Pest Control Advisor at Acquistapace Harvesting - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Pest Control Advisor

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Job Description: 
Acquistapace Farms, Inc. is a family owned farming operation with 1,200 acres of assorted vegetables, strawberries and blackberries in Santa Maria, CA.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Monitor fields for the presence of pests such as insects, diseases, weeds, and nematodes
  • Write recommendations and practice IPM to address any pest issues
  • Order and deliver chemical
  • File product use reports
  • Supervise spray applications
  • Comply with all local, state, and federal regulations
  • Manage pesticide inventory
  • Work with ranch supervisors to coordinate spray applications
  • Communicate with harvest managers that fields are clear for harvest
  • Bachelor's degree in Ag Science or related field
  • PCA license or qualifications to obtain a PCA license
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Ability to communicate and work well within a team setting
  • Valid CA driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
Job Benefits
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Paid vacation
  • Annual bonus
  • 401K
  • Health insurance
  • Company vehicle

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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