We are seeking a competent Hemp Farm Cultivation Director / Master Grower to manage, cultivate, and grow operations at a 1,000 acre outdoor hemp farm. Daily updates to management are required to consistently re-address grow tactics.
We are located in Imperial Valley, California at one of the largest hemp farms in the USA. You must have experience in large scale hemp or marijuana grow.
Managing a team that handles all aspects of cultivation in a large-scale greenhouse and hoop house grow facility.
Outlining specific roles and responsibilities for plant technicians and work with management to build a team.
Assisting management in the creation of SOPs, maintaining plant growing protocols, following nutrient regiments, and driving to improve growing techniques and yields
Working with the Operations Manager to perform all cultivation tracking and record keeping functions within the seed to sale electronic system in compliance with the department’s rules and regulations
Managing plant scheduling to accurately project all growing requirements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to maximize high-quality yield with efficiency and attention to production costs
Maintaining irrigation, climate control systems, cleaning, sanitation, hazard action plans and alert management if there are issues
Implementing routine daily activities required to ensure plant maintenance and general operation of the cultivation areas
Desired Experience and Skills
Looking for a professional with a background in horticulture, agriculture or commercial grow facility production and at least 1 years’ experience working in larger scale hemp or marijuana production operation.
3 years of lead grower experience working in a commercial hemp facility operation
Operations management mindset as well as a team builder
Mastery of soil or peat cultivation methods and irrigation methods (hand-water, sub-irrigation, drip systems)
Knowledge of large scale commercial plan plant growing including crop rotation management, nutrient requirements, mediums, light requirements, and environmental controls
Knowledge of plant diseases, pests, and nutrient deficiencies and toxicity
Advanced knowledge of the cannabis plant and genetics
Must be 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
Must be experienced in transplanting, defoliation, topping, irrigating, pest management, harvesting, drying, trimming, waste disposal and inventory management.
Tagged as: cultivation, hemp