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Farming Supervisor in Training

Farming Supervisor in Training

Job ID 
2004
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CA-Delano
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
8/7/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Farming Supervisors in Training for its California location. The successful candidate will supervise farming operations for designated area, plan daily tasks for work group, purchase needed materials, and assist in budgeting process. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day cultural and/or technical operations of citrus orchards within specified area. They will also work with other departments, and outside contractors, to optimize efficiency of farming operations.

 

Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper, and packer of fresh citrus, including clementine/mandarin, navel and Valencia oranges; lemons; limes; grapefruits; and other citrus varieties. Wonderful Citrus owns, cultivates and harvests more than 58,000 acres of fresh citrus and ships around the world each year to ensure a year-round supply. Our citrus can be found in all channels of distribution, with our consumer brands most visible in the produce department of grocery stores across America under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit. For more, visit:www.wonderfulcitrus.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate activities pertaining to the production of citrus in assigned geographic areas
  • Supervise day to day operations, including: fertility, pest control, weed control, irrigation, pruning, frost protection, and other related ranch projects
  • Give direction, display leadership, provide training and guidance, and promote teamwork within the labor force and other departments within Wonderful Citrus for a productive and harmonious work atmosphere
  • Schedule, coordinate, supervise and monitor all irrigation functions by implementing irrigation schedules
  • Supervise full-time employees year-round, as well as the seasonal employees required to complete the cultural tasks

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Agricultural related studies or three years agricultural operations experience.
  • Understanding of citrus cultural programs and the ability to implement these programs, including irrigation, pruning, fertility, pest control, weed control, and soil amendments.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and comply with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Necessary to have basic understanding of safety programs and pesticide use reporting. Helpful to have knowledge of the scope and operation of private and federal water districts in the San Joaquin Valley.

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.


The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.
 

The Wonderful Citrus Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status or protected veteran status, ancestry, age or any other categories protected by law.