Thursday, October 19, 2017

Organic Grower at Capay Organic

Job Description: 
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
Application Instructions: 
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume to