24 May 2024

Crop Specialist & Hygiene Supervisor

Encinitas, CA, USA

Key Qualifications:

·       At least 1 year of Greenhouse Experience in Crop Protection

·       Bi-lingual (English/ Spanish) REQUIRED

·       Knowledge of the principles of safe handling of chemicals and proper use of PPE

 

·       Hands on work experience and demonstrated skill in the operation of equipment used for chemical applications preferable

·       Ability to keep exact and detailed records of all Applications

·       Computer skills with Microsoft office

 

Primary Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·       Regularly perform scouting of all crops to establish and implement the best plant protection rotation and adjust as needed

·       Create application schedule for all crops at the Farm

·       Maintain proper storage, handling and reporting of chemical inventory, supplies specific to chemical applications and personal safety.

·       Prepare and submit required reports to USDA and Agricultural Department to ensure Farm compliance with rules and regulations

·       Schedule and maintain Annual Pesticide Safety training records for all applicators and Field Workers.

·       Maintain adequate chemical inventory and prepare chemical or related equipment purchases according to budget 

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

·       Ability to Adhere to hygiene protocols

·       Safety Oriented - Attention to detail

·       Team oriented – Emotional Intelligence

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

·       Follow work hours of Agricultural – Farming Operations

·       Ability to work flexible hours; may require an adjusted work schedule (evenings and/or weekends, holidays)

·       Must be able to perform: lifting (up to 45 lb), bending, standing, excessive walking and Pulling

·       Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when required to perform job duties

 

TRAINING AND PROCEDURES:

·       Take an active part in establishing and improving safety standards

·       Follow company policies and respect the Code of Conduct