Reports to: Regional Cultivation Manager
Comp: Salary + Bonus DOE, Full time
Location: Carpinteria or Oxnard
Company Overview: Headwaters is a leading supplier of bulk cannabis focused on cultivation, bulk commodity distribution, and consumer goods. Guided by the tenets of sustainable agriculture and driven by a commitment to transparency, when you see a Headwaters product, you can trust that it does right by you, the environment, and the community.
Run by a group of cannabis innovators with a unique blend of business and agricultural knowledge, Headwaters is proud to be leading the Cannabis industry towards a sustainable future. At Headwaters, every decision we make?from production strategy to design?is guided by our three core values: Environmental Awareness, Community Partnership, and Personal Well-Being.
At the highest level, the Greenhouse Supervisor is responsible for managing and supervising greenhouse cannabis cultivation, environmental controls, equipment, materials and labor to achieve best-in-class quality and yields.
+ Daily Management of production teams across all cultivation operations.
+ Manage production plans, schedules and daily tasks.
+ Operate and maintain automated climate-control systems in the greenhouse.
+ Manage multiple acres of flowering cannabis using hydroponic growing techniques.
+ Responsible for the execution of all plant maintenance, fertigation programs, IPM, etc.
+ Production and harvest forecasting.
+ Assist and help facilitate R&D and Breeding team trials.
+ Manage pest pressure using best IPM practices and environmental control techniques.
+ Maintain a clean, pest and disease free environment.
+ Manage spray teams and application schedules.
+ Adhere to and implement cultivation SOP?s.
+ Oversee and advise on facility repairs and maintenance projects.
+ Maintain Safety programs and other aspects of regulatory compliance.
+ Train new employees in cultivation techniques and activities.
+ Schedules staff and assigns work; maintains personnel records and provides input into performance evaluations.
+ Other duties as assigned by the Regional Cultivation Manager.
The candidate must have
+ Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire motivation within the team
+ Adaptability and multi-tasking skills, experience working in a fast moving environment
+ 5+ years experience in cultivation or production management
+ Expertise in commercial greenhouse cultivation and hydroponic growing systems
+ Must understand fertigation and irrigation systems including injectors, pH, EC etc.
+ Must have in depth knowledge of the safe handling and application of chemicals such as fertilizers, and organic pesticides
+ Experience with automated climate control greenhouse systems and knowledge of ventilation, light conditions, temperature and humidity
+ Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills
+ Ability to operate within a tightly controlled track and trace environment
+ Bachelor?s degree in Ag business, Ag science, or related field (agricultural emphasis) a plus
+ Positive attitude, remains calm under pressure
+ Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
+ Reliable transportation
+ No recreational cannabis-use or other substance abuse is tolerated during work hours
+ Must be 21 years of age or older
The Ideal Candidate
+ Driven, motivated and passionate about life inside and outside of work.
+ Focused on creating solutions, growth and systems in a startup environment.
+ Able to lead teams in a way that inspires organizational growth and empowers employees.
+ Able to creatively problem solve and remain calm under challenging conditions.
+ Expert business administration and managerial skills to control costs and optimize efficiency.
Headwaters provides equal employment opportunities for team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military status or disability in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines. We hire and promote individuals based on their qualifications for the position to be filled. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.