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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.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • 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. 

AVAILABILITY

  • Full time availability necessary
  • Shift is 7am to 3:30pm
  • Weekend availability needed

COMPENSATION

  • $18/hour

ABOUT YOU

  • 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 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A Grow exceptional cannabis in a large indoor facility 
  • Daily plant maintenance and care from seed or clone through to harvest 
  • 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 

KEY COLLABORATORS

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

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • 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. 

SKILLS & COMPENTENCIES

  • 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 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 21+ and currently residing in the USA 
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Dispensing Organization Agent Identification Card (obtained upon hire)
  • Landscape, Plant Care, Horticulture experience, or related (preferred)

WORKING AT 4FRONT

  • We are building a hard-working, diverse team that is excited to be a part of the evolving cannabis industry. Our team values a friendly, vibrant, and enthusiastic workplace. 4Front Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 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
  • Holiday Pay (if required to work on select days)
  • 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.


*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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