- Edinburg, TX, USA
Wonderful Citrus is America's largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus, including clementine/mandarin, navel and Valencia oranges; lemons; limes; grapefruits; and other citrus varieties. Wonderful Citrus owns, cultivates and harvests more than 58,000 acres of fresh citrus and ships around the world each year to ensure a year-round supply. Our citrus can be found in all channels of distribution, with our consumer brands most visible in the produce department of grocery stores across America under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.
Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Nursery Supervisor for its Mission, TX location. Ideal candidates will supervise daily execution of all steps involved in citrus nursery tree production in a safe manner, including, but not limited to general daily tree care activities, pest prevention and control, nutrition, irrigation and inventory.
Here's what you’ll do:
- Coordinates along with crew leader the execution of weekly activities at the direction of Farming Director
- Ensures all workers and work procedures follow the company's safety guidelines.
- Ensures all work is performed efficiently and up to the standards set by management.
- Supervises irrigation scheduling and execution.
- Performs adjustments to nutrition and irrigation program under direction of Farming Director.
- Procures all pesticides, fertilizers, and plant health materials.
- Production planning of tress
- Oversees nursery pest control scouting
- Plans and oversees pest control applications
- Actively participates in tree delivery process along with inventory management and sales.
- Supervises and ensures adequate operation of all nursery automation equipment.
- Supervises and makes adjustments as necessary to environment control systems under direction from Farming Director.
- Maintain nursery clean and organized
- P.O. writing for purchasing
Here’s what you’ll bring to the table:
- COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemption.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Crop Science, Plant Science or related field.
- Experience in container growing nursery practices
- Have adequate leadership and communication skills to direct, schedule and coordinate personnel and services.
- Be able to do continuous bending, stooping and walking on a daily basis
- Be able to lift 50 lbs. On occasion
- Be able to work in confined greenhouse environment daily.
- Bilingual English/Spanish desired, but not required.
- Ability to manage time and attendance software programs.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
- Must possess a Valid Texas Driver's license.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Here's what we'll bring to the table:
- Wonderful Giving - a one-of-kind program that donates company money to charities close to our employees' hearts
- Employee college tuition reimbursement
- Employee referral program* - $1,500 per exempt referral; $500 per non-exempt referral, * Taxes applicable.
- Full benefits package -- Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, company matching and annual catch-up, Employee Assistance Program, company-paid life insurance (spouse and dependents to age 26), life insurance, AD&D insurance, flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 9,000 employees worldwide. We've made Wonderful Pistachios one of America's top-selling salty snacks. We've turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California's top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world's largest flower delivery service.
The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.
Wonderful Citrus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.
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