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Cannabis IPM Technician – Cannabis Jobs in Florida – The United Green

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  • Salary: $16.00 - $0 / hour
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  • Job ID: 04056
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Job Description

The IPM Technician 1 performs all Integrated Pest Management activities under the guidance of the designated IPM lead, with minimal direct supervision, to support the day-to-day cultivation operations in the stocking and upkeep of a medical cannabis production facility. This role identifies, monitors, tracks, and controls insect, fungal, and bacterial populations within the cultivation areas, and is versed in treatment through biological and chemical controls. Candidates must understand application methodology including the calibration and application procedures of equipment, and all local state guidelines, while maintaining attention to detail, precise recording keeping, and inventory tracking

Duties

  • Identifies pest and pathogens and their levels in the cultivation areas
  • Monitors pest and pathogen levels, and updates IPM leads and area supervisors accordingly
  • Monitors crop health in cultivation areas, using a variety of tools and instrumentation
  • Maintains and monitors beneficial organism populations and rates
  • Develops, modifies, and applies plant protectant treatment plans accordingly
  • Tracks product usage in plant protectant preparation
  • Maintains clear records and logs, and ensures timely submission of all required records
  • Stay current on practices and all local, state and federal codes and regulations related to IPM in agriculture
  • Attend required trainings to maintain commercial applicators license for pest category
  • Maintain effective written and oral communication with IPM team leads or/and Cultivation Manager
  • Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm: SHIFT A
  • Friday-Sun 9am-8pm: SHIFT B

Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and pass background check
  • Minimum of two years’ field or greenhouse pest management experience OR an undergraduate degree in a related field.
  • Must have, or obtain a State Certified Applicator license in Pest category within 90 days
  • Ability to identify insects, arthropods, vertebrates and other pests and create treatment plans based on physiology.
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