1+ months

Ranch Operations Coordinator - Farming

Walt Disney Studios
Newhall, CA 91321
**Job Summary:**

Its the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. Its hard to define and even harder to create, but thats what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Unique and diverse position that combines time in the office working with film production companies with outdoor farming and maintenance on an 800 acre filming ranch. The amount of time in either of the two focus areas of this position is determined by business needs and moving from the office to the field or from the field to the office can occur on a daily or even hourly basis. The hours will vary based on production and Ranch needs, and overtime is very common. Working weekends and holidays is also not uncommon. There is a close interface with the environment and wildlife, including snakes, coyotes, and most other animals common to the rural regions of California. Due to the 1500 elevation of the Ranch, weather can vary from below freezing to well above 100 degrees F.


Specific general duties but additional duties may arise that are not listed:


+ Act as the liaison between the Ranch and the client (directors, producers, location managers, and other production crew members) including booking and coordinating all filming activities and ranch operations from initial inquiry through final billing

+ Day-to-day coordination of film crews

+ Coordination of production scouting

+ Oversee prep, shoot, and strike operations with production companies

+ Ensure crews comply with ranch policies

+ Coordinating various productions with their crew and our ranch operations

+ Contracting of production companies

+ General office administrative duties (answering phones, ordering supplies, cleaning the office)

+ Conduct tours

+ Monitor sets for maintenance

+ Work off hours and weekends as required to manage production

+ Pick-ups and deliveries as required

+ Update production calendar

+ Tracking paperwork

+ Setting-up and maintaining production files

+ Disseminating Information (Insurance forms, contracts, etc.)

+ Assist with marketing the ranch

+ Other duties as assigned

+ Participate in daily briefings


+ Invoices

+ Creation of POs

+ Time entries

+ Expense reports

+ Credit card reconciliation

+ Event coordination and planning

+ Community outreach

+ Month and year to date reports

+ Significant overtime required


+ Will assist in all facets of Ranch operations including farming, film, construction, production, horticulture, and forestry

+ Irrigation

+ Tractor operations

+ Trenching

+ Pipe work

+ Agricultural spraying

+ Basic construction

+ Maintenance including painting, cleaning and light welding (to be taught)

+ Planting

+ Wildlife interaction including snake relocation and monitoring of wildlife cameras

+ Tree work (planting, pruning, removing)

+ Crisis preparation and support

+ Fire fighting

+ Earthquakes

+ Flood

+ Medical aids

+ Other as required

+ Grading

+ Landscaping

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ Agricultural, Horticultural, Agronomy or Farming experience/background

+ Excel/Word/Outlook competent

+ Ability to work in a challenging and changing environment

+ Valid California drivers license

+ Ability to traverse rough terrain

**Preferred Qualifications:**


+ Familiar with SAP

+ Bilingual in English and Spanish

+ Farm/construction equipment experience

**Job ID:** 848408BR

**Location:** Newhall,California

**Job Posting Company:** Studios Content
The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.


Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-11-01

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