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Kennett Square, PA
Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Longwood Gardens, Inc., the world’s premier horticultural display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, has an opening for a full-time IPM Technician. Candidate must be able to perform a full range of IPM duties in greenhouses, interiorscapes and outdoor landscapes: scouting, applied research and implementing control strategies. Candidate will be responsible for demonstrating and teaching students IPM skills.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of an Associate’s degree in Entomology, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, or a closely related discipline. Knowledge of ornamental plants is strongly preferred. Prior experience in pesticide application is desirable. Familiar with operations of tractors, sprayers, and large vehicles is preferred. Must have or be able to acquire a Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator License and Class B commercial driver’s license. Must be willing to operate an aerial lift. Some weekend and holiday work may be required.
Please mail your resume with salary requirements to Longwood Gardens, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348. FAX (610) 388-5495 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE