Post-Harvest Associate, Alachua

Post-Harvest Associate, Alachua

Sunday – Wednesday, 7am – 6pm

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES *

The Post-Harvest Associate will be responsible for completing tasks associated with the harvesting and finishing of cannabis plants.

  • Take direction from the Post-Harvest Manager and Leads 
  • Complete harvest in a safe and timely manner
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Clean and reset all equipment, pots, and tools to prepare for each harvest
  • Follow all safety standards and abide by PPE requirements
  • Ensure a high standard of quality during all harvest processes
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment for all employees
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures for the harvesting, drying, curing, trimming, packaging (if applicable) and extraction (if applicable) preparation process
  • Set goals and meet deadlines
  • Maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork.
  • Participate in ongoing education and professional development, as needed
  • Work collectively and respectfully with other team members
  • Hand or machine trim flower in a quick and efficient manner
  • Maintain steady trim numbers while adhering to quality standards set by management
  • Responsible for accurately weighing and recording trim weights and numbers
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time (8+hrs a day)
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time 
  • Perform moderate to heavy manual labor
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions of hands, wrists and forearms
  • Work with Post-Harvest management to ensure all production schedule deadlines are met 
  • Dispose of waste in compliance with supervisor and state mandated procedures
  • Additional duties as assigned in applicable sites:
    • Package flower and pre roll products while adhering to strict quality standards
    • Label packaging as directed by supervisor
    • Fulfill orders as directed by supervisor 
    • Maintain inventory counts of raw materials, WIPs, and finished goods

 

QUALIFICATIONS *

  • Experience and knowledge in horticulture and/or agriculture 
  • Previous manufacturing/ laborer experience
  • Ability to work in an exceedingly fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage high stress, high urgency situations and to be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires it
  • Must be capable of sitting, squatting, standing, kneeling, bending, or walking for long durations
  • Self-motivated, committed, and ambitious
  • Must have the ability to push, pull, or lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • General tool, hardware, ladder, and building skills. Must be able to use a 12’ extension ladder
  • Working safely in a warehouse setting
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Remain compliant with any and all legal or company regulations
  • Ability to communicate through various formats including email and phone
  • At least 21 years of age and authorized to work in the US
  • Proper employment documentation
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
  • If necessary, ability to work 7 days per week and to be flexible with schedule.
  • Computer skills and ability to learn new software programs
  • Environmental requirements and exposure:
  • Exposure to fertilizer, dusts, odors, extreme high heat, extreme low temperature, high and low humidity, high noise levels, vibrations, water, dry salts, allergens, pollen, dust, plant pathogens, other volatile organic compounds, and other environmental variables 

 

EDUCATION *

  • Minimum High School or G.E.D equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agriculture, or plant science field is desirable.

Apply directly: https://www.harvesthoc.com/careers/job-openings/?gh_jid=4827209002

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