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Cultivation Technician sought by Free Rain Farms in Ferndale

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Free Rain Farms seeks Cultivation Technician in Ferndale

Title: Cultivation Tech

Reports to: Cultivation Manager

Department: Cultivation

Work Status: Full Time

Pay: $15/hr

Overview: Free Rain Farms is a 1-acre commercial greenhouse facility. We are seeking someone with a positive attitude, hardworking, detail-oriented, organized team member to join our company. This is a full-time high labor position that may require you to be on your feet all day and moving. We are looking for a hard worker that is motivated, focused, with a strong attention to detail.

Activities will involve but not be limited to transplanting, removing and mixing soil, crop care, IPM, interacting with the plants and cleaning the facility.

This job will require the team member to have a keen eye for detail and be able to focus on a task for hours. We are looking for someone who has patience and finds satisfaction in the process of completing a job.
Job Description and Responsibilities:

IPM duties

  • Recording daily scouting information
  • Applying beneficial insects
  • Recording foliar and beneficial applications
  • Responsible for submitting supply request and inventory audits
  • Monitor and recording plant health
  • Build a strong understanding of how beneficial insects and pesticides work together
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Preparing foliar applications

Crop Duties

  • Cleaning facility
  • Soil and leaf analysis
  • Fertilizer and pesticide application
  • Scouting
  • Transplanting
  • Defoliation
  • Plant training
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Foliar and preventative sprays
  • Waste disposal
  • Applying drippers
  • Applying sachets
  • Recording compliance records
  • Pruning
  • Inventory management
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Have a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Comply with all HR policies including confidentiality and non-disclosure.
  • Facility maintenance and troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Maintaining good integrated pest management practices
  • Supply runs
  • Carry 35+ pounds repeatedly through the day
  • Able to scoop, shovel, lift large amounts of dirt
  • Building equipment
  • Work bent over tables training the crop for multiple hours

Cleaning Duties

  • Sweep mats at main entrance
  • Clean tables in the lunchroom
  • Empty trash in lunchroom
  • Wash dishes at the end of the day
  • Keep men’s and women’s restroom cleaning organization
  • Keep tractor room swept and organized
  • Break up boxes and recycle in tractor room
  • Keep tools organized in tractor room and storage area
  • Keep storage area clean and organized
  • Clean and organize hallway greenhouse hallway
  • Clean doors going into the greenhouse
  • Wash walls where appropriate
  • Keep restrooms stocked with clean tour gear (Tyvek, booties, hairnet)
  • Wash greenhouse windows in greenhouse hallway
  • Keep area by the dry room cleaned and swept

Outside duties

  • Discard all unused pallets on the outside of the building
  • Pick up around the perimeter of the building
  • Keep the container organized
  • Clean the power generator
  • Clean up by the dumpster that’s fenced in
  • Keep property entrance clean
  • Consolidate all unused pots into one location


  • Demonstrate the ability for critical thinking, and problem-solving
  • Strong communication skills with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work well with the team
  • Computer savvy skills including Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and compliance software
  • Able to occasionally lift up to 50 lb.
  • Able to lift up to 35 lbs. frequently for moving crops, transplanting, and equipment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be 21+ years old


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.50 to $15.00 /hour


  • greenhouse: 1 year (Preferred)
  • cannabis: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • drivers (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • None

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture


  • Monday to Friday
  • Holidays required
  • Day shift
  • 8 hour shift

Work Remotely:

  • No
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