Head Grower

Wakefield, Massachusetts | Full-Time

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf") is a leading vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator with a dominant presence on both the East and West coasts of the United States, the largest cannabis market in the world. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, Curaleaf and Select, provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. Strategically positioned in highly populated, limited-license states, the company currently operates in 14 states with 53 dispensaries, 15 cultivation sites, and 24 processing sites. Following the Select closing, Curaleaf will employ over 2,200 people across the United States.

 

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 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 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 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
  • Advanced knowledge of the cannabis plant and genetics
  • 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
  • Cannabis experience preferred

 

Job Requirements

  • Are at least 21 years of age
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Are willing to participate in an extensive background check
  • 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 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

 

Curaleaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc.
HQ: Wakefield, Massachusetts

Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. is a vertically integrated multistate cannabis company that operates in 18 states with 57 dispensaries, 15 cultivation sites and 24 processing sites.

Company size: 2200

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