IPM Specialist - Aldergrove, Langley Twp, BC V4W, Canada, Delta, BC, Canada

Medical cannabis markets are rapidly expanding in Canada and around the world. Recreational cannabis is on the horizon. Now is your chance to join the largest, most recognized cannabis producer in the country as we set off to build something amazing, relying on established but ever-evolving brands.

The Company

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Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth") is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC) and part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries, including its flagship Tweed and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand, are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis. With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production, and operations spanning five continents, Canopy is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world.

Headquartered in Smiths Falls Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of our success and take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration and diversity. Our employees stem from a wide range of professional backgrounds; each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth.

The Opportunity

 

Here’s the deal: we’re soon going to have 3 million sq. ft. of high-end, automated greenhouse space producing some of the best cannabis in the world across two sites in beautiful British Columbia. If that’s something you’d like to be involved in, you’re in the right place. Here’s the type of person we’re looking for:

 

The role of the Integrated Pest Management Specialist is to monitor the plants for disease or harmful pests and to respond to threats. We achieve this goal by using a range of options from careful examination of plants and surrounding area, analyzing disease pressure profile, deploying preventative biological controls and responding to outbreaks.


Responsibilities

  • Surveys and inspects crop for evidence of disease or harmful pests

  • Monitors pest ecosystems to evaluate the presence of pest species, natural pest predators, and conditions that may contribute to pest problems

  • Apply and monitor approved methods to manage pests

  • Oversee and maintain the gathering of detailed IPM records

  • Provides expertise, assistance and training to staff about pest biology

  • Implements pest control measures in accordance with Health Canada’s MMPR

  • Requisitions and evaluates needed supplies and keeps records of methods used and efficacy observed

  • Performs other duties as required 

Experience

  • Knowledge of IPM

  • Experience using biological applications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent is an asset

Other Details 


This is a full-time position based out of either Delta or Aldergrove, British Columbia

Note: The chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

We appreciate the interest by all candidates however we will be contacting those that best fit the requirements. All resumes will be maintained in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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