Technician (Greenhouse Worker) - Petrolia, ON High Park Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, a global leader in cannabis cultivation, processing, and distribution.
Tilray serves patients in Canada and around the world with a diverse range of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products as High Park Company focuses on creating distinctive products for adult Canadian consumers.
About High Park Company High Park Company was established to develop, sell, and distribute inspiring and iconic adult-use cannabis brands.
About Tilray Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry? Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Technician (Greenhouse Worker) will be responsible for successfully learning the Upstream Program (Core Skills & Competencies) while working alongside experts. Role and Responsibilities
Taking direction from Supervisors and / or Growers to learn how to prepare for events before and after each major activity
Perform greenhouse cleaning, deleafing, clipping and care of plants
Monitor plants for healthy growth and potential weed, insect, disease and problems in greenhouse crops
Spray to prevent disease and pests
Clean work areas
Reporting signs of insect or disease damage, spraying or dust plants as needed
Learn and implement Standard Operating Procedure and Good Manufacturing Practice compliance
Safely and effectively set-up, operate and take-down all sanitation equipment
Wash, sanitize and fill pots prior to all required Transplants and Up Pots
Sanitize and set up materials required for Harvests
Expedite Root ball removal (post-harvest)
Ability to be directed in grow room, cure room, dry room, trim room, bucking room, loading room, mother room, in milling and sanitization procedures
All other requests that help with process flow of the facility
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Criminal record check is required
Horticulture experience is an asset
Experience in a regulated and highly compliant environment is desired (i.e. food industry, pharmaceutical)
Basic computer skills considered an asset
Capable of multi-tasking with minimal supervision and working in a team environment
Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to stand for extended periods of time working on repetitive tasks that include bending, crouching, kneeling, hand eye coordination and attention to detail
Ability to work in a greenhouse environment
Ability to weight handle up to 50 lbs
Compensation and Benefits
Specific Wage $14.00 per hour
Hours range from 36 - 60 per week
Up to 24 months contract employment
High Park welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.