9&10 News – Farmer

Farmer

At 9&10 News of Northern Michigan you will find a thriving, robust and exciting company with a world class facility and location in beautiful Northern Michigan. We offer competitive pay, first class benefits and opportunities to learn and grow alongside accomplished leaders in the industry.

The Company: Heritage Broadcasting’s roots began on air in 1954 and we have been growing and evolving ever since!  We are proud to be the News Leader in Northern Michigan!  Today, we are home to news, weather, and entertainment content, 9&10 News, Local 32, and CW 32 as well as ME TV, Lake Effect Digital, ION, and Mane Content.

 

The Position: We are searching for a farmer to lead a new and exciting project and take ownership of a Community Supported Agriculture program.  CSA’s are a growing social and agricultural movement that produce high quality produce that supports the local community.  This full-time farming position, will play a key role as we look to further connect our communities, and provide food that entices you to cook, eat, promote a healthy lifestyle and share with your neighbors and friends.

 

 

The Benefits:

 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/STD/LTD
  • 401K with a Company Match
  • 17 Days PTO
  • Relocation Allowance

 

The Culture

  • Innovative: Our industry changes every day. Fresh ideas are welcomed and encouraged!
  • Motivating & Engaging: Regardless of position or job title, you will find our team members are proud of their contributions, individual and team accomplishments, and they love to celebrate them!
  • Collaborative: No one person or department is able to do it all. We rely on our strengths and weaknesses to complement one another to create an unbeatable team.
  • Inclusive: We know to get all kinds of ideas, we need all kinds of people!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and implement year-round planting prep, seeding, transplanting, water usage, weed and pest management, succession planting, and harvesting schedules for intensive vegetable production, food forests, pasture and orchard areas.
  • Execute implementation of landscape design plan, including sourcing and purchasing of all necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Create, maintain and evolve methods for tracking farm operations and data, including crop plans, energy and labor consumption, harvest log, germination rate, planting schedule, growth schedule, soil and nutrition management and soil testing across all farm areas.
  • Manage weekly farm schedule, and farm-wide policies and procedures.
  • Manage all farm distribution efforts, including farm stands, CSA and wholesale and donation distribution.
  • Develop and maintain farm infrastructure.

 

Requirements:

  • Education and/or Experience – 1-3+ years of verifiable farm experience.
  • Ability to work extended hours during the busy season.
  • Able to handle routine maintenance and general labor.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Creative and able to adapt quickly to change.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Motivated, with a passion for agriculture.

 

The Location: Heritage Broadcasting is based in beautiful Northern Michigan.  The position will be located in Cadillac, Michigan. This is a great place to live, work and play!  With rich forests, trails for miles, sand dunes, and an abundance of shoreline, it’s easy to see why we love it so much!  Northern Michigan truly offers something for everyone with our beautiful four seasons and opportunity for year round outdoor adventures!

 

Are you ready? Are you excited?

 

If you have the required experience and skills, send your letter of interest & resume to Leslie Nowlin, HR Director, at hr@9and10news.com

 

Heritage Broadcasting is an EEO Employer.

 

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