Job Description

 

Job Title: Berry Production Intern

Department:  Betteravia Farms Berry Production

Location:  Santa Maria, CA

Compensation/Salary: $20.00/hr

 

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in production agriculture.
  • PCA License desired but not required.
  • Self-starter, independent personality, ability to multi-task and manage both short- and long-term goals.
  • Excellent planning and scheduling abilities
  • Analytical skills and proficient in Excel
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.

*Position is full-time, Monday through Saturday.

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Disease and pest management: Ability to identify common pests and diseases
  • Assist with ranch preparation, which includes; ground preparation, bed up, fumigation, irrigation installation, and planting.
  • Work with PCA’s to organize and execute pesticide applications
  • Ability to work with production crews to determine quality controls
  • Assist in scheduling non-harvest labor such as weeding, cutting runners, and cultivating
  • Track and analyze efficiencies of all non-harvest activities