Assistant Grower, Mt. Dora

The Assistant Grower works closely with the Head Grower in managing a large-scale cultivation facility. Assists in performing all the tasks in the grow including: cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, topping, flushing, foliar, trimming, packaging, waste disposal and inventory management. Company operates under the highest standards of professionalism. Meticulous attention to detail is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assists in managing a large-scale cultivation facility
  • Perform all the tasks in the grow including: cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, super cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays, trimming, packaging, waste disposal and inventory management
  • Maintain and follow cultivation protocols and a nutrient regimen established by the Head Grower
  • Manage the day-to-day cultivation operation when the Head Grower is absent.
  • Assists in the management of indoor cultivation facility employees
  • Perform all cultivation tracking and record keeping functions within the seed to sale electronic system remaining in compliance with the departments rules and regulations
  • Assists in training of all cultivation staff
  • Assists Head Grower with plant scheduling to accurately project all garden requirements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to maximize high-quality yield with efficiency and attention to production costs
  • Catalog and track each individual strain from clone to harvest
  • Active participant in the cloning processes, achieving a minimum 90% success rate.
  • Execute preventative maintenance and elimination of all types of mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, fungus gnats, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Cannabis and knowledge of effects of strains and types of medicinal administration
  • Assist state and local government auditors and law enforcement with inventory, sales and compliance audits
  •  Comply with all HR policies including confidentiality and non-disclosure
  • Facility maintenance and troubleshooting as necessary
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • Associates degree in plant sciences or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years  cultivation experience as a grower, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of all grow mediums and irrigation methods (hand-water, sub-irrigation, drip systems)
  • Must be an outstanding team-builder
  • Knowledge of plant diseases, pests, and nutrient deficiencies and toxicity
  • Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of grow warehouse
  • Understanding of the cannabis plant and genetics
  • Must have accountability, proactive behavior and strong attention to detail

Job Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Are willing to participate in an extensive background check
  • Are trustworthy and hardworking
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritize
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to focus; attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and calmly
  • Skills at using computers, web browsers, Google Apps
  • Ability to remain calm in periods of high stress or unusual activity
  • Absolute reliability and honest

Physical Requirements

  • Extended time standing, sitting, walking, bending and reaching
  • Close visual focus required
  • This position requires the extended and repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers to cut and manipulate small objects
  • Required to stand for extended periods of time, lifting of objects on a regular basis, and daily repetitive tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for 100 feet

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