Director of Cultivation
Posted on: November 26, 2022
The ideal Director of Cultivation has great people management
skills and experience with automated systems. This person will be
responsible for overseeing day-to-day cultivation activities and
adjusting workflow and procedures in order to increase yields,
efficiency and overall performance. The Director of Cultivation
will lead and manage employees, ensuring that production needs are
met, things are in full compliance with all state and local
regulations, and any procedural problems are addressed and resolved
in a timely manner.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Oversee proper techniques related to cultivation;
transplanting, pruning, defoliation, watering, feeding, and
- Manage plant germination and propagation through cloning
- Develop and adhere to cultivation schedules to ensure plants
are healthy and prepared for the flower process.
- Enforce adherence to fertilization, irrigation, and feed
- Ensure plants are receiving proper illumination, irrigation,
nutrients, pruning, pest and disease control.
- Schedule harvest of plants based on cultivation schedule and
- Ensure that the product is compliant with all relevant
regulations and meets all standards established by the
- Ensure proper labeling, tagging, and traceability of plants,
including plant counts, both physically and in METRC, and
correcting plant inventory discrepancies immediately.
- Develop and update SOPs for cultivation and post-harvest
processes, enforcing strict adherence throughout the
- Assist with calculating production yields and determining areas
of improvement for each harvest.
- Facilitate and oversee inspections using inventory and
- Conduct investigations when necessary - if inventory does not
match production and transfer records.
- Monitor stock of cultivation supplies and equipment and work
with Procurement to order supplies.
- Prepare reports summarizing harvest yields and
- Ensure accuracy of inventory.
- Oversee tracking compliance in METRC.
- Stay current with the latest grow solutions and technology.
Establish relationships with suppliers as needed.
- Provide job responsibility, HR management and task management
for direct reports.
- Follow up from MRA inspections - correcting any issues
Required SkillsSkills & Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in Plant Sciences and/or
Agriculture related disciplines.
- 3+ years as a cultivator in a large scale indoor cannabis
- Experience with automated systems (e.g., Priva, Argus,
- Experienced with mixed light growing.
- Experience diagnosing, preventing and treating plant health
- Experience creating production schedules.
- Ability to manage people, provide day-to-day supervision, and
handle employee related issues.
- Ability to gather, track, and report on agricultural
information obtained during harvest tracking.
- Ability to develop and document SOPs.
Physical Demands / Environment
- Available to work during Harvest and Testing
- Available to work 45+ hours per 7-day week.
- Available to work weekends when requested.
- Able to lift 30 lbs regularly.
- OSHA and FDA knowledge is a plus.
- Experience overseeing 20,000 square feet or more of
- Start-up cannabis greenhouse experience (from the ground
About FlowerHireFlowerHire is on a mission to build a conscious
cannabis community, one hire at a time. As the leading Cannabis
Talent Agency and Platform in North America, FlowerHire has filled
hundreds of positions in over a dozen US states since our inception
in 2017, prior to California fully legalizing. FlowerHire works
with marquee brands and multi state operators in all parts of the
cannabis vertical. FlowerHire believes that the cannabis movement
will continue to positively impact the human condition more than
any other emerging industry in modern history. Our core values
include Community, Authenticity, Transparency, and Execution.
FlowerHire provides retained Executive Search and Contingent
Staffing services for strategic hiring support. For candidates,
FlowerHire offers white glove career support for those entering the
exciting, but often misunderstood, Cannabis industry.Benefits
Equal opportunity employerFlowerHire is an Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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