Pat M. DiFuria & Associates

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Table Grapes Farm Manager
  2. Location: Visalia, CA area
  3. Number: 10002
  4. Post Date: 12/19/2017
Job description

Job Title

Table Grapes Farm Manager (Visalia, CA area)


200K-275K + Bonus

Job Requirements 

  • Knowledge of cultural practices for Table Grapes, Cherries and Blueberries.
  • Ability to develop new fields by way of sub soil, fumigating, design or irrigation system, field layout, planting and spacing.
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate seasonal labor during both harvest and other crucial periods.
  • Ability to schedule timing of irrigation.
  • Ability to troubleshoot potential irrigation system problems.
  • Ability to schedule labor crews around spray crews as spraying could be very time sensitive.
  • Ability to maintain equipment which includes general repair and maintenance of equipment, implements and vehicles.
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate rental equipment when needed (i.e. tractors, forklifts, backhoe, etc.)
  • Ability to manage equipment, materials and supplies needed during harvest (i.e. formers, wrappers, table grapes tables, etc.)
  • Ability to bid out all purchases to make sure we are always getting the best price possible on all purchases (i.e. fuel, parts, pesticides, fertilizer, etc.)
  • Knowledge of food/worker safety practices and guidelines in preparation of Global Gap audits.
  • Ability to work with Controller on putting together annual budgets and using those budgets as a guideline in performing the day to day operations in the field.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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