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  1. Job Title: Greenhouse PCA
  2. Location: Central California Coast
  3. Number: 10023
  4. Post Date: 1/2/2018
Job description

Position will be involved in developing integrated pest management strategies, field scouting, pesticide selection, application oversight, record keeping, and reporting.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Weekly visits to all Greenhouses
  • Support pest control projects at ranches as needed
  • Weekly field scouting for disease, insect, and vertebrate pest pressure
  • Supervise field scouts / pesticide applicators
  • Generate weekly pest / disease reports
  • Develop a comprehensive IPM plan including; bio controls, beneficial insects, natural predators, trapping, vacuuming, and spraying
  • Pesticide Safety Compliance
  • Annual pesticide applicator and field worker safety training
  • Pesticide Application Reporting / Documentation / Record Keeping
  • Follow up on field treatments for efficacy
  • CDFA / USDA Quarantine inspections / compliance
  • Manage experimental trials
  • Soil, water, and tissue sampling

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • PCA license or current valid California Private Applicator Card
  • Valid California Driver’s License / clean dmv record
  • Ability to lift heavy objects: 50 lbs
  • Strong organization skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English
  • Ability to work both collaboratively in team environment and independently
  • Detail oriented and able to follow through on tasks
  • Ability to work 45-50 hours per week (including Saturdays)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • College Degree in Agricultural field or 5-10 years’ experience in commercial agriculture operations

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.



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