Director of Cannabis Cultivation – Bud Brothers, Inc – Arlington Heights, IL

On the contingency of receiving an Infusion/Craft Grow license for recreational cannabis in the state of Illinois, we are looking for a Director of Cultivation to include in our companies plans moving forward.

**Our Director of Cultivation will: **

Oversee all cultivation operations to ensure the production of compliant and high-quality cannabis. Establishes all standard operating procedures, nutrient and harvest schedules, integrated pest management programs, hiring, training and personnel management. Responsible for ensuring the highest levels of plant health, potency, and production.

**As Chief Infuser, your responsibilities will include: **
* Setting standards to create a consistent flower product
* Developing Standard Operating Procedures and practices that fit the regulations and standards within the industry
* Training employees on processes
* Adhering to state law and industry wide practices and regulations
* Optimize for a high quality product that is in demand in the consumer cannabis market

**Preferred Backgrounds: **
Our goal is to find someone that hasn’t necessarily been previously involved in the cannabis industry, but has knowledge and experience that can be applied to this growing industry. While cannabis industry experience is not necessary, if you have such experience it certainly helps. If the background fits, we believe that many would be able to grow into such a position and become an expert in this burgeoning field. We also are looking to help create the change in the state of Illinois that the newly established law allows for. With so many people having been negatively impacted in the past due to the war on drugs, we are looking to help reverse some of these negative impacts through our hiring practices. If you have a previous arrest, charge, conviction, etc. for something that is eligible for expungement under the new law, it is to your benefit to disclose this information, but it is not a requirement if you do not feel comfortable doing so. Further, those who have lived in areas designated by the state of Illinois as disproportionately impacted for 5 or more years, disclosing that information is also to your benefit, but again not required. Please see such areas at the following website: https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/CannabisEquity/Pages/default.aspx

**Preferred Experiences and backgrounds include: **
* Horticulture/Botany/Agriculture backgrounds and experiences
* Science Background
* Mechanical Experience
* Production Safety and Regulations adherence
* Compliance with OSHA standards
* Biology, Chemistry, Engineering and Physics backgrounds
* Cannabis industry experience and knowledge

If some of these apply to you and this sounds like a career you could be passionate about, feel free to send a resume our way and speak to your ability to fulfill any of the preferred backgrounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $35.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Osha Compliance: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Science: 1 year (Preferred)
  • supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Horticulture/Botany/Agriculture: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cannabis Industry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks – learn more at https://start.indeed.com/fair-chance)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

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