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Biodynamic Grower - Trellis Center, Ellensburg, WA

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Biodynamic Grower - Trellis Center, Ellensburg, WA

Trellis Center - Biodynamic Grower

Compensation: TBD, plus housing w/ utilities included

Job Summary:

The Trellis Center in Ellensburg, WA is striving to find the most appropriate staffing structure to support the next phase of its evolution. We are seeking a Biodynamic Grower to help establish a sustainable business venture. Their primary duty and responsibility will consist of overseeing the operations of our new fully automated greenhouse facilities and outside small garden/field production areas. We’re looking for a person who is deeply committed to biodynamic agriculture and is energized by building relationships with people of all abilities.

Key Responsibilities

Farm Operations

Create and implement biodynamic greenhouse production plan, systems, and procedures.
Manage two greenhouses year round, along with 20 raised garden beds/small acreage crop production during summer growing season.
Plant Cultivation and Management
Business Management - Planning/Budgeting/Accounting - Coordinate farm related marketing including production sales, farmers markets, and festivals.
Monitor working conditions to ensure safe working environment.
Communication and Marketing Duties

Participate in weekly staff meetings and quarterly planning sessions with management team.

Qualifications

Certificate in biodynamic farming from the Biodynamic Association and/or a Degree in Agricultural Science, or other related field preferred.
Working ability to recognize and respond to problem situations according to established procedures; carry out specifically assigned tasks.
Ability to communicate with others, flexibility in daily activities and job responsibilities, team player, creativeness and a fun attitude.
Physically and mentally capable of performing the requirements.

The following requirements will need to be met before working on-site:

Washington State Background check
Current First Aid/CPR card
Valid driver’s license

Trellis Center Application Process:

To apply submit cover letter and resume to contact@thetrelliscenter.com.