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Harvesting Technician

nuEra Hillcrest, located in Rochelle Illinois (near Rockford), is looking for a passionate and professional individual to fill the role of Harvest Technician.  The Harvest Technician, reporting directly to the Harvest Supervisor, is responsible for cutting down, trimming, and bucking the plants as requested. This position is responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized workspace and for following all departmental and compliance protocols. Additionally, the Harvest Technician I maintains the policies and procedures of the company and ensures compliance with all state and local laws and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and assist in the harvest and post-harvest plant processing of cannabis
  • Fan leaf removal, harvest, drying, trimming, break down, curing, weighing, recording, and inspection of product, in addition to cleaning and sanitation
  • Clean grow room for next harvest, as requested
  • Clean and maintains tools and equipment
  • Operate a trimming machine
  • Take instructions and assist on tasks as delegated by Harvest Supervisor and Cultivation Manager
  • Must be aware of strains they are harvesting and must stay organized to ensure no product is mislabeled or misplaced
  • Ensure daily compliance with policies including but not limited to; state compliance, security protocols, and company SOPs
  • Work in a quick and efficient manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Works well in team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Maintain a culture of professionalism

 Working conditions:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 30 lbs to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight
  • Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, 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) and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, or humid conditions while wearing PPE


  • Monday through Friday, first shift, and requires weekend/holiday rotation

nuEra provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability or genetics. We value diversity, military service, and law enforcement experience. Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Benefits are available.

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