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Cultivation Technician- Cannabis

Company: Garden State Dispensary
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONReporting to the Cultivation Manager, The Cultivation Technician is the backbone of the horticultural process atAYR Wellness. Responsible for care of all plants from initial propagation through harvest, the CultivationTechnician is essential to ensuring that the goals of the AYR Cultivation Team are achieved-a scientific, data-driven and no-nonsense approach to cannabis production. AYR Wellness is dedicated to becoming theleading provider of sustainably grown premium cannabis products to our communities.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in all aspects of cultivation operations including propagation, transplanting, trellising, pruning, defoliating, spacing, canopy management, and harvesting.
    • Ensures daily production schedule and goals set by Cultivation Managers/Team Leads are met.
    • Assists in the movement of plants throughout the facility.
    • Assists in the monitoring of irrigation systems and environmental conditions within the facility.
    • Performs plant destruction and plant waste destruction in compliance with AYR Wellness, local and State policies.
    • Accountable for accurate tracking and logging of all plants by utilizing the inventory tracking systems in compliance with AYR Wellness, local and State policies.
      • Maintains a high level of cleanliness of all Cultivation Equipment, Rooms and areas as well as sanitation practices concerning handling of plants according to Company procedure.
      • Assists in developing a productive work environment and fostering a positive culture while perpetuating a curiosity for "everything cannabis".QUALIFICATIONS
        • Meticulous attention to detail and strong desire to produce a high-quality product.
          • Able to demonstrate sound judgement and problem solving.
          • Must be 21 years of age or older as required by the NJ CRC.
          • Able to pass all background checks as mandated by NJ CRC.
          • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
            • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
            • Prior experience working in agriculture/horticulture, packing houses, general production/retail greenhouses.
            • Familiarity with Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices (GAP/GHP).
            • Experience working in a regulated environment with a regulated and tracked substance.
              • Experience working in a trade or in a manufacturing facility.
              • Knowledge of plant diseases, insects, and fungi, as well as plant treatment options.WORKING CONDITIONS
                • The person in this position may be exposed to dust, kief, cleaning chemicals and fumes. Although systems are in place to remove these byproducts, there is still exposure to some degree.
                  • Frequently works in rooms with bright light where eye protection is required.
                  • Frequently works in rooms with moderate heat and humidity.
                  • The person in this position is constantly exposed to moderate background noise due to environmental systems, equipment and fans.
                  • Frequently works on elevated platforms and is comfortable with heights.
                  • Must be able to work on weekends, holidays or alternate shifts.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
                    • Sitting, standing and walking motion/movement will be required throughout the shift.
                    • Constant movement of hands/fingers and limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.
                    • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to inspect/maintain plants.
                      • Occasionally operates power hand tools and other cultivation machinery.
                      • Must be able to inspect and detect quality deviations and defects.
                      • Occasional lifting, positioning or moving items up to 100 pounds.Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Pay Rate: $17.50 per hour Hours- 8am-5pm

Keywords: Garden State Dispensary, Lakewood , Cultivation Technician- Cannabis, Professions , Lakewood, New Jersey

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