K’awat’si Economic
Development LP

Closed Container Agriculture Manager

Closed Container Agriculture Manager

K’awat’si Tourism Company is seeking a Closed Container Agriculture Manager to lead our modular greenhouse project. As the Agriculture Manager, you will oversee all aspects of the greenhouse’s operations, from production planning to sales and community engagement. This role is designed for a leader passionate about revolutionizing local agriculture through sustainable practices. 

What We Offer:

  • 1 month of covered accommodation for individuals relocating from outside Northern Vancouver Island
  • Company growth and development opportunities
  • Company events and holiday parties
  • Discounted or complimentary food at Nax’id’ Pub and Ha’me’ restaurant
  • Wellness incentives including discounted gym membership and in-person counselling services
  • Assistance in finding long-term housing
  • Enrollment in company benefits after 6 months of employment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans for crop production, sales, and operational efficiencies within the closed container farm
  • Lead and manage the farm team, including technicians and other staff to achieve project goals and deliver high-quality produce to the market
  • Oversee financial management of the farm, including budgeting, labor cost, optimization, and financial forecasting to ensure profitability and sustainability
  • Build relationships with community stakeholders, customers, and suppliers to enhance the project impact and market presence
  • Innovate and implement sustainability practices to minimize environmental impact and contribute to the community’s well-being

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 3 years of experience in a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, Horticulture, Business Management, or a related field
  • Proven experience in agriculture management, preferably in greenhouse or closed container systems
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent analytical, financial, and strategic planning abilities
  • Passion for sustainable agriculture and community development
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: $55,000-$60,000 per year

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