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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Quality Control (QC) Specialist

Maitri Medicinals Pittsburgh, PA

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) & Quality Control (QC) Specialist

Location:  Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type:  Full-Time

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Time Off (PTO)

Salary:  Based on experience

Job Summary

Maitri is hiring an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Quality Control (QC) Specialist for our grower-processor facility located in Pittsburgh, PA. The IPM and QC Specialist will be responsible for managing pest and pathogen control and mitigation throughout all cultivation and harvest growing areas. This position is classified as exempt and reports to the Director of Cultivation.

 

About Maitri

Maitri is a vertically integrated, seed-to-sale medical marijuana company based in Southwestern Pennsylvania. We are quickly becoming an industry leader by providing first-class patient service and top-tier medical marijuana cultivation and manufacturing through our Maitri Genetics grower-processor facility and our Maitri Medicinals retail dispensaries.

Maitri’s Mission is to cultivate, produce and dispense quality medical marijuana products for Pennsylvania patients who suffer from qualifying medical conditions and diseases.

Maitri seeks candidates who share our core values and are passionate, eager and committed to delivering empathetic patient service, dedicated to promoting wellness, and committed to responsibly producing premium medical marijuana in a heavily regulated industry.

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Required

  • Extensive experience with integrated pest management
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Capable of multi-tasking with minimal supervision
  • High additional to detail and personal and professional accountability
  • Excellent communicator with a willingness to instruct and develop others
  • Must be able to operate in a highly regulated environment
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings/weekends/some holidays
  • Comfortable working under constant video surveillance
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work on scaffolding and ladders and in tight spaces

Strongly Preferred

  • Entomology degree and/or integrated pest management degree or certification
  • Extensive experience with integrated pest management at scale
  • Pennsylvania Pest Applicators License for agriculture
  • Horticulture and/or cannabis cultivation experience, an asset
  • Experience in a regulated and highly compliance-driven environment is desired (i.e. food industry, pharmaceutical)

 

Role and Responsibilities

General IPM and QC Responsibilities

  • Manages the pest control and beneficial insect program
  • Maintains and oversees inventory of pest control products and beneficial insect populations
  • Assess plant population health ad recommends treatments of pests and pathogens
  • Mixes and applies all forms of pest control products (wettable powders, emulsified concentrates, etc.)
  • Develops and maintains schedule and logs of insect activity, pest control and pathogen presence and remediation efforts
  • Identifies pests and pathogens and delivers recommendations for treatment
  • Manages and reports on plant health, soil moisture and environmental metrics
  • Leads scouting facility for any biological threat or conducive condition for biological pests and pathogens
  • Executing on direction from the Director of Cultivation

Compliance and Safety

  • Maintaining compliance standards
  • Following cultivation related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Other Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a clean working environment
  • Aiding in the harvest as needed

 

Maitri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Maitri does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Maitri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Maitri does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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