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Cultivation Assistant

IC Collective

Cary, IL 60013

From $15 an hour - Full-time

Job details


From $15 an hour

Job Type



  • Work authorization (Preferred)



-Dental Insurance

-Health Insurance

-Paid Time Off

-Vision Insurance


Full Job Description

Cultivation Assistant

IC Collective is an award-winning, state-licensed, California-based legacy cannabis company whose mission is to produce the highest quality cannabis from heirloom genetics. We are looking for people who value honesty and integrity, take pride in their work, and who have an appetite to learn from some of the best in the industry to join our exclusive team as we expand into the Illinois market.


The Cultivation Team is integral to ensuring a high-quality product is grown and harvested. Cultivation Assistant would be involved from the very beginning of the cultivation cycle, until the very end. We are looking for dedicated, compassionate, intelligent individuals who care deeply about nurturing top tier products to be consumed by discerning customers.

Major Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Clone, plant, water, and fertilize plants, using hand tools and gardening tools.

  • Harvesting, trimming, transplanting, potting, and labeling the plants.

  • Recording information about plants and plant growth.

  • Examining plants and bud ties to assess quality and for signs of pests or disease

  • Washing pots/trays/lights, cleaning work areas and maintaining tools in accordance with sanitation standards.

Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge & Abilities):

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to pass a background check.

  • Must obtain approval to work in the cannabis industry per all local and state requirements, prior to employment.

  • 1-3 years of experience in a related position with an emphasis in an operations production/manufacturing environment.

  • Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope production activities, both operations, and analysis.

  • Working knowledge of cannabis and cannabis-infused product production from seed to sell or a background in horticulture and a willingness to learn.

  • Experience with inventory control methods.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including listening, negotiation, and conflict management.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships to gain support and achieve results both internally and externally.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and problem solving.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

Physical Standards Required:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25lbs to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance

  • Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, sometimes at a height of 10 feet or more, maintain body equilibrium while climbing ladders, stairways, stopping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks

  • Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection), and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions while wearing PPE (95 degrees or greater)

  • Must have visual acuity with/without job aids to perform activities such as: reading, viewing a computer terminal, visual inspection involving small parts/details. Clarity of vision at 20 ft or more in day and night/dark conditions

  • Must be able to speak and communicate verbally at conversation levels with co-workers, vendors, etc. (Moderate noise)

Why work for IC:

  • Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, collaborative, and motivated team.

  • We care about you. We offer paid time-off as well as competitive health, dental, and vision insurance benefits for employees

  • We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cary, IL 60013: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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