Betteravia Farms
Job Description

Job Title: Harvest Commodity Supervisor, Lettuce
Location: Santa Maria, CA and Yuma, AZ

Looking for a capable individual to supervise our lettuce commodity in both Santa Maria, CA and Yuma, AZ

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in this area of work and/or relative education
  • Full responsibility of commodity inventory and quality
  • Develop and maintain good working relationship with Owners and Management
  • Possess and demonstrate a sound knowledge of management and ability to offer guidance and instruction to harvesting foreman
  • The ability to make independent decisions and solve issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to coordinate equipment, employees, and foremen to safely and efficiently complete daily harvest orders
  • Oversee efficiency, speed, and quality of harvest crews
  • Maintain and enforce policies and procedures
  • Maintain and enforce a safe work environment
  • Work 6 days per week
  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Willingness to travel to Yuma, Arizona during winter operations
  • Ability to perform other related duties as required

Qualities Required for Harvest Management:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Ability to speak Spanish
  • Proficiency with computer skills (Excel, Word, Email)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent observation skills
  • Conscientious
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to work with many personality types
  • Organic experience a plus
  • Travel to Yuma required during winter season
  • Valid California Driver’s License

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K and Profit Sharing Plan
  • Company Vehicle
  • Compensation commensurate with candidate’s credentials

Education:

  • Combination of education, training, and applied knowledge in Vegetable Production