Job - Farm and Water Manager

Job Title: Farm and Water Manager

Job Order #: EH-7720

Location: Central Valley California

Salary Range: $0 - $120000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Yes

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Farm and Water Manager for this large California Central Valley Orchard.

Job Description This position will be directly responsible for developing and managing systems and tasks to accomplish the functions and projects below. The position reports to the Director of California Operations.

Recruiting • Manage recruiting for new farm and operational positions at the direction of the of new positions at direction of Director of Farm Operations • Track and evaluate staffing levels across different projects and make recommendations for optimiziation • Conduct employee evaluations with Director of Farm Operations

Office • Work with accounting team to coordinate research on vendors and costs • Manage farm office support staff for operations • Develop and maintain systems for real time data reporting

Water • Attend relevant water district meetings • Track SGMA • Track Water Account Balances • Track and report on new regulatory issues Ag Technology Maintain and supervise staff for: • ATS -IRLP Modules -Maps -Water sample upload -General practice updates -Pump information -GPM/Meter Readings/General Practices -Field survey updates

• REC Tracker • Agrian -Monitor Ranch Managers to ensure they submit the following: • Send NOI (as applicable) to County • Sending PUR (as applicable) to County • Closing out recommendations

• Maintain Ag-Otter, Ag-Hippo, Field-In, technology • Review spray audits for compliance • Implement and maintain Wisconsin • Irrigation Automation System

Farm Budgeting • Track and report out ranch budget to actuals to the Director of California Operations • Track fertility and spray budget with requisition pricing • Maintain and track field operations • Weekly email of completed/outstanding field operations by ranch • Manage the company’s time system, Swipe Clock: TimeWorkPlus • Record and report irrigation schedule and actuals on a weekly basis

Ag Chem • Monitor and review chemical/fertilizer bid requests, orders, delivery dates, and quantities with current vendor/supply chain Harvest Port • Track delivery of fertilizers/chemicals with ranch managers based upon operational activities • Monitor Collection of field delivery tickets from ranch managers and input into Rec-Tracker • Balance field chemical/fertilizer surpluses • Oversee the Agrian account • Monitor compliance • Monitor safety activities • Implement systems for Best Management Practices

New Ranch Transitions • Manage on boarding of new ranches into company systems • Coordinate transitions with accounting

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: • Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office Software • Proven ability to effectively communicate – verbal & written skills • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced industry • Willingness to work with others • Excellent communication skills • Ability to problem solve and focus on the big picture

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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