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Farm Manager

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Job Description: 
Jealous Fruits is world-renowned for producing top quality sweet cherries.
We are a family-run business that has been growing fruit and offering employment opportunities in the Okanagan Valley for over 100 years.
Our success is attributed to the dynamic people who work in a supportive, team environment.
As the company continues to grow, we continue to look for dynamic people with a team mentality and a desire to grow with the company.
  • Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Farm Manager will organize teams, monitor progress, and verify day-to-day operations are successfully completed.
  • Instruct, organize, and coordinate employees during harvest ensuring all guidelines of proper picking practices are being followed to guarantee fruit quality.
  • Operate farm equipment when additional help is required.
  • Ensure all equipment is cleaned and properly maintained.
  • Make certain employees adhere to company policies, health and safety, and food safety regulations.
Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Strong supervisory and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong desire to learn and be taught new things.
  • Farming background and experience in planning and production will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and have technical and practical competence to meet the daily demands of farming.
  • Capable of working long hours especially during the harvest months of July and August.
  • Spanish will be considered an asset.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.
Our Farm Managers are provided with a competitive salary, benefits, cell phone, vehicle, and a laptop.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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