Job Description


 Job Title: Caneberry Production Supervisor

Department: Betteravia Farms Production

Location: Santa Maria and Other Growing Locations

Reports To: Director of Farm Operations and Lead PCA


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for scheduling and oversight of all Caneberry production related activities
    • All crop management labor including, but not limited to:
      • Hoop management, weeding, watering roads, spray applications, and all other crop management activities
    • Supervise all operations of the Maintenance Foreman
      • Execution of bed up activities, as well as activities leading up to bed up for each cycle
      • Ensure efficient and effective installation of all ranches, which includes, but is not limited to the following:
        • Irrigation installation, fumigation, hoop installation and trellis installation.
    • Supervision of the planting process from start to finish, which includes but is not limited to:
      • Includes daily plant orders, ensuring high planting quality, oversee pesticide wash and collecting all nursery code maps
    • Ensure new hires have completed all necessary paperwork and compliance training prior to start of work
      • Understand and utilize Pet Tiger Capabilities to enhance efficiencies
    • Working with the department supervisor to maintain a safe and compliant work environment
    • Manage to and follow all company policies and procedures
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Work with harvest Supervisor on all berry analytics, and plan development
    • Establish, track, and meet budget on:
      • Planting location timing and varieties
      • Labor Tracking (production and harvesting)
        • Develop and review efficiency Reports
      • Input Costs
      • Yield evaluation
      • Estimate accuracy
      • Evaluation of growing practices


General Functions and Competencies

  • Teamwork: Demonstrates teamwork, Ability to work well with others
  • Communication: Bilingual ability. Communicates well with others both verbal and written. Interacts well with all departments.  Collaborates routinely
  • Dependability and Responsibility: Dependable and accepts responsibility for his/her role to meet deadlines
  • Attendance, Policies & Procedures: Maintains good attendance and upholds all company policies and procedures with the highest integrity
  • Problem Solving & Motivation: Identifies and solves problems with prompt decisions and monitors results to meet objectives
  • Productivity & Time Management: Achieves productivity goals, manages time wisely and maintains low error rate
  • Organization & Leadership Skills: Plans and organizes projects in a timely manner. Establishes priorities with employees and/or appropriate parties. Communicates well with manager
  • Strong computer skills required


Physical Requirements:

The essential physical requirements for this position are:

  • Employee must have the ability to walk, talk, hear, see, speak, concentrate, reach in all directions, stoop, bend, lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Use a computer, telephone and other equipment needed for the position