Join the Sweet Dirt team

Sweet Dirt is a growing, vertically-integrated cannabis company.

We are headquartered in Eliot, Maine, with retail operations in Eliot, Waterville, and soon Portland. We will be hiring 100+ employees over the next 12-18 months – from cultivation and manufacturing to budtenders and more! While experience in the cannabis field is valued, it is not required. We look for candidates who have a passion for the wellness industry, strong customer service skills, and love for learning and growing.

All of our employees enjoy higher-than-industry average salaries and benefits - not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because we know that excellent customer service and quality cannabis products begin with happy employees.

Below, please find a list of open positions. See a role that interests you? Please send your resume and cover letter to No phone calls, please.

Open Positions

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Cultivation Assistant

Job title

Cultivation Assistant


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The Cultivation Assistant will assist in the full lifecycle of plant production by working with a team and following standard operating procedures defined for facility staff and stages of plant production.


Key Responsibilities

  • Care for mother plants including transplanting, pruning, and irrigation

  • Take cuttings from mother plants and efficiently create batches of clones

  • Transplant and irrigate clones for vegetative growth

  • Transplant and secure irrigation components to plants in flower rooms

  • Maintain an orderly and clean canopy in the flower rooms while spotting for signs of plant stress or disease

  • Harvest plants and properly load into drying racks

  • Maintain a high degree of order and cleanliness in the working and growing areas of the cultivation facility


  • Must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a state-required background check

  • High school diploma

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to push and/or pull work carts up to 200 pounds

  • Quickly and safely use scissors or cutting blades

  • Attention to detail and cleanliness

  • Comfortable with repetitive work

  • Ability to follow operating procedures and work efficiently in a team setting

  • Ability to take direction

  • Maintain a good attitude with cultivation team in a high-paced environment



Related experience or horticulture degree preferred



  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off


Additional Compensation

Store Discounts


Work Location

Storefront in Eliot, Maine