Assistant Head Grower

Green Thumb Industries

Oglesby, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 13

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The Role

We’re looking for a true team player who’s blazing with passion for the cannabis industry to serve as Assistant Head Grower for our operations. In this role, you’ll help provide big-picture direction and leadership to our grow team, and you’ll play a key role in ensuring our facilities are up to snuff when it comes to safety measures and GTI’s operating standards. This role is for someone who loves to keep open channels of communication and triple-check every detail of daily operations as much as they love plant life!

Responsibilities


Partner with Head Grower to execute against assigned grow operations and projects

Responsible for directing work with the Grow Team and ensuring team works at and above GTI Grow Team expectations

Manage, supervise and direct the activities of assigned staff; make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, termination or advancement of employees. Assign work and monitor progress; guide, train and develop employees in the accomplishment of their duties and goals through professional growth

Direct and assist management of grow schedules, personnel and quality assurance practices

Assure compliance with local, state, and federal licensing requirements

Accurate data entry in inventory tracking systems

Will be required to be on-call and to respond to emergency situations at any time. This may include scheduling issues, potentially covering a vacant shift, facility issues and/ or human resources requirements.

Other duties as assigned


Qualifications


Associates Degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, related science degree or 5+ years in production agriculture environment

2+ years of commercial cultivation experience

Proven experience in overseeing aspects of professional production environments including equipment handling, production operations, processing and execution

Knowledgeable of growing methods including micronutrients, beneficial bacteria, and nutrient implementation

Knowledge of plant diseases, insects, and fungi, as well as plant treatment options

Strong knowledge of plant varieties with high yield and /or disease and insect resistant characteristics

Cannabis growing experience preferred, not required

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

Possesses a high level of critical thinking

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI

Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state and the D.O.A.; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable


Additional Requirements


Must pass any and all required background checks

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Must possess valid driver’s license

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must be approved by the D.O.A. to receive an Agent badge


Working Conditions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions 

Physical demands – May be required to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 50 pounds (200 pounds with assistance)

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