PEST CONTROL ADVISOR

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Location
Bakersfield, California
Industry
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
Salary
US$ 40,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_30194
Contact
Brown,Karen, Spherion
Phone
661-835-1400
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Job Description

Report to the Farm Manager and Owners
Large commercial farming company expanding their staff to include a Pest Control Advisor I in the Delano area looking to add to their team.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for assuring the crops and fields will be properly maintained with appropriate amounts of fertilizers, water, pesticides etc. Maintaining these fields to meet the highest level quality of grapes are delivered to their customers. Driving to all farm locations and walking the fields to assure proper maintenance of vines and scout for pests or disease concerns to bring to the attention of Farm Manager. Communicating with Farm Manager and owners to keep abreast of any issues or concerns with crops. Write recommendations for chemicals and/or fertilizers that remedy issues. Work with Farm Manager to identify the best solution to resolve pest or disease culprits. Implement and track progress by entering data into a proprietary software for reporting the weekly progress to deliver to Farm Manager. Attend weekly meetings as scheduled. Maintaining communication with Farm Manager and always trying to incorporate the latest technology to help provide a better product and to be mindful of sustainability. Work with the quality control division to assure highest quality of product is being produced and tested to meet the company standards.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)

Skills:
Spraying Experience in crops
Supervisory experience

Preferred:
Spanish a plus but successful candidate need not be bilingual
BS Degree
QAL: Qualified Applicator License
PCS: Pest Control Advisor License

Education:
Associate

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
Valid Drivers License
Experience writing recommendations on crops
Data Entry experience and knowledge of computerized software.
Background in farming or Agriculture
Ability to obtain and maintain License(s) by California Department of Pesticide Regulations

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