Farm Operations Director (KG-7802)
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: – BS in Agronomy or Ag-related degree or equivalent work experience- Minimum 4 years Farm Management experience, preferably with potatoes or vegetable crops- Experience with irrigated crops very beneficial- Solid leadership skills with hands-on experience overseeing Farm Managers- Strong Agronomic skill set with ability/desire to work primarily outside- Good organizational and analytical skill set- Clear/Concise communication skills with ability to problem-solve- Desire to reside/work in a rural environment- Positive attitude with high integrity and ability to bring staff together to work toward goals and deadlines- Spanish-speaking ability beneficial but not required JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is seeking an experienced Farm Operations Director for a diverse Ag Organization in Idaho. This Director will have responsibility for 4 Farm Managers and oversight of all production functions including growing, irrigating and cultivating potatoes and sugar beets. Must be familiar with utilizing Ag chemicals and nutrient programs as well as field scouting and managing field trials. Other responsibilities to include gathering/analyzing agronomy test results and preparing progress reports, analyzing crop claim issues, documenting evaluations of seed, Ag chemicals, specialty products and fertilizers used, providing Agronomic training for staff, assisting with budgeting and cost monitoring of crop inputs, interacting with vendors, applicators and laboratory personnel and remaining up-to-date on current crop nutrition and protection technology. BENEFITS: Funds for Individualized Healthcare for Self/Family, IRA with Company Match, Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance, Other Benefits Negotiable 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.Apply for this job.