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Horticulturist

The Opportunity

Horticulturist's are responsible for the successful cultivation of cannabis while following all MED/company guidelines. Successful candidates will have previous experience working in larger scale cultivation facilities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays, waste disposal, inspecting crops, and inventory management.
  • Continue to develop an extensive knowledge base of successful Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies.
  • Implement our existing, robust cultivation SOPs, and nutrient regiments.
  • Operate heavy and light horticultural equipment and machinery.
  • Track environmental factors and record data to provide to Bay Managers and Head Growers.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Perform water, media, and solution sampling and testing procedures.
  • Adhere to industry standards and waste disposal procedures set forth by regulatory agencies.
  • Aid in oversight of the completion of operations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintain accurate daily activity records and operation logs as directed using designated software.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and employees.
  • Contribute to a fun, team-oriented, and challenging work environment in an innovative and pioneering atmosphere.
  • All other duties assigned. 

 

Required Qualifications

  • Must already possess or be able to qualify to receive a Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED support badge and be 21 years of age or older.
  • Knowledge of large-scale commercial plant cultivation, including nutrient requirements, mediums, light requirements, temperature control, and air flow, etc.
  • Knowledge of Horticulture equipment and coco irrigation systems.
  • Capable of performing routine tasks and able to make equipment repairs or notify proper personnel when unable to.
  • Ability to plan ahead, trouble-shoot, anticipate problems, and problem solve.
  • Ability to learn new technologies.
  • Able to follow directions and ask questions as needed.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred knowledge of soil and hydroponic growing methods including micronutrients, beneficial bacteria, and nutrient implementation, as well as pH, PPM, and EC counts.
  • Preferred knowledge of container systems with soil and hydro, as well as understanding temperature and humidity manipulation.
  • Preferred knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment options.
  • Preferred experience in growing.

 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. and push/pull up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of a large-scale grow warehouse.
  • Perform Repetitive Motions.
  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Walking long distances and traveling up flights of stairs.
  • Ability to perform the following physical tasks: sitting, standing, stooping, stretching, walking, bending, twisting, reaching, performing repetitive motions, and carrying boxes.

Pay Range - $15.00 - $16.00

·         Bonus Eligible

·         Paid Time Off (PTO)

·         Health, Dental, and Vision insurance plans available

·         Supplementary insurance plans available including Life, Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness

·         401k and ROTH 401k plans

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