March 21, 2024
Fredericton, NB

Integrated Pest Manager (IPM) Specialist


Do you have passion for what you do? Are you self-motivated, results-driven and like working in a collaborative and team environment? Do you want to learn and grow with Purplefarm Genetics as we learn and grow with you? Then we have a position for you!

Purplefarm Genetics is one of Canada’s premier craft cannabis producers.  Coming from the legacy market, Purplefarm Genetics currently operates a 12,000 sq ft facility out of Johnstown, Ontario and is expanding to Fredericton, New Brunswick to operate a 90,000 sq ft facility.

We are looking for an IPM Specialist. Reporting to the Master Grower of the Fredericton site, the IPM Specialist is a key employee in performing cultivation and production tasks. 


  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to maintain compliance with Health Canada and other regulatory bodies regulations.
  • Follow established company policies and procedures 
  • Follow and Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Production Practices (GPP) Standards at all times 
  • Weekly monitoring and scouting for disease and pest pressure.
  • Planning, organizing, training and assigning scout duties as required.
  • Supervision of IPM protocols of pest and disease management.
  • Develop a comprehensive IPM plan including; bio controls, beneficial insects, natural predators, trapping, vacuuming, and spraying.
  • Management coordination on biological programs and implementation.
  • Monitoring efficiencies of control measures used.
  • Monitoring of plant growth and behavior response to feeding elements.
  • Verification of pest and disease infestation trends.
  • Soil, water, and tissue sampling.
  • Other duties as required. 


  • Proficient with using computer systems, maintaining electronic data/records.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Wear respirator for extended periods of time. 
  • Detail oriented and able to follow through on tasks.
  • Good verbal and written communicator.
  • Currently have or willing to get pesticide application.
  • Maintain a productive focused and can-do attitude 
  • Ensure professional behaviour and communication is always used 
  • Ensure respectful communication when speaking with co-workers, clients, suppliers etc. 
  • Work in an organized and timely fashion to ensure that expected productivity is met 
  • Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals and objectives 
  • Maintain composure and work effectively 
  • Offer informative and detailed advice in a transparent and trustworthy manner 
  • Be committed to a healthy, safe, and clean work environment 
  • Adhere to health and safety programs and observe occupational health and safety regulations 
  • Familiarity with working in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Production Practices (GPP) environments and cannabis regulations are considered an asset 
  • Ability to follow a Standard Operating Procedures and verbal directions. 
  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast paced, quickly changing, team environment 


  • Full-time, Fredericton, N.B. facility.
  • Overtime is required during peak times and to meet deadlines

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