Integrated Pest Management Team Member

  • Cielo Inc
  • 09 Jun, 2021
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Job Description

Everyone is welcome here. Each of us is unique, and that’s what makes us amazing. We believe in inclusiveness and celebrating each person’s individuality, because there’s power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together. So, bring yourself and your best ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. 
 
Because when we feel safe and comfortable being ourselves, there’s no limit to what we can achieve. 

IN A NUTSHELL… 

The IPM Team Member will work hands on to monitor the crops, and ensure accurate reports of the crops health and wellness are relayed to management; as well as implement IPM strategies designated by the IPM Supervisor.  

This role is with Goodblend, one of the renowned retail brands under the Parallel umbrella. Parallel is one of the largest multi-state cannabis companies in the world, owning and operating in five markets; Florida (Surterra Wellness), Massachusetts (NETA), Pennsylvania (Goodblend), Nevada (The Apothecary Shoppe) and Texas (Surterra Wellness). If you enjoy companies that are growing, moving fast, and constantly challenging themselves to achieve more, then Parallel is for you. We work hard, lean on each other, and are passionate about a pretty ambitious vision … pioneering a new paradigm of what well-being can be for all people, everywhere. For more information, visit www.liveparallel.com 
 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING 

  • Monitoring and scouting of pests, diseases, and beneficial insects. 
  • Reporting pest populations, irrigation irregularities, and mechanical issues seen while scouting. 
  • Monitor efficiency of products used for control measures. 
  • Mix and apply pesticides.  
  • Maintain and monitor traps to provide feedback on pest counts to the growers. 
  • Verification of pest and disease infestation trends. 
  • Coordinating with management on all biological programs and implementation. 
  • Verifying / validating of scouting reports to confirm accuracy and reliability. 
  • Maintaining up to date records and reports. 
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.  

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS YOU’LL BRING 

  • Age 21 or over (Required) 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Required) 
  • Pesticide Applicator Certification or ability to obtain within 90 days of being hired is required  
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in commercial cultivation, agriculture or other related field  
  • Minimum 3 months IPM experience preferred  
  • Landscape, nursery or growing operations experience a plus 
  • Organized and detail oriented  
  • Ability to focus, be task oriented and manage stress 
  • Proficient with measurements  
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member 

WILL BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU… 

  • Are self-motivated; micro-managing isn’t fun for anyone 
  • Roll your sleeves up and do the work; strategy is important, but so is getting stuff done 
  • Can work fast and be flexible; our industry is always changing 
  • Play nice with others; we collaborate with each other a lot 
  • Think creatively; sometimes, the “traditional” solution isn’t the best one 

WHAT YOU GET 

  • Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with the possibility of a company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs 
  • Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements 
  • Financial opportunity; an incentive program that provides opportunity to earn cash AND equity in a fast-growing company and industry 
  • Employee discount  
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism opportunities through Benevity 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Indoor growing environment.   
  • Requires the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, and consistent attention to detail at least 8 hours per day.  
  • Must be able to bend, lift and stoop continuously.  
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs. unassisted and up to 80 lbs. assisted. 

PARALLEL IS UNITED BY OUR VISION, MISSION, & VALUES 

Our Vision – why we exist – is to pioneer well-being and improve the quality of life for humanity through the benefits of cannabinoids. 

Our Mission – how we will do this – is to build a leading, global well-being company through the best talent, our values, trusted and recognized brands, science and technology-based innovation, and a relentless focus on execution and continuous improvement. 

Our Values – Integrity | Collaboration | Alignment | Intentionality | Accountability | Agility 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. 

DISCLAIMER 

Parallel reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this job description. Your employment with Parallel is a voluntary one and is subject to termination by you or Parallel at will, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time.  Nothing in this document shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Parallel associates.