Sunday, August 4, 2013

HIRING: Strawberry Breeding Nursery Supervisor

Driscoll's is Hiring:

Strawberry Breeding Nursery Supervisor

For four generations and over 100 years, the Driscoll’s brand has been trusted and recognized for its superior quality. To fulfill their mission to continually delight berry consumers, Driscoll’s naturally breeds proprietary plant varieties that produce Only the Finest Berries®.  Every Driscoll's berry begins life at the Nursery.  

Driscoll's is looking for a Strawberry Breeding Nursery Supervisor for their Red Bluff Nursery, centrally located on the Sacramento River in beautiful Northern California. 

The Breeding Nursery Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating the Breeding and variety development functions in strawberry nursery. This position is a liaison between the nursery and breeding department working with the Foundation and Breeding Nursery Manager to create an effective operating platform. Additionally they are responsible for monitoring and supporting ranch managers in finding solutions for plant health and disease issues in the breeding nursery fields. 

Driscoll's has operations in 18 countries on 5 continents to ensure year round delivery of fresh berries to market. In the last 20 years Driscoll's has experienced significant operational and market growth doubling in size every five years.

Why work for Driscoll's?
Driscoll's values of Passion, Humility and Trustworthiness are core to the character of the company and how employees work and interact with each other, their customers, business partners and berry consumers.  Driscoll's offers a broad range of competitive compensation and benefits packages supportive of a positive work/life balance including; healthcare benefits, 401K plans with matching contributions, tuition reimbursements, leadership training and wellness programs. 

Driscoll’s Philanthropy matches employee donations and volunteer time to community projects and nonprofit organizations partnering with over 90 employee led community action projects in 2012. Their unique company culture fosters innovation, excellence and collaboration as they continue to expand in others part of the world.

Christie Bower, Senior Recruiter, Driscoll's