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Assistant Farm Supervisor

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Job Description: 

The Costa family has been a grower of fresh produce in the Salinas Valley for over 65 years.  Now a second and third generation operation, Costa Farms serves as a consistent provider of high quality, safe vegetables for their supply chain partners.

Through continuous changes in the industry, Costa Farms has remained focused on their dedication to quality, innovation, food safety, and their relationships with their employees.

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Assistant Farm Supervisor to join our team in Gonzales, CA.

Compensation/Salary: Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provide direction & coordination of farm activities with contract operators
  • Plan, assign, and direct farm employees work load and responsibilities
  • Coordinate with irrigator and tractor foremen to ensure they effectively execute the farm plan
  • Walk fields daily and make recommendations
  • Assure implementation of crop management programs to maximize yields
  • Enforce all safety and food safety protocols
  • Coordinate final irrigations with harvest supervisors
  • Coordinate with greenhouse regarding scheduled plantings
  • Assist the Farm Manager with special projects as needed


  • 2-3 years of agricultural production experience and/or Bachelor's degree in Agriculture 
  • Effective communication skills
  • Bilingual
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and weekends
  • Team-oriented

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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