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Pest Control Advisor – California
Posted by Brandi Boehme, Bboehme@producecareers.com
An established industry suppler to grower/shippers is in growth-mode and seeking a licensed PCA to add to their team.
This position will be responsible for identifying pests, making recommendations, and delivering integrated solutions to grower/packer/shippers in order to maintain or improve the quality, freshness, and shelf life of fresh fruit and vegetables.
This position is based in the Southern California Area, with relocation assistance available. (Call or apply for specific location).
Position Responsibilities Include
Make routine visits to customer facilities to identify pre and post-harvest pests through observation and evaluation of fruit/vegetable quality and operational procedures.
Make recommendations on treatment plans based on findings to improve product quality and yield.
Maintain thorough records.
Provide technical support and training to employees, farmers, and technicians as necessary.
MUST have a valid CA PCA license OR the ability and necessary requirements completed to obtain CA PCA license within first 6 months of employment.
2- 5+ years of pre-harvest or post-harvest experience handling chemicals and working with chemical application systems for fresh fruit/ vegetables.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, agronomy, agribusiness, horticulture or related field of study.