To assist Farm Manager in the farming operations in the Coachella Valley and Desert growing regions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist Farm Manager in all aspects of farming conventional and organic crops in the Coachella Valley. Responsibilities include overseeing ground preparation, planting, irrigation, cultivation and fertilization but not limited to. This person will help plan efficient use of labor force and maintain company’s quality and quantity standards for finished product. Interact with other Department Managers to facilitate coordination of work in the Imperial Valley and surrounding area. All other duties as directed by Farm Manager. Must be available to work most weekends.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: This individual will have a minimum of 2 years of farm management (or related industry) experience including the supervision of labor and direct involvement in the business side of the industry. Four year degree in a related major required. Position requires employee to live and work in the Coachella Valley or immediate surrounding area. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees. Must be computer literate. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish a plus. Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen, physical, FCE and clean DMV.