Vireo Health, Inc. (“Vireo”) is focused on integrating standard medical, scientific, and operational practices into the medical cannabis industry, improving the quality, safety and affordability of cannabis-based medicines for our patients. We are currently seeking an experienced Farm Manager to join our talented team just outside of Tuscon, AZ!
The Farm Manager is responsible for successful cultivation activities from seed/clone through harvest, following company policies and procedures and in compliance with state regulations.E
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for successful Farm operations, including developing a detailed plan and timeline for plant production from seed/clone to harvest and post processing.
Oversight of harvest, packaging and transportation activities
Create staffing and capacity plans for all sectors of farm
Responsible for production metrics for all areas of farm/processing
Ensure staff compliance to DHS and OSHA regs
Act as primary point of contact with dispensary
Inform sales and marketing about yields and capacity to optimize farm margins
Initiates and manages a harvest schedule to consistently meet the demands of the business.
Manages cultivation employee schedules based on provided demand estimations
Oversees processing department and ensures goals are met
Develops employee work schedules based on need and workload
Manages the employee review process of cultivation/processing personnel
Enforces and helps maintain a successful system of operating procedures for all laboratory & packaging operations
Schedules to ensure adequate staffing at all times.
Tracks inventory levels and ensures that adequate supplies are available in reasonable quantities.
Ensures that grow rooms are clean, properly equipped and in good working order at all times.
Produces a product that meets all lab testing requirements at targeted yield levels with the expected amounts of active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Clearly sets out a vision for success and educates cultivation members on how their actions and accomplishments contribute to the overall success of the company.
Establishes and enforces standards of accountability for cultivation staff.
Completes regularly scheduled quality assessment of plants for signs of pests/disease.
Ensure staff is trained and follows appropriate SOPs.
Ensures that all requisite information is maintained in the state required computer system and sire records are up to date.
Provide work direction to other cultivators.
Complete inventory audits compliant with state and company requirements.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ten years’ experience in a large-scale commercial growing operation in an indoor horticulture environment, with five years at the management level preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Botany, Horticulture, Agricultural, Engineering, or other related field preferred.
Experience with grow data acquisition
Experience designing nutrient mixes
Worked in a regulated environment
Familiar with supply chain software
Can grow to schedule
Knows Gavita light systems
Advanced understanding of horticulture practices including cloning plants
Ability to identify and remedy plant disease states
Familiar with good agricultural practices (GAP)
Can identify and remedy suboptimal nutrient states
Ability to communicate to employees in organization
Previous experience in medical cannabis industry preferred.
Physical Demands: Ability to communicate orally with management and other co-workers is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication may be required. Sitting or standing for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents. Some heavy lifting may be required. Exertion of up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office and laboratory equipment. Must be comfortable operating and troubleshooting scientific and packaging equipment. Good reasoning ability is required to solve a wide range of problems.
Work Environment: The job is performed in a combined indoor/outdoor farm/lab setting. Exposure to chemicals and laboratory/farming agents is expected. Protective safety clothing, goggles, gloves, facemasks, or hat are required as needed. Activities include extended periods of sitting or standing and extensive work using farm, laboratory and packaging equipment and machinery.
Job Type: Full-time
Vireo is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. www.vireohealth.com
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
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