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TEAM MEMBER, CULTIVATION (IPM)

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the continuous scouting and monitoring of the crop for health, pest and diseases.
  • inspect main areas of concern such as leaves, stems, flowers and rootzone.
  • Release biological control agents (BCA’s) as part of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program.
  • Communicate and escalate all issues with the crop and/or the production process to all the relevant parties as required
  • Participate in cultivation related activities such as pruning, defoliating, crop maintenance, harvesting and cycle turnover as required.
  • Where applicable, must adhere to Aurora's SOPs and comply with Health Canada’s Cannabis Act. In addition, must adhere to ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001 (Environment Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series).
  • Where applicable, promote and maintain GMP requirements.
  • Other duties as required

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

  • Recognize unsafe conditions and practices and make corrections to prevent injuries and product loss.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical effort is required, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 55 lbs.
  • Temperatures range from 18 degrees Celsius to 32 degrees Celsius.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and after hours as required.
  • Repetitive use of hands, wrists and forearms.
  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • This position involves significant exposure to cannabis/plant materials, and it is therefore not likely suitable for an employee that may suffer from allergies to cannabis/plant pollen material, or experience other medical issues, such as asthma and hay fever, as a result of cannabis/plant material exposure.
  • Shifts: 7 day week operation requiring weekend work, Although workers are not required to work 7 days a week, you will need to be flexible to cover weekend and evening shifts. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grower Pesticide Safety Course completed would be an asset
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly reliable team player
  • Must be able to work unsupervised

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.