Cultivation Technician- Sun Valley CA

Location: Sun Valley, California
Date Posted: 08-05-2018
Summary/Objective
The general nursery labor (cultivator/grower) position performs manual labor to assist in the upkeep, stocking, and fulfillment of growing medicinal cannabis, including, but not limited to; watering, feeding, flushing, pruning, washing, cloning, and transplanting under the supervision of the Cultivation Manager. Attention to detail is extremely important. The ideal candidate will excel as a team member within a tightly controlled, state-regulated system and timelines.
 

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sowing, thinning, weeding, transplanting, moving plants, watering, applications, potting, shipping, and loading.
  • General duties around the nursery as they relate to the upkeep of the nursery.
  • Knowledge of growing techniques, including; Germination, Cloning, and Transplantation.
  • Plant pests and other perils, with a keen eye for spotting issues before they become a problem.
  • Harvesting
  • Follow CVD protocols and follow Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
  • Manage marijuana plants, giving each individual plant the attention it needs.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Ability to execute techniques consistently


Competencies
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Time Management.
  • Thoroughness.
  • ‪Self-directed, organized, and detail-oriented with strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Able to work efficiently and accurately.
  • ‪Flexible, collaborative, team-oriented person with good communication skills.
  • ‪Must be a dexterous, adaptable individual.


Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.  


Work Environment
The employee will be expected to work inside in a controlled warehouse/greenhouse and growing atmosphere and must have suitable clothing.


Physical Demands
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.
The employee must be the ability to lift up to 65 pounds and be able to maneuver between growing tables that are 24 inches apart. The employee must also be able to repeatedly carry 15-20 pounds the length of warehouse/greenhouse.
 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. (Hours are subject to change) The employee may be asked to work weekends as needed.


Required Education and Experience
  • Basic math skills.
  • High school Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree or horticultural, Technical Certification a plus


Preferred Education and Experience
  • Prior nursery, landscaping, and/or agricultural experience.
  • ‪Experience in medical cannabis industry or other alternative healthcare organizations is highly desirable.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Ability to work effectively and in a cohesive team atmosphere with all areas.
  • Must be able to work in a safety aware environment.
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