Cultivation Specialist

Ataraxia Albion, IL 62806
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Ataraxia is a licensed operator of cannabis cultivation and processing facility in Albion, Illinois, and we are looking to add passionate, exceptional talent to our team!

Ataraxia offers eligibility to comprehensive benefits to all full-time employees, including heath, dental, and vision insurance. In addition, you are eligible for Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and more!

Job Summary:

The Cultivation Specialist is responsible for supporting daily cannabis cultivation operations during the life stages of the plant, from vegetation to pre-harvest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute standard operating procedures (SOP) and processes accurately.
  • Complete all forms and logs associated with cultivation responsibilities.
  • Monitor management, fertilization, insect and disease monitoring, sanitation, and overall plant growth, health, and appearance in the grow rooms.
  • Follow plant scheduling and organization to help Grow Manager accurately project all plant needs.
  • Catalogue and maintain organization of plants from clone-to-harvest using our logging system.
  • Work within company continuous improvement system and strive to increase productivity.
  • Manage their workload efficiently to meet goals and consistently produce quality product.
  • Maintain up-to-date work shift responsibilities on logs and inform Grow Manager of any changes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a regulated field that adheres to health and safety policies and procedures required.
  • Must be able to operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner.
  • Must be comfortable with heights, soil and water, and tight spaces.
  • Must be able to climb, squat, bend, twist, stand for at least 8 hours per day, and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to successfully register with the state's cannabis commission as an agent.
  • Must be able to comply with all laws, regulations, and policies associated with the industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of plant structure preferred.

Physical and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position, move and/or position oneself, communicate, operate and/or prepare, place, position objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally move packages weighing up to 50 lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close observation and the ability to adjust focus. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Working Environment:

Work is performed in a warehouse environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We place priority in an environment of inclusion, diversity and social justice and are committed to securing a better, brighter way forward for our employees, our markets and our communities.