Giving Tree Farms (GTF) is only considering team-oriented professionals to help us support members and be the example for the cannabis community. 

If you are interested in being part of an organization that supports you, takes part in shaping the movement and you want to have fun doing it, then please apply for an open position! If you are entitled and make excuses, this is not the work environment for you. 
 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please follow the instructions below. Failure to follow these instructions will result in your application not being considered. Thank you for understanding that while we strive to reply to all applicants, we may only be in touch if you are a match for one of our open positions.
 

OPEN POSITIONS

  • General Labor - Redwood Valley, CA 
    Laborers perform some or all of the following duties:
    - Prepare soil; plant seeds and cuttings; and transplanting seedlings and rooted cuttings.
    - Monitor and spray to prevent disease and pests.
    - Position and regulate greenhouse climate controls as well as irrigation systems.
    - Dig, cut and transplant plants.
    - Provide information to supervisors on trouble and hot spots based on monitoring.
    - Operate machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray plants.
    - Maintain inventory and order materials as required.
    - Clean working areas.

Job Requirements
 - Minimum of at least five years of consistent work experience.
 - Pesticide private applicator license from Department of Agriculture.
 - Willingness and ability to learn new processes, data systems and handle devices.
 - Detailed oriented, accurate, reliable, able to multitask and a team player.
 - Ability to work weekends, as needed.

  • Greenhouse/Nursery Cultivator - Redwood Valley, CA
    Cultivators are responsible for:
     - Coordinating and managing the planning, planting, mapping, cultivation and harvesting.
    - Focus is on improving production practices, managing plant nutrition and overall health, and maintaining quality. 
    - Overseeing soil/media preparation and overall soil health.
    - Tracking all varieties; works with team to maintain tracking system.
    - Overseeing watering, overall soil health/nutrition, integrated pest management, fungicide prevention, and testing.
    - Managing plant’s health inspection and integrated pest/disease management.
    - Identifying, tracking and controlling insects, diseases and nutrient deficiencies. 
    - Checking, recording and adjusting EC, PH and DLI levels. 
    - Developing and completing research programs aimed toward gains in production practices and/or efficiencies.
    - Checking and updating growing protocols when needed.
    - Developing a regular and consistent method of scouting, nutrient monitoring and water quality monitoring.
    - Assisting in the development and implementation of specific nutrient programs.
    - Reporting to Production Manager any problems that may require schedule modifications or that will affect plant inventory.

Job Requirements
 - Degree in Horticulture or Plant Science or equivalent experience is preferred.
 - Minimum of at least five years of consistent work experience.
 - Pesticide private applicator license from Department of Agriculture.
 - Knowledge of Worker Protection Standards (WPS).
 - Experience with environmental control software and hardware, nutrient delivery systems, and water treatment systems. 
 - Experience with plant diseases and their controls, biological pest control, soil science and nutrient management. 
  - Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills preferred.
 - Competent in use of spreadsheet programs (Numbers, Excel or Sheets); advanced skills preferred.
 - Willingness and ability to learn data systems and handle devices.
 - Detailed oriented, accurate, reliable, able to multitask and a team player.
 - Has passion for working with people and plants. Ability to manage and adjust to individual person's management needs. 
 - Ability to work weekends, as needed.

  • Production Manager - Redwood Valley, CA
    - Monitor/control computerized greenhouse environments.
    - Manages and coordinates maintenance and repairs with appropriate parties.
    - Calibrates all equipment and probes.
    - Responsible for leading the documentation function of the nursery operation.
    - Conduct trials/experiments to evaluate possible improvements to production. 
    - Perform/track soil, water, disease tests as needed.
    - Identify/track/control insects and disease. 
    - Interact/communicate with a dedicated, knowledgeable, friendly grower team.
    - Interpret/implement horticulture consultant’s recommendations.
    - Identify crop problems and determine a solution.
    - Maintain a working knowledge of plant identification, necessary maintenance activities and timing, and disease/insect pressures.
    - Proficient knowledge of Integrated Pest Management Practices (IPM).
    - Curatively and preventatively treat plant material for insects and diseases while following safety and record keeping protocols.
    - Ensure budget and projections remain on target.   
    - Identify and develop leaders within the ranks of the team and providing training as needed.

Job Requirements
- Degree in Horticulture or Plant Science or equivalent experience is preferred.
- Minimum of at least five years of consistent work experience.
- Ability to troubleshoot and repair low voltage systems. 
- Pesticide private applicator license from Department of Agriculture.
- Knowledge of Worker Protection Standards (WPS).
- Ability to work weekends, as needed.

     

    instructions

    • Read the job description and determine if your skills meet the job requirements.
    • Prepare an up-to-date resume and cover letter that speaks to Giving Tree Farm’s needs and the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying.
    • Send an email to careers@givingtreefarms.org, add the job title in the subject line along with your name, attach your resume and include the content of the cover letter in the body of the email.

    Photograph courtesy of Lacy Raper.