Assistant Head Grower

Green Thumb Industries

Toledo, OH, 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 Ohio. 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- and quadruple-check every detail of daily operations. 



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, and 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 


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

2+ years of commercial greenhouse 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

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