Cultivation Supervisor


Chambersburg, PA, USA

Full time

Aug 5

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (Curaleaf) is a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a vertically integrated, high-growth cannabis operator known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 106 dispensaries, 22 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 4,600 team members across the United States. Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

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Responsible for assisting with the management and optimization of all tasks within the functional areas of cannabis genetics and mother plant care with a continuous focus on compliance, safety accountability, product integrity, team productivity and cost.  Support additional department operations, which include but are not limited to inventory control and supporting the vegetative and flowering stage gardens as required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Within a large-scale cultivation facility co-manage a team of Lead Growers and Grow Technicians in the performance of cultivation tasks such as mother plant care, cloning, transplanting, watering, feeding, defoliating, organizing, cleaning/sanitizing cultivation spaces and operator-level maintenance in the genetics and mother plant garden spaces.

Drive department core metrics (quantity, quality, and productivity objectives) and measure planned vs. actual performance daily.

Assist with the hiring, training, and development of the cultivation team.

Hold self and others accountable at all times.

Drive department continuous improvement and occupational safety initiatives such as the 5S program and Hazard Communication.

Ensure the team is perpetually focused on sanitation and bio-security practices.

Ensure product integrity; making sure plant quality is maintained while being cloned, grown, and harvested.

Direct daily audits of garden rooms to maintain optimal growing conditions.

Programming and monitoring of the computerized climate control systems.

Maintain indoor cultivation protocols and a nutrient regimen per Curaleaf SOP.

Coordinate tracking and recordkeeping functions within the state seed-to-sale e-system MJ Freeway remaining in compliance with DOH rules and regulations.

Follow standard operating procedures (SOP) for all operations, ensuring adherence to company and regulatory compliance (proper weighing, data recording, product tracking, security, green waste disposal, etc.

Review and evaluate production data files, records, and reports such as the Daily Hour-by-Hour Tracker, load plans, grow schedules, and plant inventory.

Manage plant scheduling to accurately project all facility requirements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to maximize high-quality yield with efficiency and attention to production costs.

Assist with cataloging and tracking each individual strain from cloning to harvest.

Oversee IPM program including prevention/elimination of all types of mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, fungus gnats, etc.

Oversee the safe handling and application of sanitizing, foliar and preventative chemical sprays.

Adept at industry best-practices and current on new techniques and insight with respect to nutrient of individual strains, high yield recipes, controlled stress environments to different growing systems and set ups.

Troubleshoot and resolve problems with lighting, HVAC, CO2, irrigation, and air flow systems.

Comprehensive knowledge of cannabis propagation and cultivation, especially with mother plant care and asexual reproduction.

Support facility maintenance and troubleshooting.

Co-manage the team through overtime assignments and rotational weekend schedules.

Remain competent in all cultivation tasks.

Additional duties as assigned.


Must be 21 years of age.

Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations.

Minimum 3 years cultivation experience.

Bachelor’s degree Horticulture, Agronomy or similar desirable, or relevant work experience.

Mastery of all grow mediums (soil, coco etc.) and irrigation methods (hand-water, sub-irrigation, drip systems).

Must be an outstanding team builder.

Knowledge of large scale commercial plant cultivation including crop rotation management, nutrient requirements, mediums, light requirements, and environmental control.

Knowledge of plant diseases, pests, and nutrient deficiencies and toxicity.

Competent in use of climate computer controls, and automated irrigation systems.

Competency in in building plant and work schedules.

Ability to effectively plan and prioritize.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to remain calm in periods of high stress or unusual activity.

Absolute reliability and honesty.

Effective communication skills.

Excellent time management skills.

Ability to focus with attention to detail.

Ability to communicate clearly and calmly.

Strong work ethic.

Willingness to learn and improve each operation.

Understand basic weight and measurement concepts and able to operate various scales and meters.

Must possess the physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required to accomplish duties, including but not limited to:

Sitting, standing, and performing repetitive tasks for long periods of time.

Standing, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds unassisted, carrying plants, product totes, pushing carts, etc.

Able to use hands, wrists, and forearms repetitively and with dexterity in job duties.

Able to wear required personal protective equipment for the duration of the shift.


Ensure Accountability – Hold self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Problem Solving – In a team setting, identifies and helps resolve problems in a timely manner asking for help when needed.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.  Gives and welcomes feedback.  Contributes to building a positive team spirit.  Puts success of team above own interests.  Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.  Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others. Inspires and motivates others to perform well.  Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.  Accepts feedback from others.  Gives appropriate recognition to others.  Is available to the team when needed.

Quality Management – Explores ways to improve and promote quality. Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and tenacity.

Ethics – Treats people with respect. Keeps commitments.  Inspires the trust of others.  Works ethically with integrity.  Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures. Supports organizational goals and values.  Leads by example.

Strategic Thinking – Supports and contributes to strategies to achieve organizational goals. Understands organization's strengths and weaknesses and takes action to improve the current state.

Planning/Organizing – Assists with the prioritizing and planning work activities and resources. Uses time efficiently.  Understands goals and objectives and communicates them clearly.Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner.  Reacts well under pressure.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  Practices empathy, humility and objectivity and is a team resource.

Dependability – Follows instructions and responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions and keeps commitments.  Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Completes tasks on time and to standard or notifies superior of problems.  Contributes ideas to every solution.

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills

Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must display professional telephone etiquette and be able to interact and communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other Team Members of the organization.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The Team Member must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 or more pounds and regularly move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is normal. The Team Member is frequently exposed to an environment of natural chemical fumes, herbal aromas, airborne particles, exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Team Member may have exposure to conditions such as dust and particles that affect the respiratory system, eyes, or the skin, depending on department job assignments. Personal Protective Equipment is provided for Team Members to utilize.



Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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