Horticulturist

Dahlia
Cultivation
Full-time
The Horticulturist will work as part of a team to maintain a state-of-the art, indoor Cannabis Production Facility in North Denver. Assist in daily operations related to growing Cannabis. 

Duties

    • Perform cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays, waste disposal, inspect crops, and inventory management.
    • Continue to develop an extensive knowledge base of successful Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies.
    • Implement our existing, robust cultivation SOPs, and nutrient regiments.
    • Operate heavy and light horticultural equipment and machinery.
    • Track environmental factors and record data to provide to Bay Managers and Head Growers.
    • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
    • Perform water, media, and solution sampling and testing procedures.
    • Adhere to industry standards and waste disposal procedures set forth by regulatory agencies.
    • Aid in oversight of the completion of operations in timely and efficient manner.
    • Maintain accurate daily activity records and operation logs as directed using designated software.
    • Communicate effectively with supervisors and employees.
    • Contribute to a fun, team-oriented, and challenging work environment in an innovative and pioneering atmosphere.
    • Contribute and improve upon already-existing operations and processes to improve work-flow, efficiency, and provide constructive feedback and recommendations.
    • Comply with all HR policies, including confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

Qualifications

    • Must already possess or be able to qualify to receive a Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) support badge and be 21 years of age or older.
    • Preferred knowledge of soil and hydroponic growing methods including micronutrients, beneficial bacteria, and nutrient implementation, as well as pH, PPM, and EC counts.
    • Preferred knowledge of container systems with soil and hydro, as well as understanding temperature and humidity manipulation.
    • Preferred knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment options.
    • Preferred experience in growing.
    • Knowledge of large-scale commercial plant cultivation, including nutrient requirements, mediums, light requirements, temperature control, and air flow, etc.
    • Knowledge of Horticulture equipment and coco irrigation systems.
    • Capable of performing routine tasks and able to make equipment repairs or notify proper personnel when unable to.
    • Ability to plan ahead, trouble-shoot, anticipate problems, and problem solve.
    • Ability to learn new technologies.
    • Able to follow directions and ask questions as needed.