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Assistant Farm Manager – Reed Farm (Poultry & Processing), MA
Posted: Wed, March 15, 2023
25-28+/hour Sunderland, Massachusetts job
Reed Farm is seeking the right person to fill a year-round, long-term position as Assistant Farm Manager. The ideal candidate has several years of poultry production and processing experience, enjoys hard work with integrity in a fun and dedicated team dynamic, and is passionate about local food systems and sustainable & regenerative agriculture. This is an entry-level management position supported by professional development and has potential for upward mobility with increased responsibility and financial compensation.
Compensation: $25-28+/hour ($52.2k-58.2k+/year) depending on experience, paid overtime, ongoing education and financial assistance for relevant conferences and educational programs, performance-based bonus after Thanksgiving, plus chicken. Increases based on performance. Additional compensation possible for highly experienced candidates.
After 6 months: 2 weeks paid vacation time and 40 hours paid sick time.
Full-time, 40 hours/week (# of days/week schedule flexibility), year-round
Minimum of 1-year commitment, ideally long-term
About Reed Farm
Reed Farm is a family-owned and operated, innovative, small-scale pastured (as season allows) poultry farm and on-farm state-inspected poultry processing facility in Western Massachusetts. We raise poultry for wholesale and provide the local farming community with custom poultry processing services. We are progressing towards a USDA Grant of Inspection, after which we will be the sole USDA poultry processing facility in MA. We are always learning and improving, and striving for work-life balance. We value integrity, inclusivity, having fun while working hard, education and outreach, and the strength of community. More about Reed Farm at www.reedfarmpoultry.com.
The Assistant Farm Manager assists with managing all operations on the farm (poultry production, processing, and packing) in accordance with our farm’s standards of high-quality products, work, and services, and does so with integrity. They work closely with owners/managers Peter and Kat on all aspects of the farm. This is a leadership position with encouraged space for input into our rapidly growing farm operation. They will help lead a diverse crew and learn all the jobs within the team. The Assistant Farm Manager will help teach and nurture a supportive and hardworking crew.
For more information & how to apply: https://www.reedfarmpoultry.com/careers
Reed Farm is an equal-opportunity employer.