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.