Farm Manager in Murtaugh, ID

Shoesole Farms, Inc.
  • Full Time
  • Murtaugh, ID
  • $50,000 - $70,000 a year USD / Year
  • This position has been filled

Job Description

Shoesole Farms, Inc. is searching for a manager with good business sense to join our team. The farm manager’s responsibilities include monitoring staff, and crops, purchasing supplies, analyzing data & reports, and ensuring maximum profit. You should be able to maintain professional networks and keep abreast of developments in agricultural science.

To be successful as a farm manager, you must be detail-oriented but also keep the bigger picture in mind. Outstanding candidates are keen problem solvers who are focused on efficiency and take a hands-on approach to management.

Farm Manager Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing existing operations, crops, staff, data, and financial reports, and recommending improvements.
  • Preparing plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understands expectations.
  • Visiting the different divisions to inspect crops and perform tests on soil and water.
  • Ensuring seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies are regularly restocked.
  • Scheduling repairs, maintenance, and replacement of equipment and machinery.
  • Ensuring all staff adheres to health and safety regulations.
  • Assisting with the recruitment and training of newly hired staff members.
  • Collaborating with senior staff to prepare budgets and financial reports.
  • Building professional networks and keeping abreast of developments in agricultural science.

Farm Manager Requirements:

  • A passion for agriculture.
  • Previous experience in a farming-related field.
  • Management experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of farming cultivation techniques and practices.
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools for various farm tasks.
  • Mechanical knowledge for equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.
  • The ability to work independently as well as lead a team.
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Related degree in agriculture or equivalent not required but preferred.
  • Additional courses in business management or administration is a plus.

If you are passionate about farming, have the necessary qualifications, and enjoy working in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team as a Farm Manager.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Murtaugh, ID: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Farming: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person