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These Ag Careers listings are not endorsed by the ASFMRA and should be fully investigated. The intent of this information is simply to introduce employers to potential candidates, and visa versa. ASFMRA staff reserves the right to accept, reject, and/or edit all listings that are submitted for placement in the Ag Careers Center section. Placement of Ag Career listings is usually complimentary.

If you would like to post a listing on the Ag Careers website, please email the job description and closing date to Jaleen Edwards

Career Opportunities

 

ASFMRA Career Listing (#05231601)

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Position:  Pacific Northwest Regional Farm Acquisition Manager
Company:   US Farm Trust Advisors LLC

The managing group behind US Farm Trust  REIT, LLC, one of the largest, privately held farmland real estate investment trust’s in the US. With over $300mm in funds, we acquire and manage high quality row crop farmland throughout the US on behalf of our REIT.

Job Summary:

The Farm Acquisition Manager for the Pacific Northwest Region (Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Colorado) will be responsible for sourcing and previewing farmland acquisitions for the REIT. This person will also be charged with the management of acquired farms within the Pacific Northwest region. This position reports to the president of the company.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Sourcing and evaluating new farmland properties for acquisition and gathering due-diligence materials needed for the analysis of properties.
  • Developing relationships with regional partners to promote the expansion of organics in the region.
  • Locating and interviewing prospective tenants.
  • Formulation of property improvement budgets.
  • Manage existing portfolio in the region.
  • Perform quarterly property reviews and inspections.
  • Ability to travel regularly with a possibility of overnight stay occasionally.
  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain required licenses needed for job performance.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree (Farm Management or Agribusiness preferably)
  • Real estate or commercial land closing experience
  • Project management experience.
  • Has farmed on their own or has a farming background.
  • Candidate has farm management experience.
  • Have strong technical abilities including experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Yardi software is preferred.
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish priorities, take initiative, work under time pressures, work with minimal supervision, and exercise independent and sound judgment.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, interpersonal relations skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to use available information to make decisions regarding land values and to understand general market trends.
  • Research and analysis skills.
  • A creative thinker.
  • Have an impeccable reputation in the region.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Reside in Idaho.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary based on experience
  • Company vehicle
  • Family health and dental insurance with company paying 75% of the premium
  • Two weeks paid vacation first year, three weeks after first year.

Contact information:

Send resumes to:

US Farm Trust Advisors, LLC
c/o Tommy Funk
1250 NE Loop 410 Ste. 300
San Antonio, TX 78209

Or email to tf@usfarmtrust.com
Please visit our website at www.usfarmtrust.com

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#051516)

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Job Title: Appraiser
Company: Rabo AgriFinance
Location:  Raleigh , North Carolina
Reference Number:  RAF00585
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Our Organization

Rabo AgriFinance is a leading financial services provider for agricultural producers and agribusinesses. Solely focused on agriculture, Rabo AgriFinance is backed by Rabobank, a Dutch-headquartered global financial services leader and one of the world’s 25 largest banks, with over $900 billion in assets and operations in 45 countries. Founded by Dutch farmers over a century ago, Rabobank remains true to our core mission: to create value for our customers, our employees, and the local communities where we do business.

With 45 offices across the U.S., Rabo AgriFinance provides clients with knowledgeable local teams and exclusive access to global market research in a variety of sectors, including grains and oilseeds, livestock and specialty crops.

Job Description

As a member of the RAF Appraisal Department, an Appraiser performs a variety of appraisal and evaluation related duties. In order to perform these duties, this person should already hold a State Certified General Appraiser license and have a good working knowledge of proper appraisal methodology and appraisal related software. Furthermore, they should have a good understanding of USPAP & FIRREA as it relates to appraisal guidelines and have or be willing to acquire a good working knowledge of all RAF appraisal related policies and procedures.

This job requires good communication and analytical skills for the accurate and timely completion of assigned duties.

  • Performs appraisals on non-complex to moderately complex properties.
  • With supervisor approval, periodic engagement of a third-party appraiser for assignment.
  • Completes appraisal review of internal and external appraisal reports on an as needed basis.
  • Assist in developing training for RAF employees in appraisal and evaluation related topics, as assigned.
  • Must be familiar with and comply with laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures that are applicable to required job duties.
  • Understands and complies with all RAF and Rabobank anti-money laundering, compliance, and all other applicable laws.
  • Performs all other job duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three (3) to seven (7) years appraisal experience.
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser.
  • Willingness and desire to continue the education and experience needed for advancement.
  • Ability to drive/travel in designated areas for appraisal assignments.

Desirable:

  • Agricultural background

Benefits

With healthcare and insurance costs on the rise, Rabo AgriFinance employees enjoy a first-class benefits package, featuring a selection of medical coverage and investment options to meet your personal needs.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health care spending account
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Basic life insurance plus AD&D insurance
  • Optional life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • 401K program
  • Health and wellness seminars
  • Tuition reimbursement

Additional Information:

Rabo AgriFinance offers an inspiring work environment with enthusiastic professionals. The culture is characterized by entrepreneurship, personal development and ambition. The employment benefits are excellent.

Please apply via the website by clicking the “Apply now” button.

https://www.rabobankamerica.com/working-at-raboagrifinance/open-positions/open-position-details?jobNumber=RAF00585

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 ASFMRA Career Listing (#051016)

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Job Title: Farm Management Specialist
Company: Clemson University
Location:  Clemson, South Carolina, US 29631
ISSUE DATE: 5/10/2016
CLOSING DATE: 6/10/2016
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

The Extension Associate in Farm and Risk Management will have state-wide responsibilities (working with other agents, specialists and agribusiness team) for developing and delivering extension programs, materials and decision making tools related to farm and risk management in one or more commodity areas which may include livestock and/or specialty crops.

JOB DUTIES:

60% – Essential – Program Development & Delivery:
Develop programs in farm and risk management, business planning and farm transition and deliver to a variety of audiences including agents, entrepreneurs, farmers, agribusiness leaders and organizations. Provide technical expertise and education programs for one or more commodity areas which may include livestock and/or specialty crops. Work with colleagues on issues to deliver education programs using face-to-face, web-based and distance technology. Provide farm business, financial & risk management plans using ag. software.

25% – Essential – Materials and Tools Development, Service & Scholarship:
Develop program curricula, articles and publications in collaboration with other agents, specialists and the Agribusiness Team. Develop and update decision making tools including agricultural enterprise budgets using spreadsheets and web-based technology. Collaborate on grants and projects as it relates to Agribusiness Team core initiatives. Actively participate in any committees or groups as assigned.

10% – Essential – Assessment and Evaluation of Program Impact:
Work with other agents, extension specialists and the agribusiness team to assess and evaluate program impacts. Provide monthly reporting of programming activities, program outputs, and program impacts. Maintain Civil Rights compliance as required by Extension Field Operations.

5% – Essential – Financial Resource Management and Administration:
Generate and secure external funds for programmatic activities. Provide management and administration of any funds and budgets that may be associated specifically to the position and provide reporting.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education – 1st Master’s Degree – Master’s in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Finance or closely related field.
Work Exp 1+ years

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge – Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts as Lead – Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitors Budget – Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Review of credentials will begin May 30, 2016 and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration please apply by May 30, 2016 at the following site:
http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html

JOB LOCATION:

Sandhill Research & Education Center
Columbia, SC

JEANNE CLERY ACT:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding areas. As a current or prospective Clemson University employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information for this institution. For more information regarding our Employment, Campus Safety and Benefits, please visit the Human Resources – Prospective Employees web page shown below:
http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/

CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/59x9tkgqjk

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0427162)

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Job Title: Real Estate Appraiser 3
Company: New Jersey Department of Transportation
Location:  Ewing
ISSUE DATE: 4/21/2016
CLOSING DATE: 5/6/2016

The Technical Support Bureau provides services to the other units of the Right of Way and Access Management Division including overseeing funding, processing projects for the Districts, overseeing contracting by the Division and providing technical support regarding right of way and appraisal related matters.

Position Description:

The Real Estate Appraiser 3 serves as the chief appraiser for the Department and provides guidance on appraisal related matters, oversees the appraisal contracting process, updates the Department regarding current appraisal and appraisal related right of way regulations and court decisions and serves as the appraisal Subject Matter Expert to ensure that
the Department is conducting appraisals in accordance with right of way regulations, procedures and USPAP.

Education:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by satisfactory completion of at least 128 classroom hours of formal recognized courses in appraising such as the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers 1A and 1B series (former Institute Courses I and II) or those of other recognized Appraisal Societies such as the Society of Real Estate Appraisers Course 101 and 201 or any combination of formal recognized professional Appraisal Society courses which totals without course or curriculum duplication) at least 128 classroom hours.

Note: Applicants who do not possess the Bachelor’s degree but who meet the indicated Real Estate course requirements may substitute additional experience for the Bachelor’s degree on a year – for – year basis, with thirty (30) credits being equal
to one (1) year of experience. For more information regarding this position, please refer to: http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/57086.htm

Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in the appraisal of real property including eminent domain experience involving severance damages to both residential and income – type properties, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. One (1) year of experience in the sale or negotiation of real estate may be substituted for one (1) year of the appraisal experience.

License:

In compliance with PL 1995, c.349, applicants are required to possess a valid Real Estate Appraiser License or Certificate issued by the New Jersey Board of Real Estate Appraisers. Licensure or level of certification is contingent on the transaction value, complexity and type of land parcel being appraised.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Proficient in letter writing
• Significant customer service skills with internal and external customers
• Ability to read and understand general roadmaps, zoning and tax maps, line drawings and construction plans • Strong problem solving skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office

Notes:

For State Employees: Any appointments made from postings which involve movement between divisions may result in a forfeiture of rights to any promotional lists in their former unit.

NON STATE EMPLOYEES APPOINTED TO THIS POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION TESTING AND MUST PLACE HIGH ENOUGH FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT ON THE SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT L

Residency: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14 – 7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act.”

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates must submit a current resume, unofficial transcript or foreign evaluation if necessary, cover sheet
with posting # and a completed New Jersey State Application for Employment, which can be found at http://www.nj.gov/transportation/about/employ/pdf/ApplicationForEmployment.pdf, no later than May 6, 2016 in order to be considered for a position.

Candidates will NOT be considered if they fail to provide all requested documents upon initial submittal. Please Submit the following documents (indicating the Posting number) with your application:

Resume, Letter of Interest, Unofficial Transcript, State Application

Forward Resumes To:

Lisa Webber
Department of Transportation NJDOT, Human Resources
1035 Parkway Ave.,
P.O.Box 602
Trenton, NJ, 08625
DOT.NJDOTJOBS@dot.nj.gov

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Full Text:  Job_Post_16-00057 NJDOT Appraiser 3

 

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0427161)

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Position:  Farm and Ranch Manager
Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location:  Arlington, Texas

Responsibilities

  • Deliver a broad range of farm and/or ranch management services to a diverse portfolio located in numerous market segments
  • Develop strategies and recommendations for individual farm and ranch assets
  • Appraise livestock carrying capacity, pasture rotation strategies, crop rotation, timber stand thinning, select and clear cutting, timber plantations, wildlife management, herbicide, pesticide, and fertilizer
  • Determine the impact of mineral production, pipelines, and geophysical operations on properties and assist in damage
  • Evaluate and negotiate agricultural leases and determine what agricultural use is best suited for the properties
  • Facilitate communication to both internal partners and external clients
  • Implement projects and strategies with due diligence
  • Ensure all documentation is securely entered into the appropriate management information and electronic file systems
  • Partner with internal and external resources to ensure that all services and projects are timely delivered and completed effectively
  • Prioritize and delegate projects to appropriate support resources and oversee ongoing progress
  • Oversee all farm and ranch related revenue and expenses
  • Monitor and effect annual OCC and Federal regulatory compliance requirements
  • Meet monthly and annual compliance and regulatory deadlines
  • Adhere to internal policies and procedures
  • Perform administrative duties as necessary

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum of 5+ years of farm and/or ranch property management experience or similar experience within the fiduciary real estate management field
  • Or any similar combination of education and experience
  • Real estate license preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to periodically travel to farm and ranches locations, as well as client meetings and internal meetings on an as needed basis  
  • Possess a thorough understanding of governmental farm programs
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain industry designations applicable to this position
  • Ability to fulfill ongoing mandatory education and training requirements as necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • The qualified candidate will be detail oriented, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, extremely professional, and customer service oriented

Physical Requirements

  • Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
  • May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner
  • Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type
  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand
  • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays

Click Here to apply for this position. 

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0426161)

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Position: Certified General Appraiser
Company: Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T)
Location: BB&T/Pennsylvania

Description:

Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) is seeking a certified general appraiser for an excellent “in-house” full-time position. Ideal candidate is an active Pennsylvania fee appraiser, having diverse report writing experience with agricultural/commercial/residential property types. Candidates should be detailed oriented, be able to work independently to meet deadlines, have good communication, research, problem solving, and interpersonal skills, and a persuasive writing ability.  BB&T offers exceptional benefits including 401k matching, a pension plan, etc.  Work at a BB&T location, or possible telecommuting opportunity.

If interested, please email your qualifications and contact information to jepotter@bbandt.com or call John Potter @843-903-8701.

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0419161)

Touchstone Business Advisors

 

 

 

Business for Sale:   Property Management, Appraisal and Real Estate Agency
Location:  Fort Morgan, Colorado

Now offering an exciting opportunity for a Real Estate Broker to walk into a well established, turnkey Northeast Colorado real estate sales, appraisal and property management agency. 65% of revenue in 2015 was generated from commissions on sale of real estate (home, farm, ranch and commercial properties); 29% was property management; and 6% was appraisals. Buyer will benefit from years of steady advertising and development of multiple income streams.

See full listing at BizBuySell.com

Listed by

Tom Lana
Touchstone Business Advisors, LLC
303-726-7646

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0419162)

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Title: Collateral Appraiser I
Location:  Grand Junction, CO or Des Moines, IA

JOB DESCRIPTIONReviews property information on non-complex properties to determine scope of appraisal work to be performed. Reviews financial statements for owner occupied agribusiness entities or other rental properties. Orders and manages evaluations and appraisals and any follow-up evaluations as required by FIRREA and corporate policy.  Serves as point of contact for vendor and account officer throughout the valuation process; coordinates timelines and ensures contract requirements are met.  Reviews appraisal and evaluation reports to confirm appropriate content and compliance with federal, regulatory and bank policy.  Escalates unique or challenging issues for review; may escalate discrepancies for resolution and approvals.  Finalizes vendor reports, may prepare internal reports and provides feedback on property value as needed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:  Certified General Appraiser, 2+ years collateral appraisal experience.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Customer service focus with the ability to listen to customer needs and recommend solutions
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Conventional agricultural appraisal experience
  • Strong technical and analytical skills including establishing market values and property rating.
  • Resume must identify licensing state and state license number

Full Listing on Wells Fargo Careers

Interested parties should log-in to the following URL: https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers - register on-line and complete a profile in the Wells Fargo job seeker database.  Keyword:  Collateral Appraiser 1 / Requisition 5203922.

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0324162)

Job Title:  Farm Management Advisor

Company:  Smith Brothers Application, LLC

Location:  Dalhart, TX

Responsibilities: 

Record, test, analyze, & advise company & clients on best methods of application & timing of following: herbicides, pesticides, insecticides, & fertilization of a wide variety of field & cash crops.

Requirements:

  • 4 yrs of experience as Farm Management Consultant or related
  • Must including some experience  with following:
    • Develop, plan & apply chemical applications to agricultural crops
    • Fertility Requirement of crops
    • Application plans for crops to optimize crop value & health
    • Crop timing program
    • Maintenance of farm buildings & machinery.
  • Must complete Pesticide Course or have an Agriculture Applicator Certificate.
  • Must possess Commercial Pesticide Applicator License w/ TX Dept of Agriculture.
  • Commercial Driver’s License, Drug Test, & up to 15% Domestic Travel.

Send resumes to:

Smith Brothers Applications, LLC
11400 FM 807
Dalhart, TX 79022

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0324161)

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Job Title: Asset Manager
Posting End Date: 5/31/16
Location:
  Minneapolis, MN

Job Summary:  
At CoBank, our Asset Manager in Farm Credit Leasing (FCL) prepares, analyses and conducts asset management and environmental investigations of routine and more complex transactions, lease structures and larger residual risks in accordance with prescribed methods, guidelines and procedures.  This role develops lease structuring and documentation alternatives on larger transactions to mitigate risks to acceptable levels, and assists Credit staff in assessing transactional asset, environmental, structuring and documentation risk through consultation and analysis.  The Asset Manager prepares and presents asset management reports and recommendations to appropriate senior department staff or committees, and co-sponsors or approves residual requests within prescribed asset management limits.  This individual performs vendor contract reviews, manages collateral evaluations, the annual portfolio residual review and the annual remarketing revenue budget estimates.  Additionally, the Asset Manager provides support to department manager, Credit, Portfolio Management and appropriate staff with research and statistical analysis, and adds value to customer and partner relationships and supports the achievement of profitability and portfolio quality goals through interactions with staff and customers. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
  • 5 – 7 years asset management experience in leasing industry; or 3-4 years asset management experience, plus 3-5 years combined experience in special assets, credit and/or machinery  and equipment appraisal, in part preferably at a leasing company; or an appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of residual research, evaluation, and forecasting of current and future values across a variety of capital equipment types.
  • Advanced knowledge of complex lease structures, documentation and large ticket capital equipment.
  • Strong business knowledge of marketing, economics, business law, statistics and the impact capital equipment has on a business.
  • Strong knowledge of Financial Accounting Standards Board Statement 13 (FAS 13), Internal Revenue Code (IRC) requirements for True Lease classification (including, purchase option values, limited use property, and economic useful life), and business law Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Advanced knowledge of equipment and machinery valuation and appraisal methodology, including cost approach, sales approach, the causes of depreciation including physical deterioration, functional obsolescence, and economic obsolescence, and the ability to interpret an equipment appraisal report;
  • Expert knowledge of asset management evaluation methodologies, collateral valuation, underwriting policies, procedures, processes, and documentation.
  • Advanced knowledge of specific assigned industries and equipment types, including key drivers, cycles, risks, and long‑term issues.

Other Qualifications:

  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Machinery and Technical Specialties (MTS) certification or coursework in Agricultural Chattels or Machinery and Equipment (M&E) preferred, or American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) or Real Property Review Appraiser (RPRA).

CoBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please use the below link to apply for this opportunity:
https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COBANK&cws=1&rid=1438

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0322161)

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Job Title: Vice President Appraisal Services
Posting End Date: 5/13/16

Job Summary:   At CoBank, the Vice President  Appraisal Services manages CoBank appraisal processes for real property, machinery and equipment, inventories and business value, including the selection and engagement of fee appraisers, and the review of third party appraisals. This role conducts real estate and personal property appraisals involving CoBank borrowers.  In addition, the Vice President Appraisal Services provides direct support to CoBank associates and CoBank affiliated associations on collateral valuations and regulatory issues, and supports the development, implementation and maintenance of appraisal standards and monitors regulatory compliance. This individual provides appraisal training, appraisals and contract appraisal review services for associations, and represents CoBank through involvement in national appraisal organizations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or relevant discipline.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10-15 years real estate appraisal experience preferably in agriculture industry, dealing with highly specialized properties; or appropriate combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of real estate appraisal techniques.
  • 3-5 years supervisory or management experience
  • Completion of the General Appraiser Certification, as established by the Appraisal Foundation and approved by the appropriate state appraisal boards.
  • Maintenance of a professional appraisal designation by a national appraisal society recognized by The Appraisal Foundation, A.R.A. or M.A.I. preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of credit and financing alternatives and financial structuring in a banking environment;
  • Knowledge of bank policies, guidelines, procedures, processes and documentation.

Other Qualifications:

  • Advanced oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff for CoBank and CoBank customers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with association board of directors.
  • Moderate travel required. 
  • The position can be located in Denver or a major banking center.

Please use the below link to apply for CoBank’s Vice President, Appraisal Services:
https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COBANK&cws=1&rid=1488

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0315161)

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Position:  Midsouth Regional Farm Acquisition Manager
Company:   US Farm Trust Advisors LLC

The managing group behind US Farm Trust  REIT, LLC, one of the largest, privately held farmland real estate investment trust’s in the US. With over $300mm in funds, we acquire and manage high quality row crop farmland throughout the US on behalf of our REIT.

Job Summary:

The Farm Acquisition Manager for the Midsouth Region (Louisiana,
Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia) will be responsible for sourcing and
previewing farmland acquisitions for the REIT. This person will also be charged with the
management of acquired farms within the Midsouth region. This position reports to the president
of the company.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Sourcing and evaluating new farmland properties for acquisition and gathering due-diligence
  • materials needed for the analysis of properties.
  • Facilitating the purchase and due diligence of properties.
  • Locating and interviewing prospective tenants.
  • Formulation of property improvement budgets and capital request.
  • Managing property conservation projects.
  • Preforms quarterly property reviews and inspections.
  • Ability to travel regularly with a possibility of overnight stay occasionally.
  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain required licenses needed for job performance.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree (Farm Management or Agribusiness preferably)
  • Real estate or commercial land closing experience
  • Project management experience.
  • Has farmed on their own or has a farming background.
  • Candidate has farm management experience.
  • Have strong technical abilities including experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Yardi software is preferred.
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish priorities, take initiative, work under time pressures,work with minimal supervision, and exercise independent and sound judgment.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, interpersonal relations skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to use available information to make decisions regarding land values and to understand general market trends.
  • Research and analysis skills.
  • A creative thinker.
  • Have an impeccable reputation in the region.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary based on experience
  • Company vehicle
  • Family health and dental insurance with company paying 75% of the premium
  • Two weeks paid vacation first year, three weeks after first year.

Contact information:

Send resumes to:
US Farm Trust Advisors, LLC
c/o Tommy Funk
1250 NE Loop 410 Ste. 300
San Antonio, TX 78209
Or email to tf@usfarmtrust.com
Please visit our website at www.usfarmtrust.com
 

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ASFMRA Career Listing (#0310161)

Wellsfargo

Position:  Wealth Management Senior Real Estate Asset Manager 5188532

Company:  Wells Fargo Bank

Location:               

  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • Grand Island, Nebraska
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

Job Description:

A Wells Fargo Bank Sr. Real Estate Asset Manager will be an integral component of client service for fiduciary clients and prospects holding farm and ranch assets as a portion of their portfolio.  The agriculture portfolio consists primarily of farm assets located in Nebraska. 

The Senior Real Estate Asset Manager will:

Be the primary contact for client service on a select portfolio of farm and ranch assets. Coordinate and respond to client inquiries, requests, and property servicing needs.  Work closely with trust officers, co-fiduciaries, co-owners and investors in the evaluation of sell vs hold recommendations to ensure the client’s investment objective is achieved through the broad range of investment holdings.

Maintain appropriate fiduciary risk management processes to ensure that Wells Fargo Bank fulfills its fiduciary responsibilities in accordance with policies, procedures, applicable governing documents and law. Examples include new business approval, annual inspections, ensuring client properties are maintained in excellent condition, payment of property taxes, placement of insurance, negotiation of sales/purchases/leases/easements, capital expenditures, etc.

Validate service delivered by third party managers to ensure our client’s interests are safeguarded and that their needs are met.

Support multi-state front office sales efforts including preparation of relevant materials and participation in sales calls to demonstrate Wells Fargo Bank’s competence in managing farm and ranch assets.

Required Qualifications:

6+ years of real estate relationship management experience

  Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced commercial real estate industry experience
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of asset management
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of wealth management
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

 

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree
  • 5+ years of professional farm management or related agricultural experience working in a team environment. Experience with a broad variety of farm and ranch properties is preferred.
  • Nebraska Real Estate license is required.
  • Professional designations such AFM, AAC, ARA, ALC are preferred.
  • Fiduciary, Institutional or Banking experience is preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of farm and ranch transactions including purchasing, selling, leasing, crop share, direct operations and property exchange.
  • Proven client service and client interaction skills.
  • Requires knowledge of farm and ranch financial analysis, budgeting and accounting; ideal candidate possesses knowledge of trust and estate administration.
  • Excellent organization skills and effective oral and written communication skills.

How to apply / refer candidates:

Interested candidates should apply via Jobs Online, Job Opening ID 5188532.  For more information about this opportunity, contact Tammy Littlejohn at 704-383-9643 or tammy.littlejohn@wellsfargo.com

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