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Irrigation Manager

Monterey Pacific Inc

King City, CA

Job Description:

Job Title: Irrigation Manager Status: Exempt
Department: Vineyard

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

Compensation/Salary: DOE

Requirements:
•  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

Physical Demands
•  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.


Benefits
•  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.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, January 25th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary Information:
DOE