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Farm Manager - Helms College - Full Time - Augusta, GA

Company: Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA
Location: Augusta
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia & The CSRA and Helms College is seeking a Farm Manager to create and grow agriculture program. The Farm Manager will oversee all aspects of farm production to support the needs of its farm to table culinary program while providing experiential learning opportunities to students at Helms College. Responsibilities- Creation of a positive and vibrant learning environment for students and employees.- The oversight of all agricultural activities of the farm which will feature in ground planting as well as greenhouse and vertical farming. - Planning and implementing the planting and harvest schedule, maintenance of equipment and property, institution of and adherence to quality control measures for all production and scheduling the production staff and student workers. - Assist with the development and leading of workshop sessions/demonstrations for students and guests, creation of curriculum materials for educational sessions and oversight of the design and execution of special events, projects and activities. Qualifications- Bachelor's degree in the field of Agriculture (graduate degree preferred) - Five years of full-season farm management, including creating business, production, post-harvest handling, and marketing plans. - Demonstrated experience in project, program and/or organizational management is also required as is supervisory experience in an agricultural setting. - Mechanical aptitude and experience operating and maintaining irrigation systems, farm machinery, truck and small engines, greenhouse growing systems, and soil nutrition.- Excellent computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office. About Helms College... Helms College, operated by Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia & The CSRA, (www.helms.edu) is the first Goodwill post secondary educational venture of its kind and offers fully accredited curriculum of certificate, diploma, and degree programs. It embodies a unique integration of experiential learning, intensive student advisement and mentoring services to achieve middle skills career advancement.

Keywords: Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA, Augusta , Farm Manager - Helms College - Full Time - Augusta, GA, Executive , Augusta, Georgia

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