Assistant Head Grower, Homestead

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 assistant grower, fertilizer and IPM techs

Perform all cultivation tracking and recordkeeping functions within the seed to sale electronic system remaining in compliance with the department’s rules and regulations

Responsible for training of 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 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 nutrient of individual strains, high yield recipes, controlled stress environments to different lighting systems and set ups

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 a 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 3 years cultivation experience (greenhouse experience a plus)

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 plan 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

Must have accountability, proactive behavior and strong attention to detail

Competency in 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 scheduling of employees

Competence in building plant schedules

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 honesy

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 of time, lifting of objects on a regular basis, and daily repetitive tasks

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for 100 feet

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