Grow Technician

Green Thumb Industries

Oglesby, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 13

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The Role 

Does everything you touch turn to green? Here at GTI, we’re looking for a grow tech who’s hard working, goal oriented, positive attitude, and able to adapt to change. We need someone to lead by example in the cultivation center, potting, big leafing, and harvesting with expert care and precision, all while maintaining compliance. In this role, you’ll be the Oglesby's extra dab of knowledge and experience, bringing an advanced skill set to the whole operation. If you’re ready to lead among the leaves, come grow your career with GTI!


Execute & complete assigned tasks, projects and expectations of the Grow Department in accordance with GTI’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives. Main tasks include, but are not limited to:

Harvesting plants

Big leafing plants

Potting plants

Managing waste

Maintain open communication with management team and co-workers

Report employee issues or product situations

Abide by the companies and grow department’s safety policies

Follow all SOPs, verbal directives, training information and policies when performing duties

Ability to get along with others and maintain positive attitude

Other duties as assigned

Ability to listen well and communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences, especially with direct supervisors and co-workers

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees

Basic math skills

Understand applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as they pertain to the industry, personnel law, safety regulations, local municipal codes and organizational rules, regulations, directives and standard operating procedures

Ability to work independently throughout a workday with given directives


Previous manufacturing/laborer experience preferred

Previous agricultural experience preferred

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered, including internal experience.

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI

Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state and the D.O.A.; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, lifting, walking, standing, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 75 pounds (150 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching

Additional Requirements 

Must pass any and all required background checks

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must be approved by the D.O.A. to receive an Agent badge

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