Job Title: General Manager of Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company

Location: Aberdeen, ID 83210

About Us:

The Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company is an equal employment opportunity irrigation company that services approximately 62,000 acres of land in eastern Idaho. We divert water out of the Snake River near Firth and maintain over 172 miles of main canals and laterals that end just west of American Falls. Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company is a progressive company that is always finding ways to deliver water more efficiently and effectively. Our operation is equipped with a fully automated canal system. The most important asset to our company is our 20+ employees, some who have been with us for over 15 years! Together, we are able to blend all our knowledge and skills to remain as leaders in the irrigation industry. We strive on all public and private water recharge opportunities and specialize in a fleet of equipment and machinery to maintain a smooth water delivery system.

Job Summary:

The Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company is searching for a new General Manager. The General Manager shall be responsible for supervising the activities of the Company under the immediate direction and control of the Board of Directors. These activities are handled amongst a competent staff lead by your direction which consists of an Office Manager, Field Foreman, I.T. Manager, Science Team, maintenance crew and ditch riders to assist with the daily operations of the Company year-round.

Job Responsibilities:

Distribute the available water amongst shareholders thereto in proportion to their respective rights and in accordance with Idaho Code and the rules and regulations provided by the Board of Directors.

Keep the canals, laterals and all property of the Company in proper repair and maintenance as directed by the Board of Directors.

Execute all orders and instructions of the Board of Directors, either independently or through the subordinate officers and employees.

Employ such assistants and other employees as the Board may authorize.

Make a monthly written report to the Board of Directors and an annual report to the Stockholders and such other reports as may be demanded, and at all times to keep the Board of Directors fully informed concerning all business of the Corporation.

Make recommendations to the Board and to the Stockholders when deemed advisable.

Approve all bills and payrolls before payment is made. 

Attend water meetings deemed necessary for the Aberdeen-Springfield Canal system.

Communicate effectively with shareholders and the public.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must have experience and knowledge related to management.

Experience with personnel management and public finance.

Must be able to communicate effectively in person, over the phone, in writing and via email.

Must maintain productive working relationships with shareholders of ASCC and any other 

government, business or industry contact.

Must have the ability to solve problems and disputes.

Must display proactive work habits and manage time efficiently.

Knowledge of Idaho water law.

Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office. (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)

Ability to work in the field during adverse weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Management Experience

Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge and understanding of irrigation operations

Experience utilizing accounting software, ArcGIS, Storm, SCADA and Adobe

Experience working with State and Federal Government

Company Paid Benefits: 

Health, dental & vision insurance, vacation & personal time, sick time, paid holidays

PERSI retirement


DOE/Please include your desired salary range in Resume


Mail your resume to:

Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company

P.O. Box 857

Aberdeen, ID 83210

Resumes may be emailed:

For any questions or concerns regarding the opening, feel free to contact the office at (208) 397-4192.

Opening Date: February 1, 2021

Closing Date: until filled

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