Integrated Pest Management (IPM)Technician – Parallel – Lakeland, FL

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This IPM Technician 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.

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 (Goodblend). 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 .


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

High School Diploma or equivalent

Valid Government-Issued Photo ID


Related work experience.

Good communicator verbal / written.

Well organized and a self-starter.

Must be self-motivated, honest, trustworthy, and always act in a mature and professional manner.

Strong interest in agriculture and willing to work in adverse conditions.

Knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases is a plus, on the job training will be provided.


Greenhouse environment, where the temperature will regularly exceed 85°F.

Position requires standing and walking on a regular basis.


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


Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with possibility of a company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs

Personal growth; industry-leading leadership and professional development offerings

Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements

Belonging and voice; employee resource groups, product advisory councils, monthly opportunities to share feedback and discuss your employee experience

Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism through our Parallel Cares program

Equity opportunity; ability to share in both the short-term and the long-term financial success of Parallel

Employee discount


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.

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