Wonderful Citrus

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Farm Lead

Farm Lead

Job ID 
2018
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CA-Visalia
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
9/5/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Farm Lead for our Visalia, CA location. Successful candidate will supervise work as authorized by Farm Supervisor and perform some administrative tasks. Perform functions such as, but not limited to irrigation, fertigation and tree care. Perform general labor and maintenance as needed.

 

Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

 

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

• Supervise, schedule and coordinate work and personnel at direction of Farm Supervisor
• Assist with training in job responsibilities and safety procedures
• Implement and execute irrigations as to schedule
• Identifies problems, repairs and maintain irrigation systems
• Insures farm equipment is safe,clean and in working order
• Performs other responsibilities related to farming directed by supervisor
• Works with Ag chemicals (Fertilizer & around Pesticides)

 

Qualifications

• Ability to work alone without close supervision
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment
• Must be detail oriented and able to follow instructions
• Be able to lift 50 lbs on a continuous basis and 100 lbs on occasion
• Be able to do continuous bending, stooping and walking on a daily basis
• If operating a company vehicle must possess a valid driver’s license
• Have adequate leadership and communication skills to direct, schedule and coordinate personnel and services
• Bilingual English/Spanish highly perferred

 

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 7,300 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 luxury 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 $100 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, nearly $50 million in charitable giving and education initiatives in 2015 alone, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs.

 

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.