Our client, a top cannabis cultivator in the Humboldt, CA area, is seeking an experienced Farm/Cultivation Manager to oversee the cultivation of the company’s newly acquired farm. The Cultivation Manager will report to the COO and will have responsibility for a 40,000 square foot grow area. The ideal candidate will have proven successful experience with outdoor cannabis growing as well as leading and managing large teams.
? Leadership and Organization for all activities including training employees and establishing schedules, workflow and SOPs
? Direct and oversee employee activities for all operations including propagation, planting, cultivating, irrigation, harvesting, product processing, production and record keeping
? Ensure adherence to compliance and safety regulations according to California and company standards
? Plan and direct operations for optimum success and maximum crop production
? Plan operations based on factors such as crop maturity, weather conditions, pest mitigation etc.
? Inspect crops for Insects, disease and general health.
? Be responsible for all supply and equipment purchasing.
? Work with the owners to establish and maintain a working budget
? Maintain records for production rates, management practices, compliance reporting, and prepare financial and operational reports.
? Maintain operational records
? Hire, train and supervise employees engaged in planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting and production and processing.
? Enforce compliance, safety and company policies
Required Skills and Education:
? Degree in Horticulture or Agriculture preferred
? Cannabis or Hemp Grow a Plus
? At least 5 years of Farm Management experience, Leading a crew of 20 or more
? Farm planning and scheduling
? Project Management
? Construction and farm infrastructure development.
? Equipment (Must Have) Tractor Operation & Maintenance – you will be expected to operate equipment. Familiar with the specification, appropriate use, setup and maintenance of tractor implements
? Mechanical transplanting, cultivation and harvest experience required
? Intensive multi-species Cover Cropping
? Water conservation strategies
? Soil remediation
? Ecosystem design and management
? IPM under heavy constraints
? A basic/general understanding of agronomic, plant and soil science.
? Ability to interpret a soil test and assess the needs of a given field for a given crop.
Compensation: $85,000-90,000 Plus Bonus
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