Title Cultivation Technician

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AGMEDICA is currently seeking a Cultivation Technician for their Chatham-Kent facility.  Reporting to the Head Grower, the Cultivation Technician will understand and effectively use cloning and cultivation techniques for cannabis production to enhance quality, safety and efficacy through all stages of the plant cloning/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);
  • Clonal propagation – take cuttings, transplant in rock wool, and maintain clones
  • Clone/prop agent husbandry; care for the newly cut clones
  • Mother selection from clones; selecting plants based off morphology
  • Barcode each cannabis plant, from the vegetative room to the final harvested bulk and dried cannabis products;
  • Ensure proper sanitation of equipment and production areas, activate fertilisation and irrigation systems as directed by Lead Growers;
  • Working with the growers, monitor all cannabis products, ensuring product is free from risk of contamination at all stages of cloning;
  • Familiar with pest and pathogen controls to treat for insects, disease, molds, and mildew;
  • Have foresight to recognize potential hazards, production problems and contamination risks; report findings and/or concerns to lead growers or designate;
  • 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 pet scouting, growing, pruning, harvesting of cannabis product;
  • Destroy plant debris and waste products; recording the data following the existing approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for destruction of product;
  • Document in the Batch Production Record (BPR) and associated forms for each cannabis lot. Follow and document clone, plant and product transfer across Vegetative, Growing, Flowering, Harvesting, and Drying rooms;

Position Requirements:

  • Post secondary Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture and/or any other related discipline an asset.
  • 1-2 years experience in a cannabis, farming, vegetable, or nursery grow operation an asset.
  • Must be able to work at heights, under intense lighting, with strong odours, and in humid temperatures.
  • 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.  AgMedica is a living wage employer, we are committed to fair and accessible employment practices, which attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during any point of the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources 844-247-4633 ex 130 or careers@agmedica.ca

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources 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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