Greenhouse Scout (Cultivation) – Parallel – Ruskin, FL

This individual will work hands on monitoring the crops, ensure accurate reports of the crops health and wellness are relayed to management, and implement IPM strategies designated by the grow team

  • 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
  • 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
  • Age 21 or over (Required)
  • High School diploma or equivalent (Required)
  • Related Work Experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A well-organized self-starter
  • Self-motivated and focused on behaving in a mature and professional manner
  • Interest in Agriculture with a willingness to work in adverse conditions
  • Knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases (On the Job Training Provided)
  • Greenhouse environment, where the temperature will regularly exceed 85°F
  • Position requires standing and walking on a regular basis
  • Collaboration with cultivation management reporting pest populations and releasing beneficial insects
  • Ability to make changes as needed without advance notice

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

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