National Director of Cultivation

Scranton, PA

Want to make a meaningful difference in peoples’ lives while earning a competitive salary? At Jushi Holdings Inc. ”) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), we are shaping the future of the cannabis industry, the fastest growing jobs sector in the U.S. The National Director of Cultivation will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day functions of the cultivation production areas and managing all cultivation agents. This role will ensure all processes, training requirements, schedules, policies, and procedures are followed. The National Director of Cultivation will research and vet new indoor, greenhouse, and farm equipment, with the goal of automating as many operations as possible. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the documentation, ordering, and receiving of all inventory and products, arranging deliveries, maintaining facility compliance, and cleanliness. (Must reside in one of the listed states, MA, OH, VA, or PA)


THE TEAM:

Founded in 2018 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Jushi is a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis company that develops and operates high-end retail locations, premium brands, state-of-the-art cultivation, processing, manufacturing facilities, along with a cutting-edge online platform that is setting a new standard for a sophisticated, data-driven, modern cannabis experience. 


Since its founding in 2018, Jushi has grown from just a handful of people with an idea to more than 900 employees strong. The Company has scaled its operations in seven states, including Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, Nevada, and Ohio, and has been named one of the top five cannabis companies to work for by Cannabis Business Times.


The Company operates more than two dozen retail locations across the country under the retail brand, BEYOND / HELLO™ as well as under the recently acquired brand, Nature’s Remedy. The Company provides an unparalleled in-store experience, coupled with online reservations and in-store express pickup.


Each day, Jushi team members continue to grow, cultivate, process and manufacture a comprehensive suite of cannabis brands under the names: The BankThe LabTasteologyNira + Medicinals and Sèche, which are addressing a wide variety of consumer and patient needs across multiple states

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Direct and implement cultivation operations for multiple large-scale grow facilities nationally, which include: production planning, SOP editing and hands on training.
  • Aid in the design and equipment selection for future cultivation facilities
  • Continually work to improve the operational capabilities and outputs of all growing locations
  • Develop and execute grow methodologies for indoor cannabis production, including tissue culture protocols and breeding techniques.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing long term production plans and key production metrics set by the company
  • Develop and maintain KPIs for monitoring operational efficiency of cultivation programs and productivity rates for employees
  • Collaborates with other departments to effectively run cultivation programs
  • Works closely with department heads on planning and budgeting of cultivation programs
  • Ensures all projects are completed on-time and on-budget and communicates with upper management and third-party resources as necessary
  • Takes responsibility and initiative in the support of all cultivation operations, working with local site directors to ensure local staff is properly trained and executing production schedule
  • Liaises with other departments, including finance, accounting, marketing, HR, etc. to ensure the Cultivation Department goals are met effectively
  • Serves as a resource for cultivation staff concerning products and services, policies and procedures, industry news, and changes in regulations
  • Create preventative maintenance procedures to ensure equipment runs per manufacturer's recommendations to obtain the highest quality yields without loss to fungus, disease, and mold, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and other relevant worker safety regulations in a cultivation environment, Worker Protection Standards, Hazardous Communication
  • Comply with the state tracking and trace system

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Plant Science, Agronomy, Plant Biology, Horticulture or related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • 7 plus years of agriculture experience in a commercial cannabis environment
  • Ability to closely track budget expenses, understand effective product pricing, and maintain high-quality vendor relationships where needed.
  • Experience with various grow mediums, crop management, and commercial irrigation methods
  • Knowledge of plant diseases, pests, and IPM solutions
  • Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner

 

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER OUR EMPLOYEES AT JUSHI:

We offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short, and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k).


BONUS DUTIES YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice


Jushi is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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