GIS Coordinator
Wm. Bolthouse Farms - Bakersfield, CA

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At Wm. Bolthouse Farms, our goal is to help people live vibrant, healthy lives by crafting healthy, all natural, great tasting products of the highest possible quality. We are committed to maximizing the efficient use of our resources through sustainable farming and business practices so that we can provide these products to our customers at a superior value.
Founded in 1915 Wm. Bolthouse Farms is headquartered in Bakersfield, CA. Farmlands, as well as the headquarters, are located in the rich soil areas of the San Joaquin Valley. Wm. Bolthouse Farms is a global leader in carrot production. We farm approximately 30,000 acres of carrots every year, which accounts for nearly half of all carrots consumed in the United States and Canada. Wm. Bolthouse Farms also has an innovative team to help develop other consumer products. In 2003, we introduced a vast selection of natural refrigerated fruit juices, smoothies, and protein drinks. Since then Wm. Bolthouse Farms has and remains as the North America leader in super‐premium refrigerated juices, smoothies, and protein drinks. In 2007, we introduced a variety of natural yogurt based salad dressings. The innovative team is gearing up for several new product launches in the next few years adding to the growth of the company. Wm. Bolthouse Farms also has operations in Washington, Illinois, and Georgia. In addition, Wm. Bolthouse has a processing facility in Belem, Brazil. Additional company and product information can be found on the company’s website at: www.bolthouse.com .

Position Summary:
The GIS Coordinator will organize and manage all geographic data for precision agriculture program. Utilize GPS data captured in field to create maps for better managerial decisions.

Responsibilities:
The position holds responsibility for all precision agriculture data processing in addition to helping process water reporting, and sampling coordination and conducting the following duties:
  • Produce custom maps for farming activities Process precision agriculture data for season’s plantings Analyze and report GPS Auto Steer tracking data Create GIS solutions for current or future project development Assist with regulatory compliance including Regional Water Quality Control Board, Air Quality Control Board, Agrian pesticide permitting/records, Good Agriculture Practice (GAP), food safety and Sustainability focused projects.
Minimum Qualifications
2-3 years Professional GIS related experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Geography with GIS emphasis, and/or holds GIS Certificate
Willingness to work in the field when necessary
Proficient use of English language when speaking, reading and writing
Must have effective presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Must exhibit strong degree of professionalism

Preferred Qualifications
AutoCAD & surveying experience a plus

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