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MADERA COUNTY FARM BUREAU SEEKING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Reporting to the Board of Directors, this individual must have an agricultural background and be highly motivated!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Ensure that policies and directions set by the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for both non-profit organizations are carried out by a) participating as a key member of the Executive Committee, b) working with and taking direction from the President, c) providing information and recommendations to the policy makers, and d) participating in long-range goal setting.
  2. Provide for the achievement of the vision, mission and long range plan by developing short-term goals or tactical plan to achieve results required.
  3. Ensure a staff capable of meeting all of the goals of the Farm Bureau by a) determining skills and competencies required, b) developing the organization structure, c) recruiting and hiring personnel who can meet the needs of the organization, d) evaluating, coaching, disciplining, and training staff as needed, and e) recommending appropriate compensation and benefit plans.
  4. Provide for and deliver effective research of agricultural and other issues important to CFB members and to the economic well-being of the County.
  5. Promote the CFB through an effective marketing and public relations effort. This includes acting as editor of CFB’s newspaper, developing a relationship with the press, responding to questions from the press and other organizations.
  6. Provide for a strong membership by ensuring an effective membership development and retention program.
  7. Provide for a sound financial position and budget by proposing the annual budget for review by the Budget Committee and approval by the Executive Committee; monitor expenditures to budget; submit budget reports; ensuring effective financial controls; ensuring that dues are collected and processed timely.

QUALIFICATIONS and JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Background in Agriculture
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • Highly organized with excellent verbal, written, and public speaking skills
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office is mandatory, Quickbooks proficiency is a plus
  • Multimedia and social networking skills a plus

Salary will be based on experience. Health, Vision, Dental and Retirement Benefits provided in a package.

Candidates must submit a 1 page cover letter and 1 page resume to office@maderafb.com APPLY BY JULY 16th, 2015

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Upcoming Safety Trainings

We have teamed up with AgSafe & American Red Cross as well as with the Madera CHP this year to bring new saftey trainings to our members.

See Schedule Below:

 

Training # 5 - English / Spanish

Agricultural Hazardous Materials

This class is for persons 21 years or older, who have a current class C drivers license. Students will receive a DL-267 certificate that will enable them to legally transport hazardous agricultural materials on public roadways, (within a 50 mile radius) without a commercial driver’s license.

Thurs., April 23, 2015 Spanish 9am - 12pm English 1pm - 4pm

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