When you big rule over a territory, you're probably a pretty great leader. A president, perhaps?
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well
That president is known for his haughty attitude.
At the time, for the president, Tofugu was like smoke — something he wished to stay away from.
ほら、彼はここの大統領としての仕事がとても好きだったんです。 それに、現実を見つめてください。彼がしてた仕事と同じくらい良い仕事をする人を見つけられないでしょう。 そうじゃないですか？
Look, he loved his job as president here. And let’s face it, you’re not gonna find anyone who did it as well as he did it. Isn’t that true?