Propagation Technician

Aleafia Health Concord, ON 2022-09-19 Full-time
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Propagation Technician Grimsby, ON | Full-time

Schedule: Wednesday to Saturday (6AM-4:30PM)

The Propagation Technician, under the direction of the Supervisor, Propagation, is primarily responsible for the day-to-day production and plant maintenance of cannabis. This position will cultivate and maintain young cannabis plants and mother stalks while adhering to standard operating procedures.


• Responsible for taking care of cuttings, veg plants and mother plants

• Understand and apply plant propagation and cultivation principles and practices

• Monitoring, assessing, recording, and acting according to individual crop needs

• Transplant plants throughout the growth and production process

• Detect, report, and control any plant health concerns or pest issues

• Adhere to growing schedules and report deviations from established procedures to supervisor

• Clean and sanitize work area as required

• Perform data entry and complete records

• Operate potting equipment safely per standard operating procedures

• Monitor cultivation area, including temperature and humidity levels

• Comply with all relevant legislation surrounding cannabis production under the Cannabis Act.

• Adhere to all occupational health and safety regulations

• Other duties as assigned


Experience / Education

• High school diploma/GED

• Cannabis or greenhouse industry experience would be considered an asset

Skills & Abilities

• Strong written & verbal communication skills with ability to comprehend detailed instructions

• Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands

• Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

• Ability to work individually as well as part of a team

• Demonstrated time management skills

• Knowledge of cannabis plant composition is an asset

• High level of integrity and work ethic

• Must have own transportation as we are not on a public transportation route

Physical Demands

• See Physical Demands Analysis for this role for details

Working Conditions

• Constant exposure to the smell of cannabis

• Flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

• Using manual dexterity repetitively

• Extended periods of stooping, bending, kneeling, standing, and walking

• Lifting, moving, or manipulating objects up to 10 kilograms

• Working in an environment subject to frequent temperature changes

• Overtime as required

Note: The chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete reference checks and a criminal background check.

We appreciate the interest by all candidates however we will be contacting those that best fit the requirements. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Aleafia Health will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process