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Cultivation Manager- Cannabis

Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are a licensed cultivation facility that focuses in cannabis, located in Desert Hot Springs, CA. We are looking for an experienced Cultivation Manager who is interested in growing with our company and managing and developing a cultivation team. Applicant must have experience in the legal and regulated market. 




The Cultivation Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the cultivation and management of all plants including, but not limited to, mothers, clones, vegetative stage plants, flowering plants, and drying plants. The Cultivation Manager oversees and participates in activities related to the care and maintenance of the cultivation by allocating tasks, directly supervising employees, job scheduling, and quality control. Additionally, the Cultivation Manager is responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and reviewing employees.


Essential Functions


  1. Provides daily direction and communication to grow technicians to complete daily tasks.
  2. Provides continual evaluation of processes and procedures. Responsible for improving efficiency and operations.
  3. Controls cultivation environments in several rooms to maintain optimal conditions for plant growth.
  4. Counsels, coaches, and resolves conflicts with employees experiencing personal and/or professional difficulties.
  5. Ensures employees have appropriate training and resources to complete tasks.
  6. Inspects plants for quality control. Identifies tasks that need to be completed, growth irregularities, and potential crop threats.
  7. Follows fertilizer mixing procedures and mixes fertilizer according to maturity of plants and ensures all plants are watered adequately based on the dosage set by the Head Grower.
  8. Inspects and maintains functional irrigation and adjusts feeding according to plant needs.
  9. Maintains a high-quality work environment that motivates and fosters teamwork and positivity.
  10. Takes appropriate disciplinary action as needed involving employee conduct and performance according to company policy.
  11. Maintains performance expectations set forth by company policy and reports employee performance to Head Grower.
  12. Assists Head Grower with development, analysis, and implementation of staffing, training, scheduling, and operations.
  13. Acts as a leader/member on special or ongoing projects that are important to operational success.
  14. Establishes processes and procedures in support of company and departmental standards and strategic directives.
  15. Manages and accurately inputs Metrc data to assure compliance.


Core Competencies


  1. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to interact with team members and senior support personnel.
  2. Ability to lead team members efficiently and effectively to complete daily tasks.
  3. Ability to organize tasks, team members, and supplies/inventory.
  4. Management and analysis of employee performance to track tasks and improve processes.
  5. Ability to identify, define, and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions necessary to provide solutions to a wide variety of conditions.
  6. Technical literacy and ability to calculate figures, proportions, ratios, volumes, and percentages in relation to the application of fertilizers, water, and chemicals.
  7. Adaptability and multitasking in a fast paced, stressful environment.
  8. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  9. Other core competencies as defined by the company.


Work Environment


The Cultivation Manager operates in an environment of living organisms. Successful operation involves maintaining a clean and sanitary workplace. The Cultivation Manager will routinely use growing equipment such as water pumps, reservoirs, hoses, propagation equipment (trays, inserts, and domes), pitchers, scales, nutrients, general office supplies, gloves, and technology necessary to job function. The cultivation operates on a five-day rotating schedule.




The nature and scope of the Cultivation Manager requires open availability. This is a full-time position with days and hours varying according to operational needs.


Physical Demands


The Cultivation Manager must be deemed physically fit to successfully perform necessary functions of the position. This includes standing for up to 8 hours, walking, squatting, climbing, crawling, reaching, and lifting up to 60 lbs.




Experience in a management position is required, including direct supervision of 5 or more employees.

3+ years of experience growing cannabis in a large production environment.

Experience in Metrc preferred.

Bachelor degree preferred.


Other Duties


Often the Cultivation Manager performs functions outside of this job description, and this description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties. This can include preventative and scheduled maintenance on equipment, and a wide variety of equipment repairs including fixing pumps, trays, racks, reservoirs, and lights.



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Desert Hot Springs, CA
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