Genetics Vetting Farmer

Genetics Vetting Farmer
Ian Dumpert



This Genetics Vetting Farmer position is responsible for executing their daily role within the Genetics Vetting Facility and Production Farm at a highly productive and efficient pace to achieve weekly objectives.  This role is responsible for a variety of duties to maintain and garden the genetics vetting facility as instructed by leadership.  This position must fulfill their role with efficient productivity and accuracy.  The Genetics Vetting Farmer role must participate in their job with professionalism and safety, consistently.  This position will report to the Genetics Supervisor and Genetics and Breeding Manager.  This role will support Genetics Supervisor in daily gardening, cleaning, and maintenance tasks to achieve genetics objectives effectively.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Procedures & Tasks

  • Supporting the Genetics Supervisor with propagating, cultivating, pruning, transplanting, irrigating, harvesting, and processing Cannabis plants, following LivWell Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensuring accurate and legible logging of a variety of paperwork and labels.
  • Supporting the organizing and securing of all METRC tags.
  • Clear understanding of workflow and processes throughout the Genetics Vetting Cultivation Space
  • Follow the instructions to complete duties and tasks asked by the leadership of the department to maintain and garden the farm.
  • Manicuring and defoliating plants to maintain health and optimize performance.
  • Preparing and loading tables.
  • Transferring plants throughout the facility for different stages of growth.
  • Ensuring the accurate scanning of METRC tags for newly loaded plants.
  • Supporting plants for proper growth.
  • Installing and maintaining a plant canopy with trellis to optimize growth.
  • Harvesting mature plants.
  • Cleaning and maintaining all areas, equipment, and material throughout the cultivation.
  • Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to assisting other departments to help facilitate the additional and/or supplemental work, such as, Production farm work, Trim dept tasks, Cure dept tasks, Packaging dept tasks, IPM dept tasks, Irrigation dept tasks, cleaning, and light maintenance as needed throughout the facility.


Workspace and Material Maintenance

  • Supporting Genetics Supervisor to maintain proper organization of the cultivation area.
  • Ensure organization and cleanliness of the immediate work area.
  • Contribute to instructed cleaning, sanitizing, and organization in the cultivation space.
  • Contribute and support associates with a safe, well maintained, and organized work area.
  • After use of equipment or supply, follow through with cleaning and organizing.


Compliance and Reporting

  • Follow all instructed state and federal 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 and packages.


  • Works under the direct supervision of the Genetics Supervisor, and Manager of Genetics and Breeding


Job Requirement

  • This position is expected to perform a variety of duties in a productive and efficient manner, consistently.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively on a team.


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 typical agricultural conditions, wearing cover-all uniforms and/or 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.
  • 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.




Knowledge Requirements Skills and Abilities:


Job Qualifications


Work Experience

  • At least three months experience in the Farmer role or higher in the Production department to apply.
  • One year of work experience in a related industry or work environment preferred.
  • 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 preferred.
  • Must be able to secure appropriate work credentials from the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Marijuana Regulatory Agency Enforcement Division.


Education and Experience Requirements:



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


Proven success in the following job competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Dedicated and Productive Work Ethic
  • Respectful and Effective Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • 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.