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Greenhouse Technician

Employer
Temescal Wellness
Location
Worcester County, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
The Greenhouse Technician/Cultivation Associate will work as part of a team of associates in our state of the art legal cannabis cultivation/production facility and will report to the Cultivation Manager. The associate will work to ensure the product quality meets Temescal Wellness' standards of production while continuing to improve the department as a whole. This requires communicating daily with supervisors, and reporting the status of each flower room. The cultivation associate will be supplied the right tools and training to grow within the cultivation team of Temescal Wellness. This position will demand vigilance and ambition all while expanding the individual's knowledge of cannabis cultivation in its entirety. We value candidates with a start-up / owner's mentality: individuals who don't mind rolling-up their sleeves and doing what it takes to make everything work because they know the future rewards are worthwhile. This is ideal for someone comfortable with the cannabis industry who appreciates the growth potential that it presents. Candidates with horticultural experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform daily room maintenance checks to ensure everything is operating correctly
  • Perform daily plant health checks to keep record of plant health through the growth cycle
  • Identify/spot and report: pests, poor plant health, nutrient deficiencies and toxicities
  • Environmental monitoring and reporting
  • Transplant vegetative plants into larger pots
  • Perform plant work in accordance with the needs of the production schedule
  • Maintain a clean working environment
  • Work with either vegetative or flowering cannabis plants daily
  • Harvest plants at the end of their growth cycle
  • Break down harvested plants for processing
  • Fill pots for transplant at the beginning of their growth cycle
  • Trellising benches during flowering cycle
  • Irrigation line installation and maintenance
  • Follow and execute the company's standard operating procedures

Key Requirements:
  • 1 plus years of greenhouse/horticultural/agricultural experience
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • High energy, enthusiasm and the willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to work with uniformity
  • Data entry skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Time management skills
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods
  • Can physically lift up to, not exceeding, 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in high temperatures and humidities found in cultivation rooms
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Massachusetts policies and regulations governing recreational/medical cannabis production

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Employer pays approximately 75% of medical, dental and vision insurance, including for family members
  • Generous time off policy
  • Mission-driven organization with an excellent work-life balance


Work Hours:

The Cultivation Associate role is a full-time position. Employees will be expected to arrive for their shift starting at 7:00 am and fulfill their duties by the end of the workday at 3:30 pm for 5-day shift schedules and from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm for 4-day shift schedules.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Temescal Wellness is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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