Horticulture Farm Manager
Lee Brothers, Inc
Remote
Posted ago
Lee Brothers, Inc

This is a leadership opportunity with a highly successful, multi-generational, family-owned cranberry and forestry operation located in southern New Jersey.

As a member of the leadership team, this individual will share the responsibility of all aspects of the decision-making process with a focus on the cranberry culture components of the operation. This individual will contribute their expertise and collaborate on all decisions including but not limited to plant health observations, IPM (Integrated Pest Management) oversight, nutrition, pest, and cultural decisions to maximize cranberry crop production. Scouting, field pesticide analysis reports, and overall crop condition reporting and communication within the leadership team will also be part of the responsibilities of this individual. 

This position provides a unique opportunity for collaboration with cranberry industry experts and researchers to increase the knowledge base of cranberry culture. This individual will also lead and demonstrate the ability to perform all tasks related to the growing, maintenance, and harvest of cranberry and forestry operations. The individual will work with team members on short and long-term planning, project development, budgeting, and ongoing crop decisions.        

Responsibilities

  • This individual will share the responsibility of plant health observations, IPM oversight, nutrition, pest, moisture, water management, and fruit rot control.
  • The management level role will include shared responsibility for any and all tasks related to the growing, harvest, maintenance, planning, and day-to-day responsibilities of the operation on a year-round basis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agricultural sciences, crop management, horticulture, pest management, soil science, or agricultural-related degrees. 
  • Equivalent experience in the cranberry industry will most certainly be considered. 
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, with strong communication skills, and proficient in Microsoft Office or similar software.  
  • Position requires individual to live on-location in New Jersey in housing provided by the company. Housing is provided as part of the overall compensation package.

Compensation
$60,000 - $90,000 yearly including on-site housing provided by company.
About Lee Brothers, Inc

Lee Brothers, Incorporated, is a seven-generation family-owned cranberry and forestry operation located in Chatsworth, New Jersey. Members of the Grower-Owned Cooperative of Ocean Spray Cranberries since 1952, Lee Brothers continues to serve as one of the industry leaders at a national level. Our efficiency-minded, family-oriented operation provides a high level of leadership and management opportunity for the right individual.  

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