Farming Supervisor - Wonderful Citrus
Company: The Wonderful Company
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Supervise, plan, purchase materials, assist in budgeting
process, and responsible for all aspects of the day to day cultural
operations of orchards of 1,000-2,500 acres. Work with other
departments and outside contractors to optimize efficiency of
Here's what you'll do:
- 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 Wonderful Citrus for a productive and harmonious
- Schedule, coordinate, supervise and monitor all irrigation
functions by implementing irrigation schedules.
- Will supervise full-time employees year-round, and up to 60
Here's what you'll bring to the table:
- COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless
candidate has a legally valid exemption.
- A.S. degree in agricultural-related studies preferred or three
years of agricultural operations experience.
- Previous experience leading and motivating a team is highly
- Intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Outlook and
- Beginner proficiency using Microsoft Excel.
- Experience using PowerBI preferred.
- Qualified Applicator License (QAL) is preferred.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) desired.
Here's what we'll bring to the table:
- Wonderful Giving -- a one-of-kind program that donates company
money to charities close to our employees' hearts
- Employee college tuition reimbursement
- Employee referral program - $1,500 per exempt referral;
$500 per non-exempt referral. Taxes Applicable
- Full benefits package -- Medical, dental, vision, 401(k)
retirement plan, company matching and annual catch-up, Employee
Assistance Program, company-paid life insurance (spouse and
dependents to age 26), life insurance, AD&D insurance, flexible
spending accounts (FSAs)
Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful,
fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 9,000 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.
Wonderful Citrus is America's largest integrated grower, shipper
and packer of fresh citrus, including clementine/mandarin, navel
and Valencia oranges; lemons; limes; grapefruits; and other citrus
varieties. Wonderful Citrus owns, cultivates and harvests more than
58,000 acres of fresh citrus and ships around the world each year
to ensure a year-round supply. Our citrus can be found in all
channels of distribution, with our consumer brands most visible in
the produce department of grocery stores across America under the
flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful
Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.
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.
Wonderful Citrus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with
opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other
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