The Role 

The Nursery Technician is responsible for the overall maintenance of the vegetation cycle of all sustainable plants within the facility.

Responsibilities 

Safety & Compliance:

  • Be aware of hazards in the workspace
  • Retain and understand department specific training
  • Report safety incidents/ concerns and comply with follow-up actions
  • Be compliant with area safety requirements, state regulations and PPE requirements
  • Follow GMP, biosecurity, sanitation or other quality and compliance requirements
  • Perform record keeping accurately and completely as directed by a lead or supervisor
  • Maintain and calibrate tools, equipment and machinery as directed by a lead or supervisor
  • Report and escalate safety & quality concerns

Production:

  • Caring for plant in vegetative state in either the mom, clone or veg room
  • Tasks may include transplanting, cutting clones, watering, trimming, bottoming, topping, etc.…
  • Depending on Cultivation needs you may need to participate In all aspects of plant maintenance.
  • Reporting any issues to management to ensure a timely fix
  • The ability to be cross trained to work in the Mom, Clone and Veg rooms.
  • Responsible for inputs into the seed to sale system and other inventory management systems
  • Use your hands and hand tools to perform plant maintenance activities including defoliation, pruning, skirting and other activities as required
  • Meet production goals and maintain a high level of performance
  • Maintain open communication with management team and co-workers
  • Follow all SOPs, verbal directives, training information and policies when performing duties
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Team Lead

Job Knowledge:

  • Follow department specific work instructions and SOP’s
  • The ability to recognize different strains, requirements associated with the strain, growth patterns and identify anomalies within the plants

Teamwork (makes the dream work):

  • Participate in daily communication meetings
  • Elevate issues to a lead, direct manager, and HR as appropriate
  • Create a positive working environment
  • Escalate areas of process improvement
  • Perform any additional tasks assigned by a manager or lead

Qualifications      

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED; associates degree or certifications preferred
  • Effective time-management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others while also completing individually assigned tasks
  • Ability to stand, sit, kneel, and lift equipment or plants up to 50 lbs. for extended periods
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment
  • Must be able to comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements
  • Must be able to work in an environment that is 85+ degrees and 70% humidity for extended periods
  • Must be able to work at heights

Additional Requirements 

  • Must pass all required background checks and approval by state badging agency to work in the cannabis industry
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Must possess valid driver’s license
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Working Conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform reaching, grasping, bending, stooping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while maintaining focus.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and balance up to 50 pounds AND must be able to do so with extreme care and caution when working with product.

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