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Grower Outreach Educator

Location: Acampo, CA, US

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

The Grower Outreach Educator participates in the development of outreach materials and programing including the development and use of emerging electronic technologies and media to communicate new methods and techniques to a broad audience of growers.
What You Will Do

  • Participates in the development, delivery, and evaluation of outreach materials and programming for contract growers and GVI personnel.
  • Disseminates new technological standards to growers through oral and written communication.
  • Executes, and analyzes vineyard trials and demonstration projects to drive adoption of best practices.
  • Conducts vineyard trials and demonstration projects for GVI and contract grower vineyards.
  • Participates in data collection, analysis, and interpretation of results; summarizes data for use in reports and Grower Outreach activities.
  • Analyzes, launches, and participates in new vineyard technology solutions and software systems partners with IS team members to develop user-friendly interfaces.
  • Participates in the Development of recommendations and problem solving strategies for grape quality issues in grower vineyards.
  • Maintains equipment and infrastructure required for vineyard demonstration trials and other Grower Outreach activities.
  • Participates on cross functional project teams.
  • Utilizes software and systems for data transmission, reporting, analysis, and outreach activities.
  • Continuously improves and develops vineyard technical skills.
  • Develops outreach skills

What You Need

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Master of Science Degree in Viticulture, Biology, Plant Science, Soil Science, Horticulture, or Agriculture plus 1 year of field research, grower education/outreach activities, or vineyard management experience; or a Bachelor's degree in Viticulture, Biology, Plant Science, Soil Science, Horticulture, or Agriculture plus 3 years of field research, grower education/outreach activities, or vineyard management experience.
  • Knowledge of viticulture/vineyard practices.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to travel to vineyard locations throughout California (occasional over-night travel is required).
  • Demonstrated experience to learn and use a wide variety of computer software, including office productivity (MS Word, Excel, etc.), media creation (e.g., Adobe Acrobat), and others.
  • Experience with public speaking and writing for various audience levels.
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Master of Science Degree in Viticulture or Plant Science plus 2 years of grower education/outreach activities experience.
  • Proficient in reading, writing and speaking the Spanish language.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

Requisition ID: 95101 

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
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