Blueberry Farm Manager (EH-6739)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements. Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered. You must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident to be considered for any U.S. positions.?There is NO closing date on this position.? This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.?QUALIFICATIONS:?- Basic horticultural skills, and ability to learn new horticultural/agricultural techniques- Understanding of plant physiology- Strong leadership and decision-making skills- Proven ability to effectively build and manage a team-oriented culture- Possess working knowledge of irrigation techniques and systems- Extreme attention to detail, highly accurate and must be very organized- Excellent verbal and written communications skills- Maintain current WSDA Pesticide Applicator License, First Aid/CPR Card- Proven ability to prioritize, multitask and effectively manage deadlines, and people- Proficient in various computer programs including; MS Office, Word, Excel, MAC based programs, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint and OmniGraffle- Database management- Posses a strong work ethic to positively contribute to the company's vision, strategies, and quality programs- Have a positive attitude??JOB DESCRIPTION:?Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Blueberry Manager for this well-established south-central Washington producer. This Manager will be responsible for the management and coordination of all phases of blueberry production from planting to harvest, while maximizing premium yield in the most cost effective manner. Direct and coordinate all aspects of growing blueberries, including but not limited to; fertilizing, pruning, irrigation, spraying, ground maintenance, pest management and harvest. Ensure the management of all personnel actions including payroll, hiring, terminating, layoffs, scheduling, training, and providing the necessary equipment to fulfill job responsibilities is carried out in a timely manner. Budget and manage blueberry operation to ensure efficient/profitable operations and ongoing fiscal responsibilities. Establish goals and Key Performance Indicator's (KPI's) with direction from Senior Management that supports overall company vision. Identify equipment and process improvements, changes and/or replacements using proper budgetary process to accomplish necessary changes. Work with consultants to research and implement new agricultural/horticultural technologies. Implementation of growing and quality standards. Management and implementation of human and food safety policies and practices with all employees, including GlobalGap, while meeting all internal company and customers quality standards. Maintain horticultural and technical knowledge by attending educational and growing tours.??BENEFITS:?Insurance, 401k, 2 Weeks Paid Vacation, 1 Week Paid Sick Leave, Cell Phone, Vehicle?ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.??To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # and contact:Eric HansenHansen Agri-PlacementP.O. Box 1172Grand Island, NE 68802Phone: firstname.lastname@example.orgApply for this job.