One of the largest Fresh Market Tomato Grower/Shipper/Packers is looking for an In House PCA. We are family owned and we have been in business for almost 100 years. Although we operate across the United States, this job will be based in California.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a great work ethic. The candidate will be expected to be a strong self-starter as he or she will be working independently very often.
The job will entail travel throughout California and possibly other areas as well. The candidate must be able to drive long distances on a regular basis.
Reports to: Field Operations Manager
Interacts with: Field Department, Harvest Department, Growers, Outside Vendors, Outside PCAs
Monitor greenhouses weekly for:
- Plant growth, color, and height
- Insects and disease
- Root health and development
- Collect soil, water, and petiole samples as needed
- Deliver samples as needed to the labs
- Collect fruit, plant, or other samples as needed and deliver to the labs
- Scout all tomato fields at least weekly
- Scout fields for insects and disease
- Scout fields to notate plant growth, vigor, and overall health
- Monitor fields for overirrigation or underirrigation
- Monitor fields for signs of nutrient deficiencies
Create Greenhouse or Field reports after scouting each field or greenhouse
- College BA or BS level degree
- Valid State of California PCA License
- Valid State of California Driver’s License
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