Pest Control Advisor

Wasco, California

Wonderful Citrus
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Company Description Wonderful Nurseries, located in Wasco, CA with annual production of 10 million plants, over 800,000 square feet of greenhouses, and 1100 acres of nursery ground, is looking to hire on full time Pest Control Advisor to meet the needs of our growing business. Our focus is on growing high quality, healthy trees and vines to our customers in California and around world. Wonderful Nurseries is a part of The Wonderful Company, a privately held $4 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands which include Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, POM Wonderful, FIJI Water, Teleflora, and JUSTIN Wine. Job Description Here's what you'll do: The Pest Control Advisor will supervise the pest and disease management program for the nursery for all crops we produce. We predominantly produce grapevines, but also grow significant quantities of pistachio and almond trees. Monitoring increase blocks, nursery grounds, and greenhouses for pest problems, including but not limited to insects, diseases, weeds, nematodes Monitoring plant development, nutrition and weed status Write pest control recommendations to address pest issues Release biological control organisms where warranted Work with management to maximize plant quality and yield Visiting customer blocks when asked, to diagnose issues or for general customer assistance Other technical tasks as assigned by the director Qualifications Qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Science, Plant Science or related field strongly preferred and 2+ years' experience, or equivalent combination education and experience. Must have an active Pest Control Advisor (PCA) license with all categories Self-starter, independent personality, ability to multi-task and manage both short and long-term goals. Excellent planning and scheduling abilities Bilingual English-Spanish preferred but not required. Experience with grape and/or nursery pest control preferred Must have a clean driving record Work may require some nights, weekends and holidays COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemption Additional Information Perks Be on the forefront of a growing business. Competitive benefits packing including Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k and bonus opportunity Continued training and generous Education Reimbursement Program Paid Sick, Vacation, Personal Hours and holiday time Wonderful Giving allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice Why choose Wonderful? The Wonderful Company is a successful, entrepreneurial, privately held company with healthy, iconic, authentic brands, and ethical, creative, innovative business practices. We are passionate about sustainability, social responsibility, philanthropy, and wellness for our employees, their communities, and consumers around the world. We are harvesting a better world - We use the power of business to make the world a better place. We nourish, naturally - We believe that what you put into your body matters. The most nutritious and best-tasting foods are those from nature. We play to win - Our employees set ambitious goals and meet challenges with unified purpose and unmatched energy. We act differently - With courage and fearlessness, we are relentless in our quest to inspire healthier. food and beverage choices. As a privately held organization, we have the freedom and the power to make quick and effective decisions. To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Please click here to view our Privacy Notice. Wonderful Orchards and The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories. EEO is the law - click here for more information
Date Posted: 10 September 2022
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