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Cannabis Pruning Technician
Summary
Title:Cannabis Pruning Technician
ID:1982
Department:Agriculture (Propagation, Grow, Harvest)
Salary Range:$14.50 per hour
Description
Grow Op Farms, the leading I-502 producer by volume of top-shelf cannabis in the state of Washington, is hiring Prune Technicians for their Spokane Valley location. These are Full-Time positions in a high-volume, fast paced, production driven environment.
The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication as well as the ability to multi-task to stay on track. Full-Time schedules consist of 40 hours per week with the opportunity for overtime to meet business needs. Affordable benefits offered within 90 days: medical, dental, vision, accident and life.
*For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter in addition to your completed online application. A resume does not replace application work history.*
Job Summary
This position is responsible for the care and primarily pruning of cannabis plants from vegetative state to harvest. Supports and adheres to company's Standards of Conduct & Discipline.
Job Duties/Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job. 
  • Prunes cannabis plants including leaf pulling and removing branches.
  • Sanitizes and cleans grow facility.
  • Sets up new grow rooms.
  • Performs all other duties/responsibilities as necessary or assigned. 
Job Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job. 
  • Must be 21 years old or older
Education/Experience:  to perform this job successfully, and individual must have:
  • High School Diploma or a General Education Degree
  • General agriculture experience preferred
  • Cannabis growing experience helpful but not required or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

Physical Abilities:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

  • Regularly sit or stand for long periods (approx. 8 hours) of time doing repetitive tasks with hands including using hands to finger, handle or feel, walk, sit, twist, turn, pull/push, reach, climb, carry up to 50 pounds, talk, hear and grasp.
  • Occasionally climb, stoop/crouch, crawl, taste or smell.
  • Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness).

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must have:

  • Adaptability:  ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Dependability:  ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations.
  • Language Ability:  ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Problem Solving Ability:  ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
  • Quality Management:  ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others;  ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance, ability to generate ideas to improve and promote quality in work.

Workplace Environmental Conditions
While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:

  • Non-Weather conditions: exposed to wet or humid conditions, brightly lit conditions, and extreme heat.
  • Noise Conditions: exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent moderate noise levels.
  • Injury Exposure: occasionally required to work in high, precarious places, climb ladders, exposed to workplace hazards or to potential injuries.
  • Atmospheric Exposures: exposed to dusts, fumes, vapors, or mists that could affect the occupational health of the employee.
  • Toxic Chemicals:  may be exposed to some toxic or caustic chemicals.

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