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Area Manager

Company: Manulife and John Hancock
Location: Pasco
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? You've come to the right place. We're looking for ambitious people who share our values and want to make every day better for people around the world. If this sounds like you, and the career below sounds exciting, we'd like to hear from you.

Working Arrangement

At Home

Job Description

Manulife Investment Management Timberland and Agriculture, Inc. (MIMTA) founded in 1985, is a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of John Hancock/Manulife Financial Corporation.

Manulife Forest Management, Inc. ("MFM") and Manulife Farmland Services, Inc. ("MAS") are wholly owned subsidiaries of MIMTA. MFM and MAS are property management companies that serve global institutional investors through related-party investment management groups and third-party private investors. MFM oversees the timber development and harvesting operations for approximately 3.8million acres of timberland across the USA and Canada. MAS oversees the agricultural assets and operations for approximately 0.3 million acres of farmland throughout the USA.

The Opportunty

Position is responsible for the organization, planning, implementation and supervision of farming operations in a manner, which optimizes return on investment and demonstrates good stewardship in the communities in which we operate. Coach/mentor team in farming operations and help them expand their areas of knowledge and responsibilities

What you will be doing

  • Assist Area Managers III in formulating and monitoring operating and capital budgets per property.
  • Perform within the total budget framework adjusting for special unforeseen, uncontrollable conditions that cause variances from "normal" budgeted figures.
  • Implementation and execution of effective, efficient, orderly, and timely farming operations.
  • Promptly respond to special circumstances or conditions during the growing season such as weather, pest, diseases, or other extraordinary events.
  • Achieve yields comparable or better than the best farmers in the area, with similar property.
  • Responsible for ensure neat and orderly appearance of assigned properties
  • Effective handling of personnel, contractors, labor, vendors, equipment, and processors, in a strong, fair manner.
  • Assist Ranch Managers in performing their duties efficiently and effectively.
  • Promptly report problems or successes, and produce monthly management reports, or other analysis as needed.
  • Follow procurement procedures, both the formal and the informal bidding process.
  • Implement company safety policies, and evaluate new regulations for necessary updates or changes.
  • Ensure company policies are followed and all employees are properly trained.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    What we are looking for
    • 4 year college degree in Agricultural studies or related field; or proven experience farming with at least two (2) years in a Supervisory role.
    • Demonstrated ability farming, preferably farming permanent tree crops
    • Must be familiar with GIS programs, iPads, smart phones, other customary electronic tools
    • Must be able to work well with various personality types
    • Must be able to communicate well with others, bi-lingual Spanish preferred
    • First aid/CPR training or certificate
    • Willing to actively pursuing Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) designation
    • Must possess Valid driver's license and be insurable with Company's commercial insurance carrier

      • Requires working outdoors, in all weather conditions
      • Frequent standing, walking, bending, twisting, kneeling, plus occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
      • View and type on computer screens for long periods.

        • Performing the essential functions of this job may require the incumbent to work with and/or around hazardous materials, perform lifting and/or bending, or be exposed to unpleasant or hazardous conditions or substances in the field including heat, exhaust or chemicals.
          What can we offer you?
          • A competitive salary and benefits packages.
          • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.
          • A focus on growing your career path with us.
          • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
          • Professional development and leadership opportunities.

            Our commitment to you
            • Values-first culture
              We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.
            • Boundless opportunity
              We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career.
            • Continuous innovation
              We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.
            • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
              We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.
            • Championing Corporate Citizenship
              We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

              Every career at Manulife/John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward. Ready to make an impact somewhere? What are you waiting for? Apply today.

              About John Hancock and Manulife

              John Hancock is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife globally, including Canada, Asia and Europe. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were CAD$1.3 trillion (US$1.1 trillion) as of June 30, 2021. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at

              One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports more than 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and education savings plans. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at

              Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

              At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

              It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact

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