Cultivation Technician

Location: Mount Orab, OH

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Job Posted
Jul 29, 2023
Company: Columbia Care, Inc.

Company & Role Overview

Summary

Position Overview:

Major Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Clone, plant, water, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and using hand tools and gardening tools.
  • Harvest plants, and transplant or pot and label them.
  • Record information about plants and plant growth.
  • Feel plants' leaves and note their coloring to detect the presence of insects or disease.
  • Fill growing tanks with water.
  • Inspect plants and bud ties to assess quality. Identify pests, diseases or infestations and manage the outbreak.
  • Clean work areas and maintain tools in accordance with sanitation standards.
  • Check and water all plants in cultivation facility as outlined in the Daily Room-Checklist.
  • Transplanting plants into larger containers as needed.
  • Trimming plants in the vegetative stage and creating clones
  • Washing pots/trays/lights, etc. returning them to the appropriate Clean Room
  • Harvesting and Trimming flowering plants.
  • Staking weak plants.
  • Examining plants for signs of pests or disease
  • Possible overtime requirements based on business needs

Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge & Abilities):

  • Working knowledge of medical cannabis and cannabis-infused product production from seed to sell. Alternatively, a background in horticulture and a willingness to learn.
  • Knowledgeable on regulations related to the Medical Use of Marijuana Program.
  • Experience with inventory control methods.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including listening, negotiation, and conflict management,
  • Excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and experience working with senior level executives.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships in order to gain support and achieve results both internally and externally.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and problem-solving.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

Experience and Education:

  • Possession of a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in horticulture, plant science, manufacturing or business administration OR three to five years of experience in a related position with an emphasis in an operations production/manufacturing environment.
  • Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope production activities, both operations, and analysis.

Physical Demands:

Work Environment:

About Columbia Care

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Gender Neutral Facilities, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Mentor Programs, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

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About Columbia Care, Inc.

Columbia Care is one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 18 U.S. jurisdictions and the EU. Columbia Care operates 130 facilities including 99 dispensaries and 31 cultivation and manufacturing facilities. Columbia Care is one of the original providers of medical cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the company launched Cannabist, its new retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils, and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, gLeaf, Classix, Plant Sugar, Press, Amber and Platinum Label CBD. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit www.col-care.com.

Recognized for its comprehensive benefits, ongoing training opportunities and commitment to diversity, equity inclusion both internally and with external vendors, Columbia Care has earned a spot on mg Magazine’s America’s Top Cannabis Industry Employers list.