Agricultural and Food Systems Jobs

  • Lab Technician – Goose Ridge Vineyards – Richland, WA
    Goose Ridge Vineyards is looking to fill an immediate opening for a Lab Technician in a high volume production laboratory. This is the right opportunity for a technically and science-minded individual, with a strong work ethic, looking for experience in the wine industry. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Performing daily analyses on juice and wine samples Performing analyses using a variety of manual and automated methods Following standard operating procedures Following ... » More ...
  • Sales Apprentice – Cascade Region in WA State – Wilbur-Ellis
    Title:     Sales Apprentice Location:  Cascade Region Reports to:  Area Management General Purpose and Scope: Wilbur-Ellis Company’s Cascade area is looking for a qualified Sales Apprentice. The Sales Appentice is an entry level sales role that focuses on developing sales and account management skills with the ultimate goal of building a successful sales territory.  Through their interaction with the branch field sales and management staff, the Sales Apprentice builds their skills to become an experienced Field Sales Representative. Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three ... » More ...
  • Horticulturist / Orchardist – WA
    Horticulturist / Orchardist If you have experiences growing large orchards, we may want to see you!  Our client is a large Fruit Growing operation in the PNW and is looking for an experienced Horticulturist / Orchardist / Agronomist to support the success of this growing operation.  There is a lot of opportunity in this role and we are looking for that person who can rise within the company to take on more responsibility as they grow. Key Responsibilities for the Horticulturist / Orchardist Develop their own team to provide agronomic support to the operation, bringing along junior personnel to support broader agricultural teams and ... » More ...
  • Technical Services / Product Development – WA
    Technical Services / Product Development This is an exciting opportunity with a growing company specializing in Plant Growth Regulators.  This individual will work with 3rd party organizations to establish trials for obtaining technical information which will be used for regulatory needs, labeling and selling points.  Attention to detail will be important in following these trials to completion and obtaining accurate data. Coordination will be done with all the sales territories across the country so support the technical needs of the territories.  Some travel to the Latin America Countries will also be necessary. We are looking for an individual who can assist with: Development and maintenance of ... » More ...
  • Field Operations Manager – Diamondback Acres, Inc – Lake Chelan
    MISSION: Diamondback Acres, Inc. is a family owned organic tree fruit farm in beautiful Lake Chelan. We are proud of our team and reputation for growing some of the tastiest organic apples, cherries and blueberries in North Central Washington. POSITION: The Field Operations Manager reports to the farm owner. This position works closely with our foreman in managing orchard teams that are responsible for the care of fruit trees and equipment with a passionate commitment to organic fruit and team work. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist farm owner in orchard team development, supervision and work place ... » More ...
  • Job/Partnership Opportunity – Finley’s Fresh Produce, LLC
    Finley’s Fresh Produce, LLC – Job/Partnership You would be involved in all aspects of the business from field work, which would include field prep, planting, weed control and harvesting, as well as marketing and seeking out new markets. As a small farm operation we have done farmer’s markets, CSA’s as well as supplying restaurants, hospitals and stores directly. Our distinction has been that we grow our crops “pesticide free”, though we are not organic certified. We are looking for someone who wants an opportunity rather than just a job. I believe the right individual can grow this business to whatever they want it to be. Although I ... » More ...
  • Farm Lead – Misty Meadows Farm – Everson, WA
    Farm Lead 40 hrs/week, occasional weekends Pay – DOE Benefits included Requirements: Supportive of sustainable, organic farming Reliable Good reading and communication skills Work well independently Good problem solving skills Clean driving record Able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly Able to work outside in all kinds of weather Not afraid of chicken poop Basic understanding of electricity and electric fences Basic plumbing skills Basic construction skills Basic vehicle maintenance Experience operating Tractor with Loader gas powered weedwhacker vehicle with trailer attached power tools – chainsaw Desired but not required: Poultry processing experience Experience caring for poultry Able to perform health check on poultry Able to ... » More ...
  • Dairy Regulations Specialist – Grandview, WA
    Opportunity has arisen for dairy regulations specialist. This position is located in Grandview, WA. High level summary of accountabilities include: Gain expertise in CAFO rules and regulations. Regulate steps required in the field. I.E. CAFO permit applications, Nutrient management plan, Yearly soil testing and nutrient updates, Air quality regulations, EPA-EPCRA reporting etc. Responsible for creating reports and maintaining records to protect against liability. Spare time will be assisting in the field, gaining a big picture of large scale dairy operation. The Candidate: The successful candidate will have: Bachelor’s degree required Some interest/ experience within the world of dairy and agriculture The ideal candidate has the ... » More ...
  • Shaanxi Haisheng Fresh Fruit Juice Co.,Ltd. – China & USA
    Shaanxi Haisheng Fresh Fruit Juice Co.,Ltd. – China & USA http://www.chinahaisheng.com/index.html  Job posts: Shaanxi Haisheng Fresh Fruit Juice Co.,Ltd.  Advanced Technology Engineers – Postdoctoral/Doctor Overseas Management Trainee – Postgraduate Financial Analysis – Postgraduate/Undergraduate Human-resource Generalists – Postgraduate/Undergraduate Overseas Sales – Postgraduate/Undergraduate Mechanical Engineer – Postgraduate/Undergraduate Procurement Specialist – Postgraduate/Undergraduate R&D Engineer – Postgraduate/Undergraduate  
  • Executive Vice President – Washington Cattlemen’s Association
    Position: Executive Vice President (EVP), chief executive officer of the Washington Cattlemen’s Association (WCA). The person filling this position will report directly to the WCA officers and Board of Directors (BOD). Organization: In 1925 the Washington Cattlemen’s Association developed a statewide, grassroots organization that devoted itself to promoting agriculture and the cattle industry and today, 92 years later, that remains the hallmark of our association. We have dedicated ourselves to preserving, protecting, and promoting the beef industry through producer and consumer education, legislative participation, regulatory scrutiny, and legal intervention. WCA is leading the charge. WCA is, and continually strives to be, the respected voice of ... » More ...
  • Production Supervisor – Custom Apple Packers, Inc. – Quincy, WA
            Seeking a team-oriented individual to provide leadership for packing operations in Quincy.  Trains and develops staff to maximize quality & productivity, emphasizing worker and food safety.  Maintains strong relationships with growers and cultivates a positive work environment.  Required:  Education and/or equivalent work experience in agricultural business management. Apply at www.starranch.com. EOE OVERALL PURPOSE OF POSITION:  The Production Manager provides direct oversight for packing line operations and ensures strong outcomes with respect to quality, worker/food safety, customer satisfaction, grower relations, and ... » More ...
  • Grain Merchant Trainee – Columbia Grain Inc.
    Position: Grain Merchant Trainee Locations: CGI office – tbd Company overview: Columbia Grain Inc. is a long time established full service grain company in the grain and legume business. We are headquartered in Portland, Oregon and own/operate over 40 elevators and offices throughout WA, ID, MT, ND and MN to support our domestic and export sales program. We are a mid-size company with over 200 employees overall, meaning that capable trainees may earn additional responsibility in a very short time and have accelerated promotional opportunities. The employees at Columbia Grain at all levels of ... » More ...
  • RED DOG FARM Employment Opportunities – Olympic Peninsula
    Red Dog Farm is a 23-acre organic farm with 17 acres in vegetable and berry production. Located on the Olympic Peninsula, we are nestled in the beautiful Center Valley of Chimacum, Washington. We produce crops year-round and sell to two local farmers markets, to local restaurants and wholesalers, through our CSA program, and at our own self-serve farm stand. Red Dog Farm has been operating for ten years and is owned by Karyn Williams. Co- farm managers Alice Lee and Jeff Hogue have worked at Red Dog Farm since 2014. Our farm crew consists of nine full time, full-season employees, as well as additional peak ... » More ...
  • Technical Support/Agronomist – Wilbur-Ellis
    Title: Technical Support/Agronomist Location: Cascade Region Reports To: Area Manager   Primary Role: The Technical Support Agronomist (TSA) will be responsible for supporting crop advisors within the Cascade sales territory. The TSA will assist in developing sound nutritional strategies for tree fruit customers within the geography, specifically proper product selection and use based on agronomic needs. TSA will also provide agronomic training and educational opportunities to the Cascade field staff. Specific Responsibilities: Develop/optimize existing value added nutritional ... » More ...
  • Organic Grain Farming Apprenticeships – Vilicus Farms – Havre, Montana
            Applications Being Accepted for 2017 Season Organic Grain Farming Apprenticeships New Agrarian Immersion Experience: Intensive immersion into day-to-day organic farming operations, Vilicus Farm’s growing system, conservation practices and ecosystem. This 8 month apprenticeship is offered in partnership through Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program. Registered Apprenticeship in Organic Farming: Structured 2-year paid occupational training in dryland organic farming operations. 4000 hours of on-the-job training and 288 hours of related instruction. Graduates will have an opportunity to become high skilled and valued farm team members at Vilicus Farms or another organic enterprise. This ... » More ...
  • Sales Apprentice – Yakima Valley – Wilbur-Ellis
                General Purpose and Scope: Wilbur-Ellis Company’s Cascade area is looking for a qualified Sales Apprentice. The Sales Appentice is an entry level sales role that focuses on developing sales and account management skills with the ultimate goal of building a successful sales territory.  Through their interaction with the branch field sales and management staff, the Sales Apprentice builds their skills to become an experienced Field Sales Representative. Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks ... » More ...
  • Survey Statistician (Pathways Recent Graduate) NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE
    The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is the data collection and dissemination arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. NASS gathers and publishes a vast array of information on every facet of U.S. agriculture, including production, economics, demographics, and the environment. Recent Graduate appointments are intended to last for 1 year. Recent Graduates who satisfactorily complete the USDA Recent Graduates Program and meet all eligibility requirements for conversion may be non-competitively converted to a Term or Permanent appointment in the competitive service. Recent Graduates converted to Term appointments may later be non-competitively converted to a Permanent competitive service position. The duration of the Recent Graduate’s ... » More ...
  • WSDA ORGANIC PROGRAM IS HIRING!
    REVIEWERS AND FIELD INSPECTORS Washington State Depart. of Agriculture’s Organic Program is eager to fill several full-time certification roles.  We are looking for individuals to fill both reviewer and inspector positions. Knowledge and  expertise in at least one of the following scopes is required: crop production,  livestock, handling, or input materials. Reviewers provide technical assistance on organic standards and evaluate applications and inspection reports to determine compliance with the USDA Organic Regulations.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.  Positions are in Olympia, WA. Field Inspectors work out of a home office and travel throughout an assigned territory to inspect farms and handlers. ... » More ...
  • Department of Research Centers of Montana State University
    Montana State University, Department of Research Centers is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in perennial fruit production.  This is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with growers to improve fruit production in a Northern Rocky Mountains. The position will be housed at the Western Agricultural Research Center in Corvallis, MT (http://agresearch.montana.edu/warc/). The candidate is expected to develop a research and outreach program that serves the needs of the diverse fruit producers in the region.  The area is home to many small-scale vineyards, orchards.  The primary tree fruits are apples and cherries.  Small fruits and berries are also grown.  The area offers a ... » More ...
  • Darigold
              Darigold is the fifth largest dairy cooperative in the United States based on milk volume, and one of the largest privately held organizations headquartered in the state of Washington. Since 1918, our producers have taken pride in producing dairy products with unsurpassed quality. Today we are one of the nation’s largest agricultural cooperatives, producing over 8.5 billion pounds of milk every year. Through innovative technology and our efficient, flexible production capabilities, we deliver value-added products and customer-driven solutions. Darigold is now known throughout the world for bringing fresh, wholesome dairy products and ingredients from the ... » More ...
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