Citrus Field Supervisor

Citrus Field Supervisor

Located in the heart of the fertile Central Valley of California since 1950. Fowler Packing is one of the largest family owned farming operations in the Central Valley. We supply consistent quality products that can be found in the produce department of grocery stores nationwide under the SamSons and Peelz Labels.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Summary/Objective: The Citrus Field Supervisor assist Farm Manager in all aspects of growing activities with the responsibility to plan, implement, and ensure the efficient operation of the farm. This includes collecting and communicating operational data through various reports to the Farm Manager on the condition and quality of the plants, equipment, facilities, and manpower throughout the year.

  • Standard Work Week:  Mon-Sat
  • Pay Type: Salaried
  • Employee Type: FT Exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Manage all equipment repairs, maintenance and fabrication keeping equipment in excellent condition while minimizing cost.
  • Ensure proper safety protocols are followed by all employees and monthly safety meetings are implemented and attended.
  • Manage all equipment repairs, maintenance and fabrication keeping equipment in excellent condition while minimizing cost.
  • Ensure proper safety protocols are followed by all employees and monthly safety meetings are implemented and attended.
  • Successful ground prep, planting, cultivation, irrigation, pest control, harvesting, and recordkeeping of all crops on Fowler Packing ranches.
  • You will maintain records of equipment, tractors/vehicles, drivers, training, maintenance and compliance.
  • Consistently communicate with management about farm activities, challenges and updates.
  • Responsible for managing farm employees approving timecards and ensuring labor cost is correctly allocated.

 

   Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a management position
  • Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license may be required
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Forklift certification per OSHA standards is preferred

Fowler Packing provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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