Advanced Cannabis Farmer

Advanced Cannabis Farmer
Jeremy Mewha


This Advanced Farmer position is responsible for executing their daily role within the Propagation department at a highly productive and efficient pace to achieve the weekly objectives. This role is responsible for a variety of duties to maintain the mother plants and clone from them as instructed by leadership. This position must fulfill their role with efficient productivity and accuracy. The Advanced Farmer role must participate in their job with professionalism and safety, consistently. The Advanced Farmer will report to the Leads of Propagation and Supervisor of Propagation.



Essential Duties


Procedures & Tasks

  • Follow the instructions to complete duties and tasks asked by the leadership of the department to maintain the mother plants and clone from them.
  • Supporting the maintenance of the Propagation areas as instructed by leadership of the department. Cleaning and maintaining all areas, equipment, and material throughout the work area.
  • Ensuring accurate and legible logging of a variety of paperwork and labels.
  • Supporting the organizing and securing of all METRC tags.
  • Manicuring and defoliating plants to maintain health and optimize yields.
  • Preparing and loading tables as necessary. Ensuring the accurate scanning of METRC tags for newly loaded plants.
  • Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to assisting other departments to help facilitate the additional and/or supplemental work, such as, harvesting, trimming, packaging, cleaning and light maintenance as needed throughout the facility.


Workspace and Material Maintenance

  • Supporting the Leads and Supervisor of Propagation to guide and train Propagation department members to maintain proper organization of the cultivation
  • Ensure organization and cleanliness of immediate work area.
  • Contribute to instructed cleaning, sanitizing, and organization in the work area.
  • Participate with efficient productivity and teamwork when resetting areas in the Propagation department.
  • Contribute and support to associates with a safe, well maintained, and organized work area.
  • After use of equipment or supply, follow through with cleaning and organizing SOPs.


Compliance and Reporting

  • Follow all instructed state and federal compliance regulations.
  • Report any improper action of compliance regulations.
  • Following instructed procedures will maintain compliance and safety. Any compliance or safety mistake or error created must be reported to the leadership of the department.
  • Reporting data input as instructed for METRC plant tags.




  • Works under the direct supervision of the Leads of Propagation and Supervisor of Propagation.
  • This person will be asked to lead, guide, and train team members in the department to assist and support the Leads of Propagation and Supervisor of Propagation, but they will not be asked to discipline associates.



Job Requirement

  • This position is expected to perform duties at a highly productive and efficient pace, consistently.
  • To apply for a new position, employees must have served within this position for at least three months before submitting the Grow Transfer Request form to direct supervisor (unless otherwise approved by the Manager of department).



Working Conditions

  • Able to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing and warehouse environment.
  • Working in warmer, agricultural conditions, wearing cover-all uniforms for protective layering.
  • Able to kneel, bend, reach, rotate, and stoop on an intermittent to regular basis daily.
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Consistent on-time attendance for all scheduled shifts. Prepared for full 40 hour week working scheduled shifts with occasional overtime shifts to complete daily and weekly objectives.
  • Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required.




Job Qualifications


Work Experience

  • At least three months experience in the Farmer role or higher in the Production department to apply. Must be in good standing for the last three months at least to apply. Must pass the Advanced Farmer (Propagation) Test to be accepted in the role.
  • One year of work experience in a related industry or work environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced production environment preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently meet productivity and performance requirements.
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates professional and respectful demeanor towards others. Demonstrates respectful verbal and written communication capability.
  • Knowledge and background in cannabis cultivation required.
  • Must be able to secure appropriate work credentials from the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Marijuana Regulatory Agency Enforcement Division.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Proven success in the following job competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Dedicated and Productive Work Ethic
  • Respectful and Effective Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Consistent, Quality, Compliant, and Safe Results
  • Willing to take Direction


Note:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.