2021 Assistant Greenhouse Manager
2021 Farm Crew Opportunities Ironbound Farm located in Hunterdon County is a 108 Acre preserved farm in the Highlands region of New Jersey. Our farm is a diversified operation which practices Regenerative Agriculture. The property consists of 45 acres of forest and wetlands and 50 Acres of Silvopastured orchards integrated with annual crops, livestock, infusion fruits, herbs and flowers. Additionally, we have about half an acre of high tunnels and low tunnels for year-round production of salad greens and roots. Our farm is also the home of Ironbound Hard Cider and a tasting room where we are producing ciders year-round, have lunch and dinner service seasonally, private and public events and educational activities. For the 2021 Farming season we are looking for a group of hardworking and eager to learn individuals to join our team. The individuals we hope to hire are team players, good communicators, critical thinkers and problem solvers. Willing to work rain or shine and in some cases from sunup to sundown. Assistant Greenhouse Manager: Prerequisites: 1+ years of growing experience. We are looking for an individual who will help manage our Propagation greenhouse along side senior management. This role involves the following: 1. 35 – 45 Hours a week March through October. 2. Working with management to develop a seeding plan based off the 2021 field & crop master. 3. Work with management on maintaining inventory logs 4. Reporting to management and field crew when crops are seeded, near ready to transplant, hardening off, ready to plant 5. Keeping up with weekly micro-green seedings and management 6. Recording and monitoring all temperatures/climate control features of greenhouse 7. Daily watering and moisture management 8. Monitoring propane tank levels 9. Overall greenhouse organization, sanitation, cleanliness of materials 10. Participation and monitoring of crops being cured in greenhouse before going into storage, i.e. Onions, winter squash, sweet potatoes. 11. Participation in all other farm activities as needed and as time allows.