Hikurangi Cannabis Company has had a lot of employment enquiries from all over the country and many from overseas.

We do not expect to advertise most positions until 2019. Most jobs will be advertised once we have full growing and processing facilities built and are close to starting production. Some specialist roles are being brought on before then.

Current vacancies are posted on Seek here.

Here’s a list of the kinds of jobs we expect to offer in 2019:

Growing – 

  • Agronomists
  • Greenhouse Supervisors
  • Mother Stock Team
  • Clones Team
  • Vegetative Canopy Team
  • Flowering Canopy Team
  • Harvest Team
  • Drying & Curing Team
  • Trimming Team
  • Packing & Warehouse Team
  • Process Supervisor
  • Sanitation Manager
  • Director of Security
  • Security Team

Extraction & Processing –

  • Extraction & Processing GM
  • Director of Processing
  • Processing Manager
  • Processing Technicians
  • Extraction Manager
  • Chemical Processors
  • Director of Quality Assurance
  • Cultivation QA
  • Processing QA
  • Manufacturing QA
  • Final Product QA
  • Laboratory Director
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Senior Chemist
  • Senior Microbiologist
  • Chemistry Associate
  • Microbiology Technician
  • Quality Assurance/Control
  • Sample Receiving Technician
  • Warehousing Manager
  • Import/Export Liaison

Administration –

  • Director of Cultivation
  • Director of Innovation & Strategy
  • Partnerships Manager
  • Purchasing and Inventory Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager

While each role will have special skills and experience relevant to the purpose of the role, all the candidates we employ are likely to have:

  • Proven experience and skills related to the position applied for
  • Sound judgment and decision-making
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality, safety and reliability
  • Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Some science, engineering and finance jobs do require specialist qualifications, but most of the roles do not require formal qualifications – selection will be more about pukenga/skills, experience, attitude/ahua and best fit with the wider team and community.

If you are interested in a position with Hikurangi Cannabis Company then sign up to our email updates and watch for jobs listings on our jobs page at