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1 Nov 2019

Northwest Director of Farming – Idaho

Posted by Katie Settle, katie@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #35752

An established produce company is seeking a Director of Farming for their operations in Idaho.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Oversee several farming operations
  • Hands on management experience
  • Analyze farming practices to optimize quality/yields
  • Oversees preparation; irrigation fertilization; pest and disease management
  • Ensure company is in compliance with all governmental agencies and regulatory agencies
  • Direct and coordinate daily production to achieve the most efficient cost of production while meeting the maximum yield and quality goals.
  • Continually monitor and evaluate the efficiency of operations, equipment and work practices
  • Manage a labor force to accomplish the general farming goals

Requirements:

  • Farm Management experience needed
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • “Hands on” supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of and practical experience with agricultural cropping systems, pest and disease control, production practices and crop maintenance
  • Knowledge and practical experience with production equipment
  • Ability to manage, coordinate and communicate daily with crews
  • Candidate must be comfortable with technology
  • Multi-task oriented, detail oriented, ability to work well with others, and good organizational skills.

Compensation:

Competitive salary based on experience plus benefits.

Please contact Katie Settle, katie@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Agronomy, Crop Science. Job Types: Northwest. Job expires in Endless.

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