Ranch Manager- El Nido Ranches (Shift Varies)

Foster Farms
El Nido, CA 95317
United States
Job Description

Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization; however, we operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Pay Rate: $15.50 to $21.00 per hour 

(Additional $1.00 per hour for hours worked between 7:00pm and 11:59pm. Additional $2.00 per hour for hours worked between 12:00am-4:59am)

  • Contribute to and oversee all ranch activities and functions of assigned fryers and fryer ranch. 
  • Direct the grow out of fryers through the setup of the ranch, brooding, temperatures, ventilation, mortality, vaccinations, medications, so that conditions are maintained to meet the highest possible level of quality. Maintain the ranch facilities, to include appearance, arranging with the maintenance department, needed materials and service calls.
  • Follow and enforce strict sanitation procedures being constantly aware of the bird's health; report any abnormalities to the Field Supervisor. React responsibly to emergencies that could adversely affect the chickens, day or night. 
  • Manage and control all ranch production costs, to include all labor, fuel, supply, utility, medication, and ranch maintenance costs. 
  • Maintain accurate and complete records pertaining to all ranch activities, i.e., feed, mortality, fuel, production, and energy consumption.   
  • Provide proper training and delegation of duties to all ranch personnel. Adhere to and enforce company safety, animal welfare and disease prevention guidelines.


  • Must have minimum of one year of chicken-raising experience and have completed the Chicken Grow Out Training Program.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.         
  • Must possess supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Must have good mathematical and organizational skills.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills (Basic English).
  • Must be able to move and lift 25 pounds.
  • Preferably, will have a mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be willing and able to live on company-provided housing and respond as necessary to alarms and adverse conditions affecting the chickens.
  • Must be able to work as scheduled/needed to include overtime, evenings, holidays and weekends.
  • Must be able to follow and enforce company standards, guidelines and policies on anyone working on his/her ranch complex.
  • Must have the ability to work at other ranches/complexes as needed.
  • Must have desire and ability to maintain a clean and presentable ranch and dwelling.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.