Job Title :
Ranch Foreman ll T11
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Property & Resources Management Group
Shafter, CA US
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Job Description :
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG) founded in 1985, is a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of John Hancock/Manulife Financial Corporation. HNRG is based in Boston, Massachusetts and is comprised of two core businesses; Hancock Timber Resource Group (HTRG) which develops and manages timberland investments and Hancock Agricultural Investment Group (HAIG) which develops and manages farmland investments.
As of June 30, 2018, HNRG managed USD 14.4 billion of timberland and farmland, compromising over 6.3 million acres located in the United States, Canada, and Australia. HNRG is committed to responsible investing and sustainable management of its client's assets, including the ongoing reduction of environmental impact, and improvement of sustainability and stewardship performance.
Hancock Forest Management, Inc. ("HFM") and Hancock Farmland Services, Inc. ("HFS") are wholly owned subsidiaries of Hancock Natural Resource Group ("HNRG"). HFM and HFS are property management companies that serve global institutional investors through related-party investment management groups (Hancock Timber Resource Group and Hancock Agricultural Investment Group) and third-party private investors. HFM oversees the timber development and harvesting operations for approximately 3.8million acres of timberland across the USA and Canada.
HFS oversees the agricultural assets and operations for approximately 0.3 million acres of farmland throughout the USA. Collectively, HFM and HFS represent the North American property management platform of HNRG.
JOB TITLE: Ranch Forman ll, T11
WORK SCHEDULE: AS ASSIGNED
REPORTS TO: Ranch MANAGER
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for implementing, supervising, and conducting farming operations in a manner minimizing expenses and maximizing yields. This position is a non-exempt position.
There are three Foreman II positions available. One is located in Kern County, CA and two are located in Tulare County, CA.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Assist Ranch Manager in formulating efficient operating plans per property. Understand the total budget framework, possess ability to adjust for special unforeseen, uncontrollable conditions that cause variances from "normal" budgeted figures.
Implementation and execution of effective, efficient, orderly, and timely farming operations. Respond to special circumstances or conditions during the growing season such as weather, pest, diseases, or other extraordinary events. Understand all aspects of the crop protectant materials used in the industry in order to ensure safe, appropriate, and optimal use on the farms.
Contribute your crop knowledge to assist your team in achieving yields comparable or better than the best farmers in the area, with similar property. Professional interactions contractors, labor, vendors, equipment, and processors, in a strong, fair manner. Professional conduct that serves as an example for FLC employees Assist other employees in performing their duties efficiently and effectively.
Promptly report problems or successes, and any other reports required by Ranch Manager. Follow procurement procedures for the informal bidding process. Enforce company safety policies.
Ensure company policies are followed, and all employees are properly trained. Other duties as assigned.
High School diploma; GED.
5-10 years' experience in farming and equipment operation preferred.
Ability to operate all applicable farm-related equipment
Must be able to work well with management.
Must be able to communicate well with others.
First aid training.
Qualified Applicators Certificate.
Valid driver's license.
Insurable with Company's Insurance.
Frequent Sitting, occasional lifting
Lift up to 50 pounds
Must be able to travel long distances
See attached Physical Requirements
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Performing the essential functions of this job may require the incumbent to work with and/or around hazardous materials; perform lifting and bending; or be exposed to unpleasant or hazardous conditions or substances in the field, such as heat, exhaust, or chemicals.
Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG) is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to employ, train, promote and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran or marital status.
If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere.
We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers.
Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.
Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.
A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
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