Senior Cultivation Technician-Saxton

Location: Saxton, undefined

Job Posted
Jun 02, 2024
Company: Columbia Care, Inc.

Company & Role Overview


Position Overview:

Major Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Perform and train the cultivation team on all the tasks in the grow including: tissue culture, cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, super cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays.
  • Develop and execute on plant scheduling to ensure a steady state production can be maintained by the facility and project all milestones of the production environment.
  • Conduct diagnostic reviews of all cultivation facilities to identify and eliminate issues with, contaminants including but not limited to, mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, and fungus gnats. Work with the facility manager to develop a integrated pest management plan and calendar for each facility.
  • Research techniques to expand knowledge of individual strains, high-yield recipes, controlled stress environments, different lighting systems and set ups and the development of techniques focused on increasing and maintaining quality while reducing costs. An interest in trying new techniques and engaging in controlled experimentation with new propagation/germination techniques, soil and media blends, and forms of automation is required.
  • Attention to detail and maintenance of all relevant plant "tracking" paperwork.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment while ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Assist state and local government officials and law enforcement with inventory, sales and compliance audits.

Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge & Abilities):

  • Two years of experience in a position with horticulture responsibilities.
  • Thorough understanding of state and local medical marijuana regulations and how they apply to cultivation operations.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective time- management and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
  • Must have extensive knowledge on soil growing methods including micronutrients, beneficial bacteria and nutrient implementation.
  • Expert knowledge of plant diseases, insects, fungi treating them.
  • Working knowledge in container systems with soil as well as understanding temperature and humidity manipulation.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of strains and a mastery of medicinal implementation and administration. May not have a violent felony conviction or drug related offense.

Travel: 15%

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Cultivation Supervisor/Manager or Facility Manager

Additional Abilities Required:

  • The job requires physical activity, including prolonged standing, repetitive bending, climbing, and lifting or moving up to 10 pounds (or more with a coworker). Good visual acuity, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to perform repetitive motions with accuracy is required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the company's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made in appropriate circumstances to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.

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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Gender Neutral Facilities, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Mentor Programs, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

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About Columbia Care, Inc.

Columbia Care is one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 18 U.S. jurisdictions and the EU. Columbia Care operates 130 facilities including 99 dispensaries and 31 cultivation and manufacturing facilities. Columbia Care is one of the original providers of medical cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the company launched Cannabist, its new retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils, and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, gLeaf, Classix, Plant Sugar, Press, Amber and Platinum Label CBD. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit

Recognized for its comprehensive benefits, ongoing training opportunities and commitment to diversity, equity inclusion both internally and with external vendors, Columbia Care has earned a spot on mg Magazine’s America’s Top Cannabis Industry Employers list.