Job Author : | 11 Aug 2017
Job Place : 104 N Main St, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530, USA
Job Type :
Our Site: Delta Health, LLC
We are looking for positive, hardworking, reliable, and team oriented individuals to join us. Currently we’re hiring: Lead Grower.
The ideal candidate is a passionate, flexible, and low-drama individual with commercial cultivation experience in a high-volume setting. This is not your first rodeo. You work well with others and enjoy the fruits of a positive work environment. You follow through on every request, no matter how big or how small. These are labor-heavy positions; team members are constantly moving around the site and are expected to stay busy throughout the day – there is very little downtime.
The Lead Grower is responsible for managing cultivation and growing operations by helping create and implement SOPs. Daily updates to management are required to consistently re-address grow tactics.
Managing a team that handles all aspects of cultivation in a large-scale greenhouse and hoop house grow facility. Must be experienced in transplanting, irrigating, pest management, harvesting, drying, trimming, waste disposal and inventory management. Outline specific roles and responsibilities for plant technicians and work with management to build a team. Assist management in maintaining plant growing protocols, follow nutrient regiments, and drive to improve growing techniques and yields.
Work with the Operations Manager to perform all cultivation tracking and record keeping functions within the seed to sale electronic system in compliance with the Company’s and the States rules and regulations.
Manage 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.
Execute pest management program including elimination of all types of mold, powdery mildew, mites, root aphids, fungus gnats, etc. Maintain irrigation and alert management if there are issues.
Implement 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 4 years’ experience working in larger scale marijuana production operation. Minimum of 2 years of lead grower experience working in a commercial marijuana facility operation.
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, 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.
Skills and Requirements
At least 21 years of age.
No violent felony convictions
Willing to participate in an extensive background check.
Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Trustworthy and honest.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to effectively plan and prioritize.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Attention to detail.
Ability to communicate clearly and calmly.
5 years of plant science/horticultural studies
Indoor and greenhouse growing experience on commercial AG level
PHD or MS in molecular biology, plant physiology, horticulture, or similar.
Experience with greenhouse and indoor cultivation facility design
Understanding of: pest control, plant breeding, vertical hydroponics systems
Familiarity with the growing protocols for medicinal crops
How to Apply
email “firstname.lastname@example.org” anytime with resume