Cultivation Labourer

Listed 16 days Ago
QJumpers HR Services
Biotechnology

Eqalis Research Ltd is a medical cannabis company currently conducting research with the aim of developing medical cannabis products to improve the quality of life for people. Our team consists of a small group of specialists in their fields with a culture based around tenacity, agility and character.

A vacancy now exists to work 32.5 hours a week as a Cultivation Labourer in their Katikati office. Reporting to the Operations Manager this entry level role will see you primarily responsible for providing support to the cultivation division to ensure the efficient cultivation, harvesting, drying and preparation for extraction of their cannabis plants within specified Medsafe medical grade requirements.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Daily plant inspections to ensure optimum plant health
  • Contamination testing 
  • Maintaining room and equipment cleanliness within specified non-contamination requirements.
  • Removing dead and unwanted plant matter as per guidelines.
  • Providing general support to the cultivation division as required.
  • Recording, monitoring and maintenance of all stock
  • Assisting with moisture controls and application of inputs (e.g. fertilisers, CO2, etc.)
  • Ensuring safe operating practices and Health and Safety standards are being adhered to. 
  • Assisting the cultivation team in supporting new business development and continuous improvement in nursery product quality (including cost reduction).

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • An interest in and basic knowledge of plant biology
  • Willingness to learn
  • A moderate level of fitness
  • Extraordinary attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

As a company that is focused on helping people, we are looking for that person who is willing to learn and is looking to be an integral part of a company that is focused on achieving great things. If this sounds like you – then please apply with CV and Cover Letter today!v