Wonderful Citrus

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Farm General Labor/Irrigator

Farm General Labor/Irrigator

Job ID 
2129
# Positions 
6
Location 
US-TX-Edinburg
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
3/19/2018
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking Farm General Labor for its Edinburg, TX location. Ideal candidates will perform the necessary functions to ensure trees receive scheduled irrigation water and perform general labor.

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:

 

  • Control over water flow and distribution at all times.
  • Makes adjustments, identifies problems, repairs and does field level maintenance to systems such as sprinkler heads, emitters, gates, valves, pipelines and ditches.
  • Performs all required field level service and maintenance on equipment. Includes checking oil, water, fuel, and hydraulic fluid levels; tire conditions and air pressure; inspect for loose fittings, nuts and bolts; cleaning of air and other type filter.
  • Operates wheel tractors with various attachments such as disks, mower, float, scraper blade, spreader, sprayer, or furrowing bar.
  • Keeps equipment clean and properly maintained for safe operation. In the event of a malfunction, immediately stops equipment and notifies supervisor of problem or unsafe condition.
  • To understand and follow Supervisor’s directions and meet standards set for each of the jobs that may be assigned.
  • Performs all tasks in a safe manner. Required to wear all safety gear assigned and asks for instructions when unfamiliar or lacking knowledge of proper safety procedures.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Must have one year or more experience in operating equipment such as: tractor, sprayer, hedger, etc.
  • Furrow irrigation knowledge preferred.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Be in sufficiently good physical condition.
  • Be able to lift weights up to 50 pounds on a continuous basis and up to 100 pounds on occasion.

 

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.