Ranch Manager

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Job Description: 

The Ranch Manager plans and oversees all farming operations within his or her given area. This person will be responsible for guiding and directing supervisors and foreman with a variety of farming tasks year-round.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Manage and participate in daily farming operations such as irrigation, weeding, pest control, ground prep work, and compliance. Adjust field work as needed based on daily observations.
  • Report any equipment hazards and/or repairs and follow up with service department.
  • Direct and develop irrigation and tractor supervisors as well as their foremen.
  • Coordinate field tasks with outside vendors and company personnel.
  • Enforce compliance procedures with field visitors (Vendors, clients, etc).
  • Ensures that all labor laws are followed on ranch with support of Human Resources.
  • Reports any safety issues and/or concerns in a timely manner to Human Resources.
  • Review and approve time sheets and documentation support for ranch area.
  • Involved in discipline process in conjunction with Human Resources. 
Requirements: 
  • Extensive knowledge of farming procedures identical or similar to the duties listed above.
  • Must be insurable through company auto insurance.
  • Knowledge and experience with irrigation systems and farming equipment.
  • Understanding of rules and regulations involving the use of Farm labor contractor services.
  • Communication and recordkeeping skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English.
  • Ability to train foreman and employees.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality.
  • Organizational skills and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.