Bud Trimmers

This is one of the more hands on sides of the job that involves more of a creative way to evaluate the plant.

There is more labor required but if you remain diligent the payoff could be big. Bud trimmers is a low-level entry job that involves working with the plant directly. The general wage is around $13 hourly but some individuals get paid by the pound, which can range between 100-200 a pound.

This job can be very tedious at times using little scissors to cut the flower from the stem. It is vital that all trimmers only get what is required so you don’t waste any of the buds. Not the most glamorizing gig in the industry but it teaches you attention to detail and allows you to start on the ground floor and work your way through the ranks.

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Example Job Description – Trimmers


Must confirm that there is a written plant weight on each tag.
Mark trimmer column with designated trimmer number.
Start removing large fan leaves using hands and discard them into the plant waste trash.
Begin removing branches and start trimming buds.
Manually trim marijuana plants using shears, scissors, hands, etc.
Responsible for maintaining quality product while reaching daily quotas.
Work space/Material Maintenance
Responsible for maintaining the organization and cleanliness of the warehouse while performing trimmings.
Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of all staging areas.
Regularly cleaning scissors using rubbing alcohol.
Communication and Compliance
Work with management to assure all steps are being taken to assure company compliance.
Take instructions and follow direction as delegated by managers to complete weekly team quota.


Works under the direct supervision of the Trim Manager
This person does not supervise others.

Work Experience:

Knowledge and background in Trimming preferred.
Knowledge of state and federal employment laws relating to key areas of responsibility.
Must be able to secure appropriate work credentials is necessary.
Experience in a complex, fast-paced environment.


High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.

Communication and organization:

Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
Works in a timely manner and strives to increase productivity.
Maintain a culture of professionalism.
Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time, while using scissors.

Working Conditions:

Able to use a computer for extended periods of time.
Able to move about a typical office, manufacturing and warehouse environment.
Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally.
Regular and on-time attendance.