Production Technician

Broetje Orchards (Prescott) seeks a technician interested in the production process to help operate the company’s color and external-defect sorting equipment. Ideal candidate will have hands-on experience operating software systems. Desired qualifications include a degree or certification program related to information technology. Proficiency in English and Spanish a plus.

Send cover letter, resume, and two professional-related references to: Lucy Cartagena at lucyc@firstfruits.com. For more information, see www.firstfruits.com

Ag Insurance Agent

Northwest FCS is a financial cooperative providing financing and related services to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers, rural homeowners and crop insurance customers in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Northwest FCS is a member of the nationwide Farm Credit System that supports agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, today and tomorrow.

We have an opening for an Insurance Agent (experienced or not) in our Wenatchee, Washington office.  This is a full-time position reporting to the SVP-Insurance Services for Washington State.  Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent experience, and a demonstrated passion for agriculture.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with insurance experience, appropriate state insurance agent licenses, and an agricultural background with an understanding of the local insurance industry and agricultural markets.  We are willing to train the successful candidate and assist with securing appropriate licenses.

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HR Generalist - Columbia Fruit

Columbia Fruit Packers is seeking a full-time HR Generalist.  Under the direction of the HR Manager, this position will be responsible for insurance and 401k enrollment, H2A support, and providing clerical assistance in the HR Department.  This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English and Spanish, the ability to read and interpret/translate documents, and proficient computer skills.   A Bachelor’s degree in a related area of study, or equivalent HR experience is preferred.  Columbia Fruit Packers offers an excellent benefits package and wages are DOE.  If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to:  HR Department, PO Box 920, Wenatchee, WA 98807. 

Administrative Assistant

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., an agrosciences company offering an innovative portfolio of products and services that enhance the freshness, quality and value of fresh produce worldwide, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its team in Wenatchee, Washington.  Candidates will leverage their excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to provide professional administrative support a global organization and assist a wide range of professionals including local marketing, sales, R&D team members, visiting executives, customers as well as assist with on-boarding of new hires as needed.  Ideal candidates will have demonstrated their ability to effectively work independently as well as part of a team. 

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Precision Agriculture Account Manager

Semios is a precision farming technology company dedicated to reducing and mitigating risks for growers of tree fruits, nuts and grapes. We leverage our proprietary, onsite Internet-of -Things (IoT) wireless network with big data analytics to help producers manage insect pests, disease, frost and irrigation. Crop insights are stored in the cloud allowing producers to receive alerts and to view data from anywhere on any device in real-time. We improve sustainability, reduce inputs and increase the value of harvests. Delivered as a full service solution, Semios is easy to start and simple to use.

Due to rapid growth, we are expanding our sales team to build on our success, win new accounts and expand our business with existing customers in Washington state.

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Regulatory Information Specialist

The Northwest Horticultural Council (www.nwhort.org) located in Yakima, Washington, and representing the Pacific Northwest tree-fruit industry on trade and technical policy issues, is seeking a regulatory information specialist. Successful candidate will assist existing staff on a range of matters related to agricultural chemicals, food safety, export market access, and other policy issues of importance to our members. Key focus will be on monitoring and analysis of domestic and international regulatory changes in these areas of concern and helping communicate commercially relevant changes to our industry. Qualifications include: University degree and strong academic performance; excellent writing skills; careful attention to detail; comfort in public speaking opportunities; familiarity with office data and word processing programs (including experience with web-based communication); and a valid driver’s license. Previous work experience in an agricultural or related field and foreign language skills, while not required, will be viewed positively. A competitive wage package, medical insurance and vacation will be offered. Applications (a letter detailing interest and qualifications for the position, names of three references and university transcripts) should be submitted by April 30, 2016, to the Northwest Horticultural Council, 105 S. 18th Street, Suite 105, Yakima, WA 98901 or to: general@nwhort.org. An Equal Opportunity Employer

Columbia Valley Community Health Outreach

Year-round position for bilingual applicant with a degree that aligned with health and/or social justice.  Work includes outreach to migrant camps and representation at community events.  Applicant should be self-starter with ability to lead volunteers and foundation in teamwork.  If you're interested, send your resume to jennifer.witherbee@waef.org and I will forward ASAP to Columbia Valley.

Harvista Account Manager

Harvista Account Manager

Company – AgroFresh

A leader in ethylene management and storage processes to the global horticultural and post harvest segment. 

Position title: Harvista Account Manager

Department: Sales/Marketing

Reports to: NAR Harvista Commercial Manager

Start Date: May 2015

Details follow.  To apply, send your resume to jennifer.witherbee@waef.org so we can forward to the appropriate local representatives.

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