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Turf Farm Manager Needed

Posting Date: September 21, 2022

www.woerner.comWoerner Farms is looking for a dedicated Sod Manager to join our team at our Bronson location near Gainesville, Florida.

Do you have a passion for sod farming and the outdoors? Consider joining our Team! Woerner Farms is a diverse company with 4 large farms and retail stores in 4 states.  This position includes competitive pay, benefits, and the opportunity to manage a beautiful 500-acre farm producing several types of St. Augustine, Zoysia and Bermudagrasses. The right individual will possess an array of talents to include leadership, organization, and product and people management skills.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing all farm operations
  • Managing employee time, performance, and attendance
  • Managing all aspects of inventory, equipment, sod, etc.
  • Controlling and adhering to the Farm Budget

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Company paid Life and AD&D
  • 401k w/Company match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays

Interested? Apply here: www.woerner.com.

 

 

 

Turf Farm Production Manager

Posting Extended: September 21, 2022

Job Description

Central Florida turfgrass producer is looking for an experienced production manager to oversee all production aspects of the farm.  Must be an energized and motivated people person, a team player and a leader who can communicate and collaborate in a team environment.  Compensation based on relevant experience / education in turf production.

Responsibilities

  • Uphold a team environment
  • Training and direct supervision of crew in all procedures and processes related to production and harvesting and logistics.
  • Enforcement and Compliance of WPS and all other safety protocols
  • Accurately and consistently complete all paperwork ie. Maintenance, chemical, fertilizer, harvest Recordkeeping, calendar work ….
  • Plan all aspects of production from fertility, weed, disease and insect management
  • Assigning and scheduling daily tasks for your production team.
  • Supporting and assisting with Sales/Service and Farm Admin as needed

Requirements

  • Five years of turf farm management experience
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of Farm Mechanics
  • Basic understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite of Programs
  • Prefer a 4-year degree with emphasis in Agronomy or Turf Grass Management
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to work hours needed throughout the seasons.

Physical Demands & Work Environments/Conditions

  • Must be able to see, hear, talk, sit, walk, push, pull, twist, lift, squat, and stand. Must be able to lift and carry approximately 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and humid conditions as well as inside an office setting.

Benefits

  • Compensation will be commensurate with experience
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Ongoing Training
  • Medical Insurance after probation period
  • You can expect to be challenged each day to work hard and bring value to the farm.
  • You can expect to work with a great team of individuals who want you to succeed at every level.
  • You can expect the support you need to manage production from ownership.

Send questions and resumes to tpfemploymentopportunities@gmail.com.