Farm Manager Senior

Virginia Div of Institutions

Goochland , Virginia

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

This position manages and directs a large agribusiness operation to include beef, dairy, milk and meat processing, grain, and general farm maintenance. This position ensures that all facets of operation comply with industry standards and environmental regulations.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent. Previous working experience in an agribusiness field. Working knowledge of animal science. Experience with farm production in crops. Knowledge of nutrient management. Experience required in staff management and supervision. Demonstrated ability to plan, prepare reports, and communicate with a variety of audiences. Demonstrated computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Prefer an associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with coursework in general management, in the field of agriculture or a related field. Prefer experience in preparing operational budgets. Prefer experience in food processing.

Special Requirements
All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.