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Orchard Manager

Roche Fruit
Washington State
$38,200 - $125,105 a year - Full-time

Location

Washington State

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid housing
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Roche Fruit is seeking an experienced Orchard Manager to coordinate the company’s various apple and cherry production activities. Tasks would include coordinating irrigation, crop protection, pruning, thinning, harvesting, and other various tasks. In addition to orchard tasks, the desired candidate would have experience with H2A labor & housing, as there is an on-site housing complex for workers. The candidate should have direct experience managing and training orchard crews, as well as the ability to forecast and track labor costs associated with specific activities. Individuals applying must have strong work ethic, high motivation, and be able to work and communicate well in a team setting. Extensive work experience in orchard production is necessary. The area to be managed consists of about 675 acres, including roughly 615 acres of apples, and 60 acres of cherries. These acres are spread between two farms located in Benton City, and North Pasco/Eltopia area. Housing and a vehicle are provided as part of compensation. The home is located at the Eltopia ranch, including a newly constructed shop and office space.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,200.00 - $125,105.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Washington State: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Farming: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations