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Integrated Pest Management Supervisor at West Coast Tomato Growers, Inc. - 13979

Job Title: 
Integrated Pest Management Supervisor
West Coast Tomato Growers, Inc.
5780 Mission Avenue
92057 Oceanside , CA ,
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

The Integrated Pest Manager will develop integrated pest management strategies, field scouting, pesticide selection, application oversight, record keeping, and reporting. This individual will manage pest damage by the most economical means and the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.

Reviewing prepared data to ensure it is adequate, accurate, and complies with state and federal label requirements responsible recordkeeping, placards, and fumigation operator directions
Ensure adherence to all occupational safety, policy, and regulations associated with chemical operations.
Manage crews and move as needed in the chemical application process
Assist in the preparation and application of approved pesticides
Maintain and handle Personal Protective Equipment
Learn state Rules and Regulations regarding pesticides
Work with Chemical Manager on plant scheduling
Weekly monitoring and scouting for disease and pest pressure.
Monitoring efficiencies of control measures used.
Inventory Management
Monitoring of plant growth and behavior response to feeding elements.
Verification of pest and disease infestation trends.
Follow up on field treatments for efficacy.
Communicate field availability and quality issues to the production/management team daily.
Maintaining up-to-date records as well as fertilizer inventory levels
Logistics knowledge in a farm environment
Soil, water, and tissue sampling.
Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8-hour shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Overtime
Weekend availability
Experience:

Farming: 1 year (Preferred)
Chemical: 1 year (Preferred)
License/Certification:

CDL A (Required)
Private Applicator Certificate (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The Integrated Pest Manager will develop integrated pest management strategies, field scouting, pesticide selection, application oversight, record keeping, and reporting. This individual will manage pest damage by the most economical means and the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.

Reviewing prepared data to ensure it is adequate, accurate, and complies with state and federal label requirements responsible recordkeeping, placards, and fumigation operator directions
Ensure adherence to all occupational safety, policy, and regulations associated with chemical operations.
Manage crews and move as needed in the chemical application process
Assist in the preparation and application of approved pesticides
Maintain and handle Personal Protective Equipment
Learn state Rules and Regulations regarding pesticides
Work with Chemical Manager on plant scheduling
Weekly monitoring and scouting for disease and pest pressure.
Monitoring efficiencies of control measures used.
Inventory Management
Monitoring of plant growth and behavior response to feeding elements.
Verification of pest and disease infestation trends.
Follow up on field treatments for efficacy.
Communicate field availability and quality issues to the production/management team daily.
Maintaining up-to-date records as well as fertilizer inventory levels
Logistics knowledge in a farm environment
Soil, water, and tissue sampling.

Education & Experience: 

Farming: 1 year (Preferred)
Chemical: 1 year (Preferred)
License/Certification:

CDL A (Required)
Private Applicator Certificate (Preferred)

Application Instructions: 

https://www.indeed.com/job/integrated-pest-management-supervisor-518aed8...

Brenda Ponce-Zepeda
Human Resources
West Coast Tomato Growers, Inc.
5780 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92057
760-305-5335 Ext: 111 (Office)
760-414-1287 (Fax)
brenda@westcoastvineripe.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture
Horticulture/Gardening