Land Laboratories Manager, Joliet

Posting Number: S140479
Position Title: Land Laboratories Manager
Department: Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
Full Time; Hours per week 40

Posting Date 02/16/2018
Closing Date 02/26/2018
Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary
Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

•Medical
•Dental
•Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays
•Vacation
•Personal
•Sick

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: MANAGER, LAND LABORATORIES SFFARM-MNGR01
STATUS: Full time
DEPARTMENT: Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt
UNION: Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Department Chair, Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 9
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $55,016 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Manager, Land Laboratories is vital to the education, applied research, and community outreach programs of the Joliet Junior College Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences Department. Designs, implements and analyzes the research and demonstration plots on the J.F. Richards Sustainable Agriculture Land Lab (ALL) and Sustainable Horticulture Land Laboratories (HLL). Collaborates with faculty to increase the opportunities for experiential-based learning through the ALL and HLL’s. Solicits seed, fertilizer and plant protection inputs to ensure the economic sustainability of the Land Laboratories. Assists with care and maintenance of the plant material located in the horticultural land laboratory. Collaborates with departmental instructors to increase the opportunities for experiential-based learning through the local food production and hydroponics production systems, and organizes all tours and Field Day events that generate positive support of JJC from the community.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Schedule, coordinate, perform all activities, and main records involved in the production of agricultural crops.
2. Assist faculty with activities relating to the production of horticultural crops, and maintaining specialty areas including the vineyard, vegetable demonstration plots, campus turf plots, hydroponic system, agroforestry research and demonstration plot, and related.
3. Plan and schedule work, establish priorities and ensure that the operations are efficient.
4. Oversee and maintain budgets, accounting and related business records of land lab operations.
5. Coordinate the marketing of all crops produced on the ALL.
6. Maintain, repair and operate equipment utilized on land laboratories.
7. Plan, design, and implement demonstration and research plots. Gather and analyze data from research plots, compile reports and publish annual demonstration and research reports.
8. Solicit support of businesses for resources to be used on the laboratories.
9. Schedule and organize meetings of the ALL and HLL committees.
10. Properly train and supervise land lab student workers.
11. Work with agriculture and horticulture faculty to coordinate and assess research and demonstration plots on the land lab. Assist faculty with laboratory field demonstration, and applied research activities, and coordinate regular meetings of the ALL and HLL oversight committees.
12. Increase land lab demonstration and research emphasis on non-traditional production systems with an emphasis on sustainability, soil health, water quality, renewable energy, and precision management.
13. Foster greater educational use of the land lab by departments and programs outside of Ag/Hort to encourage cross-disciplinary use of this valuable resource.
14. Increase visibility of the land labs by providing tours and disseminating information updates concerning Land Lab activities and results.
15. Assist faculty within the Agriculture/Horticulture Department to create and/or update informational and marketing materials related to the Land Labs and departmental programs.
16. Assist in organizing and coordinating the department’s internal events including but not limited to Discover JJC and on campus high school competitions.
17. Recruit students for the department by visiting high schools, middle schools, career fairs, 4-H and FFA activities, and other youth activities.
18. Represent the department at Industry/Affiliated Organization meetings.
19. Maintain the Land Lab portion of Agriculture/Horticulture website and providing content for program social media pages;
20. Assist faculty and programs in report and grant writing to support the land lab.
21. Foster use of the land lab as an outreach and teaching tool for dual-credit programs and other high schools in the district.
22. Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Associate’s Degree in Agriculture or Plant Sciences.
2. Three (3) years of experience in successful farm management and operation.
3. Mechanical ability.
4. Experience working with agribusiness stakeholder groups.
5. Possess or obtain (within 45 days of employment) the appropriate Illinois State Pesticide Applicator’s License.
6. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Plant Sciences, or allied field.
2. Ability to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and effectively; work independently and establish priorities.
3. Mechanical ability and experience operating all types of agricultural and horticultural equipment.
4. Good oral/written communication, organization and time management skills.
5. Strong personal computer and technology skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1. Lifting seed bags and farm implements.
2. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Some duties will be performed indoors such as computer use for data collection.
2. Other duties will be performed outdoors during planting and harvesting of the crops.

Internal candidates must adhere to the terms of employment regarding length of time in current position as outlined in their union contract.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Application Deadline: February 26, 2018

For more information: https://employment.jjc.edu/postings/2640

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Permaculture Garden Manager, UMASS, Amherst, MA

To oversee and coordinate UMass Dining Services permaculture gardens.

POSITION TITLE:  TECHNICAL ASSISTANT III/Auxiliary Enterprises-Sustainability

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversees and coordinates care and operation of campus permaculture gardens. Develops and implements new permaculture gardens.
Teaches a two-session, one credit, hands on course (STOCKSCH 198P) in which students learn about permaculture basics while maintaining on-campus gardens in both the Fall & Spring Semesters.
Supervises Departmental Assistants, student employees, and interns.
Performs planning, community outreach, and program development for the UMass Permaculture Initiative.
Performs marketing, communications, and public relations of the UMass Permaculture Initiative including web design, social media, posters/flyers, press releases, newsletters, brochures, etc.
Supervises the weekly, seasonal UMass Student Farmers Market.
Coordinates with faculty on interdepartmental research efforts in campus permaculture gardens.
Conducts presentations and tours.
Devises and organizes educational workshops and events.
Holds open forums where students, faculty and staff may present ideas, comments or questions about environmental sustainability at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Acts as a consultant to other universities and institutions by responding to inquiries regarding permaculture, garden design and sustainability.
Collects and analyzes garden data.
Coordinates and distributes garden produce to residential and retail dining operations.
Collaborates with university chefs (Chef de Cuisine) on sustainable menu development and best uses for garden produce.
Performs other Auxiliary Services sustainability duties as assigned

Requirements:
Knowledge of sustainability issues, regenerative agriculture, and best practices.
Ability to develop and execute new programs within an academic setting.
Problem solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Skill in application of the principles and practices of effective supervision
Excellent team-building, relationship-building, and networking skills
Ability to build and sustain excellent working relationships.
Ability to lift 25 lbs.
Permaculture Design Certificate preferred

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Science Degree (in Environmental Science) or an equivalent combination of education and training.

Salary: ~ $36,000/year

For more information: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=94533

Farm and Garden Coordinator, Buckenell University, PA

Location: Lewisburg, PA

The Farm and Garden Coordinator (FGC) will be a full-time, 10-month position responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Lewisburg Community Garden (LCG) and the Bucknell University Farm (BUF). The FGC will work with faculty, staff, and designated partners to create educational opportunities so that Bucknell students and community members can better:
• understand issues of socially and environmentally sustainable food production through hands-on involvement from seed to plate.
• address food insecurity and promote nutritional health on campus and in our region by contributing to the production and distribution of organic produce to local food security programs.
• conduct research related to plant cultivation, organic farm operations, responsible land stewardship and conservation, waste management and composting, diet and nutrition, animal behavior, nature and the humanities, and business operations connecting food producers to distributors and consumers.

Additionally, the FGC will investigate appropriate models and business plans for supplying food to Bucknell Dining Services, and composting food and organic waste from campus to enrich farm soil.

The FGC will be supervised by and will report to the Assistant Director of Service-Learning. The person in this role must be highly motivated, responsible, reliable, and have the ability to work a flexible schedule.

Job Duties:
● Recruit and train students and volunteers so that they have a meaningful experience and work productively towards the goals of the LCG and BUF.
● Coordinate service-learning opportunities with Bucknell faculty and staff, helping to develop lesson plans for specific groups as appropriate, and overseeing public education workshops.
● Supervise student employees and AmeriCorps members working at the LCG and BUF, including, but not limited to, assignment of tasks, instruction on proper techniques, safety measures and risk reduction.
● Develop, implement and maintain efficient horticultural techniques that allow for 12-month production of highly-nutritious food for campus dining and local food initiatives.
● Collaborate with the LCG and BUF Advisory Boards, to shape policies, design and implement educational activities, publicize efforts, and increase community involvement.
● Work with the BUF advisory board to advance plans and grow the Bucknell University Farm that might include links with Parkhurst Dining Service, and the Geisinger Fresh Food Pharmacy.
● Oversee and manage production of seedlings in campus greenhouses for LCG Spring Plant Sale and planting at LCG and BUF, as well as planning, marketing, staffing, and managing the plant sale in early May.
● Work with the BUF advisory board to establish the layout and design of the BUF including walking trails, meditation gardens and outdoor classroom.
● Establish and maintain plantings at the BUF including raised beds, fruit trees, and perennials.
● Manage recruiting, contracts, payments, orientation, and communication with LCG plot renters.
● Manage the portion of the LCG cultivated by Bucknell to provide organic produce for donation to local hot meal and food bank programs, including supervision and training of student employees, volunteers, and interns who plant, harvest, and distribute food; develop and implement education programs; and provide for general upkeep and maintenance.
● Ensure that the LCG adheres to the Memorandum of Agreement between the Bucknell University and the Lewisburg Borough.
● Work cooperatively with other staff at Bucknell to arrange for produce distribution, equipment and garden maintenance and upkeep, and delivery of supplies.
● Actively support a diverse and inclusive workforce.
● Perform additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum of two years of professional experience in horticulture and working with students in an educational setting
• Horticulture knowledge and experience with organic practices in gardening or farming
• Prior experience working with a diverse workforce, including supervising volunteers and instructing both K-12 and college students
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience managing employees and volunteers
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage multiple spaces and projects
• Proficiency with database software and the demonstrated ability to create and maintain databases to track planting schedules, plot renter information, etc.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with various stakeholders and groups
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated attention to detail
• A current and valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
• Horticultural Training or Master Gardener Certification
• First Aid/CPR certificate/training

Physical Demands:
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Bending, kneeling, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching above and below shoulders, lifting.
• Ability to work outdoors, some evenings and weekends.
• Possible daily exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature changes.

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

For more information: http://jobs.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/495962/farm-and-garden-coordinator

ORGANIC FARM OPERATOR, Burge Organic Farm, Mansfield, GA

Burge Organic Farm has been in operation for 7 years and encompasses as follows:10 acres + – –7 96’ long high tunnels –1 96’ heated greenhouse –three tractors with implements from 17 – 45 HP –various hand tools –processing room and office –two large walk in coolers –One large delivery truck and one van for on farm use –various other supplies Crops in the ground: –6,000 strawberry plants –¼+ ac of elephant garlic –various other vegetables growing in high tunnels –roughly 2 ac orchard with various fruits. –asparagus patch –blackberry vines

Housing: — two bedroom one bath apartment. –Possible use of a 32’ camper trailer

Clientele: We have numerous established wholesale clients and a booth at the Peachtree Rd Farmers Market from March to Mid December. Burge is a well recognized name in the Atlanta area.

Proposal: We are looking for an experienced farmer to take over the operations completely on a net/net/net basis…ie., they will pay all operating expenses including their own salary and keep profits. There will be modest rent charged for housing and electric bills etc. One experienced employee goes with the farm.

About Burge Plantation: Burge encompasses approximately 1200 acres in Mansfield Ga about 50 miles east of Atlanta. It is operated as a private hunting and shooting club with 50 bedrooms. We have a full time chef who uses some of our produce. The farm has been owned by the same family for 208 years.

For more information: burgeclub.com

Address inquiries to A.G. Morehouse 678-618-2148 or burgeagm@aol.com

Baltimore Orchard Project Program Coordinator

Position Summary
Civic Works, Inc. seeks an organized, self motivated individual with leadership and administrative experience and a demonstrated passion for food justice, community development, education and the environment to work with the BOP Manager in running the day to day operations of the Baltimore Orchard Project. Baltimore Orchard Project (BOP), a program of Civic Works (CW), works to strengthen Baltimore’s communities through planting and cultivating orchards, teaching citizens to be long-term stewards, and sharing the harvest among neighbors. BOP’s four programmatic areas are: Planting, Stewardship, Harvest, and Education.

The position requires 40 hours per week and offers a salary plus benefits including short and long-term disability, supported health care, 401k, and dental. Programming schedule requires working Tuesday through Saturday. The BOP Program Coordinator report directly to the BOP Manager.

Responsibilities:
Manage the successful implementation and completion of all aspects of BOP’s Orchard Programing: including planting, stewardship, harvest, and education
Manage and supervise BOP’s AmeriCorps team including MICA Artists in Residence, AmeriCorps Youth Educators and AmeriCorps Organizers
Assist in the hiring, onboarding, and orientation for new AmeriCorps members
Coordinate seasonal orchard programming such as fruit gleaning, planting, and pruning
Develop and oversee AmeriCorps members in outreach and community organizing activities in order to increase community engagement at existing orchard spaces and events
Supervise AmeriCorps members in implementing Orchard Ecosystem Education into Baltimore City schools, afterschool programs, religious educational programs, and youth groups
Review lesson plans and provide guidance on classroom management techniques
Collaborate with the Real Food Farm and Community Lot Team programs to implement corpsmember job training and skills development
Establish MOU’s and funding agreements with Organizational and Orchard Partners
Plan logistics and curriculum for Orchard Stewards training program and educational workshops
Serve as the point person for coordinating the logistics and partnerships involved with all BOP events including Mulberry Madness, Apple-anche, and the Fruit Tree Fair
Enter data for reporting tracking systems for internal and external reports

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental science, education, community development, sustainable agriculture or related field
Volunteer experience and/or AmeriCorps service a plus
Previous experience with supervision
Strong leadership skills
Ability to take initiative
Ability to work well with a wide variety of communities
Commitment to community development, food justice, education and urban greening
Computer skills and experience with database entry
Regular access to a car
Driver’s license (a driving record will be requested as well)
Drug test and a criminal background check will be required
Compensation: Salary Range is $27,000 to $30,000. Benefits include short and long-term disability, supported health care, 401k, and dental.

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and three references to eric@baltimoreorchard.org with ‘BOP Program Coordinator’’ as the subject.

Civic Works is an equal opportunity employer; LGBT, women, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Civic Works also encourages AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and national service alumni to apply for this position.

For more information: https://civicworks.com/get-involved/staff-positions/

ESTATE GARDEN TECHNICIAN, Mills River, NC

ESTATE GARDEN TECHNICIAN
Location: Mills River, NC
Employment Type: Full-time

The Estate Garden Technician is responsible for operating our organic garden that provides produce for the Taproom Restaurant, the Pilot Brewery and other specialty events at our Mills River Brewery. It is key that this person communicates at a high level, is a team player and is passionate about growing produce and working with a sustainably minded and innovative company. The Estate Garden Technician coordinates with the Taproom Garden Supervisor and Executive Chef on the vegetable, fruit, herb and flower needs of the Brewery and works closely with other Natural Resources department staff to ensure the successful operation and production of the garden.

DUTIES

Work closely with the Taproom Garden Supervisor to determine seeding, transplanting, propagation, pest control, harvest, and prep for consistent, quality produce and egg delivery to kitchen
Collaborate and work as a teammate with kitchen management in a dynamic working environment with many menu changes and special event needs
Grow, clean and deliver needed produce to supply Taproom and Pilot Brewer
Maintain garden area aesthetics with help of Interns, temporary employees and Natural Resources staff
Operate various types of equipment and hand tools to perform the listed fieldwork and associated work involved in operating the garden
Collaborate with the Taproom Garden Supervisor, Executive Chef and brewers to plan the garden rotation to meet Taproom/brewery needs
Assist Natural Resources Team members when needed in other areas of the brewery grounds
QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

Experience in hands-on, outdoor work that is associated with vegetable, herb, and fruit production is required. The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge and experience of all organic vegetable, fruit and herb production methods including propagation, planting, harvest, seasonal varieties, pest control, plant health and nutrition, growth habits, irrigation, and greenhouse operations. This would include minor maintenance and repairs of equipment and infrastructure related to gardens and greenhouses.
A degree, Associates or Bachelors, in Agriculture, Horticulture, or a closely related field is preferred
At least three years’ experience in agriculture, horticulture or organic vegetable production on a small-scale farm is preferred – sorry, home gardening experience will not suffice
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to work independently and effective communication skills are essential to success in this position
Ability to take lead position in working with coworkers, interns, and temporary employees in the vegetable garden
A strong ability to communicate, verbally and written, with immediate team members and other departments
Ability to work alone or with crewmembers with minimal supervision
Knowledge of organic input use as related to garden
Ability to operate power tools, tractors, and implements with minimal supervision and in a safe manner
Ability to keep equipment cleaned after use
Knowledge of irrigation timers/systems and the ability to make adjustments, changes and to make repairs to the irrigation systems
Travel

Occasional travel required, primarily to acquire garden related materials, maintain farmer relationships, and attend appropriate conferences for personal development

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to adverse weather conditions and occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but may occasionally be moderate or require hearing protection.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, and maneuver 100 pounds safely and with proper body mechanics. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasional computer and documentation work will require the employee to sit for temporary periods. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

Additional REQUIREMENTS to consider before applying

You must have a positive attitude and the ability to work closely with other team members
You must be able to work outside, in all weather conditions, and be willing to get dirty
A pattern of regular, prompt, dependable attendance as well as a consistently positive attitude and the ability to be flexible as the workload shifts is essential to this critical support position
Must have a valid Driver’s License with a driving record free of any major violations in the last five years
The selected candidate will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check.
You must be at least 21 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
**Applications will be accepted until Midnight Pacific time on Monday, January 29, 2018**

For more information: https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SIERRANEVADABREWINGCO&cws=1&rid=1795

 

HOP YARD TECHNICIAN, Chico, CA

HOP YARD TECHNICIAN
Location: Chico, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
We are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable agriculture professional to become our first HOP YARD TECHNICIAN. This is a new role, which will work in all aspects of Organic Estate Hop production including operation of related equipment. Recently Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth, our Estate Farm is a well-loved part of the family deserving of the best care possible. If your dream job involves organic farming, the smell of freshly tilled soil, and row after row of glorious hops, apply today!

DUTIES

This position will be responsible for accomplishing oversite of the Estate Hop yard
Works with Agriculture Manager and brewing department to determine appropriate acreage to be farmed, hop varieties, and quantities to be grown
Maintains productive communication with ag department management and brewers for hop needs/delivery
Attaches farm implements such as chisel, disc, Weed Badger, air blast sprayer, and Soller harvester to tractor
Operates tractor in and around hop yards to till soil and plant and cultivate crops.
Drives and operates farm machinery to till soil, plant cover crops, apply organic fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides, and oversees hop harvesting
Maintains irrigation systems and irrigates hop yards
Coordinates any necessary hop field infrastructure and maintenance
Demonstrates and explains farm work techniques and safety regulations to new workers
Lubricates, adjusts, and makes minor repairs on farm machinery, implements and equipment
Assists in decision-making concerning when and how to transplant, cultivate, fertilize, irrigate, and harvest the Organic Estate Hops
Assists in selection and purchase of planting stock and farm machinery, implements, and supplies as needed
Acts as back up in other Agriculture team roles, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

Minimum of three years of experience in crop production, including chemical applications required
Minimum of three years of experience in hands on hop yard production experience required
Minimum of three years of tractor/heavy equipment experience required
A degree in agriculture preferred
Experience with organic practices preferred
Agriculture chemical application certification / qualified applicator license preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Required)
A consistently positive attitude and ability to work closely with agriculture department management and brewing department employees
Ability to maintain farm area aesthetics with help of interns/staff
Ability to keep equipment cleaned after use
Ability to plan yearly hop yard work to meet brewing and field health needs
Ability to work alone or with crew members with minimal supervision
Knowledge of organic input use as related to crop needs
Knowledge of irrigation timers/system to be able to make adjustments, changes and repairs
Ability to safely operate power tools, forklifts, personnel lifts, back-hoes, tractors, and implements with minimal supervision
Ability to effectively collaborate with brewing staff to meet company needs for Estate hops
Ability to work flexible hours during peak production and harvest times
Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat.
The noise level in the work environment will fluctuate and will require hearing protection and safety glasses during various operations
Must be comfortable working at heights of 20’
Must be able to work in all weather conditions throughout the year
Physical Demands

The employee must be able to lift up to 60 pounds without assistance, and maneuver 100 pounds safely and with proper body mechanics.
Daily work can involve standing, kneeling, climbing, bending at the waist, repetitive hand and arm movements, climbing off and on tractors, and sitting for extended periods on tractors
Walking and working in uneven field conditions and working at heights of 20’
During the production season there will be night time work completing pest control operations
Additional REQUIREMENTS to consider before applying…

The shift for this role will most likely be Monday thru Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm or 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
MUST have a valid Driver’s License with a driving record free of any major violations in the last FIVE years
Occasional travel is required, primarily to hop growing areas/conventions for continuing education
Selected candidate will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check.
You must be at least 21 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

**Online applications will be accepted until Midnight PST on Monday, January 22, 2018**

For more information: https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=5FACF06CBB928454FAF65561814FEB24?org=SIERRANEVADABREWINGCO&cws=1&rid=1797