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Seasonal Ranch Technician

Location: Madera, CA, US, 93637

Date: Feb 22, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Summary
Under general supervision participates in the monitoring of and the accurate collection of vineyard performance and laboratory data ensuring that the company’s level of product quality and operational performance is being met. 

Essential Functions
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • Participates in collecting data such as vineyard row, vine configuration, vine cluster, berry counts /weights and bud dissections.
  • Collects vine tissues and soil samples for nutrient level determinations.
  • Conducts accurate data entry in a lab environment.
  • Supports a safe work environment.
  • Ensures that day-to-day actions decisions are consistent with all quality standards.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Required to work any shift and work overtime when required.
  • Required to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Prior grape harvest experience to include scouting vineyards, collecting vineyard/soil samples or collecting vineyard data.
  • Participation in college level courses.
  • Knowledge of Agronomy.
  • Knowledge of cultural techniques for wine grape growing including: leafing, shoot positioning, suckering, pruning and harvest.
  • Skilled in undertaking results oriented tasks.
  • Knowledge of basic farm equipment operations and management practices.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS Access at a basic level.
  • Skilled in the use of Agcode software program.
  • Experience with pest monitoring.
  • Experience preparing routine written business reports and communications.
  • Experience working independently with a level of integrity and initiative.
  • Experience collaborating and working with others effectively.
  • Experience with problem solving.
  • Skilled in time management and planning.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The employee is exposed to wet and humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee may also occasionally be exposed to extreme cold and high precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Posting ID: 77573

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Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Madera

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