Regional Environmental Manager

Driscoll's
Watsonville, CA, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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About the Opportunity

As the Regional Environmental Manager you will combine your passion for agriculture and the environment with your analytical capabilities to work directly with our network of independent berry growers to improve environmental outcomes across California. You will take a data-driven approach to driving improvements across key environmental priority areas with a focus on water stewardship and field plastics. You will help to proactively identify and address environment-related risks to the business, collaborate with agronomy, production personnel and growers to introduce and implement regionally appropriate environmental best management practices, and engage in relevant water and environmental stakeholder groups to further Driscoll’s environmental goals.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Environmental team in the development and implementation of environmental strategies, with a focus on water and field plastics
  • Collect, manage, analyze and communicate back to Growers environmental metrics for California districts
  • Assess local and regional environmental risks and opportunities
  • Engage with external partners and community stakeholders on environmental and water topics
  • Represent Driscoll’s in regional collaborative environmental and water stakeholder groups
  • Support California growers’ environmental regulatory compliance and adoption of environmental best management practices
  • Collaborate with research teams to develop proactive solutions to environmental challenges, including water management
  • Performs duties as instructed by supervisor*

 

*This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all the job's responsibilities.  At Driscoll’s, all of our jobs include broad responsibilities for continually improving the processes we use to develop our products.

Candidate Profile

  • BS in Agronomy, Environmental Science, Agricultural Business or related field and minimum three years of experience OR MS degree and minimum two years experience in agriculture, environment or related field
  • Strong analytical skills – the ability to analyze, track, and report quantitative data, including proficiency in data wrangling, exploration and effective visualization (R, Python or similar)
  • A passion for the environment, agriculture and water
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize multiple projects, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be a self-starter
  • Business and/or finance experience a plus
  • Spanish proficiency a plus
  • Ability to work in field conditions. Valid California Driver’s License, and eligibility for Company vehicle insurance. Some travel required to visit local fields and other regions

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.

Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.