Entry-Level Management
Maricopa Orchards, LLC - Bakersfield, CA

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Maricopa Orchards, LLC is seeking one or two entry-level management employees to assist the farm manager and other staff with oversight of day-to-day farming activities and related office work. Crops include almonds, citrus, raisins, pistachios and cherries. The position will report directly to the farm manager and will involve project management, oversight of and reporting on field activities and third party contractors providing custom services, as well as assistance in day-to-day farming and harvest activities. Desired skills include (i) five or more years working on a farm with large acreage (2,000+ acres), or (ii) a college degree in plant science (agronomy, plant health or general plant science) or graduation with a degree within one year.

The successful candidates will be computer literate and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate interested in a long-term career in agriculture working for a dynamic progressive farming operation. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.Must reside in Kern County. Excellent salary and benefits.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter by clicking "APPLY TO THIS POSITION" or mail to 1396 W. Herndon Avenue suite 106 Fresno, CA 93711.Additional Information:Company BackgroundMaricopa Orchards, LLC is an established Central Valley grower with a diversified mature crop portfolio. Our staff is committed to advancing the company with the highest level of integrity, and is comprised of individuals with an old-fashioned strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit who believe in professionalism, mutual respect, and the ethical growth of our company and service to our community.WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Fieldwork is subject to field environmental conditions such as (dust, heat) and working with and around approved agricultural chemicals and machinery.