Farm Manager I

at First Mid Bank & Trust in Decatur, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position: Farm Manager I
Location: Decatur, IL
Job Id: 3645
# of Openings: 1

Responsible for farm management, rural land appraisals, and support functions for farm and trust services. Also responsible for being a representative of the Bank and the department within the local agricultural business communities. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for all aspects of farm management, decision-making, technical analysis, and planning.
Responsible for operations and recordkeeping, and tax information reporting for Wealth Management Customers.
Provides professional counseling and consulting to existing and future customers.
Represents buyers and/or seller in farmland real estate brokerage transactions. 
Completes rural land appraisals, maintains comparable sales files, and provides professional testimony.
Administers farm management responsibilities for agency and trust accounts.
Provides technical, financial and business planning services to bank agricultural customers.
Responsible for marketing crop insurance to our existing bank agricultural customers as well as prospective bank agricultural customers.
Coordinates the cross-selling of other Bank services with officers in charge of trust, retail deposits, retail lending, commercial lending and cash management.
Participates as a member of various Trust/Farm committees as assigned.
Represent the Bank and provide leadership in key community activities and committees. Participate in professional associations; attend conventions, conferences and seminars.
Completed required training associated with job function.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Agriculture or a related field, practical knowledge of crop production and marketing and the equivalent of five plus years of experience in industry.
Illinois Real Estate Broker license (currently have or obtain).

Thorough knowledge of Company's product and services.
High level of analytical skills to conduct farm account analysis and maintain account's progress in consideration of market trends, interest rates, economic conditions and other factors.
Ability to effectively manage and supervise personnel. 
High level of interpersonal skills to interact with customers and potential customers in a professional manner.
Adequate knowledge of both internal policies and procedures and the respective state and federal laws and regulations governing departmental functions to ensure performance of individual job duties within the proper control environment.

First Mid Bancshares, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


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Job Posting: 11960381

Posted On: Jun 07, 2024

Updated On: Jul 07, 2024

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