Cultivation Manager

Fitchburg, MA

The Cultivation Manager is responsible for overseeing day-to-day functions of the cultivation production areas; managing all cultivation agents; ensuring that all processes, training requirements, schedules, policies and procedures are followed, and that the cultivation production goals (developed in accordance with the Ethos Business Plan and registered qualifying patient needs) are met; and approving batches of harvested cannabis for processing, packaging, labeling, and sale after receiving passing test results from a Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) approved laboratory. The Cultivation Manager is a detail-oriented, operational leader with strong business management experience. All cultivation personnel answer to the Cultivation Manager.

The Cultivation Manager ensures that the facility(s) produces superior quality commodities in the most succinct timeline possible. In order of magnitude, the Cultivation Manager operates the facility according to the legal requirements of local and state authorities; then to the operating directives set forth by Standard Operating Procedures and the officers of the company; then to the ability to conduct workflow in observation of each departments' strengths and weaknesses. The Cultivation Manager, in different but specific ways, is responsible for implementing best practices in propagation, vegetation, flowering, irrigation, IPM, post-harvest, quality control, inventory, testing, transport, facility maintenance, sanitization, record retention, and plant waste disposal.

We are seeking a passionate, driven, detail-oriented and collaborative Cultivation Manager to provide strategic leadership, direction, and support to the company's Massachusetts market to maximize Ethos MA's sales, margin, and profit. The ideal candidate has the ability to adapt to our business model and has demonstrated leadership experience. Previous cannabis cultivation experience is required.


  • Scheduling production cycle(s)
  • Designing all training requirements
  • Reviewing all checklists, logs, and documentation generated by each department
  • Principal Argus system operator
  • Implementing fertigation recipes and scheduling
  • Conducting all daily/scheduled meetings and interviews
  • Conduct regulatory inspections at the request of the Massachusetts CCC
  • Equipment and material procurement
  • Administrative, corrective, and reconciliatory functions
  • Perform employee evaluations for each department with relevant managers
  • Review of standard operating procedures yearly
  • Interface with all other divisions of the company


Required Experience, Education and Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years cannabis/industry experience
  • Certification(s)/education in agricultural, horticultural, or botanical practices
  • Previous experience with inventory software, Excel, and Google spreadsheets

Other Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Extended time sitting, walking, bending, and reaching is possible
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 55 pounds for a distance of 100 feet
  • Must pass stringent background test requirements of Massachusetts


  • Standard company benefits as described in the Employee handbook
  • This position is classified as Exempt as is not entitled to overtime pay

Ethos Cannabis is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the recruitment, selection, or advancement of employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, or on any other basis prohibited by law.

Ethos is dedicated to creating and equal opportunity workplace and encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with past drug convictions to apply. Must be 21 or older.

Employment opportunities shall be provided for applicants with disabilities and reasonable accommodation(s) shall be made to meet the physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees.

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