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Irrigation and Plant Health Manager

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Job Description: 

Van Groningen & Sons, Inc. is a farming business that began in California in 1922 by Henry Van Groningen Sr. and was passed down through the generations. For the past 82 years, we have worked to maintain our reputation for producing high quality produce while operating with integrity, honesty, and responsibility.

We currently have an opportunity for an Irrigation and Plant Health Manager to join our team in Manteca, CA.

The Irrigation and Plant Health Manager will be responsible for daily irrigation scheduling for alfalfa, corn, beans, plus assisting in scheduling for pumpkins, watermelons, and almonds.  The will also check fertilizer and sulfuric acid tank levels, as well as checking water pH levels and scout appropriate field sites for insect pests, plant diseases, crop quality, and plant nutrition.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Valid CA driver’s license
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a field scout
  • Ability to scout & monitor 500+ acres per day
  • Excellent communication skills

This is a tremendous opportunity to join one of the oldest and most respected companies in the Produce Industry.

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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