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Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.
At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.
We are looking for a full-time Trimmer who will work to efficiently trim cannabis plants, while creating minimal waste, resulting in a high-quality product that is complaint and ready for sale or processing. Cannabis bud trimmers must be precise and dexterous in their trimming so as not to waste any of the marijuana plant, and they must maintain a clean and organized work environment to avoid contaminating their product. You must also be able to accurately weigh the trimmed buds, as well as identify various marijuana strains. Additionally, due to the tedious nature of the job, cannabis bud trimmers must be able to sit and focus for long periods of time.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency, organization and extreme attention to detail; is resourceful and able to work independently and within a team environment.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify and separate fan leaves, stems, and sugar leaves.
Breakdown flowers from the stalk and separate waste.
Adapt to various strains, styles, and types of marijuana.
Efficiently de-fan plants prior to trimming flowers.
Record weights and keep accurate documentation.
Maintain sanitary and/or regulatory requirements.
Maintain a steady pace and/or quota based on weight.
Ensure the quality of buds in preparation for retail sale.
Operate with integrity and honesty.
Communicate known issues to the management team to ensure a smooth flow of operations within the company.
Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of all staging areas.
Complete side tasks and medicine processing projects.
Perform other duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Knowledge and familiarity with Cannabis.
Previous experience would be beneficial, but not necessary.
Works in a timely manner and strives to increase productivity.
Ability to work within a team and without.
Organization and planning skills.
Basic weights and measurement skills, ability to operate a scale.
Must possess basic mathematical skills.
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
The Trimmer must be able to speak, hear, see, read, write, type, dial, reach, and bend. Must be able to lift, carry, push and/or pull 50 lbs. Requires the ability to stand and walk long distances for extended periods of time. Exposure to high/low temperatures.
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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Normalize and professionalize cannabis and educate consumers to eliminate the social stigmas associated with cannabis