Cultivation Manager

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Cannabis with Confidence

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Cultivation Manager will manage a large-scale cultivation facility in Webster, MA. Their primary responsibilities will be to manage and optimize all the tasks in the grow including cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, topping, flushing, foliar, trimming, packaging, waste disposal, and inventory management. The company operates under the highest standards of professionalism. Meticulous attention to detail is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage a large-scale cultivation facility
Hire a world-class cultivation/horticulture team
Manage all the tasks in the grow including cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays, trimming, packaging, waste disposal, and inventory management
Programming and monitoring of computerized climate control systems
Maintain indoor cultivation protocols and a nutrient regimen per Curaleaf SOP’s
Lead and manage the Cultivation team
Perform all cultivation tracking and record-keeping functions within the seed to sale electronic system remaining in compliance with the department’s rules and regulations 
Responsible for ensuring the training of the entire cultivation team
Competent in all cultivation tasks, as well as all responsibilities of the assistant grower, fertilizer and IPM tech
Manage plant scheduling to accurately project all facility requirements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to maximize high-quality yield with efficiency and attention to production costs
Catalog and track each individual strain from clone to harvest
Oversee IPM program, including the elimination of all types of mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, fungus gnats, etc.
Adept at industry best-practices and current on new techniques and insight with respect to the nutrients of individual strains, high yield recipes, controlled stress environments to different lighting systems and setups
Comprehensive knowledge of cannabis
Assist state and local government auditors and law enforcement with inventory, sales, and compliance audits
Comply with all HR policies, including confidentiality and non-disclosure requirements
Execute and maintain world-class facility maintenance and troubleshooting
Maintain a clean and organized work environment
Responsible for independently managing the grow in a rotational schedule on weekends

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agriculture, or related field. Advanced degree strongly preferred
Minimum 5 years cultivation experience as a head grower, or equivalent
Mastery of all grow mediums (soil, coco, etc.)  and irrigation methods (hand-water, sub-irrigation, drip systems)
Must be an outstanding team-builder
Knowledge of large scale commercial plant cultivation including crop rotation management, nutrient requirements, mediums, light requirements, and environmental control
Knowledge of plant diseases, pests, and nutrient deficiencies, and toxicity
Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of grow warehouse
Advanced knowledge of the cannabis plant and genetics
Must have accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail
Competency in the use of climate computer controls (Priva, Argus, Hoogendoorn, Damatex), and automated irrigation systems
Competency in making irrigation menu’s from individual fertilizer components
Competency in the scheduling of employees
Competence in building plant schedules
Cannabis experience preferred

 Job Requirements

Are at least 21 years of age
Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations
Are trustworthy and hardworking
Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Skills & Abilities

Excellent time-management skills
Ability to effectively plan and prioritize
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to focus; attention to detail
Ability to communicate clearly and calmly
Skills at using computers, web browsers, Google Apps
Ability to remain calm in periods of high stress or unusual activity
Absolute reliability and honest

Physical Requirements

Extended time standing, sitting, walking, bending, and reaching
Close visual focus required
This position requires the extended and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to cut and manipulate small objects
Required to stand for extended periods, lifting of objects regularly, and daily repetitive tasks
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for 100 feet

Curaleaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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