Job Info
Job Title: Farm Operations Supervisor
Location: Roll, AZ
Job Number: 11252
Posted Date: 3/31/2020
Job description

Progressive farming company has position available for a self-motivated agriculturalist looking for a career as a Farm Operations Supervisor.  While we own over 5,000 farm acres, the primary responsibilities for this position will be focused on 3,500+- farmed acres in Wellton Mohawk Irrigation & Drainage District as well as Yuma Mesa Irrigation & Drainage District.  Crops grown include alfalfa, cotton, small grains, Bermuda, Sudan, and citrus.

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

  • Supervising all farm operations, including ground preparation, planting, fertilization, irrigation, crop health, harvesting and storage of field crops
  • Supervising staff, including hiring, firing, training and directing best farm practices
  • Managing equipment maintenance and identifying equipment/mechanical issues
  • Yuma area farm contacts
  • Arizona Pesticide Applicator License preferred or able to obtain one
  • Identify equipment improvements, changes and/or replacements
  • Ability to work with Farm Manager to establish goals and strategically plan all projects
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience directing growing activities (some education in agronomy preferred)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

Benefits and Compensation:

  • $58K-$65K annual salary plus bonus (overall compensation based on experience and performance)
  • Major medical insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Company vehicle

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: Oscar Salcedo, Farm Manager, Sunstone Farms

oscar@sunstonefarming.com

Cell: (928) 247-7383


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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.



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