Pest Control Advisor

 

Acquistapace Farms, Inc.

A family owned farming operation in Santa Maria, CA

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

Qualifications

  • 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 drivers 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
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