Cultivation Specialist

Job description
As our Cultivation Specialist, you are responsible for efficiently setting up, maintaining, and resetting plants in flower rooms in a team setting while meeting company targets and policies. All tasks are assigned and performed with the goal of maximizing crop yield and potency while minimizing costs and ensuring compliance with all Massachusetts regulations. Commercial greenhouse experience is highly preferred, though not necessarily with cannabis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Reliably executing cultivation tasks as determined by the Director of Cultivation and Assistant Manager of Cultivation.
Maintaining flower rooms through routine pruning, de-leafing, and netting of plants.
Staging flower rooms through moving, irrigating, and tagging plants.
Assisting the propagation team with staging, transplanting, and tagging vegetative plants.
Properly disposing of used grow material and sanitizing grow rooms post-harvest.
Reporting any event or condition that might affect plant growth and development such as nutrient deficiencies/toxicities, diseases, insects, mold, and environmental discrepancies to the Director of Cultivation and Assistant Manager of Cultivation.
Properly using/maintaining equipment and reporting signs of disrepair to management.
Accurately documenting plant movements, plant deletions, and clone additions.
Practicing safety regulations and policies.
Maintaining cleanliness of all work spaces and assigned areas.
Occasionally assisting the Production team with harvesting and post-harvest processing (bucking, trimming, drying, etc.)
Additional duties as assigned by management.
Cultivation Specialists must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

High School education.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Extensive knowledge of horticulture and botany.
BS or AS in Horticulture/Floriculture/Biology/agriculture or related field preferred.
Commercial greenhouse or outdoor agriculture experience (cannabis experience not required).

Skills & Abilities:

Availability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and some holidays.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all employees.
Ability to work independently or with a team.
Ability to perform efficiently in a high-stress, fast-paced environment with professionalism.
Meticulous attention to detail.

Employment Requirements:

Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation
Must be 21 years of age
Availability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and some holidays.
Must submit to a full background check.
Alternative Therapies Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Agriculture: 1 year (Preferred)
Horticulture: 1 year (Preferred)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)

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