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Cannabis Cultivation Associate

4Front Ventures (CSE: FFNT / OTCQX: FFNTF) is a fast-moving national cannabis grower, distributor, and retailer headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona with active operations in Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Washington, and California. Focusing on Excellence, People, Integrity, and Courage, 4Front Ventures is building a responsible and people-focused company that consistently produces high-quality products, ensures access to cannabis through top service and affordable brands, and provides value through job creation and community engagement. From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience under the Mission Dispensary brand, 4Front’s team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain.


  • The Cultivation Associate is responsible for supporting and assisting the Cultivation Supervisor(s) and Manager(s) in all aspects of cannabis plant management within the department. This position will be responsible for assisting with maintaining the flowering and propagation room(s) and accomplishing all harvest processes of the plant. Priorities include transplanting, plant pruning, defoliating, trellising, trimming, integrated pest management, harvesting, bucking, trimming, drying, binning, curing, waste disposal, and cleaning for all plants, tools, and work areas in the department. 


  • Full Time Availability Necessary (nights, weekends, and holidays may be required
  • 7:00AM- 3:30PM EST


  • $18/hr


  • Someone who loves plants, nature and working with their hands  
  • Enjoys nurturing something from beginning to end 
  • Thrives in task-based work with clear processes and checklists 
  • Are a people person, team oriented, and excited by the idea of helping a company grow 
  • Wants to join a team, learn all processes, and work your way up 
  • Does not mind suiting up, getting their hands dirty, bending, lifting, and cleaning 
  • Has a keen eye for details, differences, and changes; looks closely and takes initiative 
  • Inherently a people-person, someone who excels at interacting with all types of people 


  • Assist with daily inspections for pests, pathogens, mold, fungi, disease, or other undesired conditions   
  • Follow proper plant pruning, moving, trellising harvesting, trimming, drying, and curing processes and protocols according to company guidelines  
  • Maintaining proper irrigation, reservoir levels, humidity environmental requirements, and deployment of IPM 
  • Perform all day-to-day plant routine maintenance throughout the growth, harvesting and cure stages  
  • Regularly update logs pertinent to job scope   
  • Conduct routine cleaning tasks to ensure a clean and tidy work area  
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to ensure the team, department, and company division maintain success 
  • Comply with all rules, laws, regulations, and industry standards set forth by local/state authorities 


  • Cultivation Supervisors
  • Cultivation Manager 
  • Director of Cultivation 
  • Cultivation/Production Teams 


  • Hands-on, plant touching position 
  • Indoor greenhouse environment with heat and humidity 
  • Constant artificial, bright indoor lighting 
  • Plant pollen is present on surfaces and in the air 
  • Kneeling, squatting, lifting, bending, walking, pivoting, standing all expected activities 
  • Protective suits may be required (provided on site)  

  • *NOTE: The facility contains confined spaces that may only be accessible by ascending/descending stairwells while traveling throughout building. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, kneel, squat, and twist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Professional experience in a fast paced, hands-on work environment  
  • Willing to ask questions to gain necessary expertise   
  • Adaptability in the face of changing needs of the business    
  • Commitment to team’s success; flexible, friendly, and self-aware 
  • Proactive attention to cleaning and sanitation 
  • Able to clearly communicate progress, status, and observations  
  • Responsibility for problem identification and reporting 
  • Ability to work, manage, and meet completion deadlines 
  • Observant to changes in environment and team need; able to take initiative and follow through 


  • Horticulture and/or Agriculture Experience, 1+ years (preferred) 
  • Production/Manufacturing Experience, 1+ years (preferred) 
  • Cannabis Industry Experience (preferred) 
  • Basic Math, Organizational, and Computer Skills 
  • Dispensing Organization Agent Identification Card (able to obtain upon hire) 
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED  
  • 21+ and currently residing in the USA 


  • Work involves physical exertion such as bending, lifting (up to 50 pounds), kneeling, squatting, pivoting, and carrying items/ product on a regular basis. Employees will be required to stand for extended periods and may need to climb ladders or operate equipment. The warehouse environment may be subject to hot and cold temperatures, and ventilation may not be available in all areas. The warehouse environment may be subject to elevated noise volumes due to equipment, machinery, and the movement of goods The warehouse may be subject to dirt, dust, cleaning solutions, chemicals, and debris from the handling of goods. The warehouse may have safety hazards such as slippery floors, moving equipment, and the presence of hazardous materials. You will need to follow safety protocols and wear appropriate protective equipment.

  • Benefits of working with us include:
  • Employee Discounts (one of the highest in the industry)
  • Health, Vision, Dental Benefits (company paid at 80%)
  • Sick Pay/PTO Accrual
  • Parental/Maternity Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career Development
  • Advancement Opportunities

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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