Job Info
Job Title: Farm Manager/Grower
Location: Roll, AZ
Job Number: 11001
Posted Date: 9/6/2019
Job description

Available position:  Farm Manager—Sunstone Farms, Roll, AZ

Progressive farming company has position available for a self-motivated agriculturalist looking for a career as a Farm Manager.  While we own over 5,000 farm acres, the primary responsibilities for this position will be focused on 3,500+- farmed acres in eastern WMIDD as well as YMIDD.  Crops grown include alfalfa, cotton, small grains, grass seed and citrus.

Likely candidates will have a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience:

  • Directing all farm operations, including ground preparation, planting, fertilization, irrigation, crop health, harvesting and storage of field crops
  • Managing staff, including hiring, firing, training and directing best farm practices
  • Managing equipment maintenance and identifying equipment/mechanical issues
  • Using computer skills (Excel/Word)
  • Collecting and coding invoices in a timely manner
  • Communicating in both English and Spanish to management and farm team
  • Yuma area farm contacts
  • Arizona Pesticide Applicator License preferred

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience directing growing activities, or lesser experience along with a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Plant Science or Agricultural Systems
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

Benefits and Compensation:

  • $100K-$115K annual salary/bonus (plus or minus based on experience) plus additional bonus tied to farm performance
  • Major medical insurance
  • Paid vacation

This is not a 9 to 5 job.  As the plants grow, we go.  We appreciate a hands-on management style and encourage internal promotion. 

 

Contact:               Mike Schlehuber, CEO, Sunstone Farms

                              mschlehuber@greenstonerp.com

                               760-473-4773 cell


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