Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine's Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods ("CPG") approach to cannabis, Cresco's house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy's, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco's national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry's first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.
At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation's cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.
Cresco Labs is seeking a well-organized and detail oriented Lead Gardener of Integrated Pest Management to manage plant health and disease in and around all cultivation areas including pest and disease applications.
CORE JOB DUTIES
Supports Integrated Pest Management Supervisor with the implementation of pest/disease treatment schedules
Assists in data entry, track & trace and payroll
Researches pest and disease solutions
Serves as a role-model and resource for Integrated Pest Management staff concerning products and services, policies and procedures, industry news, and changes in regulations
Responds to agent questions, concerns, or suggestions and acts when necessary to resolve conflicts
Communication with regulatory authorities
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Bachelor's degree in plant biology, physiology, biological sciences, or agricultural sciences, or demonstrated experience supervising a large-scale agriculture facility
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
Demonstrated personnel supervisor experience
Knowledge of plant cultivation and cultivation facility operations, including topping procedures, weeding out bad clones, and keeping a uniform canopy
Critical-thinking, problem-solving, planning and assessment
Computer literacy in word processing, database management, windows-based software and point of sale applications
Knowledge of medical cannabis policy and law
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
Effective time-management and ability to multi-task
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment
Ability to stand, sit, kneel, and lift to 50 lbs
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.