Farm Manager in Smith, NV

Walker Basin Conservancy

Full job description

POSITION TITLE: Farm Manager – Sustainable Ag
STATUS: Full-time, Salaried
LOCATION: Smith Valley – Northern Nevada with convenient access to Lake Tahoe
EXPECTED PAY RANGE: Competitive, commensurate with experience. Performance incentives available.

The Farm Manager – Sustainable Agriculture delivers consistent results in agricultural production and conservation. This role is pivotal leads haying, grazing and specialty crop production within a leading environmental organization.

The ideal candidate:

· Is committed to sustainable agriculture and long-term land health.

· Organizes and delivers complex production schedules and budgets and manages a diverse team.

· Enjoys working hands on and developing and mentoring team members.

Expectations and Core Accountabilities:

· Deliver annual plans to boost haying production, grazing, and native seed production, aligning with sustainability and budget goals.

· Manage the full production cycle efficiently, from seeding to delivery, while also focusing on conservation efforts.

· Coordinate maintenance of infrastructure and manage resources in support of conservation goals, acting as a community asset and leading outreach activities.


· A background in sustainable agriculture, especially in specialty crop production.

· Experience in managing agricultural operations, including planning, budgeting, and team leadership.

· Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

· A commitment to conservation and sustainable farming practices.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Extended hours

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to Relocate:

  • Smith, NV 89430: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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