Job opportunity – full-time experienced grower/manager wanted at Canalside

October 21, 2015 by General Administrator

Canalside Community Food, a pioneering CSA based outside Leamington Spa, is looking for a new grower/manager. We are seeking an experienced grower to join our team producing organic vegetables and fruit throughout the year for our community of over 150 members. The successful candidate will work alongside the current manager, administration team, other growers and seasonal staff. After a season to learn the ropes, the new grower/manager will take the lead role in organising and leading the day-to-day management of the farm which includes organising and leading volunteer work mornings, working from and adapting an established rotation and cropping plan, operating a tractor and various manual tools, and sitting on the steering group. We are looking for someone commit to this fantastic opportunity for at least three seasons. We currently have 7 acres of field scale vegetables, 7 large polytunnels for protected cropping and a 2 acre orchard of top and soft fruit. This position is full-time (37.5 hours per week, March – October; 30 per week November – February) £18,20 salary, rising to £20,000, with statutory holiday allowance and pension offered.

Email mail@canalsidecommunityfood.org.uk for more details and full job description (both of which will be sent out after 2nd November). Application deadline – 30th November. Interviews in mid-December to start beginning February.

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