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Innovative Family Farm Manager – Columbus, Montana Posted Apr 18
Small Family Farm , Columbus, MT, MT
Come run a small, 30 acre, family farm on a 50,000 acre cattle ranch and take a sense of ownership. Looking for highly motivated, enterprising, organized individuals interested in running a seasonal greenhouse, small dairy barn, beehives and flower gardens on a family ranch that prizes organic, local, unique/rare heirloom varieties and stewardship agriculture. This is the perfect opportunity for a young family or energetic couple who would like to be near Bozeman but still live in the country. Would like to start producing for the Farmers Market; currently growing herbs, lettuces, melons, brassicas and some berries and tomatoes. The farm supports entrepreneurial farmers; we love to hear and support your ideas for new ventures.

The Farm Manager has significant autonomy and requires a broad skill-set, including general management capability, attention to detail, "get-it-done" attitude, in-depth agricultural experience and innovation skills. The successful applicant will have extensive experience with gardening, livestock, all aspects of small farm care, and country life in general.

-5+ years’ experience in Farm Management
-Bachelors of Science degree in an Agriculture related field or a strong knowledge and understanding of Agricultural practices
-Excellent leadership and management ability
-Flexibility to work independently and motivated to be successful
-Strong work ethic and problem solving skills
-Strong mechanical skills
-Ability to comprehend, read, write and communicate proficiently in English
-Ability to acquire and hold a valid US driver’s license
-Eligible to work unrestricted in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Compensation and Benefits:
-Competitive Base Salary
-Housing Provided
-Sign On / Relocation Assistance
-Health Benefits