Integrated Pest Management
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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.
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
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
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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