Title Cultivation Technician

If you are looking for a specialized and challenging career, contributing to the functions of a large state-of-the-art commercial-scale, in-door operation, and want to make a difference in the lives of many, then this exciting opportunity is for you!

AGMEDICA is currently seeking an experienced Cultivation Technician for their Chatham-Kent facility.  Reporting to the Master Grower, the Cultivation Technician will understand and effectively use grow and cultivation techniques for cannabis production to enhance quality, safety and efficacy through all stages of the plant production-cycle.

As Cultivation Technician, you will:

  • Always adhere to AGMEDICA Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to obtain quality, efficacy and safety in all stages of the grow and cultivation process;
  • Daily, follow all federal, provincial, and municipal regulations for safety during all grow and cultivation operations;
  • Familiar with and follow the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation (ACMPR);
  • Ensure proper sanitation of equipment and production areas, activate fertilisation and irrigation system;
  • Monitor all cannabis products, ensuring product is free from risk of contamination at all stages of production, from vegetative to drying;
  • Familiar with pest and pathogen controls;
  • Have foresight to recognize potential hazards, production problems and contamination risks;
  • Under the guidance of the Quality Assurance team, follow checks and balances for quality, efficacy, and safety; minimizing contamination and waste of product;
  • Working as a member of the cultivation team, perform safe and effective growing, pruning, harvesting, and drying of cannabis product;
  • Maintain a clean working environment, possessing an attitude of high standards of cleanliness.

Position Requirements:

  • Post secondary Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture and/or any other related discipline an asset.
  • 1-2 years experience in a cannabis, vegetable, or nursery grow operation.
  • Experience in the cultivation of cannabis or other sensitive commercial crops is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate necessary comprehension of mathematics and the English language.
  • Must be able to work under intense lighting, with strong odours, and in humid temperatures.
  • Must be able to work in environments with the presence of pollen, molds, mildew, insects, and plant debris.
  • Must be bondable.

AGMEDICA values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter along with two letters of reference from a previous supervisor to Wendy Teetzel, Human Resource Manager at careers@agmedica.ca.

We thank all candidates; however, we will respond to those that best fit the requirements of the position. As we are a growing organization, all resumes will be maintained in our database for consideration for future positions.

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