Seeking Farm Manager- Kahumana Farm on Oahu, Hawaii
Kahumana is a small scale farm located in Waianae, Hawaii that is part of a larger non-profit parent organization, A.S.I., Alternative Structures International.
We have fruit trees, vegetable fields, an aquaponic installation, a CSA and on site cafe.
Applicants need to have at least several years of commercial scale vegetable production experience. Knowledge of growing produce in a tropical environment helpful. Experience and skills needed include tractor driving, irrigation, fruit trees, basic construction, personnel management, landscape maintenance, crew leadership, livestock, and mechanics. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of organic and biodynamic theory and practice including compost production, crop rotation, seed preservation, and plant propagation, along with an understanding of NOP compliance standards.
We provide workers medical/ dental/ life insurance plan. This is salaried position with full benefits, possibly including housing.
The Farm Manager is responsible for the overall performance of the farm. We consider a "triple bottom line" of social, environmental and financial results in our evaluation of performance. Meeting financial goals is critical for the long-term sustainability of the Farm and the Farm Manager is responsible for making sure that farm production and sales are in line to cover all farm expenses.