Farm Supervisor

Farm Supervisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Farm Supervisor to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect crop and field to determine maturity, yield, work requirements, such as cultivating, weeding, or harvesting;
  • Direct and assist in repair and proper working of machines and equipment used in the farms;
  • Help and supervise general farm worker’s day to day activities;
  • Assess, suggest and help in the implementation of work procedures which are beneficial for the business;
  • Oversee sorting & overall handling of produce to ensure highest possible quality of products;
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are being followed by all workers at all times;
  • Supervise and co-ordinate work of other farm workers and labourers and oversee activities like crop maintenance & harvesting;
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the management;
  • Make work schedules and establish procedures, train employees on work site;
  • Evaluate weather and soil conditions;
  • Supervise and oversee growing crop-related operations;
  • Ensure that the safety procedures are followed by all farm workers and by everyone attending the Farm worksite;
  • Plans and supervises the planting, cultivating, harvesting and storing of field and garden crops on large and complex institutional farms;
  • Create work schedules;
  • Prepare schedule and establish safety procedures.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work long hours, early mornings and weekends if required;
  • Ability to communicate in English;
  • Minimum 1-year experience as a farm supervisor or training in agriculture is required;
  • Ability to work outdoors in ALL weather conditions. Heavy lifting required.