Agua Dulce

Organic Vegetables and Fresh Fish

Agua Dulce Farm is an urban farm located in Southeast Austin committed to sustainability. We use an aquaponic method to raise fresh fish and the highest quality organic vegetables for harvest.

Agua Dulce Farm will provide Austin restaurants and markets with year-round organically-grown produce and fresh locally-raised fish.

We're hiring - come grow with us!

If you're passionate about sustainable agriculture and helping to revolutionize the way we grow and share food and you're looking for meaningful work with a great group of people, please take a look at the job posting below.  We'd love to hear from you if you think you're a fit!

To apply, please send resume and relevant information to: info@aguadulceaustin.com


Field Manager

Primary responsibilities include leading in the organization and performance of all tasks involved in the production of field crops at Agua Dulce Farm.  Specific tasks include farm work (soil prep, bed formation, seeding, transplanting, harvesting and packing) managing field crop team (workers, interns and volunteers) in the completion of all field crop tasks, researching and developing systems to optimize field crop operations, leading educational programming and tours related to field crop systems, organizing and maintaining field crop equipment and recording all field crop data.  Secondary tasks may include business development in the realms of educational programming and partnerships, assistance with farmers’ market sales and restaurant delivery, as well as supporting research and product development efforts in field crop production.

 

Qualifications:  

  • Must have at least three years of experience in agriculture, preferably with intensive field crop production

  • Skills in operation and maintenance of relevant equipment required - including walk-behind tractor and irrigation systems

  • Passion for sustainable agriculture and healthy food and the ability to share that enthusiasm with others

  • Possess a strong desire to learn and flexibility to participate in the described range of work activities

  • Must demonstrate creative problem-solving ability, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic

  • Strong record keeping, spreadsheet and computer skills

  • Must be capable of safely lifting at least 30 lbs

  • Agriculture-related degree is a strong plus

  • Spanish language skills are a plus

 

This is a full time salary position.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

To apply, please send resume and relevant information to: info@aguadulceaustin.com