Job Description

The Cultivation Intern will work with a team of cannabis cultivation experts to monitor maintain, and produce exceptional cannabis and cannabis products.

Cultivation Intern Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Master Grower and cultivation team for all production tasks from seed to sale!
  • Follow and execute standard operating procedures as they apply to facility standards and the regulations related to cannabis cultivation.
  • Accurately complete records and documentation for all production and cultivation activities.
  • Maintain and calibrate equipment for all cultivation, production and sanitation tasks. Tasks and projects a successful candidate will execute:
  • Irrigation and fertilizer application using manual and automated systems.
  • Monitoring and observing cannabis plants at all stages following integrated pest management and prevention practices.
  • Vegetative propagation and maintenance of cuttings and seedlings.
  • Trimming and maintaining the health of live plants throughout the growth cycle.
  • Trimming and packaging dried cannabis and cannabis products.
  • Reporting and researching findings with senior cultivation team members.
  • Handling concentrated materials including cleaning agents, nutrient compounds, and other agronomic inputs.
  • Mixing, measuring, preparing, and applying fertilizer and biocontrol products.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all production and irrigation equipment, tools, and work stations. An exceptional candidate will be:
  • Passionate about cannabis, plants, horticulture/agriculture. • Excited to learn and excel in a young industry.
  • Highly motivated, working well independently and on a team.
  • Detailed oriented and focused.
  • Innovative, creative, and results driven!
  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast paced environment.
  • Follows written and verbal direction effectively. Requirements:
  • Must currently be enrolled in a post secondary institution in related scientific field; preference given to agriculture, biology, botany, horticulture or related specialization.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted refugee status to qualify for internship funding.
  • Local to the Edmonton Area or able to commute, with reliable transportation.
  • Able to work comfortably in warm and humid cultivation spaces with bright lights (with provided PPE).
  • Able to perform physical activities for the duration of a shift (standing, walking, moving equipment, stairs) including repetitive movements (trimming, packaging, planting).
  • Lift and move up to 50 lbs (22kg)
  • Comfortable squatting, bending, and kneeling while using tools and performing cleaning and maintenance tasks.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as needed, including but not limited to sanitary clothing covers, gloves, mask, respirator, and/or eye protection while working.
  • Casual dress
  • Flexible schedule

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