Agriculture Supvr 1 - Hansen REC
County Location: Ventura County
Date Posted: January 27, 2016
Closing Date: February 15, 2016
The Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC) located in Ventura County provides land, labor and facilities for research and education programs. Center research supports the rich and diverse agricultural and natural resources of Ventura County, while extensive education programs promote the sustainability and benefits of agriculture and natural resources in county communities. The HAREC facility encompasses 27 acres including a historical Queen-Anne Victorian house as well as demonstration gardens, orchards, and research fields.
Under the direction of the Center Director, this position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day agricultural field operations and infrastructure maintenance of the Center. The incumbent trains and supervises staff to maintain an orderly, safe, and efficient operation, and is responsible for staff annual performance evaluations. S/he will need to be able to speak Spanish as some of the workers are Spanish speaking. S/he will supervise land, labor, facilities and other resources for current and proposed research projects and outreach activities. S/he will serve as a member of the Center's executive management team and is expected to play a role in facilities planning and budget, including providing recommendations regarding infrastructure, resources, and staffing needs.
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