Cultivation Manager

Apr 17, 2019🔗👁️ 11 11 Views

🏢 Columbia Care 📍 Lakeland, FL

💰 DOE 🗓️ Full-time 🏷️ Cultivation 📛 No license required


About our company

Columbia Care is the nation’s largest and most experienced manufacturer and provider of medical cannabis products and services. The Company is licensed in highly selective and regulated jurisdictions and has completed more than 750,000 successful patient interactions since its inception. Working in collaboration with some of the most renowned and innovative teaching hospitals and medical centers in the world, Columbia Care is a patient-centered healthcare company setting the standard for compassion, professionalism, quality, caring and innovation for a rapidly expanding new industry. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit www.col-care.com.

Job description

The Cultivation Manager is responsible for training and managing the cultivation team on all the tasks in the grow in accordance with local and state laws, regulations, and standards set by the Company and works closely and collaboratively with facilities leadership and reports to the Facility Manager.

Major Areas of Responsibility

Hire, train and manage the cultivation team on all grow tasks including: tissue culture, cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, super cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays

Develop and execute on plant scheduling to ensure a steady state production can be maintained by the facility and project all milestones of the production environment

Conduct diagnostic reviews of all cultivation facilities to identify and eliminate issues with, contaminants including but not limited to, mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, and fungus gnats

Work with the facility manager to develop an integrated pest management plan and calendar for each facility

Research techniques to expand knowledge of individual strains, high-yield recipes, controlled stress environments, different lighting systems and set ups and the development of techniques focussed on increasing and maintaining quality while reducing costs. An interest in trying new techniques and engaging in controlled experimentation with new propagation/germination techniques, soil and media blends, and forms of automation is encouraged

Attention to detail and maintenance of all relevant plant “tracking” paperwork

Maintain a clean and organized work environment while ensuring compliance with policies and procedures

Assist state and local government officials and law enforcement with inventory, sales and compliance audits.

Minimum Qualifications

Thorough understanding of state and local medical and medical marijuana laws and how they apply to the operations in each of the respective facilities. 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. Must have extensive knowledge of soil growing methods including micronutrients, beneficial bacteria and nutrient implementation. Expert knowledge of plant diseases, insects, fungi and proper treatments for each. Working knowledge in container systems with soil as well as understanding temperature and humidity manipulation. Must have comprehensive knowledge of strains and a mastery of medicinal implementation and administration. May not have a violent felony conviction or drug related offense.

Background Check

As a condition of employment, all cultivation center employees are required to submit to a background check. Employment decisions, in compliance with state law, were based on an employee’s background report at the time of hire. Employees have a duty to report any changes in their background to the Market Director or Vice President, Operations as soon as the employee is aware of the event.

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

Work environment characteristics are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. Business travel may provide for varying degrees of change in work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.