We’re Hiring: Farm Manager

Position Description: PCF Farm Manager PD_ Jan 2023


Perth City Farm is a not-for-profit urban farm that provides space and opportunities to build community connections and educates and enables people to live sustainably. Our East Perth site is Perth’s original sustainability hub, but our work extends out through the city with education and City Greening projects.


The role:

The Farm Manager is passionate about gardening and sustainability and loves to share this with others. They ensure our site (gardens and buildings) is well maintained, safe and functions as a living sustainability classroom. They support staff to operate enterprises that deliver community connection and sustainability outcomes.

Their priorities are:

  • Managing a team of staff and volunteers to ensure the site is functional and safe
  • Working with staff to operate farm enterprises including education and offsite gardening contracts
  • Delivering education including tours, workshops and corporate volunteering days
  • Developing the site to support City Farm’s vision and purpose


The requirements:

This is a unique and varied role for someone who is:

  • Practical and handy with lots of gardening and some site management experience
  • Organised, responsible and forward-thinking
  • An experienced and enthusiastic educator
  • Passionate about gardening, sustainability and community


What we offer:

At Perth City Farm you’ll find meaningful work, having the opportunity to help create connected, sustainable communities in a collaborative and supportive team. We are very supportive of flexible work arrangements and want everyone to love their work so we’ll support you to learn and grow as you wish.

You’ll become part of a community of interesting, passionate people working together for a better world. To support you in living a healthy, happy life we offer a staff discount at our Farmers Market stall and at the on-site café.

This is a permanent part-time role, 0.6 FTE.


How to apply:

Please refer to the position description accessible here: PCF Farm Manager PD_ Jan 2023

To apply please send your resume and a short cover letter to CEO Kathleen Burton at ceo@perthcityfarm.org.au . In the email let us know what’s exciting you in your garden at the moment.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until we find the right person, please apply as soon as you can. We hope to recruit by the start of February to allow for a healthy handover.