Integrated Pest Management

Green Thumb Industries

Danville, PA, USA

Full time

Oct 16

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The Role 

The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) technician is primarily responsible for carrying out tasks to support the cultivation facility’s integrated pest management plan. The IPM technician will also be expected to assist grow technicians with the maintenance of plants within the facility as needed.

Responsibilities 


Apply biological control agents as directed by IPM supervisor

Sweep, mop, and assist with cleaning tasks

Document application of biological control agents

Apply foliar feeds as directed by grow leadership

Document application of foliar feedings

Perform routine scouting of plant population for potential problems, including insect pests and signs of disease

Monitor pest populations and document observations

Assist in the application of pesticides under the direct supervision of a certified pesticide applicator

Maintain and clean equipment including hand pump sprayers, heavy duty sprayers, and foggers under the direction of a certified pesticide applicator

Follow all SOPs, verbal directives, training information and policies when performing duties

Follow detailed plan and timeline for plant production from clone to harvest

Communicate concerns from grow technicians to IPM supervisor

Adheres to safe work practices

Follows GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.

Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect product safety, product quality or personnel safety

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with co-workers and management

Willingness to obtain a Pennsylvania Private Pesticide Applicator’s License preferred

Assist with grow technician responsibilities as needed


Qualifications      


Previous experience working with plants, plant diseases, and pests

High attention to detail with ability to scout for disease and pests

Strong work ethic with flexibility to work days, nights, weekends and holidays

Proven ability to maintain consistency in a fast paced, hard-working, high-stress environment

Ability to work in hot, humid conditions under bright lights

Must be able to push/pull/lift up to 50 lbs without assistance

Must be able to stand/walk for the entire day

Must be able to work sitting/standing/bending

Must be comfortable working on ladders

Must be able to wear a respirator for up to 90 minutes at a time

Must possess a can-do attitude and be able to work with a team

Must be able to obtain required licensing at time of hire and submit personal information for licensing and fingerprinting

Must be 21 years of age or older


Working Conditions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform reaching, grasping, bending, stooping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while maintaining focus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to lift, carry, and balance up to 50 pounds AND must be able to do so with extreme care and caution when working with product.

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