Farm Supervisor - Santa Paula, CA (Hansen REC)

County Location: Ventura County

Date Posted: September 4, 2019
Closing Date: September 21, 2019

The Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC) located in Ventura County provides land, labor and facilities for research that supports the rich and diverse agricultural and natural resources of Ventura County and an extensive education program that promotes the sustainability and benefits of agriculture and natural resources in county communities. The HAREC facility encompasses 27 acres including demonstration gardens, orchards, research fields, a small greenhouse, as well as a historical barn and Queen-Anne Victorian house.

Under the direction of the Center Director, this position is responsible for the management, planning and implementation of field research, farming operations, physical plant operations, grounds and building maintenance, irrigation, and related administrative functions. Responsibilities also include participating in logistical planning and implementation of extension activities. Responsibilities include training and supervising field staff to maintain an orderly, safe, and efficient operation, and is responsible for staff annual performance evaluations. This position will serve as a member of the Center's executive management team and is expected to participate in facilities planning and budgeting, including providing recommendations regarding infrastructure, resources, and staffing needs.

This position includes verbal and written communication to staff, vendors, contractors, and other parties in Spanish.

This position will end after one year. Extension beyond this date is contingent on budgetary and/or operational considerations.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

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