Pest Management Technician (IPM)

Curaleaf

Biddeford, ME

Full time

Jun 19

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf") is a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a vertically integrated, high-growth cannabis operator known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 106 dispensaries, 22 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 4,600 team members across the United States. Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

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Integrated Pest Management Technician

Curaleaf is committed to being the industry’s leading resource in education and advancement through research and advocacy. Curaleaf leverages its extensive research and development capabilities to distribute cannabis products in multiple formats with the highest standard for safety, effectiveness, consistent quality and customer care. We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, operations professional to join our company as an Integrated Pest Management Technician.

Responsibilities:


Develops and maintains the biological control program and technical protocols for the Curaleaf growing facility, in conjunction with Curaleaf Growers.

Daily monitoring and scouting of pest and disease

Supervision of IPM protocols of pest and disease management

Compiling IPM and conventional reports for management review

Monitoring efficiencies of control measures used

Verification of pest and disease infestation trends

Management coordination on biological programs and implementation

Facilitating small scale trials/tests on new, allowable commercial products to determine efficacy and effects prior to applying to entire crop

Maintaining up-to-date records for State regulations to detail harvest numbers, crop layout, pesticide log and any other IPM products used

Planning, organizing, training and assigning scouting and other IPM duties as required

Provides technical IPM support to the Director of Cultivation through regular meetings and updates

Provides accurate IPM product forecasts by coordinating with the Beneficial Insect sales representative

When IPM tasks are complete, or if cultivation tasks take precedence, transition to assisting cultivation with their duties as directed by the (assistant) grower

Must obtain state applicator license

Ability to train cultivation staff in pest and disease recognition

Responsible for independently managing the grow in a rotational schedule on weekends

Additional duties as assigned by management


 Employment Requirements:


Have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record and proof of insurance Reliable transportation

Adaptability and willingness to work flexible hours

Must be 21 years of age

High school diploma or equivalent

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen

Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations


Job Qualifications:


Knowledgeable of plant pests and disease identification

Preferably has a degree or diploma in horticulture, entomology or biology from a recognized college or university

Experience or exposure to the green industry (agriculture or horticulture). Preferably two to four years related experience directly in the hydroponic market as a grower or IPM staff member

Work with a high level of independence

Ability to work flexible schedule, including periodic weekends

Interact and work all levels within the company and with third parties, such as colleagues from other subsidiaries, suppliers, academic partners and other related parties

Communicate effectively, both verbally and written in English


Physical Demands: 


Ability to communicate orally with management and other co-workers is crucial

Standing for extended periods is common

Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents

Some heavy lifting may be required

Exertion of up to 50 lbs. of force will be required


Work Environment: 


The job is performed indoors

Must be able to work in hot, humid environments for extended periods of time

Activities include extended periods of standing, kneeling, stooping and bending

Twisting in tight areas may also be required at times


 

Curaleaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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