IPM Supervisor – Curaleaf – Homestead, FL

Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf”) is a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a vertically integrated, high-growth cannabis operator known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 96 dispensaries, 23 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 3,000 team members across the United States. Curaleaf is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol CURA and trades on the OTCQX market under the symbol CURLF. For more information please visit www.curaleaf.com.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the work they do and will help support our company vision “To be the world’s leading cannabis company by leading the world in cannabis education, accessibility, and customer satisfaction with high-quality products backed by science.” You will have an opportunity to be recognized for your talent and expertise while contributing to the success of key strategic initiatives in support of our Mission “To improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption.”

Summary: This position will manage the treatment and scouting of all plant pests. The IPM Supervisor will be ultimately responsible for applying all pesticides and deploying all beneficial insects in a safe, organized, and effective manner that is compliant with all FL state laws and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop a comprehensive Integrated Pest Management plan for the facility using approved pesticides, beneficial insects, and biocontrol agents
  • Manage and train a team of IPM technicians that will be responsible for applying all compounds in a safe and effective manner
  • Routinely scout for all plant pests, generating treatment maps for all IPM technicians to follow
  • Generate work orders for proper chemical mixing and to track every pesticide application
  • When necessary, work closely with the fertigation team to inject drench materials into the fertigation system to control root pests
  • Manage the cleaning and routine maintenance of all application equipment and sprayers
  • Ensure that proper REI notifications are disseminated to the facility and posted where appropriate
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with all cultivation staff to ensure the spray and drench applications do not disrupt routine cultivation operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work-flows and procedures

  • Routinely monitor crop for pest pressure
  • In conversation with Cultivation Manager, adjust treatment program to precisely target pests when they emerge

Design – Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others

  • General MS office skills: Excel, Work, PowerPoint
  • Must log all pesticide applications according to Curaleaf standards and the State of Florida
  • Maintain FL Pesticide Applicators License

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity

Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions

Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions

  • React quickly to control and prevent pest outbreaks before they cause economic damage

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan

Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed

Education and/or Experience

  • Associates Degree is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Agriculture, Ag Business, Environmental Science, Ecology, Soil Science, Horticulture or similar degree preferred
  • Hold a Pesticide Applicator License in the State of Florida or have the ability to gain licensure within two months of joining Curaleaf
  • Three to five years of management experience.
  • One to two years’ experience growing cannabis in a regulated facility preferred
  • Previous experience in a licensed cannabis production facility preferred
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Ability to comply with established safety standards
  • Experience effectively using computer systems, software, and hardware
  • Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations
  • Must be able to work in a challenging fast-paced environment while maintaining a strong attention to details
  • Ability to train co-workers

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