Director of Cultivation - Kalkaska, MI

Leela HerbView state requirements in Michigan
Job Posted
Sep 29, 2021
Employment Type
Company & Role Overview


The Director of Cultivation manages and leads a staff of growers, assistant growers, quality control staff, and internal transport staff engaged in the growing, care and maintenance of the company’s horticultural products that are produced for wholesale or retail sales. Directs the application of technical procedures, timing and metering devices that control frequency, amount and type of nutrient applications; regulate humidity, ventilation, temperature and amount of light; and dispense fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and fungicides. Monitors crop development and the removal of substandard plants to maintain quality standards. • The above overview describes the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be assigned by your manager or supervisor at any time.

Role Requirements


  • Discusses plant growing activities with management personnel to plan for growing activities that are consistent with planned production schedules.
  • Monitors all growing conditions and oversees changes in humidity, moisture and temperature.
  • Monitors plant development to ascertain conditions such as leaf texture, bloom size and the existence of pests or disease; removing substandard or diseased plants to maintain quality standards.
  • Determines rates of fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and fungicides as required by the crops and applies and/or directs the application of them.
  • Develops growing procedures for new species in product line and new cultivation techniques.
  • Maintains inventory of needed growing supplies
  • Maintains records of growing techniques and production; reviews records and reports to identify trends and to forecast future space and production needs.
  • Schedules staff and assigns work; maintains personnel records and provides input into performance evaluations.
  • Trains employees in growing techniques and activities.
  • Provides pesticide and safety training to all employees and maintenance of records as required by Federal or State regulations.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in conditions typically found in a greenhouse with high humidity and varying temperatures, with a fair amount of moisture present.

  • Ability to exert up to 15‐50 pounds occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently and 10 pounds of force constantly in order to lift and move product.

  • Ability to balance, reach and grasp while climbing on a step stool and/or ladder.

  • Ability to crouch, grasps, and lift product above shoulders in order to lift product from the floor properly.

  • Ability to be on feet while performing job responsibilities.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time depending on your position and/or getting up and down through your work shift.


Minimum Requirements: • Minimum 5 years of experience directly managing all aspects of indoor cannabis cultivation within a licensed commercial facility • Minimum 10 years of cumulative cannabis cultivation knowledge. • Demonstrated success cultivating cannabis at scale while maintaining annual departmental budgets. • Ability to set and meet goals within structured timeframes • Able to work in a fast paced environment and the flexibility to adapt to change as needed • At least 21 years of age and authorized to work in the US and willing to submit to a background check


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