Cultivation Technician for Cannabis Organization in Colorado Springs

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  • Full-time
  • USA, Colorado
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  • Salary: $14.00 / Hour (DOE)
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Altitude Organic Medicine

Cultivation Technician for Cannabis Organization in Colorado Springs

COMPANY:

  • Altitude Organic Medicine

JOB & CAREER TITLE:

  • Cultivation Technician for Cannabis Organization in Colorado Springs

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Cultivation Technician needed at an established Cannabis Organization in Colorado Springs!
  • Provides manual labor to support the activities and operations of the Cultivation Department, while abiding by policies, procedures and operational guidelines.
  • Job Title: Cultivation Technicians
  • FLSA Status:  Non- exempt
  • Supervisory Responsibility: none

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is not intended to be all-inclusive)

May perform all tasks in the indoor perpetual harvest grow:
Mother plant maintenance, cloning, transplanting, nutrients and pH management, water management, positive airflow, temperature and humidity control, pest and disease control, plant transfer from veg to flowering.
Knowledge of pest and disease control and management.
Maintain and follow the cultivation department policies and procedures.
Wash and sanitize all equipment. Scout all equipment, ensuring all tools are free of pests, viruses or disease
Demonstrate accurately and thoroughly in a timely manner to meet production standards. Work in a timely manner and strive to increase productivity.
Maintain organization and cleanliness of the cultivation facility while performing job duties.
Uphold quality of finished product through employing attention to detail while manicuring flower.
Exhibit competency in basic organizational, tracking and communication skills.
Must be able to adapt to various strains, styles and types of cannabis they are cultivating; adjusting techniques to maintain a steady pace and quality.
Works in a timely manner to efficiently meet goals while consistently producing quality product
Employee must be able to follow basic instructions and take constructive criticism from their managers to maintain quality standards and production goals.
Employee must show up on time for work every day ready to work.
Employee must exhibit personal hygiene and follow the health guidelines set forth by the company and the state while processing patient medicine.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Adhere to company mission statement, while maintaining high ethical standards and professionalism.
Ability to be flexible and work in various sectors of the department as needed an/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.
Must work well with others and ability to adapt quickly to changes in policy, procedure, methods and technique. Frequent contact with supervisor via face-to-face discussions
Use of independent judgment regarding product processing, keeping quality, projections and goals in mind.
Help create a proactive and positive environment; a positive attitude and self-motivation to help produce high quality manicured product, while meeting and/or exceeding personal and/or company goals.
Ability to work with, help, guide, challenge and motivate other team members to create a cohesive unit.
Employee must be able to identify various problems with any strain/product and communicate with direct supervisors as necessary.
Must manage their time during work efficiently to meet goals while consistently producing quality product.
Employee must be able to follow basic instructions and ability to take constructive criticism from their managers to maintain quality standards and production goals.
Other duties and tasks as assigned.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Must understand and implement the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the company and the cultivation department.
Have a basic understanding of cannabis laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable.
Fundamental knowledge, as well as the ability to be taught and guided in areas related to cultivation with other areas being taught as the employee shows interest while still maintaining their capabilities as a cultivation technician.
Skill in analyzing potential problems with a plant or the product being processed.
Shows self-motivation/innovation and the ability to work well with all members of their staff and the company, as well as with their direct supervisor.
Ability to listen well and communicate effectively various audiences, especially with the direct supervisors and other co-workers.

GENERAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS  

Acts in a manner reflective of company culture of high moral standards, innovation and continuous evolution, trust in team, continuous improvement, and sustainable relationships.
Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concern in a constructive manner.
Follow all safety protocols and policies; demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training.
Provide excellent customer service; present a professional image in appearance, actions and words.
Demonstrate ownership, accountability, initiative and quality of work.
Be a positive role model and demonstrate ethical behavior; build positive team relationships throughout your department and the rest of the organization.
Work scheduled shifts and show up on time and ready to work; record all time worked accurately, promptly, and honestly.
Understand and practice company values.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  

Regularly required to perform carrying, grasping, lifting, walking, standing, some bending/crouching, stooping, stretching, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time while maintaining focus.
Ability to walk on uneven terrain.
Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull and balance up to 60 lbs. (100 lbs. with assistance) and must be able to do so with extreme care and caution when working with plants and product.
Must not be allergic to or have a fear of insects.
Work is performed in a fast-paced cannabis grow location.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  

Work is performed inside greenhouse facilities exposed to temperatures ranging above a constant 75°F.
Work is subject to weather conditions, including rain and extreme hot or cold temperatures.
May require working rotating shifts with varied hours/day, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events.
Periodic travel may be required for training purposes or purchasing materials and equipment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent; some college or college graduate preferred.
A minimum of 1-2 years of experience processing cannabis or other botanicals preferred.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Previous agricultural/warehouse/manufacturing/laborer experiences a plus.

Must be 21 years old per state regulations and pass a criminal background check

JOB & CAREER TYPE:

  • Full-time

JOB & CAREER CATEGORY:

JOB & CAREER LOCATION:

  • USA, Colorado

JOB & CAREER COMPENSATION:

  • $14.00 / Hour (DOE)

JOB & CAREER POSITION:

  • Cultivation Technician for Cannabis Organization in Colorado Springs

EMPLOYER:

  • Altitude Organic Medicine™

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE) STATEMENT:

Altitude Organic Medicine is equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. This job description is a product of Marijuana Jobs Cannabis Careers.

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