Title: Cultivation Supervisor

Location: New Castle, PA 

Reporting to: Cultivation Manager, Assistant Cultivation Manager

Direct Reports: Cultivation Associates

Role Overview

The Cultivation Supervisor is responsible for supervising the day-to-day cultivation work in accordance with standards set by the company. Provides direct support for all cultivation associates, including schedules, training, policy and procedure updates, and adherence to Standard Operating Procedures. Responsible for highest possible standards of work in cultivation, maintaining facility compliance, and cleanliness in accordance with State regulations and standards set by the company. 

Essential Job Duties:

Assist the Cultivation Manager and Assistant Cultivation Manager with supervision and direction of cultivation staff, schedules, cultivation processes, inventory, and vendor relations. 

  • Serve as a role model and resource for cultivation staff concerning products and services, policies and procedures, and changes in regulations. 

  • Assist the Cultivation Manager and Assistant Cultivation Manager with responding to all cultivation staff questions, concerns, or suggestions and takes action when necessary to resolve conflicts 

  • Oversee proper techniques related to cultivation, including but not limited to: transplanting, pruning, defoliating, watering and feeding. 

  • Assist with and delegate tasks to cultivation associates to maintain a compliant and clean cultivation facility. 

  • Oversee daily cultivation tasks and processes.  

  • Ensure proper documentation of all applicable activities in accordance with company standards. 

  • Assist with planning, coordinating, and overseeing the transition of product development by ensuring that the proper tasks are executed and that the environmental conditions support the cultivation of superior quality product in accordance with company standards. 

  • Maintain functionality of equipment and the facility, making minor repairs and reporting larger repairs and equipment replacement to Assistant Cultivation Manager. 

  • Oversee supply stock, orders, and deliveries to ensure efficient levels of all cultivation inputs and supplies.  

  • As directed, maintain accurate records of all cultivation activities, including employee records, inventory records, deliveries, and returns in accordance with company standards. 

  • Ensure all state regulations are followed and documentation is prepared and submitted as required. 

Secondary Job Duties:

Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Accomplish all tasks appropriately assigned or requested 

  • Fulfill Cultivation Associate duties as needed 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

General 

  • Regulations require that incumbent be at least 21 years of age and able to obtain and maintain medical marijuana work credentials 

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma 

  • Two-year degree in a horticultural or agricultural field or demonstrated experience in horticulture or agricultural production preferred. 

  • Cannabis experience preferred 

  • At least two years of relevant work experience in a hydroponic vegetable production or bedding plant production facility is desired.  

Technological Skills

  • Experience with automation systems 

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately 

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment 

  • Ability to initiate and follow through on work independently 

  • Ability to train staff 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

  • Able to maintain confidentiality 

  • Delegation and the ability to perform well under pressure 

  • Desired work ethic includes being detail oriented, highly organized, positive, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. 

  • Detail-oriented 

  • Knowledge of medical marijuana regulations preferred 

  • Must be able to take initiative, make decisions and be proactive.  

  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills  

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain a positive team environment 

  • Proven efficiency and ability to prioritize and manage time and task for self and others 

  • Self-management and supervisory management 

  • Strong computer skills for data entry is required.  

  • Strong ethics and sound judgment 

  • Strong work ethic 

  • Understanding of and ability to oversee and manage all production cycles in large-scale agriculture.

Environmental Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Warehouse environment with artificial lighting and ventilation 

  • Potential for mold exposure. 

  • Potential for allergic reaction to or hypersensitivity to the marijuana plants 

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2) may be encountered. CO2 can displace oxygen at high concentrations. CO2 exposure can cause symptoms such as headache, dizziness, rapid breathing, and increased heart rate; in extreme cases, unconsciousness and death can result. 

  • The warehouse is properly ventilated, however, marijuana cultivation produces ozone from the chemical reaction of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds, such as terpenes that are given off from the marijuana plant. Terpenes and nitric oxides can be associated with eye, skin and mucous irritation. In some people, ozone can cause decreased lung function and/or exacerbate pre-existing health effects, especially in workers with asthma or other respiratory complications. PPE in the form of respiratory protection may be recommended in certain parts of the warehouse. 

Other potential environmental hazards: 

  • Corrosive chemicals 

  • Flammable/Combustible Liquids 

  • Electricity 

  • Wet Walking/Working Surfaces 

  • Working at Heights 

  • Noise 

  • Emergencies 

  • Machines and Hand Tools 

  • Confined Spaces 

Physical Conditions:

The physical demands described here 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 regularly required to perform grasping, lifting, walking, standing, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 75 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Moderate to loud exposure to noise level. 

Culture:

Holistic Industries offers benefits that reflect our commitment we have to our employees.

          -Competitive Compensation

          -Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance

          -Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays

 

Please note, a background is a requirement for employment.

To Apply For This Position, please click on the following link and complete the application, as well as upload your resume:

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