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Cannabis Cultivation Agent (Social Equity & Veteran Applicants)


Full-Time, Part-Time, or Contract - Illinois
POSTED: 06.21.2021

We seek a cannabis cultivation agent who has been adversely impacted by the enforcement of cannabis-related laws in Illinois. We are recruiting for a cannabis cultivation agent that is an Illinois resident for five of the last ten years. The ideal candidate will have served in the armed forces with honorable discharge (possessing a DD Form 214) or active duty.

Since we are seeking a cannabis cultivation agent that lives in negatively impacted areas (or has an expungable cannabis crime), we ask that before submitting a resume, please ensure you live in the correct area by going to the link below and inputting your address. It is required that you have lived in a Disproportionately Impacted Area for 5 of the last 10 years. This map will allow you to see if you are qualified as living in a Disproportionately Impacted Area.

Check this map to determine if you live in a Disproportionately Impact Area. 

This position does not start right away. Our license application submission will be submitted in late 2021. Operations are not expected to begin until mid to late 2022.

ABOUT THE JOB
DETAILS

The Cultivation Agent is responsible for assisting the Cultivation Manager in monitoring and maintaining plant production and health. Cultivation Agents will assist with all stages of the cultivation process to include planting, watering, fertilizing, trimming, pruning, and harvesting while maintaining an organized, clean, and efficient production area. Agents will maintain and monitor plant production and quality control measures in compliance with state regulations and standards set by the establishment. The cannabis cultivation agent in Illinois must:

  • Ensure overall plant health by watering, fertilizing, pruning, and trimming according to industry best practices and as directed by the Cultivation Manager
  • Monitor plants throughout the growing process for disease and pest infestations
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of all cultivation equipment and tools, including light reflectors, containers, mixing tools, application tools, and ventilation equipment
  • Assist Cultivation Manager with documentation of plants from germination to harvest, including tracking, lot numbers, and application of any product applied to any plant within the cultivation facility
  • Follow all General Agricultural Practices, General Handling Practices, and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Follow other duties as assigned by your supervisor

  • REQUIRED SKILLS

  • A degree in horticulture or related field preferred
  • Qualify for Social Equity Status in Illinois.
  • Qualify for Veteran Applicant Status in Illinois.
  • Experience in a general gardening production, preferably a regulated field producing for human consumption
  • Knowledge of medical cannabis law, medicinal benefits preferred, and horticulture skills
  • Pass a federal background check;
  • Past experience in high-value asset logistics;
  • Perform all assigned duties required to ensure a clean and safe cultivation facility
  • Effective time-management skills and ability to multi-task. We would like you to look professional and be knowledgeable about security operations. We are willing to train you if you don’t have experience so don’t let that stop you from applying if interested

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