Fertigation Technician


Winslow, NJ, USA

Full time

Jan 24

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (Curaleaf) is a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. In the United States, Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 123 dispensaries, 25 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 5,000 team members. Curaleaf International is the leading vertically integrated cannabis company in Europe with a unique supply and distribution network throughout the European market, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction, and production.  Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

Our corporate social responsibility is Rooted In Good  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Social Equity + Sustainability Social Responsibility | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence We believe in taking corporate and social responsibility very seriously, from our educational outreach to national partnerships, state-wide initiatives and local causes. Giving back to the communities where we operate is important to us, and helps to change old attitudes by showing the positive impact of cannabis in creating jobs, changing lives, and helping local communities.

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Fertigation Technician

The Fertigation Technician works in conjunction with the Fertigation Supervisor to oversee and implement all irrigation and fertigation activities across the entire grow. Fertigation Technician may also be required to work in the garden with Cultivation Technicians and perform similar duties, as needed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Check and balance EC & pH of stock tanks according to company standard operations procedures (SOPs)

Clean and sanitize nutrient tanks, pumps, filters as needed

Maintain and ensure Irrigation and Fertigation equipment is in good working order

Comply with company and product label safety procedures and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

Take nutrient samples to be sent out for analysis

Maintain and ensure proper storage and sanitation of all tools and equipment, including but not limited to shop vacs, pumps, hoses, carts, scissors, stools, totes, gloves, rags, and PPE gear

Meticulous record keeping of all nutrient use

Work closely with the grow team to ensure the irrigation/fertigation plan is properly implemented and maintained

Maintain inventory of all fertilizers on site

Ensure fertilizer concentrate tanks are filled adequately

Respond to system alarms and diagnose/troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively

Performs regular calibration of nutrient testing instruments

Responsible for the installation and maintenance of general irrigation equipment: valves, emitters, drip stakes, drip tubing, and bench lines

Monitor soil moisture content of the crop and obtain water samples for testing

Able to work variable shifts to meet business requirements. Including weekends, holidays, and over-time


Must be 21 years of age or older

Ability to pass a national background check per state cannabis regulations

High School Diploma or GED Certificate required

Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation

Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and emergencies as required

Hard worker and team player

Must understand and follow rules, regulations, policies, and procedures set forth by the state and company

Show skills in analyzing potential problems with plant health

Maintain a clean and organized work environment

Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of a commercial grow

Display accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail

Agricultural or green industry experience required, preferably have a degree in Horticulture, Plant Science or related field

Basic knowledge about irrigation systems, the related components, and familiar with hydroponic solution formulation

Show skills in analyzing potential problems with plant health

Work with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Excellent time-management skills with the ability to effectively plan and prioritize

Display accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail

Physical Requirements:

This position requires a great deal of sitting, walking, bending, and reaching

Must be able to stand for extended periods, lift objects on a regular basis, and perform daily repetitive tasks

Close visual focus required

This position requires the extended and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to cut/manipulate small objects

Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lb.

Must be able to pass a respirator fit test

Facility Environment

Allergen warnings - Potential exposure to dust, pollen, and plant pathogens.

Exposure to cleaning solvents, such as high volumes of isopropyl alcohol

All jobs require daily use of provided PPE, such as masks, hair nets, beard covers, respirators, boot covers, scrubs, non-slip shoes, and Tyvek suits as necessary

Exposure to loud noises, including but not limited to air compressors, packaging equipment, and alarms.

Exposure to CO2 manufacturing procedures at OSHA approved CO2 levels

High stress tolerance, adaptable, ability to work in an ever-changing environment, flexible

Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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