Wonderful Citrus

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Farm Lead

Farm Lead

Job ID 
2067
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CA-Delano
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
12/1/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Farm Lead for the San Joaquin Valley overseeing Ducor, Richgrove and Delano, CA locations. Ideal 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, 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 preferred

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.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.