Indoor Head Grower & Outdoor Head Grower

GreenForce - Lisbon, Portugal

Current Opportunity Profile

A licensed producer of Medicinal Cannabis in Europe, is seeking to recruit a full-time Head Grower for its indoor and outdoor grow operations based in Lisbon, Portugal. They are looking for two different candidates, one for their outdoor facility and one for their indoor facility. The job description and application is for one or both positions. 

Please read the job description and make sure that you meet all qualifications, prior to submitting an application.

Indoor / Outdoor Head Grower Job Description:The head grower will be responsible for the daily management of the indoor  or outdoor grow operations.

Compensation: $80-90K Euros/annually + $3K for relocation

Preference will be given to applicants with EU citizenship.

This includes but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Developing cultivation plans and assigning duties to the horticulture and harvesting teams

  • Organizing and documenting the processes of transplanting, cloning, defoliating, topping and training of plants

  • Ensuring growth requirements of cannabis plants are met consistently by managing environmental factors including PH levels, lighting, humidity, nutrients, soil etc.

  • Applying relevant indoor farming methods as a means of increasing yields

  • Ensuring cultivation procedures are carried out in a legally compliant manner.

  • Diagnosing and resolving any plant health issues that may arise

  • Implementing an effective preventative maintenance program designed to eliminate molds, mildews, mites, aphids, fungus etc.

  • Maintaining a clean, tidy work environment at all times

  • Ensuring that company policies and procedures are followed at all times

  • Any other reasonable duties as may be requested from time to time by company management

Education: Must hold a Bachelors Degree or higher in Horticulture, Agriculture, Agronomy or related field.

Person Specification: The ideal candidate will have:

  • an understanding of soil science, plant biology and genetics

  • full working knowledge of growing methods including soil and hydroponics

  • experience and understanding of temperature and humidity manipulation as a means of optimizing growth cycles

  • expert knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment options.

  • comprehensive knowledge of the Sativa, Indica and Hybrid strains of cannabis.

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Relevant greenhouse or indoor farming experience with sound knowledge of the entire growth cycle.

Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Head Grower or similar position for a commercial grow facility

Posted On: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Compensation: $80000-90000 Euros/Annually

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