Cultivation Assistant

Job description
The Cannabis Cultivation Assistant follows all direction given by the Cultivation Manager or Field Cultivation Lead to prepare fields and greenhouses for planting, plant clones in the field/greenhouse and continued care through and including harvest of mature plants according to Los Suenos cultivation schedule.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Assists Greenhouse and Field Cultivation Lead with preparing for planting.
· Plants clones to designated field or greenhouse.
· Tends to field and/or greenhouse plants throughout the season including de-fanning, pest control, staking, weeding, etc.
· Assists with harvest of mature plants.
· Assists in other areas of the farm as necessary throughout the season.
· Follows all existing company policies and procedures.
· Additional duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Demonstrates the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions.
· Report and assist in solving problems immediately.
· Ability to work well under pressure, such as when planting and harvesting.
· Exhibits the ability to work well with others.
· Displays the ability to handle multiple changes in activities throughout the week.
· Knowledge of Greenhouse, Field work, Landscape, Farming or other strenuous outdoor work.
· Knowledge of best practice working in a wide range of temperatures, sun, insects and ability to protect yourself and work safely.
· Current Colorado MED Occupational Badge and responsible for renewal.
· Must have reliable transportation and consistent, on time attendance.
Education and Experience
· Highschool diploma or GED.
· Previous grow experience preferred.
· Experience working with Cannabis preferred.
· Knowledge of Colorado MED regulations.
Physical Requirements:
· Must be able to individually lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
· Reaching below waste and above shoulders, pulling leaves with gloved hands, using hand tools, bending, kneeling, twisting and stooping consistently throughout the workday.
· Working in a field or greenhouse with a wide temperature and humidity range is required.
· Working in muddy or wet conditions at times.
· Must have clear, verbal communication skills.
· Ability to handle stress while performing multiple tasks.
· Ability to work long hours and weekends may be required.
· Willingness and ability to wear gloves, mask, head protection, ear protection, sun protection, pest determent protection on a consistent basis.
Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Work Environment
Outdoor and/or greenhouse working environments in a fast pace and highly regulated industry.
Experience:
Commercial Cannabis Cultivation: 1 year (Preferred)
Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)




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