Jul 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary This is advanced farm management work in the conduct of general and specialized farming operations on a large institutional farm. Work involves responsibility for planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of the operation of a large institutional farm and its specialized subordinate and related units and equipment; supervision of skilled and unskilled farm workers; plans and supervises the planting, cultivating, harvesting and storing of field crops; directs the repair and maintenance of farm buildings and equipment; plan and direct the maintenance of research plot areas, equipment, roads, buildings and other facilities; plan, supervise and assist in the installation and operation of irrigation systems such as laterals, pivots, solid sets and hard hoses; and all other duties involved in running day-to-day operations. Direction is received from a superior chiefly with regard to general administrative matters, such as production, purchasing, personnel, and accounting. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from a standard vocational or high school supplemented by some college course work in agriculture; and extensive responsible experience in general farm work involving farm planning, methods, and production; and experience in supervisory farm work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.