Agriculture Technician

Ascend Wellness Holdings Fowler, IL, USA 2022-03-23 $22k - $52k -
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The Post Harvest Technician provides manual labor which supports the post-cultivation activities and operations of our cultivation department. This position will be responsible for preparing and processing harvests for flower sales and oil extraction. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, positive individual who can think of no better way to spend the work day than potting, big leafing, and harvesting cannabis plants with expert care and precision.

• Participating in cannabis harvest process including offload, harvesting, sanitizing and reloading flower rooms, milling and destruction of cannabis waste

• Harvesting and drying wet cannabis plants

• Accurately weigh and record post-harvest materials and manage cultivation waste

• Cleans and sanitizes dry rooms

• Document any and all activity in Illinois traceability program

• Maintain open communication with management team and co-workers

• Maintain a neat and organized work area allowing for the proper segregation of materials and processes

• Follow all SOPs, verbal directives, training information and policies when performing duties

Required Skills

• Previous experience in a hands-on environment with high attention to detail preferred

• High school diploma or equivalent required

• Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

• Attention to detail and ability to focus on one task for extended periods of time

• Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

• Ability to work independently throughout a workday with given directives

• Must pass any and all required pre-employment screenings

• Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

• Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

• Must be approved by the D.O.A. to receive an Agent badge

Desired Skills

• Previous experience in a cultivation or post harvest role in a regulated cannabis facility

• Degree in horticulture or botany

About Ascend Wellness Holdings

Ascend is a vertically integrated cannabis cultivator, processor and provisioning center operator with assets in Michigan, Illinois, Massachusetts and Ohio. We seek to foster a robust and inclusive cannabis industry through a premium, unmatched customer-focused retail experience. We currently operate a provisioning center in Morenci, Battle Creek and Detroit. We are looking to build a world-class team that will help carry out our mission of helping to shape the future of cannabis as a leading healthcare solution. We are committed to improving the quality of our patient's lives by offering unrivaled quality, consistency and meticulously curated products that satisfy our customers unique, individual needs. Our provisioning centers will set a new standard of excellence, emphasizing health and wellness. As a team that is committed to our values, our people and our communities, we are looking for people who are inspired by our vision and looking to take roles with us as we expand nationally.

When it comes to customer service experience, our dispensaries will set a new standard of excellence, emphasizing health and wellness. As a team that is committed to our values, our people, and our communities; we are looking for people who are inspired by our vision and stay dedicated to our mission as we scale continuously.


Our people are our greatest asset. Our teams are comprised of a group of skilled and passionate professionals and partners from a diverse range of fields. We believe in not only building a diverse team but creating a space where ALL feel welcome and training our leaders to not only be inclusive themselves but to inspire their teams to be the same. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. We believe in providing competitive compensation, quality benefits and a work environment that fosters creativity, hard work and leverage every one of our employees' unique skills while giving them what it takes to advance those said skills and learn new ones. We sweat the details to ensure our teams are confident and excited to provide best in class service to our customers and communities we serve.

• **Please note as a condition of employment with Ascend, all employees must be vaccinated prior to hire.***

Equal opportunity employer

Ascend Wellness Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer and celebrate the population of differences and does not discriminate in its hiring / hiring practices, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law