Cultivation Technician

TILT Holdings • Taunton, MA

Posted Sep 22, 2022

Summary

Description

Under the supervision of the Cultivation Manager or department lead, the Cultivation Technician will perform manual labor to assist in the upkeep, stocking, and fulfillment of growing medicinal cannabis, including, but not limited to; watering, feeding, pruning, cloning, cleaning, and transplanting. Attention to detail is extremely important in this role. The ideal candidate will excel as a team member within a tightly controlled, state-regulated system and timelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership
  • Effectively communicate activities, and findings to area leadership
  • Help create a proactive and positive environment; a positive attitude and self-motivation to help produce a high-quality manicured product, while meeting and/or exceeding personal and/or company goals
  • Ability to be flexible and work in various sectors of the department as needed and/or requested by their direct supervisor; this may include but is not limited to, helping grow staff with small tasks, cleaning and/or moving supplies and equipment and/or helping the packaging department or working at other locations as needed.
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate ethical behavior; build positive team relationships throughout your department and the rest of the organization

Quality & Financial
  • Tend to the plants including watering, re-potting, training, and movement of plant material and green waste
  • Report to management any event or condition that might affect plant growth and development
  • Perform tasks related to sanitation, decontamination, propagation, transplantation, harvest, trimming, etc. in a highly productive and efficient manner to maximize yield
  • Perform regular quality assessments in all growth areas for signs of disease and/or infestation, and record data in the master record
  • Monitor plant for pests and other threats with a keen eye to spot issues before they become a problem
  • Assist in harvesting plant material on schedule including drying and de-stemming.
  • Wash and sanitize all equipment. Scout all equipment, ensuring all tools are free of pests, viruses or disease

People & Development
  • Continue education of marijuana strains, products, and the industry during downtime
  • Stay up to date and comply with all state and local cannabis laws and regulations

Compliance
  • Always adhere to all safety policies and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Comply with industry compliance standards set forth by the state of Massachusetts
  • Label plants and ensure that an accurate inventory is maintained consistently
  • Verify the proper documentation has been completed with accurate information for activities performed

SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Ability to work productively and thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask and pivot quickly
  • Able to demonstrate ownership, accountability, initiative, and quality of work
  • Skilled in analyzing potential problems with a plant or the product being processed
  • Able to adapt quickly to changes in policy, procedure, methods, and techniques

REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Understanding of basic cultivation, horticulture, or agriculture
  • Basic computer skills, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets
  • 1+ years of live goods growing experience (preferred)
  • Experience with large scale, indoor grow operation (preferred)
  • Knowledge of growing techniques, including; Germination, Cloning, and Transplantation (a plus!)

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Able to lift 65 pounds and be able to maneuver between growing tables that are 24 inches apart and repeatedly carry 15-20 pounds the length of warehouse/greenhouse
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time, and kneel, stoop, bend, twist, in tight areas
  • Able to work in hot, humid environments for extended periods of time with exposure to dust, allergens, and water
  • Repetitive use of hands for all functions
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts with varied hours/day, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary

Career Advancement
Company Discounts
Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits
Free Snacks / Drinks
Gender Neutral Facilities
Inclusive Environment
Life Insurance
Lunch & Learns
Paid Time Off
Relaxed / Casual Dress Code
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Work From Home / Remote

Dates

No information available.