fit here at Blake’s. Please title your email “Experienced Apple Orchard Manager”! This position will be based in Armada, Michigan.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Employees working per shift: