Virtue Cannabis Cultivation Intern (Fall)

Hybrid Infusions Ltd. Edmonton, AB 2022-09-20 Full-time
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Are you a passionate, hardworking, and ambitious post-secondary student with agriculture, horticulture, botany, biology or related experience? Are you searching for a flexible part-time position to supplement your education and kick start your career? Hybrid Infusions is the right place to learn and gain valuable experience in a growing industry.

Hybrid Infusions, the parent company of Virtue Cannabis, is a dynamic, fast-paced, independently owned and operated Licensed Cannabis Producer located in Edmonton Alberta. As an equal opportunity employer we are proud of our team of exceptional, diverse, and passionate individuals and boast a culture second to none!

We are currently looking for the perfect Cannabis Cultivation Interns to join our team from September to December. We offer hands-on training, exciting educational opportunities, flexible working hours, and collaboration with exceptional professionals.


The Cultivation Intern will work with a team of cannabis cultivation experts to monitor, maintain, and produce exceptional cannabis and cannabis products.

Cultivation Intern Responsibilities:

• Work alongside the Master Grower and cultivation team for all production tasks from seed to sale!

• Work collaboratively with team members from all departments.

• Follow and execute standard operating procedures as they apply to facility standards and the regulations related to cannabis cultivation and production.

• Accurately complete records and documentation for all production, cultivation, and research activities.

• Maintain and calibrate equipment for all cultivation, production and sanitation tasks.

Tasks and projects a successful candidate will execute:

• Mixing, measuring, preparing, and applying fertilizers and biocontrol products.

• Monitoring and observing cannabis plants at all stages following integrated pest management and prevention practices.

• Handling concentrated materials including cleaning agents, nutrient compounds, and other agronomic inputs.

• Irrigation and fertilizer application using manual and automated systems.

• Vegetative propagation and maintenance of cuttings and seedlings.

• Trimming and maintaining the health of live plants throughout the growth cycle.

• Assisting with research projects and data collection.

• Reporting findings with senior cultivation team members

• Trimming and packaging dried cannabis and cannabis products.

• Cleaning and sanitizing all production and irrigation equipment, tools, and work stations.

An exceptional candidate will be:

• Passionate about cannabis, plants, horticulture/agriculture.

• Excited to learn and excel in a young industry.

• Detail oriented and focused.

• Highly motivated, working well independently and on a team.

• Innovative, creative, and results driven!

• Flexible and adaptable in a fast paced environment.

• Follows written and verbal direction effectively.

• Able to think on the spot and solve problems efficiently.


• Must currently be enrolled in a post secondary institution in a related scientific field; preference given to agriculture, biology, botany, horticulture or related specialization.

• Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted refugee status to qualify for internship funding.

• Local to the Edmonton Area or able to commute, with reliable transportation.

• Able to work comfortably in warm and humid cultivation spaces with bright lights (with provided PPE).

• Able to perform physical activities for the duration of a shift (standing, walking, moving equipment, stairs) including repetitive movements (trimming, packaging, planting).

• Lift and move up to 50 lbs (22kg)

• Comfortable squatting, bending, and kneeling while using tools and performing cleaning and maintenance tasks.

• Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as needed, including but not limited to sanitary clothing covers, gloves, mask, respirator, and/or eye protection while working.

• Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and provide proof.

Hours: Flexible schedule from 10-40 hours per week, 5-8 hours per day (dependent on your availability)

Contract length: 4 months (September to December)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Fixed term contract, Internship / Co-op

Contract length: 4 months

Part-time hours: 10-40 per week

Salary: From $15.00 per hour


• Casual dress

• Company events

• On-site parking

Flexible Language Requirement:

• French not required


• 4 hour shift

• 8 hour shift

• Day shift

• Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

• Overtime pay

Application question(s):

• Hybrid Infusions Ltd. requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to entering the facility. Knowing this, would you like to proceed with this application?

• Are you currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution for the Fall semester? (This is a funding requirement - if this does not apply to you, you will not be considered for the position)

• Are you either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted refugee status? (This is a funding requirement - if this does not apply to you, you will not be considered for the position)

• What is your availability during the fall semester of school?

Work Location: One location