Cultivation Lead - Hagerstown, MD

Job Posted
Oct 14, 2022
Employment Type
Time Commitment
Required Licenses
Company & Role Overview



TerrAscend MD, LLC is a North East US based company permitted to cultivate, process, and dispense premium medical marijuana products to Maryland Medical Marijuana patients in a compassionate and safe manner. TerrAscend MD is creating an enduring, world-class company capable of operating under the standards of a highly regulated pharmaceutical business. Operating under such standards will lead to medical advancements and will shape the future of medical marijuana-based therapies in the markets we serve.

Job Description:

As a Lead Cultivator, you will work within the Cultivation Department and report to the Cultivation Manager. You will assist the Cultivation Manager by carrying out day-to-day processes within the grow rooms and overseeing the daily activities of assigned cultivation team members, under the guidance and supervision of the Cultivation Manager. The tasks associated with this position include but are not limited to: crop tracking, crop documentation, performing crop production duties, labeling, cleaning, and training in accordance with the state of Maryland regulations and TerrAscend policies and procedures.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for increasing operational efficiency and reducing waste through ownership, teamwork, communication, and collaboration in your assigned room/area.
  • Responsible for overseeing your group assigned processes and capable of performing tasks hands-on in the grow/cultivation area.
  • Maintaining crop production schedule by ensuring adequate plant inventory.
  • Demonstrate and promote the company's vision and values.
  • Responsible for conducting SOP training and refresher training sessions for all team members who are assigned to your department.
  • Report all equipment, technical, or workload problems immediately to the Cultivation Manager.
  • Work during assigned hours and overtime, weekends, or holidays when necessary.
  • Remain in department until all work is complete each day.
  • Maintain cultivation environment (cleaning and sanitizing workspaces, consumables inventory, media inventory, etc.).
  • Adhere to company health and safety policies; including eye protection, ear protection, uniforms, hand protection, and all other PPE.
  • Follow all company analytical and administrative Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Oversee daily activities of cultivation team members, under the guidance and supervision of the Cultivation Manager.
  • Report deficiencies to management.
  • Ensure 100% compliance involving proper data recording, product tracking, and security throughout all processes.
  • Ability to perform all Cultivator duties per the Cultivator job description on a daily basis.
  • Perform all assigned duties required to ensure a clean and safe grow facility.
  • Ability to thoroughly control and operate all cultivation equipment, including irrigation equipment, in a safe manner and environment.
  • Other duties as assigned needed/required to meet goals.

Job Qualifications & Requirements:
  • High School diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
  • 1-2 years experience in a similar role or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be capable of leading a team and assisting them in job processes when/where required.
  • Knowledge of growing technologies, such as lights, irrigation, soil, nutrients, and more.
  • Knowledge of different cultivars and their unique growing demand.
  • Ability to execute techniques consistently.
  • Good documentation, inventory, and organization skills.
  • Ability to keep to a tight schedule.
  • Ability to maintain excellent punctuality and attendance.
  • Flexibility with hours and days - must be open to working weekends, holidays, and overtime when necessary.
  • Excellent verbal interpersonal communication skills to interact with team members.
  • Basic weights and measurement skills, ability to operate a scale.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations.

Benefits (full-time employees eligible):
  • Employee Discount (all employees eligible)
  • 15 days PTO (40 hours rollover allowance)
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance (with telehealth option)
  • 401k with 4% matching (100% vested immediately)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability

*** Background Check Requirement ***

As a condition of employment, a complete background investigation will be conducted based on the rules of the specific State in which the employee is hired. Typically, the state investigative process includes a state and federal background check.

EEO Statement

At TerrAscend, employees and applicants are evaluated based on their qualifications, skills, and ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. TerrAscend is committed to assuring equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.

TerrAscend is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy or related medical conditions, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, to include gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender identity, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and coworkers.


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The list of job responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and the like is not exhaustive, rather it is illustrative of the current essential functions required for the position.

This organization participates in E-Verify.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. E-Verify Works for Everyone For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

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