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Grow Technician

Grimsby, ON | Full-time
Salary: $16.00 /hour


The Grow Technician, under the direction of the Master Grower and/or Alternate Master Grower, is primarily responsible for the day-to-day production and harvesting of cannabis plants. This position will properly trim and prune the cannabis plants while adhering to strict organization policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Trim and prune cannabis plants for plant maintenance and cannabis production
  • Assist in the harvesting of cannabis plants
  • Perform de-stemming and monitor for plant issues including rot
  • Transfer plants as needed throughout the growth and production process
  • Detect, report, and control all plant health and pest problems
  • Adhere to growing schedules and report deviations from established procedures to lead grower
  • Clean and sanitize work area as required
  • Assist in weighing and transporting cannabis throughout the production process
  • Perform data entry and complete records
  • Operate machinery as per standard operating procedures
  • Lift plants and other materials up to 25 kilograms
  • Monitor drying rooms, including temperature and humidity levels
  • Comply with all relevant legislation surrounding cannabis production in accordance with the Cannabis Act
  • Adhere to all occupational health and safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

ROLE REQUIREMENTS/ABILITIES

Experience / Education

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Cannabis or greenhouse industry experience would be considered an asset

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills with the ability to comprehend detailed instructions
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Knowledge of cannabis plant composition is an asset
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Must have own transportation as we are not on a public transportation route

Working Conditions

  • Constant exposure to the smell of cannabis
  • Flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Using manual dexterity repetitively
  • Extended periods of stooping, bending, kneeling, standing, and walking
  • Lifting, moving, or manipulating objects up to 25 kilograms
  • Working in an environment subject to frequent temperature changes
  • Working in rooms with High-Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting
  • Overtime as required

Note: The chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

We appreciate the interest by all candidates however we will be contacting those that best fit the requirements. Aleafia Health welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Aleafia Health will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.

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