Farm Manager needed for Large Licensed Cannabis Farm

Colorado Canabis Industry    Ordway, CO
Job Description

We are a licensed and established Cannabis Company seeking a full time farm manager for our new cultivation campus in Ordway, CO. The Farm Manager will manage day to day operations of a large scale, outdoor and greenhouse commercial cannabis cultivation operation. You must be a current Colorado resident and currently posses or be able to obtain an Occupational License issued by the Colorado Department of Revenue, Marijuana Enforcement Division.

Responsibilities for this position include:

*Direct and oversee employee activities for all operations including propagation, planting, cultivating, irrigation, harvesting, product processing, production and record keeping.

*Ensure adherence to compliance and safety regulations according to Colorado and company standards.

*Plan and direct operations for optimum success and maximum crop production

*Plan operations based on factors such as crop maturity, weather conditions, pest mitigation etc.

*Inspect crops for Insects, disease and general health.

*Inspect crops, prepare reports and pre-harvest estimates for all crops

*Be responsible for all supply and equipment purchasing.

*Work with the owners to establish and maintain a working budget

*Maintain records for production rates,management practices, compliance reporting, and prepare financial and operational reports.

*Maintain financial, operational, and employment records

*Hire, train and supervise employees engaged in planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting and production and processing.

*Enforce compliance, safety and company policies

Candidate requirements:

*An extensive background and education in management, horticulture, botany, agronomy, soil science or related fields.

*7-10 years experience cultivating in a large-scale commercial, production environment. Experience cultivating in the Colorado cannabis industry is also preferred.

*Extensive farm or agricultural experience.

*Previous experience managing large teams.

*Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, cultivating, handeling and harvesting products for consumption.

*Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

*Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

*Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and production methods

*Ability to monitor, oversee and control company resources to include coordination of people and resources

*Ability to plan and organize specific objectives and prioritize

*Ability to store, record and maintain information in electronic and written form

*Ability to analyze data and problem solve efficiently

*Ability to anticipate problems, troubleshoot and problem solve. Consider relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate resolutions, review related information to evaluate options and implement solutions.

The starting salary for this position is dependent on education, experience and skills.

Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year


  • agriculture: 5 years (Required)
  • management: 10 years (Required)
  • cannabis industry: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor s (Preferred)


  • MED Issued Occupational License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment


  • Weekends required

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:55:05 GMT

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