Cannabis Cultivation Associate
Elk Grove Village, IL 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
4Front Ventures (CSE: FFNT / OTCQX: FFNTF) is a fast-moving national cannabis grower, distributor, and retailer headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona with active operations in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington. Focusing on Excellence, People, Integrity, and Courage, 4Front Ventures is building a responsible and people-focused company that consistently produces high-quality products, ensures access to cannabis through top service and affordable brands, and provides value through job creation and community engagement. From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience under the Mission Dispensary brand, 4Front's team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain.
  • The Cultivation Associate is responsible for supporting and assisting the Cultivation Flowering Supervisor(s) and Manager(s) in all aspects of cannabis plant management within the department. Associates will be responsible for maintaining the flowering room(s) and accomplishing all harvest processes of the plant. Priorities include transplanting, plant pruning, defoliating, trellising, integrated pest management, harvesting, bucking, trimming, drying, binning, curing, waste disposal, and cleaning for all plants, tools, and work areas in the department.
  • Assist with daily inspections for pests, pathogens, mold, fungi, disease, or other undesired conditions
  • Follow proper plant pruning, moving, trellising harvesting, trimming, drying, and curing processes and protocols according to company guidelines
  • Perform all day-to-day plant routine maintenance throughout the growth, harvesting and cure stages
  • Conduct routine cleaning tasks to ensure a clean and tidy work area
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to ensure the team, department and company division maintain success
  • Regularly update logs pertinent to job scope
  • Monday- Friday, 7:00AM- 3:30PM

  • $17- $19, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
  • Paid on a bi-weekly basis
  • Professional experience in a fast paced, hands-on work environment
  • Willing to ask questions to gain necessary expertise
  • Adaptability in the face of changing needs of the business
  • Commitment to team's success; flexible, friendly, and self-aware
  • Proactive attention to cleaning and sanitation
  • Able to clearly communicate progress, status, and observations
  • Ability to work, manage, and meet completion deadlines
  • Observant to changes in environment and team need; able to take initiative and follow through

  • Horticulture and/or Agriculture experience, 1+ years (preferred)
  • Production/Manufacturing experience, 1+ years (preferred)
  • Cannabis Industry experience (preferred)
  • Basic math, organizational, and computer Skills
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted
  • Active and valid government issued photo identification
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Dispensing Organization Agent Identification Card (obtained upon hire) in accordance with State law.
  • Employee Discount
  • Health, Vision, Dental Benefits Day One of Employment
  • Sick Pay/PTO Accrual
  • Floating Holidays
  • Parental/Maternity Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career Development
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • 401k
  • Work involves physical exertion such as bending, lifting (up to 50 pounds), kneeling, squatting, pivoting, and carrying items/ product on a regular basis. Employees will be required to stand for extended periods and may need to climb ladders or operate equipment. The warehouse environment may be subject to hot and cold temperatures, and ventilation may not be available in all areas. The warehouse environment may be subject to elevated noise volumes due to equipment, machinery, and the movement of goods. The warehouse may be subject to dirt, dust, cleaning solutions, chemicals, and debris from the handling of goods. The warehouse may have safety hazards such as slippery floors, moving equipment, and the presence of hazardous materials. You will need to follow safety protocols and wear appropriate protective equipment.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**Job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

***4Front Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer
*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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