Serves as the ENREC Farm Operations Assistant Manager. Responsible for scheduling crews; planning and management of row and forage crop operations; farm, facility and equipment repair and maintenance; and coordination of research projects. Serves as Maintenance Shop (Farm/Facility) Building supervisor. Works with and coordinates the agronomic and research activities with ENREC unit managers and project leaders. Serves on the Management Team. In the absence of the General Farm Manager, this position has full authority to make decisions relative to the management of the research farm. Farm revenue and size in top 3% in Nebraska. Must obtain EPA commercial/non-commercial pesticide applicator’s License, commercial driver’s license, and chemigation applicator’s license within six months of employment. Position is located near Mead.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree is agricultural science area plus five years minimum management experience in large agricultural production system, preferably in a research setting required. Requirements include: (1) agriculture background; (2) extensive knowledge base in modern crop production practices/best management practices; (3) large-scale mechanized crop production experience; and (4) knowledge of research operations. Ability to utilize computers and site-specific agricultural technologies including GPS, yield monitors, application equipment controllers, navigation and guidance systems necessary. Strong organizational skills and interpersonal relationship skills essential.
Master’s degree in agricultural science area preferred. Certified Crop Advisor desirable. Research operations background helpful.
Posted Salary: $53,000/yr. minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 69093
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