FRICO is Seeking a Corporate Secretary (Filled)

The Farmers Reservoir and Irrigation Company (FRICO) is a mutual ditch company that was incorporated in 1902. It has over 8,000 shares in 500 separate shareholder accounts. FRICO’s business office is in Brighton, CO. The FRICO system consists of four major and several smaller reservoirs and approximately 400 miles of canals extending from the Front Range foothills to east of Greeley, Colorado. FRICO also manages three associated ditch and reservoir company systems. FRICO provides the major storage for the municipal needs of 300,000 citizens of four municipalities in the northwest Denver area. FRICO’s other reservoirs remain predominantly in agricultural use.

FRICO is seeking a self-motivated, resourceful Corporate Secretary that is a fast learner with the technical aptitude to develop an understanding of stock transfers and accounting as well as assist with maintaining and improving upon a records database.

The Corporate Secretary will facilitate permanent stock transfers of FRICO stock as well as various corporations managed by FRICO. This includes working directly with shareholders, title companies and attorneys representing shareholders to ensure that the requirements for a transfer of mutual ditch company stock have been met, then preparing a presentation of the transfer for review and approval by the Board of Directors.

The Corporate Secretary is responsible for maintaining an accurate record of shareholders of FRICO as well as various corporations managed by FRICO. This position also maintains FRICO’s filing system and digital filing database.

Other responsibilities include coordination of annual shareholder meetings, issuance of notices to shareholders, and assisting in the day to day duties of a small office.

Required Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will possess excellent professional and organization skills, as well as good written and oral communication skills. Good problem solving skills and professional experience with the latest versions of Microsoft office products are required, as well as the ability to perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks. A strong attention to detail and time management skills are also required.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent substantive knowledge and relevant work experience as a corporate paralegal.
• A valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
• 2 years relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with document management systems.
• Experience with Capital Improvement management

A corporate benefits package including vacation, holidays, health benefits, and IRA is available to the successful candidate. The salary range for this position is $40k to $65k depending on qualifications. This position does not manage others.

Farmers Reservoir and Irrigation Company

Please submit resume and cover letter, via email with the subject line “Corporate Secretary” to the email address above by 5:00 pm on December 17, 2014.

The selected applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a permanent work visa and will be subject to a background investigation and drug test.