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    The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC) is seeking a full-time, non-residential Director of Operations & Finance to join and help lead OAEC’s staff at a time of great programmatic success and growth – and at the time of our 20th Anniversary!

    OAEC is a non-profit educational and advocacy institute working in the areas of ecology, permaculture, watershed restoration, horticulture, the arts, and social justice activism. OAEC is located on an 80-acre site including organic gardens, a wildlands preserve, a retreat facility and an intentional community 65 miles north of San Francisco in western Sonoma County, California (

    Job Summary

    The Director of Operations & Finance is a new position at OAEC responsible for OAEC’s Financial Management, Human Resources, and Operations. S/he will supervise and support the Managers of each Operations Department: Administration, Kitchen, Facilities, Garden/Orchards, Events, IT and Housekeeping. The Director of Operations & Finance will be accountable to the Executive Director for successful management of her/his work plan.

    The Director of Operations & Finance will participate in staff governance via regular meetings with the Executive Director, the Staff Executive Council, and the all-Staff Collective around overall management of OAEC’s programs, operations and budgets.

    Responsibilities of the Director of Operations & Finance (100% FTE):

    1. Management of all OAEC Human Resources, including: (25% FTE)

    a. New Hire processes; orientation of new staff; coordination of ongoing training for all staff as required or recommended by federal, state or local governmental entities. 
    b. Staff contracts. 
    c. Payroll. 
    d. Benefits, including health insurance, cafeteria plan, workers compensation, and others. 
    e. Peer Review Process management. 
    f. Conflict Resolution support for the OAEC staff, including assisting any staff member needing support in the appropriate use of OAEC’s conflict resolution policies and processes. 

    2. Management of OAEC’s Financial Operations, including: (20% FTE) 

    a. Supervising, training and overseeing the OAEC Bookkeeper. 
    b. Producing, with the Executive Director, OAEC’s annual budget by integrating budget proposals from all of OAEC’s Programs and Departments. 
    c. Financial Reporting of budgeted-to-actual to each of OAEC’s Departments and Programs. 
    d. Spending Control for OAEC’s Operations Departments – managing expenditures within, and approving expenditures outside of, each department’s annual budget. 
    e. Managing of the investment of OAEC’s reserve funds (Abacas Wealth Management). 

    3. Supervision of all OAEC Operations Departments (Administration, Facilities, Kitchen, Housekeeping, Garden/Orchards, Events, and IT Departments), including: (20% FTE)

    a. Convening and facilitating regular meetings with the Managers of each Operations Department, as well as several sub-groupings of Operations Departments, to coordinate the optimal and integrated operations of the OAEC site and facilities.
    b. Supporting the managers of each operations department to deliver a timely annual plan for their department, including goals, budget, and staffing plans, and to help each Manager make their departments work effectively and efficiently. 
    c. Acting as the initial point person for problem solving support for the Managers of OAEC’s Operations Departments (budget, staffing, personnel, and other issues). 

    4. Participation in Routine Communication with the Executive Director in organization-wide financial management, planning, coordination, problem solving, engagement and management of the Board of Directors, etc. (10% FTE) 

    5. Management of OAEC’s Tax, Insurance and Legal Filings, including: (5%) 

    a. Annual state and federal tax filing processes. 
    b. New and annual financial and organizational audits. 
    c. The long-term Lease with Sowing Circle (the residential community of land owners). 
    d. Insurance policies.
    e. Annual filing of all routine and extraordinary legal documents with local, state and federal agencies. 

    6. Supervision of the OAEC Office Manager (5% FTE) 

    7. Participation in Collective Governance, including regular staff meetings, ad-hoc committee processes, Peer Review, etc. (5% FTE) 

    8. Serving on the Staff Executive Council (5% FTE)

    9. Negotiating Terms of Off-site Groups Renting OAEC’s Facilities (2.5% FTE)

    10. Management of all OAEC Fiscal Sponsorships, including (2.5% FTE)

    a. Legal, tax, financial, programmatic and liability monitoring and compliance. 
    b. Financial reporting for each project. 
    c. Refining contracts with each project. 
    d. Refining OAEC’s criteria and orientation processes for new project. 

    Qualifications for the Job:

    • An interest in, passion for, and commitment to supporting the efficient operation of a beautiful, landbased non-profit organization and training center dedicated to a socially just and ecologically restorative transition in economy and culture. 
    • Minimum of five years of director-level experience in financial management.
    • Minimum of five years of director-level experience managing human resources and/or organizational management, including supervision of staff in multiple departments.
    • Experience with and excellent aptitude for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and managing a diverse staff.
    • Experience with managing tax, legal, insurance and other regulatory compliance requirements for a 501(c)3 public benefit corporation (“non-profit”).
    • Proven ability to effectively and harmoniously work with a diverse group of people.
    • Excellent conflict resolution skills.
    • Deep fluency in Apple computer systems, Microsoft Office, digital accounting systems (Quickbooks), database management (NonProfitEasy), cloud-based servers and calendars, as well as other basic computer software to write documents, manage budgets and budget reporting, schedule staff, and communicate regularly with departmental managers.
    • Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently while managing one’s own hours.
    • Ability to receive and provide constructive feedback and make changes to align with and contribute to OAEC’s values and culture.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and work with many other staff and residents.
    • Experience with, understanding of, and a strong desire to be a part of a self-governing staff and collectively-managed organization.
    • Experience administering the logistics of a land-based organization is preferred. 

    OAEC is committed to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or on any other basis prohibited by law.


    This is a full-time (40 hours/week average), non-residential position. Salary is $55,000 per year. OAEC offers four weeks of paid vacation, eight paid days of flexible holidays, and a Cafeteria Plan, but does not offer paid health insurance. Staff can participate in OAEC courses and events free of charge, use the OAEC facilities (pond, hot tub, sauna, etc.), harvest produce from our gardens, and eat meals at OAEC when working.

    To Apply

    Please refer to for background on OAEC and our programs. We are accepting applications until 5:00 pm, Friday, July 11, 2014. Early application is encouraged.

    Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and list of current references to OAEC’s Executive Director at We encourage the submission of additional attachments of writings and/or digital media that show us the quality and breadth of your previous work as related to this position. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. Please do not contact OAEC directly with questions or inquiries, but refer to this Job Announcement and to the OAEC web site for information ( Thank you.

    Dave Henson
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    The Swine Division Assistant Manager shares responsibility for the daily operational activities of the Swine Division at Belcampo Farms LLC in Gazelle CA. This position helps plan, coordinate and participates in all aspects of the swine production program. This position reports directly to the Swine Division Director and secondarily to other members of Belcampo Farms’ management team.


    Care, accountability, protection and well being of all animals in the swine program

    Upkeep of the fixed and mobile facilities and equipment associated with swine husbandry

    Co-management and maintenance of feeding and watering systems

    Help supervise and direct interns and fulltime staff

    Co-management of production records

    Breeding program support

    Support of other species within Belcampo Farms’ multi-species farming system as circumstance dictates


    3+ years livestock management experience
    Experience in organic animal husbandry and accompanying record keeping
    High school diploma/GED required, Bachelors Degree recommended (relevant major encouraged).

    Swine biology
    Modern niche food systems
    Organic livestock production and record keeping

    Strong Communication
    Task management
    Farm implement operation
    Mechanical repair and maintenance

    Microsoft Office Suite


    This positions requires an employee who can work on their feet for 8-12 hours a day, as much as 6 days a week
    Lift approximately 75 pounds

    To apply please submit cover letter and resume to Kylan Hoover at

    This position will remain open until filled.

    Kylan Hoover
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    CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking a Program Manager. This program management position requires knowledge of organic standards, food safety practices and standards, personnel/auditor management, program development and oversight, and the ability to work in a fast‐paced office environment with demanding job responsibilities.

    Depending on qualifications, skills, and experience, this position may have an opportunity to oversee new programs, quality systems or other areas critical to the success of CCOF Certification Services, LLC.

    View the full job description.

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    Santa Cruz

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    The Certification Operations Assistant is a full‐time, non‐exempt employee of CCOF Certification Services, LLC. The Assistant reports to the Certification Operations Supervisor. The Assistant completes a wide range of daily tasks associated with the certification of organic food. Will work with various software programs including an online and in‐house database. Tasks performed by the Assistant are essential to the certification process including data entry, filing, copying, mailing, and writing letters.

    View the full job description.

    City Name: 
    Santa Cruz

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  • 06/11/14--11:43: Packaging Inventory Director
  • Coke Farm is a well-established organic farming, cooling and shipping company located in San Juan Bautista. We are searching for an employee who works well individually with a skill for customer-service, and an eye for detail. If you are looking for a job that will challenge you, and help to develop and utilize a wide range of skills and knowledge in agriculture and shipping/cooling, this is for you.

    This job is very multi-faceted, and will include a lot of varying duties – you will be primarily responsible for maintaining our packaging inventory (including but not limited to boxes, twist ties, bands, stickers, pallets, etc.), both in the computer and physically, working with growers to fulfill their packaging needs, receiving packaging orders, and eventually ordering packaging from several companies. You will also help the receiving/shipping departments, and work with our facility director on food safety records & maintenance, as needed. This position is flexible – it will develop as you do into the areas in which you grow & show competency.

    Skills and Competencies
    - Must be computer literate, comfortable learning new software, and troubleshooting small technological issues
    - Bilingual English/Spanish
    - Able to work efficiently without direct supervision
    - Attention to detail, and very accurate with paperwork
    - Good communication skills & customer-service orientation
    - Ability to prioritize jobs & complete tasks according to importance

    Duties and Responsibilities
    - Maintain packaging inventory, keep area clean and organized
    - Fill packaging orders, help load product
    - Assist with ordering material, as needed
    - Offload packaging orders, receive accurately
    - Assist in shipping and receiving
    - Upkeep facility records, food safety paperwork, as needed
    - Other responsibilities as they develop
    - Proactively assist managers, supervisors and employees
    - Adapt to fast pace and flexible schedules
    - Willing and able to work in outdoor conditions, cold temperatures and wet conditions

    City Name: 
    San Juan Bautista

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    Four Elements Farm Farm Manager Position Start: Summer 2014

    General Description
    Four Elements Farm, located between Atascadero and Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, CA, is seeking the perfect match for a unique opportunity. Are you an innovative organic farmer looking for a sustainable living situation where you can be the caretaker for a property, manage educational workshops, grow herbs and food and implement projects for beautification and infrastructure improvement? This job demands hard work, self-motivation, good time management skills, land management skills, and all with a continually positive attitude. Base salary and housing provided – 12x16 off grid solar tiny house with a walk to shared composting toilet and outdoor shower. Opportunity for additional income exists from increased crop production and events. Individuals and couples may apply.

    • Fun to be with, Easy going, Trustworthy, Fit, Educated, Creative
    • Self initiating, Comfortable working alone, Thorough, Organized
    • Respectful of others’ personal space, Clean, Detail oriented
    • Content with modest and somewhat outdoor living space

    • 3-5 years farming experience, preferably with orchards and row crops
    • Carpentry skills, Permaculture design skills
    • Ability to work on tractors and other equipment
    • Drivers License, Must have vehicle

    o Non smoker
    o PDC graduate

    Responsibilities include and are certainly not limited to:
    o Managing and improving the quality of the farm, the buildings and the landscape
    o Completing daily farm tasks, feeding/cleaning/caring for chickens
    o Planting, organizing and managing an 8-12 share CSA for Elemental Herbs
    o Growing calendula and increasing production of herbs for Elemental Herbs
    o Managing and expanding existing orchards
    o Maintaining equipment, Producing biodiesel and/or SVO
    o Weeding, Weed whacking, Tractor mowing
    o Marketing and running Permaculture workshops and other educational opportunities
    o Generating ideas and implementing them for increased revenue and farm beautification
    o Completing carpentry projects for new infrastructure or fix ups as needed
    o Maintaining and leveraging greenhouse production, Up keeping landscape
    o Up keeping the yurt and yurt surroundings
    o Creating water catchment systems
    o Implementing techniques for short and long term benefit to the place
    o Composting
    o Watching after the property when owners are away
    o Budgeting, Invoicing, Selling to local markets and/or farmers’ markets

    Please send resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

    Ryan Rich
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    We offer a huge selection of seat belts including 2 point (lap only) non-retractable or retractable seat belts. Also, easily order online micro-switch seat belts that will not let the equipment start up until the operator has buckled up. Many colors and sizes to choose from. Trailer accessories also.

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  • 06/23/14--13:30: Pest Control Advisor
  • Applicants should send resumes to:
    Randy Mercado
    Staffing and Total Rewards Manager
    Ocean Breeze Ag Management, LLC

    Responsible for monitoring corporate and affiliated companies’ fields and providing pest control recommendations, analysis and evaluations by performing the following duties personally: 

    Essential duties and Responsibilities

    • Determine proper corrective and application actions consistent with governmental and regulatory and contractual obligations.
    • Monitor fields for pest problems and provide prompt corrective actions.
    • Prepare written recommendations for applications of application chemicals for various commodities for submission to various governmental agencies and vendors
    • Liaison with and submits all necessary reports and documentation to various regulatory agencies and contractual organizations. 
    • Advises growers on appropriate time of applying various chemicals; interpret and implement soil and leaf tissue analysis.
    • Keep current of laws regulations and basic principles in relation to pest control regulations.
    • Maintain a valid California Pest Control Advisor license.
    • Research, evaluate and analyze various products
    • Advise the growers on the economic advantages and disadvantages in the use of various chemicals
    • Coordinate pesticide applications for organic and conventional berries and vegetables. 
    • Basic understanding of agronomy, water conservation and fertilization practices.  Manage department staff members, ranch mapping, soil/water sampling and pest control.
    • Prepare and submit reports required by regulatory agencies including but not limited to i.e. State of California, Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, county Agricultural Commissioner’s office

    Education and/or Experience
    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    Must be fluent in English and Spanish.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    California Driver's License and Spray Applicator's License required.

    Randy Mercado
    City Name: 
    Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

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    Belcampo California is a farm, slaughterhouse, butcher shop, and restaurant. Each part of our value chain is integral in the success of the company as a whole.
    Belcampo Farms is a 20,000-acre organic farm that provides high-quality, healthy, and great tasting meats to our retail markets and restaurants. By controlling the entire production chain – from the farm, through slaughter and processing, and right through to the point of sale – Belcampo offers an unparalleled experience to the consumer, ideal for an emerging market of consumers concerned about food safety, environmental responsibility, and taste quality. We also focus on humane handling and production of all of the species raised.
    We currently have one store in operation and are in the process of building five more. This means more than tripling the amount of production on our farm, and we are looking for a poultry manager to join our team achieve this growth gracefully and successfully.
    Belcampo has a dynamic and diverse team. We find that the following characteristics are shared among the individuals who thrive on our team:
    • Caring
    • Collaborative
    • Bright
    • Optimistic
    • Problem Solvers
    • Driven
    • Love Food
    • Sense of Humor
    • Healthy

    Job Description

    The Poultry Manager is responsible for the daily operational activities of the multi-species poultry program at Belcampo Farms. This position will plan, oversee and participate in the management of all aspects of the poultry production program, including:

    - Poultry husbandry;
    - Egg production;
    - Incubation and hatchery;
    - Breeding selection;
    - Manure management and collection;
    - Coordination of transport to proprietary slaughter facility;
    - Coordination poultry feeding and water systems;
    - Maintenance of livestock housing and equipment:
    - Creation and management of production records;
    - Maintenance of strict bio-security measures;

    This position will be responsible for:
    - Ensuring that annual production targets for poultry are met;
    - Care, accountability, protection and well-being of all poultry, including but not limited to meat chickens, layer chickens, quail, chukar, guinea, squab, geese, rabbits and ducks
    - Upkeep of the fixed and mobile facilities associated with poultry production and animal husbandry as well as winter husbandry.
    - Implementing USDA Organic standards, as stipulated in the National Organic Program;
    - Hiring, management of and supervision of all poultry personnel including both year-round and seasonal staff.

    Recommended skills/experience includes:
    - Three years livestock/poultry management experience;
    - High school diploma/GED required, Bachelors Degree recommended (relevant major encouraged);
    - Farm implement operation;
    - Mechanical repair and maintenance;
    - Experience in organic animal husbandry and accompanying record keeping;

    - Position reports to the Vice President of Production

    Salary is competitive. Benefits offered.
    Please send resumes to, we will respond to all queries within 48 hours of receipt.

    Rod Dowse
    City Name: 

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  • 05/27/14--15:52: Farm Help Wanted
  • Wild Blue Farm is looking for farm workers. Job will include planting, harvesting, weeding, irrigation and working at farmers markets.

    margie mcdonald
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    Due to internal promotions and expansion of the organization, CCOF has three openings in our organic farm/livestock programs. CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking 2 additional Grower and 1 Livestock Certification Specialists and/or Certification Service Specialists to work in the Santa Cruz, California office performing organic farm certification. The anticipated start date is September 16, 2014, subject to change, with interviews commencing in August.

    The people in this position will work within CCOF’s rapidly expanding USDA National Organic Program and internationally accredited organic certification program. CCOF is one of the oldest and largest organic certification organizations in the U.S. and works to promote organic production through certification, education, and outreach programs.

    View the full job description

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    Santa Cruz

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    The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking a UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) academic advisor to conduct a multi-county-based extension and applied research program in the area of small-scale farms engaged in direct and nontraditional wholesale marketing of vegetable and fruit crops. Through collaborations with other UCCE farm advisors, UCCE specialists and private industry representatives, the Advisor will be responsible for extending research-based information on all aspects of small farms with particular emphasis on organic agriculture production systems in Yolo, Solano and Sacramento Counties.

    Fiona Wei
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    California State University, Chico is now accepting applications and nominations for the Dean of the College of Agriculture.

    The College of Agriculture offers programs in Agricultural Business, Agricultural Sciences/Education, Animal Science, Plant Science, and Land Stewardship.  The curriculum is structured to create an integrated and interdisciplinary course of study.  Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in Agricultural Business, Animal Science and Agriculture. The teacher education program is a post-graduate option leading to secondary teaching credentials in Agriculture.  A Masters in Agricultural Education is a fully online, self-support graduate degree option for agricultural educators offered through an innovative collaboration with the Ag*IDEA Consortium.  Integrated into the instructional program and managed by the College is an 800-acre irrigated farm and 240 acres of rangeland.  The College receives external funding and support to accomplish its mission; it enjoys strong relationships with producers and processors in the agricultural industry and various support groups; it has especially strong connections with its 12-county service region in northern California. The College has 16 tenure/tenure track faculty; with two tenure-track searches to begin summer 2014, 9 full-time equivalent lecturer positions, and 23 staff positions, including an Advancement Officer. The College has experienced double-digit enrollment growth in the last 5 years which shows no signs of tapering off. We are fortunate that the students and faculty in the College of Agriculture have a strong sense of pride for our University, Community and our College. The relationships the students and faculty create together develop a strong culture of unity in the college and propel authentic relationships. The “family-feel” environment of our College is a unique component that we continually strive to build upon. 

    Responsibilities:   As chief academic and administrative officer for the College, the Dean reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for administration, development and direction of academic programs of the College of Agriculture, including the oversight of the Agricultural Research Institute Funds. The successful candidate will understand and support the values of a public, comprehensive, residential campus, who recognizes the critical role of faculty and staff in the life of the University, and who will actively participate in collaboration. Specific responsibilities include College leadership for academic excellence in teaching, research, university service, and the development of external support and fundraising through building relationships with alumni, friends, and industry and community organizations.  The Dean is responsible for setting College-wide strategic directions, guiding academic policy, administration of resources for instruction and research, fiscal and personnel management of the College, as well as student recruitment and retention. The Dean will serve with a strong administrative team committed to making CSU, Chico one of America’s outstanding comprehensive universities.  


    Required Qualifications:

    ·         An earned doctorate and academic accomplishments for faculty appointment at the rank of professor in one of the academic disciplines in the College.

    ·         A record of outstanding administrative leadership roles and a collaborative management style that fosters trust, respect, and successful working relationships with students, faculty, staff, deans, administrators, industry partners and community.

    ·         Evidence of expanded alliances with both the public and private sector.

    ·         Strong experience and commitment to engage the College in a comprehensive program of advancement / fund raising activities.

    ·         Demonstrated evidence of increasingly complex managerial experiences with the ability to manage substantive and rapid growth.

    ·         Demonstrated experience / knowledge in the agriculture industry (California and western US).

    ·         Demonstrated experience in fiscal management.

    ·         Demonstrated experience with business operations of a productive working university farm that functions as a living laboratory for students.

    ·         A vision consistent with the strategic plans/goals of the College and University.

    ·         Demonstrated experience and ability to convey their vision to move the College forward.

    ·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to represent the interests of the College both on campus and externally.

    ·         Appreciation for and willingness to support the programs in the College.

    ·         Ability to promote excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity in the College.


    Preferred Criteria - The successful candidate will demonstrate the following critical attributes:

    ·         Broad background in Agriculture, with specific expertise in one of our core discipline groups; agricultural education, agricultural business, plant and soil science (crops, horticulture, soils and land resource management).

    ·         Ability to communicate a vision for the future of agriculture.

    ·         Demonstrated competence/knowledge in a collective bargaining environment.

    ·         Ability to oversee a complex budget strategically and successfully.

    ·         Ability to promote student success, retention and recruitment and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate student research.

    ·         Commitment to diversity as demonstrated by leadership, persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources, and accountability.

    ·         Ability to resolve complex personnel issues.

    ·         Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective teams.

    ·         Demonstrated ability to work with community and industry partners to enhance the educational experience for our students.


    Review of applications will begin August 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. As a condition of employment, persons will have to submit to a confidential background check and submit official, sealed transcripts. All information obtained will be strictly confidential.

    Applications/Nominations:  Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vitae, as well as names, addresses and telephone numbers of up to five references. A cover letter of interest should indicate how the applicant’s qualifications relate to the responsibilities of the Dean.  Applicants should briefly articulate their administrative philosophy and the role of the College of Agriculture in public higher education.  In addition, each applicant must complete the Academic Application form which is available online:

    Applications/Nominations should be sent electronically or via USPS mail to:

    College of Agriculture Dean Search Committee
    Office of the Faculty Affairs
    California State University, Chico
    Chico, California 95929-0024

    The University employs only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. 
    CSU, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

    An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting the California State University Police Department (530) 898-5372 or by accessing the following web site:

    Additional information about the University and the College of Agriculture is available on the World Wide Web:



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    Wine Country Cuisine seeks dependable, reliable CCOF members to help supply the Oliver's Market chain in Sonoma County. Oliver's produce departments have enjoyed double digit sales growth for the past 6 years and now sell a combined $300,000 plus each week, some 40% of that organic. A fourth store will open in Windsor in 2015. Wine Country Cuisine delivers fresh herbs, leafy greens and other produce every Tuesday and Friday year round. We have our our own dedicated shelf space. All products pre packed and labeled with printed price and UPC symbol. All UPC numbers are entered in Oliver's inventory control system. Sales are on consignment guaranteeing Oliver's a 40% margin. The plan is to form an agricultural marketing cooperative and combine the production of several growers to provide more reliable and diverse product availability than I can do alone. Call or email Greg Nilsen for more information. 707-585-9434,

    Gregory Nilsen
    City Name: 
    Santa Rosa

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    Supervises the cultivation and harvesting of row crops such as strawberries by performing the following duties.

    Essential duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for recruitment and the discharge of employees including, but not limited to disciplinary actions, scheduling and performance evaluations
    • Supervises harvest and post-harvest operations.
    • Supervises use of farm machines, implements and supplies.
    • Using organic cultural practices and applications, decides when and how to plant, fertilize, cultivate and irrigate plants, and harvest crop.
    • Supervises attachment of farm implements, such as for cultivating and tilling, and supervise Tractor Driver in fields to till soil.
    • Responsible for enforcing the company food safety and safety procedures at the filed level.
    • Supervises and schedules driving and operating farm machinery to spray fertilizers, herbicides, harvesters and pesticides and haul fruit boxes.
    • Assigns duties to and directs activities of seasonal workers engaged in tilling and irrigating soil, pruning plants, and harvesting crop.
    • Maintains records relating to production and assist in and approves payroll and account payables
    • Arranges and schedules all ranch services that are contracted out and maintains communication in a timely manner to all necessary parties such as outside vendors, customers as well as owner/managing partner.

    Education and/or Experience
    Fifth Year College or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in agricultural procedures and techniques.

    Language Skills
    Ability to read, write and speak Spanish fluently.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    California Driver's License and Spray Applicator's License required.

    Applicants should send resumes to:
    Randy Mercado
    Staffing and Total Rewards Manager
    Ocean Breeze Ag Management, LLC

    Randy Mercado
    City Name: 
    Ventura County

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    Blue Egg Farm LLC is looking for an experienced farm hand to join our team. Blue Egg is a small family-owned organic farm located in Orinda. Learn more about us at Our farm hands care for the hens who lay the blue eggs; sow seeds and transplant vegetable and flower seedlings for sale and planting; and harvest vegetables and fruit. Our farm hands take pride in their work; collaborate well with a group, and work independently; and are physically fit. They possess a car, valid California driver's license, proof of car insurance, and a cell phone. In addition, they are legally allowed to work in the United States; and do not have a criminal record.

    If you are interested in hard work in a beautiful environment and want to be part of a growing farm, please contact us at and tell us why you would be a wonderful addition to our team.

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    We are a Santa Cruz sauerkraut and kimchi processor and would like to recycle our compost scraps to other organic producers in Santa Cruz County. We can fill your MacroBins and forklift into your truck, quantities from 500-2,000lbs, available daily, Monday-Friday. Please contact us to see if we can set you up with amazing organic cabbage, carrots, daikon & kraut scraps!

    City Name: 
    Santa Cruz

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  • 07/24/14--09:54: Organic Grass Hay
  • CCOF certified organic grass hay. High desert grass in 3-twine bales (approx 125lbs). Fescue, German timothy, clover and native meadow grasses. 1 truck load available now (approx 22 ton) $295/ton FOB Lakeview, OR. Trucking can be arranged.

    Ross or Kelly
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  • 07/28/14--13:49: Goat Share Crop Opportunity
  • Looking for winter ground for 100- 400 head of goats. % of kid crop in exchange for care/feed. Must have previous livestock experience and properly fenced property - feedstock does not have to be certified organic. Livestock dogs will be provided with herd.


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