About Central Coast Agriculture:
Headquartered north of Santa Barbara in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, CCA is a company focused on utilizing science and sustainability to grow quality, modern crops. Our unmatched commitment to innovating both organic farming and modern manufacturing means our customers have access to products that exceed expectations.
We breed, grow, and cultivate the highest quality cannabis so we can then process, manufacture, and package the highest quality single-source products on the market under our brand, Raw Garden.
We are a team of change makers, modern farmers, scientists, and business professionals focused on leading the charge for agricultural innovation.
We are on a mission to be the most trusted and loved brand in Cannabis.
About The Role:
The Integrated Pest Management Applicator Lead is responsible for executing the implementation of the integrated pest management programs in the field, greenhouses, and other controlled environments. This person will apply fertilizers and pesticides as needed by the IPM program as well as implement other practices to mitigate plant pests and pathogens; apply new pest elimination tools and capture devices as needed to sustain and improve pest management.
What You'll Do
+ Responsible for the execution of the IPM program as assigned by IPM staff
+ Responsible for inspection, identification and management of pests/pathogens in greenhouse and outdoor growing areas or controlled environments
+ Assists in the operation and maintenance of all agricultural equipment related to Integrated Pest Management
+ Assist in the improvement of existing pest control programs to reduce overall plant damage and disposals
+ Other duties as assigned
+ Shifts will vary all hours of the day, including early morning and late evening start times.
+ Maintain professionalism and live CCA’s core values at all times
+ Perform all other duties as assigned or inherent to the position
+ Planning and Organizing – Engages in short and long-term planning, sets priorities to optimize time usage, adheres to schedules and plans.
+ Creativity and Innovation – Initiates conceptual ideas with practical applications, develops creative strategies and opportunities, creative thinking and problem solving, promotes a creative climate.
+ Judgment and Decision Making – Solves problems, considers relevant alternatives before making decisions, displays intuitive judgment, shows timeliness and conviction in making recommendations and decisions.
+ Teamwork and Relationship-Building Skills – Assists team members in accomplishing their objectives by helping things go right, establishes effective working relationships, and promotes team efforts.
+ Adaptability and Change Management Skills – Ability to change to fit changed circumstances. Has the skill to multi-task and juggle competing priorities.
+ Develops Self – Learn and grows, maintains current knowledge in the field.
+ Communication and Cooperation – Effectively communicates upward, downward and laterally. Prevents unproductive responses, improves the effectiveness of communications and interactions with others.
+ Accountability and Productivity – Holds themselves accountable to team members, accepts responsibility for their own decisions, sustains peak performance and solves problems that impede productivity.
+ Accuracy - attention to detail is critical
+ Organization - experience creating and implementing processes
+ Willingness to work as a team
What You'll Need to Have
+ Experience in the operation of agricultural crop production equipment (Required)
+ Ability to drive and operate CCA self-propelled spray rigs (Required)
+ Ability to pass a respiratory medical evaluation and fit test (Required)
+ The possession of either a Qualified Applicator License, Qualified Applicator Certificate, or the ability to acquire a Private Applicator Certificate by passing a test administered by the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office (Preferred)
+ High School Diploma (preferred)
+ 2+ years experience in agriculture (preferred)
+ Working knowledge of agricultural practices, irrigation and greenhouse systems
+ Ability to use Microsoft Office and/or Google’s G suite
+ Must be 21 years of age (or older) at the time of hire
+ Proficiency of the English language, verbal and written format (preferred)
What You'll Receive
+ Competitive base salary
+ Medical, dental and vision benefits
+ Vacation and Holidays
External Company URL: https://www.ccagriculture.com/
Street: 8701 Santa Rosa Rd