JOB DESCRIPTION

Position

Assistant Manager

Department

Farm

Status

Salaried

Responsibilities

The following is a list of general responsibilities for this position. It is understood that these general responsibilities are not inclusive of all the duties that this position requires, but instead, are intended as a general scope of work.

Farming and Operations

  • Assist the Ranch Manager with all farming operations
  • Assist with monitoring land management by tenant farmer
  • Assist with general maintenance of buildings and facilities
  • Assist with equipment repair, shop operations, cost control, and in field implement setup

Reclamation District

  • Knowledge of levee systems and pumping operations
  • Experienced in trouble shooting large agricultural pumping operations
  • Must have knowledge of Reclamation district

Any other services, acts or things necessary or advisable to manage and conduct the business of the Company.

Other duties may be assigned, if deemed necessary, by the Company.

Communication Process

This position is required to communicate by e-mail, telephone, facsimile, team meetings and in person.

Departmental Boundaries

This position reports to the General Ranch Manager

This position directly supervises 15-20 employees. The position shall carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures and applicable laws. Such supervisory responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems and disputes.

Job Requirements

  • Must have college degree in Farm Management, Natural Resources, Ecology or related field and 3-5 years’ experience in recreational farm management with emphasis on ecological restoration.
  • Background in business administration with an understanding for finance and agriculture.
  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized and able to communicate well with fellow employees.
  • Must be willing to relocate to somewhat remote agricultural area.
  • Basic computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Have a general knowledge of GPS tractor guidance and leveling systems.
  • Read, write, and speak English and Speak basic conversational Spanish
  • Have experience/basic knowledge in hay baling operations.
  • Basic knowledge of Farm P&L Management

Salary

Based on experience. Position shall also receive such benefits and entitlements as is usual and customary for the Company to provide an employee of like status and position and are consistent with the Company’s established policies and procedures on employment, which may be revised from time to time in the sole discretion of the Company.