Job - Irrigation Canal Manager - CO

Job Title: Irrigation Canal Manager - CO

Job Order #: DC-9348

Location: La Junta, CO

Salary Range: $75000 - $90000

Commission / Bonus: Annual Bonus Opportunity

Benefits: Company Vehicle + Disability Ins + Health Ins + Life Ins + Paid Holidays + Paid Personal Days + Paid Vacation + Retirement with Co Match

***EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE IMMEDIATELY...COMPETITIVE BASE SALARY PLUS IMPRESSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE...RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE***

IRRIGATION CANAL MANAGER
We are looking for an experienced irrigation water delivery coordinator for a long-established organization located in the Arkansas Valley in Southeastern Colorado. Canal system is 100+ miles and supplies irrigation water to over 90,000 acres of Agricultural crops.

ABOUT EMPLOYER:
Organization is a well-established irrigation mutual ditch company offering healthy/pleasant work environment, competitive base salary and potential bonus with strong benefits package. Employees remain long-term with this organization, often retiring from the company.

ABOUT THE AREA:
Several nice communities in the area with good schools to choose from for your children and employment opportunities for your spouse. Located within 1.5 hours of major shopping, restaurants, and entertainment opportunities.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
- 4-year Ag- or Engineering-related degree preferred
- 3 or more years water distribution / water operations experience strongly preferred
- Minimum 3 years supervisory / management experience with proven ability to plan, coordinate, assign, prioritize, delegate, lead, train and evaluate personnel
- Proven ability to read, interpret and follow engineering plans/specifications and mechanically apt
- Previous experience developing / overseeing an annual budget as well as company records and comprehensive reports
- Solid communication skills with ability to tactfully and courteously interact with stockholders, employees, government officials and service providers
- Computer proficient and technology aware
- Ability to perform physical labor, including working outdoors in all weather, lifting 50#, bending, squatting, and walking several miles

JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Coordinating irrigation deliveries
- Monitoring administration of the river and communicating with water officials on diversions, reservoir deliveries and calls
- Directing repairs/maintenance for company infrastructure/facilities
- Maintaining appropriate insurance and managing risk to protect against damages/loss
- Supports strategic planning process of company, develops recommendations for operational plans, developing/following budgets and policies.
- Working closely with Board of Directors, stockholders and staff on adoption/implementation of plans, budgets and policies.
- Overseeing staff of 18 including hiring, firing and training
- Procurement of supplies, fuel and equipment
- Role reports directly to Board of Directors

***IF YOU ENJOY WORKING WITHIN A POSITIVE TEAM ATMOSPHERE AND HELPING OTHERS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THEIR ROLES, THIS MAY BE THE COMPANY AND POSITION FOR YOU!***


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Dianne Countryman at dianne@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-381-4815. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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