Acreage Holdings Co.

Cultivation Technician - Egg Harbor, NJ

Job Posted
Nov 03, 2022
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Company & Role Overview

Summary

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Summary: The Cultivation Technician provides the daily care and focused attention necessary to produce clean, potent, safe medicine for our patients. The successful candidate will possess a passion for horticulture and a willingness to continually learn more about the subject. This entry-level position offers the opportunity to learn and grow with the company from the ground up, and to take on increasing levels of responsibility over time.

Duties and Responsibilities (Including the following, other duties may be assigned): The main responsibilities of the Cultivation Technician include all aspects of the daily care of plants from seed/clone to harvest; monitoring environmental factors to maximize production and prevent failures and maintaining the highest levels of cleanliness and sanitation inside the cultivation area.

Basic Cultivation Duties:

  • Implementing daily feeding & care schedules as directed by the Cultivation Manager (CM), paying attention to any update or changes to the schedules.
  • Maintaining consistency and urgency when pruning crops at various stages
  • Maintaining consistency, uniformity and accuracy when repotting crops at various stages
  • Routine visual inspection of plants to identify any pests/deficiencies and reporting findings to the CM
  • Other duties as assigned and required


Administrative Duties:

  • Maintains accurate records of Nutrient Mixes, equipment cleaning and calibration and any other crop related logs assigned by the CM.
  • Promptly reports any movement of plants and/or plant I.D.'s to the Inventory department to ensure proper and accurate data logging and to maintain the accuracy of the inventory by location.
  • Other duties as assigned and required


Facility and Equipment Maintenance Duties:

  • Ensure that proper calibration, operation, cleaning and storage of p.H./E.c./PPM meters are maintained.
  • Ensure the proper usage, maintenance and storage of all tools and equipment, including but not limited to: shop vacuums, pumps, hoses, carts, Fiskars, scissors, loppers, stools, gloves, rags, and goggles.
  • Clean and sanitize containers and vessels to ensure that they are sufficiently prepared for repotting
  • Complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks as assigned. Daily cleaning consists of: sweeping and spot mopping all areas on the cultivation floor, sanitizing surfaces and equipment, reorganizing stock and inventory.
  • Properly dispose of an y and all waste at the end of each day
  • Other duties as assigned and required


Additionally: Assist in the completion of secondary cultivation tasks at the direction of the CM according to company needs. Follow all aspects of the workplace safety program, biosafety program, and maintain compliance with all rules and regulations. And m aintain a clean and safe environment on the cultivation /production floor.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent - Required
  • Associate degree in horticulture, agriculture, biology, chemistry, or related field - P referred B ut Not Required


Work Experience:

  • Work history showing progressive responsibility, willingness to accept additional projects or challenges - Required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in horticulture, botany, or related field - Required


Additional Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of basic computer & office equipment operations (Google Suite; Sheets, Docs, Drive. Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Office Equipment; Copiers, Printers, Telephone Systems).
  • Basic Math required for inventory, projections, and measurements.
  • Basic Biology and chemistry related to plant growth and nutrition.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent time-management skills; Ability to effectively plan and prioritize
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; Absolute reliability and honesty
  • Ability to focus; Attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team; Ability to communicate clearly and calmly
  • Ability to remain calm in periods of high stress or unusual activity
  • Skill at using computers


Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Extended time standing, walking, bending, and reaching
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for a distance of 100 feet
  • Close visual focus required
  • Occasional extended and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to cut and manipulate small objects


Must pass state mandated background check

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About Acreage Holdings Co.

Headquartered in New York City, Acreage is a multi-state operator of cannabis ‎cultivation and retailing facilities in the U.S., including the company’s national retail store ‎brand, The Botanist. Acreage’s wide range of national and regionally available cannabis products include the award-winning Botanist brand, the highly recognizable Tweed brand, the Prime medical brand in Pennsylvania, the Innocent edibles brand in Illinois and others. Acreage also owns Universal Hemp, LLC, a hemp subsidiary dedicated to the distribution, marketing and sale of CBD products throughout the U.S.

Since its founding in 2011, Acreage has focused on building and scaling operations to create a ‎seamless, consumer-focused, branded experience. More information is available at www.acreageholdings.com.

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