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Rockbridge Search & Recruitment 16/12/2020

Master Grower

Ref #: 31
Location: California California 93286
Salary: $120k-$160k
Sector: Cannabis
Type: Permanent

Director of Cultivation

Woodlake, CA

Director of Cultivation is responsible for strategically and technically managing all aspects of cultivation operations including site designs, set-up, and execution.


  • Develop and write cultivation SOPs ensuring compliance with State regulations and company policies.
  • Grow to meet state mandated compliance requirements.
  • Design Cultivation facilities and coordinate with the construction team to ensure project completion.
  • Evaluate new technologies and techniques and implement them at cultivation facilities.
  • Develop indoor grow facility environmental parameters and program/monitor automated greenhouse control software.
  • Hire new Cultivation Managers and train on all aspects of Cultivation.
  • Develop production schedules, work schedules, and duties for nursery or greenhouse staff.
  • Monitor production results regularly with Operations Managers and driving team accountability for adherence to standards and product yield and quality, and responsible for addressing any deviation
  • Approve crop-inputs and supplies for the Grow Areas.
  • Develop custom fertilizer recipes to optimize yield, plant health, and potency.
  • Set and implement integrated pest management strategies in compliance with state and company policy.
  • Develop proper sanitation protocols of the Growing Area.
  • Identify plant varieties to fit facility and market needs.
  • Set propagation, germination, and planting schedules for all crops and varieties.
  • Coordinate clerical, recordkeeping, inventory, and financial data.
  • Explain and enforce safety regulations and policies.


  • Full-time with benefits
    • Medical Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield to be paid for by Employer
    • Offers Dental & Vision plan that will be paid for by the Employee ($15 per plan, per individual covered)


  • At least 10 years of experience with leadership of a large-scale commercial growing operation in a regulated cannabis program or horticulture operation with similar photoperiod plants
  • Leadership skills-building teams in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Experience in developing advanced/custom fertilizer recipes strongly desired.
  • Experience in integrated pest management (IPM).
  • Strong process management skills.
  • Skilled in working with technical experts.
  • Skilled in the use of ERP, Excel, and Database systems.
  • Skilled in the use of horticulture automation systems
  • Skilled in METRC


  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Plant Sciences, or Horticulture strongly desired.