Description

A premier farm and wellness destination bringing nature, produce and people together in a powerful and unique way. Southall is a new resort in Middle Tennessee offering authentic farm stays and farm inspired experiences. Southall has a commitment to managing the property with ecological principles and leaning towards a future with biodynamic management practices and sustainable decision making.

About the Job:

This position will be responsible for the stewardship of land management for all aspects of the orchard and fruit production on the property. Currently the orchard is 3 acres, 1300 apple trees with a 2000 capacity – espalier style management. This role may work part-time in annual vegetable production or animal husbandry. Orchardists will assist with resort events and guest engagement when related to orchards. Read more of the job description here.

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience maintaining orchards or agroforestry
  • Implementation of rotational/ polycultural grazing
  • Experience and/or familiarity with organic methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, giving/receiving direction, and presentation of plans/results; listening, asking questions, building consensus, presenting, obtaining buy-in
  • Excellent team skills, including but not limited to; listening, coaching, guiding, flexible working, adaptability, collaboration, and facilitation
  • Excellent planning, organizational and resource management/allocation skills – with attention to detail;Demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage and complete tasks;
  • Working knowledge and reasonable capabilities in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Horticulture or related field
  • Interest in agroforestry, silvopasture, food forestry, permaculture experience
  • Experience with animal husbandry
  • Previous experience with hospitality, ag tourism, education and/ customer service
  • Experience with post-harvest, value-added products
  • Farm-to-table culinary experience

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Contact us

Phone: (615) 696-9496

Mail: careers@southallfarms.com

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