Agricultural and Food Systems Jobs

  • BUSINESS MANAGER – FAR WEST AGRIBUSINESS ASSOCIATION
    Direct Supervisor: The Business Manager is accountable to and under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. Responsibilities: The position serves as the day-to-day Business Manager for the Association regarding the financial transactions necessary to conduct the Associations Business.  The Business Manager carries out business procedures and reporting necessary to meet all local, State and Federal requirements of a non-profit corporation in the state of Washington.  Incumbent will be required to learn the reporting requirements for Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Nevada.   The Business Manager uses a variety of problem-solving techniques, strong interpersonal skills, effective ... » More ...
  • Administrative Coordinator – National Association of State Departments of Agriculture – Arlington, VA
    Title:   Administrative Coordinator Position Type: Permanent Full-time Position Available:  Immediately Location:  Arlington, VA Organizational Supervisor: Elizabeth Rowland, Director, HR Requirements for Application: A letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references to “Administrative Coordinator” at careers@nasda.org. DESCRIPTION: NASDA grows and enhances agriculture by forging partnerships and creating consensus to achieve sound policy outcomes between state departments of agriculture, the federal government, and stakeholders. POSITION SUMMARY The Administrative Coordinator works as a member of the NASDA team.  This person will report to the ... » More ...
  • Agricultural Commodity Technician – Part-time – Moscow, ID
    The USDA’s Federal Grain Inspection Service is looking for individuals to provide sampling services on an intermittent basis at the agricultural processing facility in Moscow, Idaho. Training and equipment will be provided. We are looking for someone with a flexible schedule; this is an ideal position for a retired/semi-retired individual and students. Opening Date: July 17, 2017 Closing Date: Until Filled Position Title: Agricultural Commodity Technician, GS-3/GS-4/GS-5 Salary: $12.33/hr. to $15.49/hr. Duty Location: 220 E. 5th Ave, Moscow, ID Work Schedule: Flexible schedule-shifts ... » More ...
  • WSU EXTENSION COORDINATOR FOR BENTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, Pasco, WA
    This 100%, temporary, 12-month position provides oversight and leadership, including volunteer management, for Extension work in the 4-H Youth Development Program of Benton and Franklin Counties, which currently serves over 1100 youth members enrolled in over 85 active clubs led by over 400 volunteers. This position is responsible for community outreach efforts and efforts serving youth outside of the 4-H club system. This oversight includes the development and implementation of programs and activities within the policies and procedures of WSU Extension, and specifically, 4-H programming under the direction of the 4-H Regional Specialist and the State 4-H Program Leader.  https://www.wsujobs.com Youth Development Programming, 30% ... » More ...
  • Horticulturist – Oasis Farms – Prosser, WA
    Job Title: Horticulturist Department:  Production Reports To: Derek Hill, Production Manager FLSA Status & Career Level: Hourly Post Date: 06/16/201 Job Summary Oasis Farms has an immediate opening for an experienced Horticulturist. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong communication skills, both written and oral and will manage a team. The candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Your willingness to learn and your good attitude will be the key to success in this organization. The candidate will possess strong leadership and technical skills to train, develop and retain employees and their success. Responsibilities ... » More ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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