farm supervisor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I am seeking a challenging position and career change that will offer professional growth and career advancement opportunities within the company.


Ability to plan and direct farm operations, train, instruct, and supervise personnel. Acquired knowledge of the general practices and procedures used in the various types of farming. Proven to work under pressure and in any weather conditions. Adept communication skills in English and Spanish in both oral and written forms.Capable of maintaining records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence related to the work to communicate effectively.


I applied for this job because I feel my skills and experience working in this field of agriculture qualifies me for the job. I see that your vacancy ideally fits my work experience, skills and qualifications. I would like to work for the hiring company where I feel i can make a real difference. I think I would be a perfect candidate and compatible for the position.

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Managing multiple projects
  • Mentoring
  • Contract negotiation
  • Operations management
  • Logistics management
  • Negotiation skills
  • 5 S Experience
  • Negotiation
  • Time management
  • Effective communication
  • Inventory management
  • Project management
  • Superb time management skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • GAP (Good Agricultural Practices)
Work History
Farm Supervisor, 02/2016 to Current
Marten Transport, ,

Central Farming Supervisor, 02/2016 to Current
Prairie Wind FarmSouth Portland, ME,
  • In charge of 1800 acres of Navel's,Valencia's Mandarin's, Clementine's, order water for ranches, Monthly Inventory Logs & order fertilizer's, pesticide's, fungicide's, herbicide's, schedule applications.
  • Coordinate with farm labor contractor, schedule and move crews for pruning.
  • Coordinate and schedule with harvest department all harvesting.
  • Coordinate with spray department all spray applications.
  • Code all materials & supplies according to ranch, general grove maintenance.
  • Train employees how to operate tractors & farm implements.
  • In charge of 6- 8 crews during the work day.
  • Coordinate irrigation of orchards and any tractor work.
  • Safety Committee Member, Schedule monthly tailgate topics for Supervisor's and employees.
  • Currently work at Wonderful Citrus

Owner, 01/2014 to 01/2017
Express, Inc.City, STATE,
  • Source qualified vendors and negotiate contracts.
  • Review customer feedback.
  • Make strategic decisions regarding future targets.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of product and service changes.
  • Perform accounts receivable duties including invoicing, researching chargebacks, discrepancies and reconciliations.
  • Process accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Negotiate pricing with vendors regarding wholesale billing and marketing procedures.

Farm manager, 06/2010 to 11/2013
Alpha & Omega Farm Service Management ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Heat and Illness Prevention Programs - Sexual Harassment - CPR - Food Safety Training
  • All aspects of farming, Set budgets, Directing all farm work, in coordination with PCA for Herbicide applications, Pesticide applications, Fungicide applications, Insecticide applications.
  • Managed a total of 7500 acres in different areas in California, Directed a total of 550 people on a daily basis in peak season of land preparation, harvesting or pruning.
  • Planned all farm related work from working ground, planting to harvesting in row crops lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage also in tree orchards, vineyards for wine and fresh market grapes.
  • Food safety and labor relations training through Strawberry Association in food handling and food safety.
  • Installation of below ground and above ground irrigation systems, tape, drip, fan jet.
  • Met with stakeholders and maintained productive relationships.
  • Administered $2,500,000.00 yearly budget.
  • Maintained compliance with company requirements.
  • Supervised 5 programs per year.
  • Sourced qualified vendors and negotiated contracts.

Farm Supervisor, 06/2010 to 11/2012
Langer FarmsCity, STATE,
  • Quality Control Food Safety - Heat and Illness Prevention Programs- Sexual Harassment- Food Safety Training - CPR Coordinated activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate employees.
  • I also, supervised four crews of at least 25 people in each crew and evaluated their daily work, verified employees performance through the review of completed work assignments and work techniques.
  • Administered $500,000.00 budget
  • Responsible for scheduling the orchard ground maintenance. Coordinated with PCA pesticide, fungicide, insecticide, foliar, applications.Responsible for irrigation programs, pruning and trimming of trees.
  • Identified staff developments and training needed and ensured that training was obtained.
  • Ensured proper labor relations, conditions of employment were maintained and responsible for enforcing employee policies and procedures.
  • Made sure employees were given proper equipment and tools for performing their daily work duties.

Business Partner, 10/2006 to 06/2010
Golden State XpressCity, STATE,
  • Delivered goods to various locations, coordinated with drivers daily safety inspection of truck and trailer.
  • Collected and Completed log books according to DOT regulations.
  • Negotiated freight, booked and dispatched trucks daily for pick ups and deliveries in designated areas.
  • Dispatched trucks, from flatbed, dry van, and reefer, picked up and loaded returned products charted out best routes for delivery and performed customer services at the time of deliveries.
  • Scheduled maintenance of trucks and performed preventive maintenance tasks on a regular basis.
  • Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
  • Posted receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Developed and executed marketing programs and general business solutions resulting in increased company exposure, customer traffic, and sales.
  • Prepared vendor invoices and processed incoming payments.
  • Received, screened and routed incoming calls.
  • Sourced vendors for special project needs and negotiated contracts.
  • Recruited and hired qualified candidates for vacant and new positions.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for 20 employees.
  • Handled all incoming business and client requests for information.
  • Coordinated special projects and managed schedules.
  • Met challenging quotas for productivity and accuracy of work.

Area Manager/ Business Partner, 05/2004 to 11/2006
Horizon LandscapersCity, STATE,
  • Assisted in designs of open areas and put in check maintenance measures dependent on landscape type.
  • Skilled in using motorized tools and land maps(blue prints) to etch out landscapes.
  • Installation of residential and commercial irrigation systems.
  • Planted seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and applied fertilizers and mulch for protection.
  • Offered direction to landscape architects on all landscaping projects.
  • Reviewed plans and specs during the schematic design of pre-construction.
  • Worked with construction administration consultants to plan field observations on schedule.
  • Provided safety kits to all construction personnel, which complied with safety protocols for the job site.
  • Sealed and wired valves and created and attached nameplates.
  • Observed all safety policies and procedures
  • Verified part numbers and placed parts in appropriate shipping containers.
  • Competently installed foam insulation on tubing and controls.

Car Sales - Automotive Finace, 06/2002 to 04/2004
Nissan Of Bakersfield BMW Of Bakersfield - Three Way ChevroletCity, STATE,
  • Successfully sold new & used cars by providing excellent customer service and ensured maximum profitability in each transaction by up-selling finance products.
  • Multitask, resolve customer issues and excel within a demanding, high-volume setting.
  • Found out a customer's vehicle needs through brief conversations with them, advised customers regarding payment options; loans and leasing banking terms, to find the best deal according to their budget.
  • Prioritized daily workflows, including all inbound calls, quotes and sales-related inquiries.
  • Set monthly goals 14-18 units a month.
  • Identified and qualified customer needs, developed sales strategies and negotiated and closes profitable projects with a 85% success rate.
  • Consistently hit and exceeded sales goals by 20%.

Supervisor Quality Control- Assistant Farm Manager - Shop Supervisor, 03/1998 to 05/2002
Mettler AG LLCCity, State,
  • I have worked with heavy Ag equipment such as tractors, chisel plows, plows, cultivators, row listers, stubble disk, finishing disk.
  • Experience in Row crops Carrots, Tomatoes, Onions, Garlic, Watermelon/Melon Honeydew, Cabbage, Lettuce, Broccoli, Bell Pepper & other variety of peppers.
  • Row crop or flat ground for forage crops silage, alfalfa, safflower, corn.
  • Ordered supplies, completed forms, maintained records of completed jobs, and maintained inventory of supplies.
  • In charge of all shop operations, train employees how to operate tractors from 60hp - 400hp & farm implements.
  • Kept logs of fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides used in ranches.
  • Coordinated with Farm Labor Contractor weeding, harvesting, packing.
  • Interviewed and hired personnel.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 1991 to Lazaro Cardenas - Michoacan, Mexico
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Electronic Technician Certificate
  • Student Body Treasurer

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School Attended

  • Lazaro Cardenas

Job Titles Held:

  • Farm Supervisor
  • Central Farming Supervisor
  • Owner
  • Farm manager
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Business Partner
  • Area Manager/ Business Partner
  • Car Sales - Automotive Finace
  • Supervisor Quality Control- Assistant Farm Manager - Shop Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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