Cultivation Technician at Cannabis Cultivation Facility in Freeport Illinois

By January 8, 2021 No Comments
  • Full-time
  • USA, Illinois
  • HIRING NOW
  • Salary: $12 - $15 / Hour
  • Marina Townsend
  • February 1, 2021

In Grown Farms

Cultivation Technician at Cannabis Cultivation Facility in Freeport Illinois

COMPANY:

  • In Grown Farms

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

  • In Grown Farms is a subsidiary of Acreage Holdings focused on growing and producing high-quality products in the Illinois market.

JOB & CAREER TITLE:

  • Cultivation Technician at Cannabis Cultivation Facility in Freeport Illinois

JOB & CAREER DESCRIPTION:

  • Reporting to the Director of Cultivation, 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.

JOB & CAREER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the daily care of medicine 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.
  • Implement daily feeding and care schedule as directed by Cultivation Manager.
  • Maintain consistency and discretion when pruning crops at various stages.
  • Maintain consistency, uniformity, and accuracy when repotting crops at various stages.
  • Routine visual inspection of plants to identify any pests/deficiencies and reporting findings to Cultivation Lead.
  • Crop propagation to meet inventory requirements as determined by Cultivation Lead.
  • Maintains accurate records of reservoirs, equipment, and other crop-related logs assigned by Cultivation Lead.
  • Accurately scans inventory into the designated location(s).
  • 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.
  • Completes daily and periodic cleaning tasks as assigned. Daily cleaning consists of: sweeping and spot mopping all areas on the cultivation floor, common bathroom, break room, and loading area.
  • Proper disposal of waste at the end of each day.
  • Assists in completing other secondary cultivation tasks at the direction of the Cultivation Lead according to company needs.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment inside the cultivation area.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

JOB & CAREER BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associate degree in horticulture, agriculture, biology, chemistry, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in horticulture, botany, or related field.

JOB & CAREER ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of basic computer and office equipment operations (inventory systems; Word; Excel; office equipment such as copiers/telephone systems).
  • Math required for inventory, projections, and measurements.
  • Excellent time-management skills.
  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritize, maintain confidentiality, and work effectively as part of a team.

JOB & CAREER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extended time standing, walking, bending, and reaching.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for a distance of 100 feet.
  • This position requires occasional extended and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to cut and manipulate small objects.
  • Must pass a background check (state-mandated).

JOB & CAREER TYPE:

  • Full-time

JOB & CAREER CATEGORY:

JOB & CAREER LOCATION:

  • USA, Illinois

JOB & CAREER COMPENSATION:

  • $12 - $15 / Hour

JOB & CAREER POSITION:

  • Cultivation Technician at Cannabis Cultivation Facility in Freeport Illinois

EMPLOYER:

  • In Grown Farms™

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE) STATEMENT:

In Grown Farms 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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