Wonderful Citrus
   

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Farming Supervisor
  2. Location: Visalia, CA
  3. Number: 10082
  4. Post Date: 1/29/2018
Job description

Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Farming Supervisor for its Visalia, CA location. Ideal candidates will supervise, plan, purchase materials, assist in budgeting process, and responsible for all aspects of the day to day cultural operations of citrus orchards of 1,500 acres. 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. 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:

  •  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 Paramount Citrus for a productive and harmonious work atmosphere.
  • Schedule, coordinate, supervise and monitor all irrigation functions by implementing irrigation schedules.
  • Will supervise 10 full-time employees year round, and up to 60 seasonal employees.

Qualifications

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

  •  BA/BS degree in Agriculture Business, Finance, Business Administration or Supply Chain preferred or minimum 3-5 years equivalent experience .
  • Proficient in Excel and have ability to use Access, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to write reports and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from management; define problems; collect data; establish facts; and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must have good analytical skills.

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.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.



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