Crop Management Specialist SW FL


Locations:                  Southwest Florida

Compensation:          Salary and benefits commensurate with experience

Duration:                    Full-Time Staff Position

We are an award-winning TEAM of exceptional professionals working with some of the nation’s most progressive growers/farmers in high-value, fresh-market fruit and vegetables. Our TEAM has delivered valuable, science-based information to growers for over 45 years and is nationally recognized for advocating innovative, sustainable solutions for our grower clients.

Qualified candidates will be trained to scout for various pests, learn treatment thresholds, and advise grower clients on various crops, including tomato, pepper, potato, sweet corn, lettuce, cucurbits, citrus, rice, and sugarcane. They will also collaborate with our Research Division, which conducts multiple trial types from start to finish.

Responsibilities include:

  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) scouting and consultations on fresh-market vegetable and fruit crops
  • Playing an important role in helping growers make timely, informed, and economical field crop decisions

Requirements include:

  • Adherence to our corporate culture requires science-based, service-oriented, dedicated TEAM players functioning in an environment of professionalism, loyalty, and honesty;
  • Self-starter with a growth mindset, high motivation toward personal achievement, and strong work ethic;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal & written communication;
  • A desire to improve the economic and crop performance of grower clients;
  • Ability and willingness to learn new professional skills and adapt positively to both growth and change;
  • A desire to work outdoors and the physical ability to walk across uneven fields and spend hours per day in a vehicle;
  • B.S. or M.S. in related agricultural or environmental science disciplines;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and related electronic communication skills

Position offers:

  • Valuable on-the-job training, excellent support staff, and Ag-related Certification Programs
  • Excellent career advancement opportunities including, but not limited to, supervisory management, consulting, and/or multi-divisional management

If you are interested in this or any future openings, please forward your resume or CV, transcripts, salary requirements, and a cover letter to Kim Burman.