IPM Technician

Location: Waterfall, PA

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Job Posted
Jul 01, 2024
Company: TerrAscend

Company & Role Overview



It's a Joint Effort

Full-Time IPM Technician

To Be Blunt

Where you'll be planted

To be blunt, this role will be about:

  • Follow all SOPs, verbal directives, and policies when performing daily operational duties and fully comply with state regulations
  • Acquire a proficient knowledge of plant diseases, insects, and fungi, as well as plant treatment options
  • Follow detailed IPM plans and timelines for plant production from beginning to end of crop cycles (clone to harvest)
  • Perform routine monitoring, scouting, and documentation of plant population in all stages of plant development for problems revolving around insect pests, pathogens, viruses, etc.
  • Obtain a MD private pesticide applicators license
  • Annually complete a respirator fit test with a certified physician if needed
  • Apply crop protection agents under the direct supervision/direction of a certified pesticide applicator
  • Document application of crop protection agents (Biological Control Agents, Pesticides, etc.) in accordance with MD regulations
  • Identify and execute preventative maintenance and elimination of all types of pests and pathogens
  • Maintain and clean the PPE needed for all IPM duties (e.g. Respirators, Foot-baths, Tyvek Suits/Chemical Jackets, etc.)
  • Maintain/clean equipment (hand pump sprayers, heavy duty sprayers, etc.) under the direction of a certified pesticide applicator
  • Assist with cleaning rooms after harvest and preparing for room re-loads
  • Performs cultivation tasks as assigned
  • Sweep, mop, and assist with cleaning tasks daily

What we're high on...We value diverse skillsets, talents, and experiences. To be successful in this role we know you'll need:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Knowledge of Integrated Pest Management methods and the ability to identify pests and pathogens specific to Cannabis
  • Knowledge of growing practices, such as cloning, transplanting, pruning, training, watering, etc.
  • Ability to execute techniques accurately and consistently
  • Good documentation, inventory, and organizational skills
  • Ability to keep to a tight schedule
  • Ability to maintain excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent verbal interpersonal communication skills to interact with team members
  • Basic weights and measurements skills, ability to operate a scale
  • Flexibility with hours and days - must be available to work weekends, holidays, and overtime when necessary
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check


  • Employee Discount (all employees eligible)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance (with telehealth option)
  • 401k with 4% company matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability

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