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Sugarbud Craft Growers Corp.

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Plant Health Technician

Title: Plant Health Technician
Reports To: Master Grower (Director of Cultivation)

Job Scope:

The Plant Health Technician at Sugarbud is responsible to uphold the integrity and quality of Cannabis throughout the growth and harvesting stages. This role will work closely with the Master Grower for the Stavely site and assist Lead Grower(s) with directed daily tasks pertaining to overall plant health and development.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This is a critical role in Sugarbud’s continued success and growth.  The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Knowledge of cannabis plants, growing methodologies and plant growth stages;
  • Assist in plant growth activities such as, but not limited to, seed propagation, cloning, transplanting, transferring, nutrient delivery, defoliation, stress training, plant health assessments, integrated pest management, plant material destruction, harvesting;
  • Adhere to and participate in (if required) production scheduling;
  • Assist in monitoring overall plant health and crop yield;
  • Execute against pre-planned nutrient regimes;
  • Perform water, nutrient and soil tests as per MG/QA directives;
  • Adhere to Sugarbud sanitization program;
  • Take on various duties as required, multitask and shift priorities as directed;
  • Document all work as per SOP’s, GPP and Master Grower requirements;
  • Assist Shipping/Receiving Manager to re-stock tools and materials as needed;
  • Assist in monitoring and modifying production inventory requirements;
  • Strive to exceed company goals and objectives;
  • Follow coordinated daily activities to determine opportunities for improvement in productivity, efficiency and quality;
  • Complete and adhere to all training and safety requirements;
  • Work as a team player;
  • Adhere to all safety and security protocols;

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older;
  • Applicant will be required to successfully complete police background check;
  • Experience working in a cannabis facility or production line as a cultivation technician considered an asset;
  • Must be familiar with the provisions of the Cannabis Act/Regulations and the Food and Drugs Act;
  • Must have read and be familiar with Sugarbud company policies and procedures;
  • Argus/Fertigation/Irrigation experience considered an asset;
  • IPM certification considered an asset;
  • Exhibits a high level of attention to detail, accuracy and vigilance;
  • Ability to obtain Health Canada CTLS security clearance.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be willing to commute to Stavely, Alberta;
  • Ability to remain calm and systematic in stressful situations;
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Working in an environment where Cannabis is present;
  • Available via telephone when needed;
  • Must carry and use personal swipe card and personal code to access secured areas;
  • Candidates must be reliable, trustworthy and adaptable to variable work shifts;
  • Must have reliable transportation as public transportation is not available;
  • Follow health and safety policies set up by the company;
  • Ability to work in hot and humid environments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking, standing, sitting behind a computer, able to lift loads up to 23Kg (50 lbs), perform tasks that require repeated body movements, able to bend, kneel etc.;
  • Perform manual repetitive tasks;
  • Ability to work on heights (training will be provided).

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