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Farm Manager Farm Supervisor

Bakersfield, California, United States
November 01, 2016

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Francisco Javier Tapia

**** ****** **, ***********, ** 93307



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 and capable of maintaining records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence related to the work to communicate effectively. Professional Experience

Farm Supervisor

March 2016 to present date

In charge of 1800-2600 acres of Navel's,Valencia's Mandarin's, Clementine's, order fertilizer's, pesticide's, fungicide's, herbicide's, schedule applications. Coordinate with farm labor contractor, schedule and move crews for pruning. In charge of 6- 8 crews during the work day. Coordinate the picking of fruit with harvesting. Coordinate irrigation of orchards and any tractor work. 2014 to present date

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Smog Check inspection Station

Alpha & Omega Farm Service

Management Services 2010-2014

Farm manager

Heat and Illness Prevention Programs - Sexual Harassment - CPR - Food Safety Training Set budgets, Directing all farm work, with coordination of agronomist Herbicide applications, Pesticide applications, Fungicide applications, Managed a total of 550 people on a daily basis. Planned all farm related work in tree orchards, vineyards and row crops. Food safety and labor relations training through Strawberry association one to the strictest in food handling and food safety in the nation.

Langer Farms-Farm Supervisor

Quality Control Food Safety - Heat and Illness Prevention Programs- Sexual Harrasment- CPR 2010-2012

Coordinated activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate employees. I also, supervised four crews of at least forty people in each crew and evaluated their daily work, verified employees performance through the review of completed work assignments and work techniques. Responsible for scheduling the disking of alleyways, pesticide and insecticide applications in coordination with agronomist, irrigation times, 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 safety equipment and tools for performing their daily work duties.

TJ Landscaping-Landscaper 2007 - 2010

Assisted in designs of open areas and put in check maintenance measures dependent on landscape type. Skilled in using motorized tools and land maps 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.

Golden State Express -Commercial Truck Driver 2006 2007-Sub Hauler for RTS Trans

Delivered goods to various locations and conducting daily safety inspection of vehicles. Completion of log books according to DOT regulations. Booked and dispatched trucks daily for pick ups and deliveries in designated areas. Drove 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. Cleaned and maintained trucks and performed preventive maintenance tasks on a regular basis.

3 Way Chevrolet-Car Sales-Financing


Successfully sold new 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 talking to them and, advised customers regarding payment options; loans and leasing banking terms, to find the best deal according to their budget. Mettler Ag LCC - Serviceman-Supervisor of Quality Control for Produce 1998 to 2001

I worked with heavy Ag equipment such as tractors, chisel plows, plows, cultivators, row listers, stubble disk, finishing disk. Also, was responsible for servicing of trucks and tractors and all Ag equipment. Ordered supplies, completed forms, maintained records of completed jobs, and maintained inventory of supplies. Drove vehicle to pick up and deliver personnel and materials and preformed other duties as needed. In charge of harvesting of different vaireties of peppers, watermelons, melon, onions, wheat, cabbage, hay. References: Available upon request

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