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Bakersfield, California, United States

Date Posted:
04/12/2013
Categories:
Agriculture
Job Type:
Full-Time
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ABOUT THE POSITION:

  • D. M. Camp & Sons is seeking a Farm General Manager, which is responsible for managing the farm operations of various crops
  • The Farm General Manager will report directly to the Owner and directly supervise two Ranch Managers and one Shop Supervisor.  The Farm General Manager will work closely with the Owner and Farm Agronomist
  • Embrace the same values as the company: Integrity, Honor, and Quality coupled with Progressive Attitude
  • Adaptable, forward-thinking and have a passion for the job with an ownership mentality
  • Motivated self-starter, team-oriented leader with the ability to work well with others, with aptitude to be assertive and tough when needed to accomplish the job at hand
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Manage farming operations including ground preparation, planting, irrigation, fertilization, tractor activities, spraying and harvesting
  • Direct and schedule daily activities of personnel and equipment
  • Review spray/irrigation programs and ensure completion according to plan
  • Oversee pricing and delivery of materials for spray programs, fertilizers, equipment and general ranch supplies
  • Work closely with vendors, contractors, Ag Commissioner’s office, and other regulatory agencies
  • Train and supervise ranch managers and shop supervisor in accordance with company policies
  • Visit all ranches daily to oversee progress and quality of assigned work to ranch personnel
  • Keep owner abreast of operational activities on a daily basis
  • Formulate various plans and possess the fortitude to carry out those plans
  • Work with human resources and safety department to assist in planning, scheduling, and executing required safety trainings and/or benefit information meetings with company employees

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Ag Science, Ag Business or related field of study preferred
  • Must have 5 years of previous work experience and background with irrigated row crops
  • Pest Control Advisor (PCA) license preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and eligibility for vehicle insurance required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills with working knowledge of MS Excel and mapping software
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

ABOUT US:

  • Established Family Farming Company, circa 1936
  • Family Values, Bottom-Line Motivation, Prized Reputation

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit resume and salary history to PAS Associates, 1401 19th Street, Suite 235, Bakersfield, CA, 93301 or email to jobs@pasassociates.com with job title in the subject line.  Kindly respond no later than May 12, 2013.  No walk-ins accepted.  EOE.

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