Supervisor

Curaleaf Webster, TX, USA Full-time
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The Fertigation Supervisor will ensure all irrigation and nutrient feeding requirements are followed accordingly for both sides of the Webster cultivation facility. Performs installation, maintenance, and repair of irrigation systems. Operates power equipment and hand tools to install, maintain, and repair irrigation systems and related components, including irrigation lines, sprinkler heads, control panels, valves, pumps, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop nutrient programs with the Cultivation Manager to ensure strain-specific needs are met

Maintain strategy for crop irrigation and feeding schedules

Work closely with the growing team to ensure irrigation plan is appropriately implemented and maintained

Partner with Cultivation Manager to maintain inventory of all chemicals and fertilizers on site

Ensure fertilizer concentrate tanks are filled adequately

Make daily adjustments to the irrigation schedule

Respond to system alarms and diagnose/troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively

Take measurements, record data, and observations for all grow rooms

Write and execute Standard Operating Procedures related to fertigation

Performs regular calibration of nutrient testing instruments

Monitor soil moisture content of the crop, and obtain water samples for testing

Work closely with the other supervisors and managers to maintain a healthy, happy, clean, highly productive, and compliant facility.

Responsible for directing employees daily tasks

Provide leadership to fertigation team, train team members on new and updated SOPs

Drive production goals

Streamline processes

Ensure tasks are being completed safely and per the SOP

Communicate laterally with other management staff

Communicate with upper management

Ability to provide strong leadership to address employee concerns and administer disciplinary action if necessary

Approve payroll

Provide policy updates

Recommend staff members for advancement or promotions

Assist with interviews and hiring

Able to work variable shifts to meet business requirements

Willingness to work occasional weekends and holidays as scheduling requires

Other duties as assigned

Skill, Experience & Education:

Bachelors degree in Biology, Botany, Agriculture, Ag Business, Environmental Science, Ecology, Soil Science, Horticulture or similar degree preferred

One year of management experience preferred

One year experience growing cannabis in a regulated facility preferred

One year of irrigation, plumbing or similar experience preferred

Must be 21 years of age

Ability to comply with established safety standards

Experience effectively using computer systems, software, and hardware

Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations

Must be able to work in a challenging fast-paced environment while maintaining a strong attention to details

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Ability to train co-workers

Subject to background check per state regulations

Language Skills:

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Physical Demands:

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, carrying, sitting, and repetitive motions. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 40 pounds, manage stairs, and perform typical cleaning of facilities and equipment.

• The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions