Become part of Hawaii’s conservation story

Pono Pacific is an equal opportunity employer that seeks individuals who are team players, community minded, and possess a desire to make a positive impact. At Pono Pacific we strive to nurture a culture of hard workers with positive attitudes and strong moral character. The Farm Manager will act as a representative of Pono Pacific, with a primary focus of managing the operations at a diversified agricultural operation on the North Shore of Oahu. A Farm Manager will act in the best interest of the company, in the best interest of the employees, and act in a fair, safe, effective, and legal manner.

The Farm Manager will work directly under the direction of Pono’s Vice President. The Farm Manager’s responsibilities will include management of a diversified agricultural operation including sustainable farming, renewable energy resources and visitor experiences, managing employees, tenant farmer management and coordination of parties who access the site. He/She should possess a high degree of organization, professionalism, leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

 

Specific Position Goals/Expectations:

  • Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as irrigation, chemical application, grading, payroll, and recordkeeping.
  • Ensure that the crew has the tools/equipment it needs to meet project milestones, and that all equipment is functioning properly.
  • Create project schedules that include materials estimates and manpower to be submitted to management.
  • Assist in documenting project phases and creating summary reports for company management.
  • Work with field personnel to handle project issues as they arise.
  • Contracts with farmers or independent owners for raising of crops or for management of crop production.
  • Coordinates growing activities among tenant plots based on a predetermined distribution plan.
  • Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
  • Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
  • Inspects fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage from weather.
  • Hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers, enforces safety regulations, and interprets policies.
  • Assists the Vice President additionally as needed.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related field preferred.
  • Proven work experience as a Farm Manager or similar role.
  • 6+ years of experience.
  • Demonstrated logistical and tactical experience.
  • Strong team player.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.
  • Time management skills.

 

Starting Pay: Commensurate on education and experience

Benefits:

  • Health care with dental, drug, and vision
  • Vacation, sick, jury, and bereavement pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Training and development opportunities

Information

For more information about Pono Pacific Land Management LLC and this opportunity please visit our website at www.ponopacific.com, contact us at 8086817686 or via email at admin.assistant@ponopacific.com.

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