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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Associate I

4Front Ventures (CSE: FFNT / OTCQX: FFNTF) is a fast-moving national cannabis grower, distributor, and retailer headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona with active operations in Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Washington, and California. Focusing on Excellence, People, Integrity, and Courage, 4Front Ventures is building a responsible and people-focused company that consistently produces high-quality products, ensures access to cannabis through top service and affordable brands, and provides value through job creation and community engagement. From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience under the Mission Dispensary brand, 4Front’s team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain.

The Integrated Pest Management Associate is part of the Cultivation Department providing oversight to all the plants within the facility. They are responsible for ensuring all plants do not become susceptible to pests and pathogens in the grow rooms. Priorities include partnering with the IPM Manager and Cultivation Team to ensure all facility areas are properly maintained to meet compliance standards.

Full Shift Availability Required (i.e., Monday-Friday, 10am – 6:30pm) May be required to work holidays

$17-$19/hour (Depending on experience)


  • Follow all procedures according to local and state regulations and company policies
  • Maintain operational excellence at all workstations/areas
  • Ensure that all safety protocols and procedures are followed
  • Assist with daily inspections for pests, pathogens, mold, fungi, disease, or other undesired conditions
  • Mix and apply spray applications on/around plants to help prevent hazardous buildups
  • Apply beneficial predator insects across all rooms to defend plants from pests
  • Scout all rooms daily pest pressures while ensuring rooms stay below thresholds
  • Ensure all grow rooms are free of pathogens that can contaminate plants
  • Fog/bomb grow rooms between harvests/room flips as well as common areas on a regular basis
  • Surface spray tables, floors, walls, etc. to ensure environment maintains optimized sanitation standards
  • Apply sticky traps to the plants on a weekly basis as a tool to detect pest pressures
  • Conduct daily maintenance and cleaning of all pest management equipment while ensuring the work areas are clean and tidy
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to ensure the team, department and company division maintain success
  • Regularly update logs pertinent to job scope


  • Handle spraying equipment (push/pull machinery)
  • Hands-on, plant touching position
  • Indoor greenhouse environment with heat and humidity
  • Constant artificial, bright indoor lighting
  • Plant pollen is present on surfaces and in the air
  • Kneeling, squatting, lifting, bending, walking, pivoting, standing all expected activities
  • Protective PPE including full scrubs, respirator, and hazardous material suit are required (provided on site)

  • *NOTE: The facility contains confined spaces that may only be accessible by ascending/descending stairwells while traveling throughout the building. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, kneel, squat, and twist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Thrives in task-based work with clear processes and checklists
  • Able to work independently in a hands-on work environment
  • Willing to ask questions to gain necessary expertise
  • Adaptable in the face of changing needs of the business
  • Commitment to team’s success; flexible, friendly, and self-aware
  • Proactive attention to cleaning and sanitation
  • Able to clearly communicate progress, status, and observations
  • Responsible for problem identification and reporting
  • Ability to work, manage, and meet completion deadlines


  • Horticulture and/or Agriculture Experience, 1+ years (preferred)
  • Production/Manufacturing Experience, 1+ years (preferred)
  • Cannabis Industry Experience (preferred)
  • Basic Math, Organizational, and Computer Skills
  • Dispensing Organization Agent Identification Card (able to obtain upon hire)
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • 21+ and currently residing in the USA
  • Required to successfully complete and pass the following timed tests:
  • Applicator General Standards Exam (pass within 60 days)
  • Pesticide Application for Fruits/Vegetables (pass within 90 days)
  • *Company provides study time (during scheduled work hours), supporting/study materials and test fees 

We are building a hard-working, diverse team that is excited to be a part of the evolving cannabis industry. Our team values a friendly, vibrant, and enthusiastic workplace. 4Front Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits of working with us include:
• Employee Discounts (one of the highest in the industry)
• Health, Vision, Dental Benefits (company paid at 80%)
• Sick Pay/PTO Accrual
• Parental/Maternity Leave
• Employee Assistance Program
• Floating Holidays
• Career Development
• Advancement Opportunities

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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