ASSISTANT ORCHARD MANAGER

The purpose of this position is to assist the area manager in all tasks related to the production of high-quality Apples, Cherries and Apricots in the Mattawa, WA area.

The candidate will possess leadership qualities within a team environment, a willingness to teach and implement sound horticultural practices in the field.

The following qualities will make up the characteristics of this position.

  • A knowledge of tree fruit farming and a basic understanding of horticulture.
  • A willingness to learn and be open to new ideas.
  • An ability to work within a team structure.
  • An ability to teach others and a willingness to spend time cultivating efficient labor practices in the field.
  • A willingness to work with management and crews in order to ensure a safe and pleasant work environment for all.
  • Effective communication skills
  • An ability to use and teach technology related to fruit production
  • English/Spanish bilingual preferred
  • Experience in fruit production required

Specifics of this job

  • Work with Area Manager to develop, teach and implement sound horticultural practices.
  • Work independently to gather and record information through sampling, observation and communication with team members.
  • Work daily with crews to assure quality of job and safety of the crew members.
  • Work daily to track costs, report to Area Manager, assuring cost targets are met.

Please submit your resume to [email protected]