Currently we are seeking an experienced, passionate Organic Grower to join our team in the Sacramento Valley region. This position is responsible for overseeing cultural practices, production, labor management- tractor drivers, irrigators, production & shop. Our growing programs include wet veg, leaf, melons, tomatoes, dry veg, specialty crops and orchards.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Execution of growing programs including annual budget and planning • Supervising and leading a production team • Cultivating, weeding, land prep, irrigation, applications & nutrition • Team building and training in the areas of safety, food safety and general work requirements • Record keeping for growing programs including month end reporting • Equipment maintenance and field records • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors, suppliers and intercompany departments • Travel as needed to other growing regions
Education & Experience:
• 5+ year’s organic production, background in agronomy or crop science with combination of formal education and/or practical experience • Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred • Results oriented “Team Leader” • Ability to manage a diverse workforce, inspire and motivate a team and delegate work assignments • Strategic goal planner; Detail-oriented, big picture driven • Strong communication skills • Resourcefulness: The ability to solve complex problems quickly