Cultivation Technician I - Easthampton, MA

INSAView state requirements in Massachusetts
Job Posted
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Required Licenses
MA:Marijuana Establishment Agent
Company & Role Overview


The Cultivation Technician I performs cannabis plant care in all stages of its life cycle. This position is responsible for following all sanitation, processing, and recordkeeping procedures in accordance with company standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory guidance. Insa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity in all personnel decisions. Accordingly, all personnel decisions, including those regarding recruitment, training, hiring, termination, promotion and demotion, shall be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy or a condition related to said pregnancy including, but not limited to, lactation or the need to express breast milk for a nursing child or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Human Resource Manager/Director of Operations is responsible for ensuring that this Equal Employment Opportunity policy is followed throughout our Company.

Working Environment

Constant exposure to cannabis odor

Frequent exposure to high head, bright light where eye protection is required, humidity, noise, and nutrients/cleaning products that require use of gloves

Frequent exposure to skin contact with plant resins, to which some individuals may be allergic (PPE provided)

Occasional exposure to humidity, temperature changes, atmospheric conditions, and vibration

About INSA

Insa is a Massachusetts-based cannabis company that serves both medical patients and recreational patrons. We first opened our doors to the public as a medical-only cultivation, production, and retail facility in 2018. Since that day, we have grown and expanded as a multi-state operator. Joining Insa means becoming part of a high-performance team of passionate, talented individuals. If you love the idea of working hard to build something great, then Insa might be the place for you!

Insa is a young company, but our leadership team is constantly evaluating our benefits to ensure they add value for each of our employees, regardless of position or location. We offer a generous vacation and sick pay package and Company-sponsored health, dental, and vision plans, in addition to other insurance options. We also offer fun perks such as employee discounts and free swag!

Role Requirements


Completes regular plant maintenance including bottoming, thinning, topping, and spacing

Completes transplanting (up-potting) to larger containers using proper techniques as dictated by SOPs

Completes harvesting of plants according to schedule and procedures set by management, ensuring accurate weighing of plants and accurate recording in state electronic recordkeeping system

Completes floor to ceiling post-harvest sanitation of rooms according to procedures set by management; completes sanitation of drying rooms as plants move to Trim

Completes proper waste disposal, including weighing and recording of waste in state electronic recordkeeping system

Completes thinning and hanging of harvested plants

Maintains proper cleanliness (both personal and within workspace) to prevent cross-contamination and spread of disease

Physical Requirements

Frequent repetitive hand motion

Frequent carrying of up to 50lbs

Frequent standing, climbing of stairs, crouching, handling, kneeling, pinching, pulling (horizontal and vertical), lifting (waist to shoulder), reaching (waist to shoulder and above shoulder), and reading

Occasional grasping, gripping, lifting above shoulder, sitting, stooping, and walking


At least 1 year of experience working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment required

Kitchen experience, landscaping, or experience in other fast-paced, physically demanding work environments preferred

Must communicate professionally at all times

Must be at least 21 years of age

Must be able to pass a background check in accordance with state regulations

Must have a reliable personal vehicle


High school diploma or GED required