Hyde Farm hiring Farm Operations Manager

Marietta, Georgia

FARM OPERATIONS MANAGER – HYDE FARM

Requisition Title/Job Title: RECREATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Department: Parks, Rec, & Cultural Affairs
Position information: This position is located at Historic Hyde Farm
Position Number: 2094027
Salary: $42,224.00- $66,518.40 per year
Position Type: Full-Time
Hours worked per week: 40 hours
Issue Date: 12-31-2015
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

TO APPLY FOR JOB, VISIT:  https://cobbcounty.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=204819

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assigned to Hyde Farm, performs the following: manages historic farm to include directing staff, field preparation, building upkeep, planting/harvesting crops, providing education to the public, operating farm equipment and the care of farm animals.

Provides training for historic farm staff in carrying out programs under charge in accordance with County and department policies and procedures; such training includes administrative operations, training specific to the program/facility mission, and safety.

Coordinates with staff on marketing initiatives to actively promote the programs/facilities for the specific area of responsibility, programs and facilities: Establishes customer base (i.e…community and/or businesses)

Develops master program/facility calendars in a manner to optimize utilization of resources and generation of revenues; effectively resolves scheduling issues and conflicts with limited lead time. Maintains farming records and orders farm supplies.

Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments in farm administration for application to functions under charge.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field; supplemented by three years progressively knowledgeable and skilled experience in recreational program administration; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional certifications may be required according to the functional assigned area 

Valid Driver’s License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors’ Degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or Zoology. One or more years farm management experience in the Southeast United States. Experience working with farm animals. Experience working with fruit and vegetable crops. Experience conducting farm education programs. Experience operating farming equipment. One or more years of supervisory experience. Knowledge and experience with historic and modern farming practices.

GRADE: 52

STATUS: Exempt

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
While performing the essential functions of this position there is potential for exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic substances, outside weather conditions, excessive noise, and dampness/humidity.

REQUISITION: 0002945  (TR)

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