1st Shift Cannabis Harvest Worker

Common Citizen
Marshall, MI

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Job Description

Job Title: Harvest Citizen

Department: Harvest

Reports to: Harvest Lead

FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Monday-Thursday 6:45AM-5:15PM

About Us

Common Citizen is proud to be a Michigan-based cannabis company committed to changing the social stigma that prevents people from enjoying the greater quality of life that cannabis can provide. Our company is founded on two principles: ‘cannabis for humanity’ and ‘change for the better’. ‘Cannabis for humanity’ meaning we put people first in everything we do – from our safe, high quality cannabis plants to our world-class customer experience to our caring workplace environment. ‘Change for the better’ meaning that we have an insatiable desire to make ourselves, our product and our team experience better each and every day. In fact, we are working hard to become and be recognized as a Great Place to Work Best Workplaces in the USA.

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. Harvest Citizens are a part of the Production Team from plant creation to harvest, and some post-harvest activity. Harvest Citizens rely on each other for support and are accountable to each other.


Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Harvest related work, including but not limited to:

· Always follow Standard Work procedures for all harvest activities, to ensure consistent quality cannabis products

· Using state track and trace software to track all activities and work performed in the cultivation team: including plant tagging and tracking, waste tracking, nutrient and crop inputs, harvest entry, and harvest batch tracking

· Assure all cannabis products are free from contamination risk at all stages; from propagation to harvest

· Monitor for quality control checks to ensure process and product quality in line with company standards

· Maintain a clean and tidy workspace and displays a high standard of cleanliness and organization

· Collaborate with other Harvest Citizens in daily cultivation tasks, training, and review of process with a continuous improvement mentality

· Employ professional and clear communication practices to maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere

· Identify a wide variety of conditions such as plant diseases, existence of insects, nutrient deficiencies, etc.

· Pre-harvest fan leaf removal in the flower room and recording the waste

· Removing trellis netting, cutting down the plant, weighing the plant, and entering the wet weight into METRC

· Removing the waste fan leaves and hanging the plant for drying

· After the plant is dry, removing the flower from the stem and store for curing

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • Degree in Horticulture, Biology, Agriculture, or equivalent is preferred, but not required. Experience in agricultural or food safety/handling industry is acceptable in lieu of degree.

  • Computer proficiency is a must. Experience with cannabis track-and-trace software such as BioTrack, MJ Freeway, or METRC is a plus.

  • Efficient cultivation/production work ethic with application of problem-solving skills to overcome daily cultivation/production issues.

  • Knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment processes and options.

  • Must have accountability, proactive behavior, strong attention to detail. Can follow company policies and contribute towards the goal of achieving production targets within set timelines.

  • Good communication and documentation skills.

  • This is a dynamic team, and as such daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time

  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

  • Occasionally required to stand and walk.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds for a 10 hour shift.

  • Comfortable working in a greenhouse environment (tolerance of heat & humidity)

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting, trimming and processing.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse.

We offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits active your first day of employment
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount
  • Employee sponsored life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401K & 401K matching

Common Citizen is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect for all people. If you are a member of an equity group, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application, cover letter or resume.

\***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association**

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 4x10
  • Day shift

Work Location: One location