Job Title: Irrigation Manager Status: Exempt
Manager is responsible for supervising the irrigation department and all the operations and personnel associated with irrigation and water management. The Irrigation Manager will be part of a vineyard management team dedicated to producing quality wine grapes in a large-scale setting. Must be self-motivated, possess good communication
- Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Engineering or a related field highly preferred
- 2-3 years managing a large-scale irrigation system
- Valid driver’s license and clean MVR
- Bilingual is a plus
Responsibilities & Duties:
- Communicate with Irrigation supervisor, Irrigators, Canal Tenders for proper execution of irrigation needs.
- Coordinate with Vineyard Manager on irrigation scheduling
- Manage all irrigation and pumping data for proper reporting
- Develop and execute all Irrigation schedule programs
- Oversee and maintain all irrigation infrastructure
- Responsible for irrigation of field teams
- Execute all fertilization and other chemical injections
- Reports daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual activity to proper managers
- Responsible for learning and implementing new irrigation management technology and practices
- Oversee irrigation development projects
- Responsible and accountable for departmental capital and operations budget
- Coordinate with other departments to execute programs
- Adhere to, instruct/train and implement all safety requirements, regulations, and initiatives to the team.
- Other projects as deemed necessary by Management
- Able to independently lift objects not to exceed 50 lbs on a regular basis.
- Able to sit, stand, bend and walk for long periods of time.
- Ability to work extended hours during the day and work on weekends as needed.
- Able to drive and operate farm equipment such as tractors, loaders, & backhoes as needed.
- Competitive Salary (DOE)
- Company vehicle for work and commuting contingent of an insurable driving record.
- 401(K), Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance / Holiday, Vacation, and PTO
Applicants must be self-motivated and energetic individual who can work on his/her own when necessary. The job will not be limited to the responsibilities listed above, and involvement with other vineyard activities will be available on a regular basis. This is a great opportunity to work with a variety of vineyard farming systems in a premium vinicultural area.
Job Title: Safety Coordinator
Under the general direction of the Human Resource Manager, The Safety Coordinator is responsible in managing, coordinating and executing a safety culture to minimize the risk of illness and injury. Ensuring compliance with Company and Regulatory Requirements. These responsibilities include implementation and oversight of safety programs.
This position entails working closely with supervisors, top management and employees within this organization to develop policies and procedures that ensure the safety of all workers. Role ensures that all employees receive mandated safety and environmental training. Maintains all recordkeeping reports for filing with regulatory agencies. Works with Human Resource to foster and encourage total team commitment for Safety.
- Contribute to routine assessments and efforts to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and local health, safety, environmental regulations.
- Facilitate and maintain records of regular safety meetings, follow up on action plans to ensure completion and audit for effectiveness.
- Partners with Human Resource and Supervisors for all accidents and injuries to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions to reduce the risk of recurrence.
- Prepare legal notices, postings, and reports as required by governmental and regulatory agencies.
- Maintain safety logs, file and track all site safety reports.
- Assist in the completion of regulatory reports for OSHA and other regulatory agencies.
- Perform routine safety inspections of daily activities and of facilities.
- Update and Maintain Defensive Driving policy and DOT Drug/Alcohol Program
- Participate in Seminars, Webinar, and Trainings to maintain with current regulatory requirements.
- Be proficient in typing, spelling punctuation, grammar, general math, oral communication, and general computer skills Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Exercise good judgement, discretion, accuracy, organizational ability, initiative and interpersonal skills.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
Must have prior experience in developing and deploying safety programs in the agriculture business. Strong safety and Cal-OSHA background with a thorough knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and Local safety laws and regulations. Good human relation skills are required, as are excellent verbal and written communication skills to gather and convey information effectively and tactful. Proven work experience with incident investigation and root cause analysis. Solves problems, considers relevant alternatives before making recommendations and decisions. Effective leadership and personnel skills to efficiently plan, organize and delegate responsibilities for business efficiency.
Qualifications: Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, or equivalent of (3) years of work experience in the Occupational Safety Agriculture field and education. *Valid California driver’s license with clean driving record required. *Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) both verbal and written required. *CPR/First Aid Certification (preferred) *Cal-Osha 30 Compliance Course completion (preferred) *Tractor Train the Trainer (preferred) *Forklift Train the Trainer (preferred) *Pesticide Safety Trainer (preferred) *Sexual Harassment Prevention Instructor (preferred) * DOT Reasonable Suspicion (preferred
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