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Field Manager (Stone Fruit)

Company: Moonlight Companies
Location: Reedley
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Title: Field Manager (Stone Fruit) Job Location: Field Office, Reedley, CA Reports To: Field Director Position Type/Hours: Full Time/Exempt/Hours vary Position Purpose: Responsible for assisting the Field Director with managing and overseeing all crews, harvest and compliance. Manage all activities directly related to growing peaches, nectarines and plums from pruning, thinning and harvesting, to irrigation and pest management. Working directly with the Field Director and working with a talented group of supervisors, you will be responsible for directing the efforts of employees. Position requires someone who can both work independently as well as collaboratively with a diverse group of people. Job Responsibilities: Oversee harvest crews and hauling Manage contracted crews, ensure they meet expectations Organize manage field crew start times and ticket books Manage direct hire crews as needed Ensure proper documentation of all contractors/crews including ACP/GWSS related items Ensure certification organic picking crews Assist with all stonefruit maturity testing from field to packing house lab Assist with stonefruit estimates while maintaining a good rapport with outside growers Assist crew inspections throughout different locations Coordinate usage and take inventory of all field bins/totes Contract new growers and farm labor contractors Manage quality of harvest by using provided receiving quality control data Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use and knowledge of all equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures Requirements: Bachelor---s degree or similar in Agriculture, Horticulture, Management or a related field 3-5 years of work experience managing a farm Experience with modern stone fruit varieties Ability to communicate and interact with others Possess a valid driver---s license with a clean DMV record Must have good computer and analytical skills Technologically savvy --- work with high density orchards, platforms, sensors, etc. Must be able to stand for long periods of time Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds Must be able to tolerate temperature extremes of below freezing in the winter to several consecutive days with highs over 100 degrees in the summer Strong Leadership and Decision-making skills Ability to plan ahead and see the whole picture Bilingual English/Spanish preferred Work Environment: This position is performed in outside weather. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Travel: Travel between facilities and ranches is expected for this position EEOE This position may encompass other duties than the specified duties listed above. If necessary, alternative duties can be assigned at the discretion of the direct supervisor. Powered by JazzHR 0dYvJnfLdp

Keywords: Moonlight Companies, Clovis , Field Manager (Stone Fruit), Executive , Reedley, California

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