Job Detail

  • Job ID 23507

Job Description

Our Company:

Tanimura & Antle is an employee-owned family farming business with a four-generation legacy and a passionate commitment to growing premium quality produce. As one of the largest independent vegetable growers in the United States, Tanimura & Antle farms more than 36,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh conventional, organic and greenhouse grown produce products throughout the nation.

We are looking for employees that fit into the Tanimura & Antle culture and want to have an impact on our growth and success. We believe in, and are committed to, creating a sustainable future through innovation throughout our operations.

Our Mission: To “Consistently provide our customers fresh and healthy premium produce with superior customer service that meets and exceeds their quality and value expectations”

Our Vision: To “Operate as a highly innovative company, sustainably growing, while enhancing the lives of all through employee ownership and customer inspired partnerships”

The Role:

Spray Equipment Operator coordinates and executes spray application to crops in a responsible, effective and safe manner.

Location: Salinas, CA

The hourly pay range is $18/hour – $25/hour (Depending on licensing and experience).

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Measures and mixes chemicals for spraying.
  • Lifts and stacks containers of product of up to 60 lbs.
  • Applies chemicals to fields for harvesting.
  • Operates spray equipment (Tractor/Applicators, etc.).


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Must be able to be certified to operate a tractor.
  • Must be able to work a late night (graveyard) shift.
  • Must be a self-starter with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work at least six days per week.
  • Must work independently with great attention to detail.
  • Must have a clean DMV (driving record).
  • Must pass the pre-employment substance abuse screening test (drugs and alcohol).
  • Bi-lingual in English/Spanish (read and writes).

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