KDS Executive Search & Staffing
Title : Master Grower - Commercial Cannabis Location: PA and Delaware Area This search is highly confidential, so please forgive the lack of detail. A small, well-capitalized private firm is seeking a cannabis Director of Horticulture. Below is the type of experience we need for this role not everything is required. Position Summary : This master grower/Director of Horticulture reports to the General Manager and is responsible for the supervision of all phases of cultivation operations including regulatory compliance, horticultural production, quality control, maintenance, and adherence to Good Agricultural Practices. Responsibilities also include recruiting, hiring, and training cultivation personnel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Oversee general grow strategy and implementation of SOPs regarding propagation, transplanting, water, feeding and mixing nutrients and fertilizers, harvest, trimming and packaging. Design and implement daily cultivation technician task schedules. Develop and oversee all cultivation training. Develop and implement all cleaning and maintenance procedures. Prepare production schedules and recordkeeping of all plant life cycles and the application of any nutrients, water treatment or integrated pest control system. Maintain inventory of plants from seed to packaging, including but not limited to creating and maintaining grow production and trim reports. Any other duties as assigned by management or the Board of Directors. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Preferred Experience: Nursery/Greenhouse, Horticulture, Agriculture, Landscaping Education: Background in plant sciences or horticulture preferred or cannabis cultivation experience; if the candidate does not have a Certified Horticulturist or Certified Professional Horticulturist designation from ASHS, the candidate will be expected to prepare for and take the exam. Must have an Indoor Facility or Warehouse Cultivation or Grow Experience. Greenhouse is nice but MUST have Indoor experience. PREFERRED SKILLS Expert in all aspects of the cultivation of medicinal cannabis Pest management Leadership and team management in a fast-paced, highly regulated environment If this sounds like YOU, please submit an updated MS Word Resume.