Pest Control Advisor

Pest Control Advisor

Located in the heart of the fertile Central Valley of California since 1950. Fowler Packing is one of the largest family owned farming operations in the Central Valley. We supply consistent quality products that can be found in the produce department of grocery stores nationwide under the SamSons and Peelz Labels.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective: The Pest Control Adviser is responsible for scouting crops and identifying pests that can affect a harvest. Based on observations make recommendations on treatment and suggest products or other methods to control or prevent problems.

  • Standard Work Week:  Mon-Sat
  • Pay Type: Salaried
  • Employee Type: FT Exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Inspect fields for pests that can impact yield
  • Identify pests that are present and the damage that they are causing
  • Make recommendations on treatment plans based on findings
  • Provides training to employees, supervisors and technicians as needed
  • Initiates trials that will support marketing efforts
  • Interprets soil, tissue, and water analysis
  • Researches and responds to technical inquiries
  • Develops proprietary fertilizer formulations
  • Publishes and distributes periodic summaries of agronomic observations and research
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

• Ag Based Degree

• PCA License or ability to obtain PCA License within 6 months of hire

• Preference given to individuals with agriculture background/work experience

• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

• Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions

Fowler Packing provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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