Wonderful Citrus

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Pest Control Advisor

Pest Control Advisor

Job ID 
2091
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CA-Madera
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
1/8/2018
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Pest Control Advisor for its Madera, CA location. Ideal candidates will supervises Pest Management program On Company’s Acreage and outside clients acreage.

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:

 

  • Monitor Fields for Pest problems including but not limited to insects, diseases, weeds, nematodes.
  • Write pest control recommendations to address pest issues.
  • Release biological control organisms where warranted.
  • Work with management to maximize fruit quality and yield.
  • Other technical tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, shall, and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

 

  • Pest Control Advisor license.
  • Four-year college degree preferably in Ag Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2-3 year citrus experience preferred.
  • Excellent planning and scheduling abilities.
  • Ability to coordinate programs and work effectively within team environment and work independently and be a self starter.
  • Farming background a plus.

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.