Cannabis Business Executive

Cannabis Cultivation Technician

Oakland Vision Project
Oakland, California, United States
9 days ago


What you'll do:

The Cultivation Technicians are responsible for assisting with all aspects of the company's cultivation operation from propagation to harvest. Essential functions include, but are not limited to, assisting the Cultivation Manager in various ways such as cleaning, cloning, transplanting, IPM applications, pruning plants, planting and resetting rooms as well as various miscellaneous tasks that fall under the day-to-day management of our gardens and their various individual departments.
Under the supervision of the Cultivation Manager, this team member will ensure that the facility is kept safe and compliant with OSHA standards as well as all state and local regulations at all times. This position will be responsible for following ALL Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as they relate to various aspects of our cultivation and to maintain compliance within our facility at all times. Cultivation Technicians will be responsible for many key day-to-day tasks that keep our facility operating smoothly and our production cycle on schedule. Having a positive mindset, a capacity to problem-solve, as well as a team-first attitude is critical.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
These include, but are not limited to, the following (other duties may be assigned):
* General cleaning duties, e.g., scrubbing and sanitizing trays in propagation room, veg room and various flowering rooms; cleaning miscellaneous growing equipment to maintain protocols; transferring plants from one stage to the next; de-fanning plants, removing waste, weighing & tracking plant waste.
* Assist with the coordination all grow operations including: Daily Activities, Quality Assurance, Potting, Manicuring, Harvesting, and Trimming as well as assuring compliance with local, state, and federal licensing requirements.
* Responsible for completing any work assigned to them during their scheduled shift, as well as information sharing.
* Completes regularly scheduled quality assessment of plants for signs of pests/disease under the training of the Cultivation Manager.
* Ensure the cultivation facility is consistently stocked with appropriate supplies at all times.
* Ensures all equipment and systems (mechanical, lighting, fertigation/plumbing, etc) are properly maintained.
* Inventory procedures as they relate to proper plant counts, tracking information for inventory to ensure that our facility is always operating in compliance.
* Mop up spills, leaks and ensuring safety signs are in place to caution employees on wet floors, oily surfaces, and other occupational hazards as soon as they are noticed.
* Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at appropriate times as this position may be exposed to splash hazards, high temperatures, and chemicals. Complete training will be provided upon hiring.
* Responsible for following all operational guidelines, verbal directives, training information and policies when performing duties.
* Transports trash and waste to the disposal area.
* Complies with safety requirements at all times.

Who you are:
* Acts in a manner reflective of the company culture of high moral standards, innovation and continuous evolution, trust in the team, continuous improvement, and sustainable relationships.
* Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concern in a constructive manner.
* Follow all safety protocols and policies; demonstrate commitment to safety first; communicate safety concerns; promote a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training.
* Present a professional image in appearance, actions, and words.
* Demonstrate ownership, accountability, initiative, and quality of work.
* Be a positive role model and demonstrate ethical behavior; build positive team relationships throughout your department and the rest of the organization.
* Work scheduled shifts and show up on time and ready to work; record all time worked accurately, promptly, and honestly.
* Understand and practice company values.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to herbal aromas, dust, and/or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places.

* Must be 21 or over
* Minimum +1 year of professional cannabis industry experience, agriculture or plant based knowledge.
* High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or equivalent
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
* Ability to solve practical problems.
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form, with the use of a smartphone.

Physical Requirements:
* Regularly required to perform carrying, grasping, lifting, walking, standing, use of ladder, use of power tools, some bending/crouching, stooping, stretching, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods of time while maintaining focus, and have the ability to walk on uneven terrain.
* Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull and balance up to 75 lbs. (125 lbs. with assistance) and must be able to do so with extreme care and caution when working with plants and products.
* Must not be allergic to or have a fear of insects.

Performance Requirements:
* Must understand and implement the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the company and the cultivation department.
* Have a basic understanding of cannabis laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable.
* Fundamental knowledge, as well as the ability to be taught and guided in areas related to cultivation with other areas being taught as the employee shows interest while still maintaining their capabilities as a cultivation technician.
* Skill in analyzing potential problems with a plant or the product being processed.
* Shows self-motivation/innovation and the ability to work well with all members of their staff and the company, as well as with their direct supervisor.
* Ability to listen well and communicate effectively with various audiences, especially with direct supervisors and other co-workers.
* Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
Associated topics: administrative, administrative coordinator, administrative support, administration, assist, assistance, clerk, counsel, human resources, mail room.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59208004
  • Location:
    Oakland, California, United States
  • Position Title: Cannabis Cultivation Technician
  • Company Name: Oakland Vision Project
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