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  • Sector: Agriculture/Cultivation
  • Function: Cultivation
  • Contact Email: dlawson@highergrowthsearch.com
  • Start Date: 6/14/2021
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 2158405_1622158276

Job Number: 2158405

Our client, a cannabis facility in Independence, is seeking an experienced Cultivation Manager who will be responsible for managing all aspects of cannabis crop cultivation. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for horticulture, excellent interpersonal skills, and a willingness to advance their knowledge on the subject.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Oversee
and is responsible for the overall plant health and vitality, organization of production quality usable cannabis flower.

* Provide input to outdoor facility designs utilizing various systems

* Assist in vendor selection and management.

* Develop production plans for mothers, propagation, young plants, and flowering plants

* Responsible for daily operations while adhering to the guidelines set forth by the reservation

* Effectively manage employees as it relates to daily tasks, their performance, and their development.

* Train employees in all stages of the plant life cycle, including but not limited to general plant care, propagation, and transplanting.

* Responsible for inventory and ordering of all nutrients, mediums, and other equipment needed for the propagation of cannabis flowers.

* Ensure all logbooks are up to date and accurate.

* Identify and prepare preventative maintenance required to eliminate mold, mildew, plant disease, damage, and pests.

* Work with the management team to ensure a seamless operation.

* Manage the crop growth environment by keeping all growth facility systems in good working order and keeping on hand the necessary horticultural supplies to optimize the health and productivity of the crop.

* Follow company policies and procedures.

* Miscellaneous tasks and duties, as assigned.

Skills & Requirements:

* Must be 21 years or older and able to pass a background check

* High school diploma or equivalent experience required

* Associate's degree in horticulture, agriculture, biology, chemistry, botany or related field preferred but not required

* Minimum 2 years of experience in cultivation, horticulture, or related field

* Minimum 2 years of experience in a project management or supervisory role preferred

* Knowledge of computer and office equipment and programs (inventory systems; Word; Excel)

* Extensive math required for inventory, projections, measurements, calculations

* Understanding of principles related to the outdoor cultivation of marijuana strains and their effects

* Effective and efficient communication skills are a must

* Excellent time-management skills; ability to effectively plan and prioritize

* Skills in managing physical resources (budgeting, inventories, equipment, materials)

* Attention to detail

* Mechanical skill

* Ability to work effectively as team leader and guide

* Ability to remain calm in periods of high stress or unusual activity

* Ability to maintain confidentiality and absolute reliability and honesty

* Ability to endure extended time standing, walking, bending, and reaching

* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for a distance of 100 feet

* Close visual focus required

* This position occasionally requires the extended and repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers to cut and manipulate small objects


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