Assistant Farm Manager

Location: Suttons Bay, MI
Deadline: March 18, 2017

K and K Farms Group LLC    

3890 S. W. Bay Shore Drive

Suttons Bay, Michigan 49682

 

Position:  Assistant Farm Manager

 

Starting:  March 31, 2017

 

K and K Farms is a diversified agricultural business located on 80 acres, 10 minutes north of Traverse City, Michigan. K and K grows heritage cider apples, hops, and grapes. We are a fully integrated hop supplier, from cone to pellet at our facility. We are currently completing our processing center for hard cider, and will be adding a tasting room during 2017.

 

Duties and responsibilities:  

  1. Assist Farm manager with daily tasks.
  2. Schedule and monitor work for farm labor.
  3. Drive  a tractor for mowing, spraying, and other farm tasks.
  4. Apply nitrogen, and other fertilizer as needed.
  5.  Oversee inventory of farm supplies for training apple trees, hops, and grapes.
  6. Learn to scout orchards, vineyard, and hops field (with farm manager) to learn about cropping systems, identify issues with plants.
  7. Operate farm equipment including sprayer, mower, etc…
  8. Basic computer skills including Microsoft office, excel.

 

We are looking for a hardworking individual who will work well with others in a team environment. Spanish language  and a horticulture background are a bonus.

K and K offers a very competitive compensation package for the right candidate.

 

Please apply to:

George Koskela, gkoskela@twokfarm.com

www.twokfarm.com