Farm Operations Manager

Budding Talent Partners LLC - Bend, OR

Our client is a leading hemp company poised to compete nationally and scaling rapidly.


  • Supervising workers and volunteers with patience and respect
  • Providing coaching, support, and direction to members of a work team
  • Demonstrating high level of problem solving for agricultural issues, employee issues, capital improvements, and overall business improvements
  • Keeping detailed accurate farming records
  • Monitoring and scouting of pests and diseases
  • Quickly reporting potential infestation, infection, or deficiencies to supervisor
  • Implementing pest management strategies
  • Identifying and removing male and hermaphroditic plants
  • Transplanting seedlings and clones
  • Applying fertilizers to soils or via irrigation
  • Installing and maintaining irrigation systems
  • Maintaining farm infrastructure and landscape with the help of farm laborers
  • Planning and directing production activities and establishing production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
  • Sanitizing equipment
  • Supervising crop harvest, including mechanical and manual harvest
  • Ensuring timely and effective drying of harvested crop • Transporting harvested and dried material to storage and extraction facilities
  • Preparing farm activity reports for evaluation by management
  • Cooperating with North Carolina Department of Agriculture and other agency representatives for regulatory oversight


  • Industrial hemp production experience and/or cannabis growing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated farm planning experience
  • Ability to provide leadership by strong decision-making skills and the integrity involved with those decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and working in a team environment
  • Proficient record-keeping and analytical skills • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must have excellent organizational skills to work efficiently
  • Large scale vegetable production experience a plus
  • Organic farming experience
  • Knowledge of cover crops and other conservation farming techniques a plus
  • Basic knowledge of plant and soil science
  • Ability to interpret soil and plant tissue tests
  • Knowledge of soil fertility and fertilizers
  • Plant sexing
  • Insect identification
  • Irrigation experience
  • Heavy machinery operation experience
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with the physical demands of the job

Posted On: Thursday, November 21, 2019

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