Cannabis Farmer

Overview:
Purpose
This position is responsible for executing their daily role within the Farm department to achieve the weekly objectives. This role is responsible for a variety of duties to maintain and garden the farm as instructed by leadership. This position must fulfill their role with efficient productivity and accuracy. The Farmer role must participate in their job with professionalism and safety, consistently. The Farmer will report to the Leads of Farm and Supervisor of Farm.

Essential Duties

Procedures & Tasks
  • Follow the instructions to complete duties and tasks asked by the leadership of the department to maintain and garden the farm.
  • Manicuring and defoliating plants to maintain health and optimize yields.
  • Preparing and loading tables.
  • Transferring plants from different areas of facility stages of growth.
  • Ensuring the accurate scanning of METRC tags for newly loaded plants.
  • Trellising tables with the plants for proper growth.
  • Building a plant canopy with trellis to optimize growth.
  • Harvesting mature plants to then transfer and securely transport to the Trim department.
  • Cleaning and maintaining all areas, equipment, and material throughout the cultivation.
  • Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to assisting other departments to help facilitate the additional and/or supplemental work, such as, Trim dept tasks, Cure dept tasks, Packaging dept tasks, IPM dept tasks, Irrigation dept tasks, cleaning, and light maintenance as needed throughout the facility.

Workspace and Material Maintenance
  • Ensure organization and cleanliness of the immediate work area.
  • Contribute to instructed cleaning, sanitizing, and organization in the cultivation.
  • Participate with efficient productivity and teamwork when resetting a cultivation space for reload.
  • Contribute and support to associates with a safe, well maintained, and organized work area.
  • After use of equipment or supply, follow through with cleaning and organizing SOPs.

Compliance and Reporting

  • Follow all instructed state and federal compliance regulations.

  • Report any improper action of compliance regulations.
  • Following instructed procedures will maintain compliance and safety. Any compliance or safety mistake or error created must be reported to the leadership of the department.
  • Reporting data input as instructed for METRC plant tags.

Supervision
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Leads of Farm and Supervisor of Farm.
  • This person does not supervise others.

Job Requirement
  • To apply for a new position, employees must have served within this position for at least three months and be in good-standing before submitting the Grow Transfer Request form to the direct supervisor.

Working Conditions
  • Able to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing and warehouse environment. This position is part of a fast paced environment.
  • Working in warmer, agricultural conditions, wearing cover-all uniforms for protective layering.
  • Able to kneel, bend, reach, rotate, and stoop on an intermittent to regular basis daily.
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Consistent on-time attendance for all scheduled shifts. Prepared for full 40 hour week working scheduled shifts with occasional overtime shifts to complete daily and weekly objectives.
  • Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required.

Job Qualifications

Work Experience
  • One year of work experience in a related industry or work environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced production environment preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently meet productivity and performance requirements.
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates professional and respectful demeanor towards others. Demonstrates respectful verbal and written communication capability.
  • Knowledge and background in cannabis cultivating preferred.
  • Must be able to secure appropriate work credentials from the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Marijuana Regulatory Agency Enforcement Division.

Education
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Proven success in the following job competencies:
  • Teamwork
  • Productive Work Ethic
  • Respectful Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Quality, Compliant, and Safe Results
  • Willing to take Direction

Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.
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