General Labour - Planting

Sure Staff

General Labour - Outdoor Planting of Cannabis

Sure Staff is hiring General Labourers for a Cannabis client in Barrie, ON who will be responsible for assisting in Grow operations to ensure they meet production targets and quality standards. This position, reporting to the Lead Grow Technician, will be assisting with our harvest period for our large-scale outdoor cannabis production.

•       Shuck and trim cannabis plants at harvest time, as required
•       Perform de-stemming and monitor for plant issues including rot
•       Transport plants from harvest bins into drying buildings
•       Assist with the drying process
•       Detect, report, and control all plant health and pest problems
•       Clean and sanitize work area as required
•       Assist in weighing and transporting cannabis throughout the harvest process
•       Lift plants and other material up to 15 kilograms
•       Adhere to all occupational health and safety regulations
•       Other duties as assigned


Skills & Abilities
•       Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with ability to comprehend detailed instructions
•       Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
•       Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
•       Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
•       Demonstrated time management skills
•       Knowledge of cannabis plant composition is an asset
•       High level of integrity and work ethic

Working Conditions
•       Constant exposure to the strong smell of cannabis
•       Flexible shift options available
•       Using manual dexterity repetitively
•       Extended periods of stooping, bending, kneeling, walking, and standing
•       Lifting, moving, or manipulating objects up to 15 kilograms
•       Working in an outdoor environment subject to frequent temperature changes
•       Working in cold temperatures while outdoors
•       Working in a busy environment
•       Use of required personal protective equipment (Health & Safety and COVID-19 PPE)
•       Overtime as required

Requirements of Workers
•       Must have rubber boots and a rain coat