Entry-Level Harvest Specialist

Job description
The Harvest Specialist reports to the Harvest Leads and will be responsible for the harvest of the product. This individual will work with growers, inspecting product during harvest for quality defects and insuring the procedures are being followed to ensure specified requirements set forth by the Master Grower are set forth.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Cutting down product, separating the plant from the root ball
Defoliation and trimming of the plants
Properly preparing product for transportation to the dry rooms
Initially cleaning and removing all plant material post-harvest
Weighing and disposing of all plant material not being sent for the drying process
Sweep, mop, vacuum, and bag any excess plant material leaving the grow room clean once the harvest process is completed
Clean, sanitize, and store all grow room trays, irrigation equipment, and harvest equipment upon use
All other duties as assigned

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong understanding of harvest techniques
Strong understanding of cannabis pests and diseases
Experience harvesting cannabis in different environment and with various techniques highly preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills
Strong understanding of common grow room equipment including electrical systems, lights and light bulbs, timers, irrigation systems, air conditioners, dehumidifies, and plumbing highly preferred
Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather for up to 8 hours

ADDITIONAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or equivalent
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
Must successfully complete a comprehensive background screening
Bilingual highly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance
Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, maintain body equilibrium while climbing ladders, stairways, stopping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks
Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection), and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions while wearing PPE (95 degrees or greater)
Must have visual acuity with/without job aids to perform activities such as; reading, viewing a computer terminal, visual inspection involving small parts/details. Clarity of vision at 20 ft or more in day and night/dark conditions
Must be able to speak and communicate verbally at conversation levels with co-workers, vendors, etc. (Moderate noise)

WORK SCHEDULE:
50+ hours weekly with flexible hours depending on department needs. Must be available to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays
Equal Opportunity Employer l Trulieve Supports a Drug Free Workplace




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