Hawaii Openings

If interested in a position, please send a resume/CV and a cover letter to emartinez@terviva.com with the position you're applying for as the subject.


Manager,
Field Operations

Location: Maui, HI

Start date: June, 2017

This is a Manager role that will oversee all agronomic, financial and operational matters related to the company’s field operations in Hawaii.  Incumbent must possess a deep background in agriculture field management, with a strong emphasis on fruit/nut tree plantation establishment and maintenance, and financial budgeting.

This position will require extensive hands-on work in agricultural fields.  Strong agricultural skills, project management skills, and attention to detail are necessary.  Excellent interpersonal skills are needed for interfacing with research partners, landowners, business associates, government agencies, and other members of the TerViva team.  Incumbent will be responsible for oversight on 300+ acres across two Hawaiian islands, with expansion likely to over 1,000 acres in the next 36 months.  Incumbent should have some demonstrably successful prior experience in managing a small team, as s/he will have 1 direct report within 12 months, and 2-3 additional direct reports in 36 months. Incumbent will be responsible for planning and setting the direction his/her team’s field-related work, with input from Peter McClure, TerViva’s Chief Agriculture Officer.  Incumbent will be based on Oahu for 90 days and will then relocate to Maui.  S/he will frequently travel back to Oahu and will make 2-4 trips per year to the US mainland (California and Florida).  Incumbent’s first direct report will be located on Oahu, to assist with field operations there.

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Associate,
Agronomy

Location: Oahu, HI

Start date: June, 2017

 

 

 

This is an Associate role that will work on agronomic, financial and operational matters related to the company’s field operations in Hawaii.  Incumbent must possess a background in agriculture field management, with a strong emphasis on tree plantation maintenance, data gathering, and financial budgeting.

This position will require the extensive hands-on work in agricultural fields.  Strong agricultural skills, project management skills, and attention to detail are necessary.  Excellent interpersonal skills are needed for interfacing with research partners, business associates, government agencies, and other members of the TerViva team.  The ability to collect, organize and summarize field data are extremely important. Additional skills in field note taking and photography are strongly desired. Incumbent will be responsible for making sure that pertinent information from the field is documented clearly, succinctly, and professionally. This often involves working with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.   Incumbent’s day-to-day work will be performed under the guidance of Peter McClure, TerViva’s Chief Agriculture Officer, with input from Will Kusch (Hawaii Manager) and Naveen Sikka (CEO).  Incumbent will travel frequently among the Hawaiian Islands and 2-4 times per year to the US mainland (California and Florida).

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Associate,
Corporate Operations

(part-time)

Location: Oahu, HI

Start date: June 2017

 

 

 

 

This is an Associate role that will work on financial and operational matters related to the company’s agriculture and product operations in Hawaii.  Incumbent must possess an operational background in business management and reporting, with good familiarity with the agriculture and bioenergy industries.  This position will require the aggregation of numerous sources of documentation and information from a variety of parties. Subsequently, incumbent will be expected to synthesize information into cogent documentation for administrative, accounting, and record keeping purposes.

Strong empirical skills, data management, and attention to detail are necessary.  Strong interpersonal skills are needed for interfacing with research partners, business associates, government agencies, and other members of the TerViva team.  The ability to collect, organize and summarize field data are extremely important. Additional skills in field note taking, photography, are strongly desired. Incumbent will be responsible for making sure that pertinent information from the field is documented clearly, succinctly, and professionally. This often involves working with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Incumbent will work primarily under the guidance of TerViva’s Hawaii Manager, Will Kusch.

For a full description of the position click here.