Career Opportunities

MECHANIC - TECHNICIAN I - SEA MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Mechanic - Technician I, cleans, services, diagnoses, adjusts, orders parts and repairs farm machinery such as, but not limited to wheel tractors, harvesters, crawler tractors, trucks, buses, tillage equipment, pumps, tillage equipment and trailers. Additionally, does extensive configuration, installation, diagnoses faults and repairs equipment including but not limited to engines, drive components, hydraulic systems, and electrical systems.

SAFETY SPECIALIST - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

This position plans and implements all Ocean Mist Farms and subsidiaries’ Safety & HR programs to ensure a safe work environment and compliance required by the company and all regulatory agencies. This position coordinates and implements safety, injury and illness prevention programs, conducts training, investigates accidents, and identifies possible causes, recommends corrective action, and provides effective compliance support. This role requires a strong presence at all our field, cooler and plant operations.

QUALITY ASSURANCE INTERN - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Quality Assurance Intern will have the opportunity to learn how to perform inspections on all commodities.

GROWER ACCOUNTING CLERK - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Grower Accounting Clerk is responsible for assisting the Finance Department with accounting for grower proceeds. This professional entry level position will ensure accurate and timely payments to growers as well as perform proper accounting of all grower-related costs, crop investment activities through grower settlement, and accurate and timely account reconciliations.

PAYROLL SPECIALIST - VALLEY PRIDE, SALINAS, CA

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for generating payroll checks primarily for field harvesting operations utilizing our Famous software system. The ideal candidate is bilingual; with the ability to communicate, read & write in English / Spanish proficiently. The qualified candidate will be an effective advocate and, at all times, maintain a professional image that supports Valley Pride Inc. values, image and goals. A strong work ethic, unsurpassed integrity, confidentiality, punctuality, and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position. In addition, the incumbent is expected to provide excellent customer service to employees of all levels of the organization.

STAFF ACCOUNTANT - VALLEY PRIDE, SALINAS, CA

The Staff Accountant will assist and work under the direction of the Business Manager of Valley Pride, Inc. This professional level position will participate and oversee all aspects of the organization’s general accounting functions. This position is located in the Company’s headquarters in Castroville, California. An attention to detail in all activities is imperative. At all times maintains a professional image that supports our company image, values and goals. A strong work ethic and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position. Confidentiality in all areas is a must. Bilingual/biliterate in Spanish is required. Occasional travel to remote sites required.

SANITATION LEAD - VALLEY PRIDE, SALINAS, CA

The Sanitation Lead is responsible for ensuring proper sanitation of the harvesting equipment and equipment by overseeing sanitation employees, cleaning and inspecting equipment according to established policies and procedures, and training employees. Oversees and directs crews of sanitation employees.

ACCOUNTING CLERK - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for assisting with clerical functions related to Accounts Payable, Payroll and other associated duties. Essentially, job responsibilities are divided 50/50 between Accounts Payable and Payroll tasks.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for all Accounts Receivable invoicing for Ocean Mist Farms, as well as intercompany invoicing to related companies. The position also works with the Revenue Cycle Lead in applying payments to customer invoices.

QA INSPECTOR - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The QA Inspector will perform inspections on all commodities. Work schedule will be Monday – Saturday, with variable hours as needed to fulfill job responsibility; Sunday and holidays as required. Travel and seasonal relocation will be required to our remote facilities and surrounding areas.

LOADER (FORKLIFT OPERATOR) – OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Loader is responsible for loading and offloading cooled products. Candidates must have current or prior a minimum of 2 years of forklift experience and certification. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are always highly desired.