Careers

Our Core Values

Integrity is the foundation for all that we do. Through every aspect of our business and in every action we take, we are committed to acting with honesty and fairness.

We maintain our Commitment to implementing initiatives that will have an enduring positive impact on our communities.

Our relationships with clients, investors and associates are built upon mutual trust and credibility – we maintain Transparency in all of our business practices.

We encourage our team to think and act with creativity and passion, developing solutions that deliver enduring value through Innovation.

We believe strongly in the value of Teamwork. Our best work is accomplished through collaboration – both internally and externally through our team and the partnerships we establish in each community where we do business.

If you think you’re a good fit for our team, take a look at open positions below.

Job Openings


Babcock Ranch, the first solar town being developed in the United States in Punta Gorda, FL; is seeking a full-time results-driven Sod Operation Supervisor to oversee daily operations of the Sod Crew.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in management of personnel responsible for cultivation and harvest of agricultural products.
  • Participate in sourcing and implementation of integrated plant and field care services such as fertilization, pest control, aeration and renovation as required.
  • Assists in tracking, scheduling and execution of Field Management Program.
  • Works with the sod management team to ensure preventative and routine maintenance is accomplished on all equipment.
  • Assists Sod Manager with business development opportunities and customer service issues.
  • Assist Ranch Management in business development for Farm Leases
  • Assists Sod Manager in ensuring compliance with all local, State and federal regulations pertaining to sod/plant growth, care and pesticide maintenance.
  • Ensure efficiencies are in place for performing work and purchasing materials for budgetary and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Participate in Peer review to ensure Best Management Practices and explore new technologies.
  • Oversees sod crew operations to ensure schedules and production quotas are met.
  • Ensures work is performed safely and in accordance with company policies.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Four-year degree in Agriculture or turf management desired, or two-year degree and equivalent experience in a sod/turf-related field.
  • Word and Excel proficiency required.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and perform a variety of task on time and on budget.
  • Knowledge of fertilizer, herbicide, pesticide application rules and best practices.
  • Experience working in a customer-oriented environment required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, some evenings and/ or weekends and holidays (as needed).

We offer comprehensive benefits and competitive pay!

Candidates who feel they meet these qualifications should send resume with salary requirements or call 941-467-1483. We maintain a Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace and perform reference checks and criminal background screening. / EOE. Local candidates only please, as we do not offer relocation assistance.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Supervising: 3 years (Required)
  • Turf Management: 3 years (Required)

Location:

  • Fort Myers, FL (Preferred)

Line Cook

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Babcock Ranch, the first solar town being developed in the United States in Punta Gorda, FL; is seeking full-time Line Cooks/Prep Cooks to join our growing team.

HABLAMOS ESPANOL

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Measures ingredients and prepares them in accordance to chef’s specifications.
  • Washes and peels ingredients in order for them to be used in different meals.
  • Cuts and portions different types of meat according to specifications
  • Prepares different types of meat from the menu, following recipes carefully.
  • Keeps track of ingredient quantities; ensures there are always enough for the day /week.
  • Stores ingredients in dedicated containers, making sure they are best preserved.
  • Informs the Chef when the ingredients stock is getting low or when the kitchen tools do not work properly.
  • Cleans and sanitizes work surfaces, tools and working area.
  • Carefully supervises the food temperature and the temperature from cooling rooms, to ensure that the ingredients are kept at the appropriate temperature.
  • Swipes the remaining food from the plates and puts them in the dishwasher / washes them.
  • Produce a la carte orders during lunch and dinner service.
  • Regular in person attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and follow a prep list created by Chef to plan duties
  • Able to communicate effectively in English/Spanish
  • Manual dexterity to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • Ability to stay calm and positive under pressure
  • Good endurance with ability to stand in hot kitchen areas.
  • Good team player

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some culinary training desirable
  • Proven experience as a prep cook
  • Presentable appearance, good hygiene, behavior and manners at all times
  • Prior food and beverage experience required.

Physical Demands:

  • Physical activities required on a daily basis will consist of sitting, standing and walking throughout the work area.
  • The associate is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • The associate may frequently lift and/or move 35 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to withstand temperature changes from hot kitchen, to refrigerated areas, to dining areas.

Candidates who feel they meet these qualifications should send resume with salary requirements or call 941-467-1483. We maintain a Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace and perform reference checks and criminal background screening. / EOE. Local candidates only please, as we do not offer relocation assistance.

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

 

 

Barista

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Babcock Ranch, the first solar town being developed in the United States in Punta Gorda, FL, is seeking Baristas for our Ice Cream & Coffee Shop to join our team. Must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays!

Position summary:

Square Scoop ice cream and coffee shop attendants are responsible for ensuring superior guest service and the distribution of ice cream, coffee, and baked goods

Essential job functions:

  • Greet customers as they arrive at the outlet and inquire into their orders
  • Provide customers with information on popular coffee and ice cream blends
  • Must be able to be trained in proper food handling techniques
  • Following proper opening and closing procedures, including cleaning at the end of the night
  • Take orders and punch them in the shop database
  • Provide customers with price information and billing stubs
  • Give samples of popular coffee and ice cream blends with a view to creating sales opportunities
  • Brew coffee per instructions while ensuring that each brew conforms to the standards set.
  • Wipe down counters and tables with proper sanitation procedures throughout the day
  • Ensure that any complaints are entertained in a positive manner with a view to keep patrons happy and ensure recurring business
  • Take payments for items sold and tender change
  • Ensure that Square Scoop merchandising and signing standards are followed appropriately
  • Ensure cleanliness and sanitization of all work areas
  • Ensure that Square Scoop merchandising and signing standards are followed appropriately
  • Make sure that coffee and ice cream equipment is cleaned, sanitized and maintained properly on a constant basis
  • Ensure that sufficient supplies are available and inform procurement officers of any shortages
  • Make sure that coffee and ice cream are stored in a safe manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Continuously

  • Standing
  • Repetitive use of hands
  • Grasping
  • Pushing or pulling
  • Lifting 10 pounds or less
  • Visual acuity to determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness or work assigned and determine safety of workplace surroundings. (kitchen, storage, guests, etc.)

Frequently

  • Walking
  • Lifting 11 to 25 pounds
  • Carrying 10 pounds or less

Occasionally

  • Mending over
  • Reaching overhead

Environmental conditions

  • Occasionally works in cold temperatures inside
  • Occasionally around chemicals
  • Occasionally around wet, slippery floors or surfaces

Candidates who feel they meet these qualifications should send resume with salary requirements or call 941-467-1483. We maintain a Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace and perform reference checks and criminal background screening. / EOE. Local candidates only please, as we do not offer relocation assistance.

 

Gourmet Market Clerk

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Babcock Ranch, the first solar town being developed in the United States in Punta Gorda, FL; is seeking a full-time Gourmet Market Clerk/Cashier to help our customer at Slater’s Market.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To ensure that the service is at all times performed in a professional manner
  • clean shelves, counters, or tables;
  • stock shelves, counters, or tables with merchandise;
  • set up advertising displays or arrange merchandise on counters or tables to promote sales;
  • stamp, mark, or tag prices on merchandise;
  • obtain merchandise requested by customers or receive merchandise selected by customers.
  • To be fully conversant with knowledge of products,
  • To communicate with other staff and departments.
  • To be aware and promote all services offered by the food/retail outlet.
  • To ensure that all customers wishes are met so far as is reasonably possible.
  • Regular in person attendance is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill Sets:

  • Must have excellent customer relation skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with coworkers and guests.

Educations and/or Experience:

  • High school education
  • Presentable appearance, behavior and manners at all time
  • Prior food and beverage experience required.

Candidates who feel they meet these qualifications should send resume with salary requirements or call 941-467-1483. We maintain a Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace and perform reference checks and criminal background screening. / EOE. Local candidates only please, as we do not offer relocation assistance.

Job Type: Part-time

 

Office Manager (Hatchery)

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Babcock Ranch, the first solar town being developed in the United States in Punta Gorda, FL; is seeking a full-time results-driven Office Manager. This position is responsible for managing the Hatchery/Hive to ensure co-working space is running efficiently including full accountability for ensuring that tenants are following the rules, the workspace is clean and organized, supplies are adequate, and all equipment is in working order.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that clients and members are on-boarded efficiently and effectively with a good understanding of the rules and regulations of the co-working space.
  • Assists with marketing the Hatchery/Hive space through social media, attendance at local and community networking events, hosting onsite social events, and onsite tours to recruit potential clients and members to keep the workspace at capacity.
  • Responsible for managing the Hatchery/Hive business agreements and negotiating rentals of long- and short-term co-working space. Understands the nuances of the rental contracts and takes ownership of obtaining all necessary information from clients including insurance and/or business documentation.
  • Responsible for financial performance of the Hatchery/Hive.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the accounting department is aware of any billing changes or issues and all tenant information is accurate and up to date in the system.
  • Manage and recruit for speaker series and relevant seminars.
  • Manage relationships between speakers, staff, and interns.
  • Manage the Hatchery’s operating platform for membership (COBOT)
  • Acts as point of contact and provides information to inquiries about the co-working space, member opportunities and options, and rental of the facility for meetings and/or events, ensuring proper paperwork is completed for rental of space.
  • Collaborates with the Food & Beverage staff, as necessary, to ensure proper completion of BEO’s and space set-up to ensure successful catering and banquet functions for both internal clients and outside groups renting Hatchery/Hive space for one-time events.
  • Order supplies as needed through the Office Manager
  • Schedule meetings and appointments as required.
  • Organize office operations and procedures.
  • Provide general support to visitors.
  • Regular in person attendance is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent Management and Sales skills
  • Understanding of Income statement / Budgeting
  • Knowledge of office administrative responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Outlook and calendar management)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi task and prioritize
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal skills and listening skills
  • Empathetic, non-judgmental and ethical approach
  • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in fast paced environment

Candidates who feel they meet these qualifications should send resume with salary requirements or call 941-467-1483. We maintain a Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace and perform reference checks and criminal background screening. / EOE. Local candidates only please, as we do not offer relocation assistance.

Job Type: Full-time

 


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Commitment to Family/Work Life Balance

We take personal and family time very seriously. At Kitson & Partners, we understand the importance of a proper work-life balance and allow our associates proper time off to maintain that balance.

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Excellent Benefits

As a K&P Associate, you are offered to participate in our Benefits plan:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal / Sick Time
  • Vacation Time
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Leadership Development Opportunities

Our associates will be able to broaden their skill set and will be provided with opportunities to learn and grow. Babcock Ranch is all about growth and we want our associates to do the same!

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