Hemp Production Specialist

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Iowa Tribe Housing Authority

JOB TITLE: Hemp Production Specialist (Seasonal) DEPARTMENT: Meskwaki Hemp

Duties And Responsibilities
Lead the planting, transplanting, feeding, watering, moving, pruning, harvesting, non-compliant hemp disposal, cleaning, and inventory management of hemp plants. Mix and blend soils, by hand and with mechanical equipment. Safe operation of tools and experience with machinery. Work as a team and individually to complete tasks properly related to the grow. Help to implement strategies to grow the highest yielding hemp plants. Maintain clean, sanitary, and organized work areas including the safety and inventory of the cultivation and farming areas. Keep detailed and accurate farm records and reports. Manage material logs and inventories to help determine what materials need to be purchased. Maintain records for farm compliance with USDA licensing requirements, keep accurate log books as instructed. Follow feeding schedules and measure different plant foods accurately, keep detailed notes Assist with maximizing strain and crop performance for different grow practices Report problems with equipment immediately and work with others to find solutions to problems. Responsible for executing assigned tasks, projects and expectations in accordance with the department’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives. Perform time sensitive farm tasks in accordance with departmental policies or practices, and as directed. Other duties as assigned.
Horticulture degree preferred but not required. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED). Prefer previous experience growing cannabis/hemp or other plants. Basic knowledge of plants Ability to drive a tractor (recommended) and work long days in the field for farm planting. Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions during the full gardening season. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and engage in repetitious physical work. Previous mechanical, construction, plumbing, electrical work. Innovative and resourceful with a “fix-it” mentality. Motivated personality able to work alone and in a teamwork setting. Some nights and weekends may be required. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must pass a background check.
Will be supervised by the Hemp Director
Annual Salary: $22,838 – $32,676 20-40+ hours per week April to October