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.
Summary/Objective: The Pest Control Adviser is responsible for scouting crops and identifying pests that can affect a harvest. Based on observations make recommendations on treatment and suggest products or other methods to control or prevent problems.
Standard Work Week: Mon-Sat
Pay Type: Salaried
Employee Type: FT Exempt
Inspect fields for pests that can impact yield
Identify pests that are present and the damage that they are causing
Make recommendations on treatment plans based on findings
Provides training to employees, supervisors and technicians as needed
Initiates trials that will support marketing efforts
Interprets soil, tissue, and water analysis
Researches and responds to technical inquiries
Develops proprietary fertilizer formulations
Publishes and distributes periodic summaries of agronomic observations and research
Other duties as assigned
• Ag Based Degree
• PCA License or ability to obtain PCA License within 6 months of hire
• Preference given to individuals with agriculture background/work experience
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
• Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions
Life at Fowler Packing
For 70 years, Fowler Packing has provided thousands of employees the opportunities to build a rewarding career that includes continued education, robust corporate culture, competitive compensation, benefits packages, and paid sick and holidays. Additionally, all employees enjoy complimentary meals at one of our two on-site cafeterias, and on-site health clinic visits at no cost.
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.