gardens & greenhouse manager

posted April 2, 2013

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Lakeside Orchards in Manchester, Maine is seeking a Gardens and Greenhouse Manager to manage its several acres of organic gardens and greenhouse. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to develop a high production operation that supplies our retail store and other established markets. This is a full-time seasonal position for 2013. The position could become a full-time year-round position if the right person is found. We are seeking someone with a long-term vision for developing a sustainable year-round vegetable production plan, and a dedication to carry that vision through to reality.
The Gardens and Greenhouse Manager will be responsible for soil preparation, planting, tending, harvesting, and preparing vegetables for retail sale. Other duties include recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising support personnel, in conjunction with the owners; maintaining equipment; operating heavy equipment including a tractor; and maintaining written work and production records. Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Inquire at mainecider@gmail.com or call 207-453-2188 (evenings).