IPM Technician - Parallel - Wimauma, FL | Florida Dispensaries

IPM Technician – Parallel – Wimauma, FL

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. That’s why 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.

So, bring yourself and your best ideas; when we feel safe and comfortable being ourselves, there’s no limit to what we can achieve.

The IPM Technician 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.

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 www.liveparallel.com.

  • Scouting and monitoring of pests, diseases, environmental pressures, beneficial insects, overall trends and generating reports of findings.
  • Maintain and monitor traps to provide feedback on pest counts to the IPM manager.
  • Coordinating with IPM leads and managers on all mechanical, cultural, biological, and chemical programs; and then execute them.
  • Implementing IPM programs and then monitoring efficacy of products used for control measures.
  • Plant maintenance as deemed necessary.
  • Other duties as assign

Required

  • Age 21 or over
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Government-Issued Photo ID
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organized and a self-starter
  • Must be self-motivated, honest, trustworthy, and always act in a mature and profession

Preferred

  • 6 months related work experience.
  • Strong interest in agriculture/horticulture and willing to work in adverse conditions.
  • Knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases is a plus, on the job training will be
  • Must be able to get respirator fit test certified by a medical professional and perform pesticide application
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Hand and eye coordination with extreme attention to detail
  • Exposure to greenhouse environments that exceed temperatures of 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Must be able to stand squat and kneel for long periods of time in small spaces that can be high in heat, high in humidity, wet or dry.
  • Ability to climb up and down a ladder frequently
    Exposure to bright light where eye protection is required
  • Exposure to cannabis odor
  • Exposure to water during the duration of the shift is common with growing environments
  • 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
  • Employee discount
  • Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with possibility of a company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs
  • Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Pet Insurance
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism through our Parallel Cares progra

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.

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