Cultivation Supervisor (Vegetation / Flower) – Parallel – Lakeland, FL

Be yourself and bring your best ideas as a Cultivation Supervisor (Vegetation / Flower) at Parallel and within its Florida Region (Surterra Wellness)

Parallel is one of the largest privately held, vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis companies in the world with a mission to pioneer well-being and improve the quality of life through cannabinoids. Parallel owns and operates retail dispensaries in four medical and adult-use markets: Surterra Wellness in Florida and Texas; New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Massachusetts, and The Apothecary Shoppe in Nevada. The Company has a diverse portfolio of high quality, proprietary and licensed consumer brands and products including Surterra Wellness, Coral Reefer, and Float. Parallel operates approximately 50 retail stores nationwide, with a series of cultivation and manufacturing sites across the four states. The Company conducts advanced cannabis science through Molecular Infusions (Mi), a cannabis-based biopharmaceutical company, and conducts R&D for new product development in its facilities in Texas, Massachusetts, Florida, and Budapest, Hungary. Parallel follows rigorous operations and business practices to ensure the quality, safety, consistency and efficacy of its products and is building its business by following strong values and putting the well-being of its customers and employees first. For more information:

Summary of Position

Duties and Responsibilities

Authority & Supervision

  • Report directly to the Cultivation Manager and Assistant Cultivation Manager
  • Responsible and accountable for the Veg/Flower Team and all aspects of the Cultivation process
  • Direct reports include Cultivation Team Leads and Team Members within the Flower Department
  • Initiates and maintains plant Cultivation by following Parallel Policies & Procedures for the daily operations and fully comply with state medical marijuana regulations
  • Work closely with the Cultivation Manager and Assistant Cultivation Manager and other Supervisors regarding all elements of cultivation and production
  • Ensures staff work in a timely manner and consistently to increase productivity
  • Ensures staff maintains plants consistently and utilizes Parallel methods (i.e. trellising, pruning, scouting, lighting, etc.)
  • Always demonstrates Leadership by actions and acts as an example to others
  • Manages inventory and communicated with Purchasing Director when purchasing
  • Manages day to day issues as they arise, requesting assistance as needed
  • Works closely with Cultivation Manager, Assistant Cultivation Manager and IPM to track plants
  • Maintains staff time and attendance and all other conduct and related requirements
  • Ensures staff provide water and nutrients appropriately. Accurately weigh and measure nutrient and watering needs
  • Maintains and monitors irrigation system, lighting, and plant work
  • Accurately and consistently maintains the tracking of each plant and movement via the seed-to-sale tracking system.
  • Ensuring all record keeping requirements are met
  • Works closely with CNM Supervisor with scheduling plant transfers from CN to Veg/Flower
  • Works closely with Harvest Supervisor to coordinate Harvest schedule
  • Works closely with Environmental Services Team Lead to coordinate the cleaning of harvested rooms
  • Advanced knowledge of pests and pathogens as well as treatment options
  • Continual research and development of the indoor growing industry

Qualifications and Skills

  • Age 21 or over (Required)
  • High School diploma or equivalent (Required)
  • Minimum of 1-year cultivation experience (Required)
  • Information Technology skills and experience (Required)
  • Leadership experience and/or a Cultivation Team Leader with 6+ months work experience (Preferred)
  • Upbeat and high energy professional
  • Very organized and detail oriented with strong communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally and can lead by example
  • Passionate about the importance of medical marijuana

Physical Capabilities

  • Indoor growing environment
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, and maintain attention to detail for 10+ hours daily
  • Must be able to bend, lift, and stoop continuously
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs. unassisted and up to 80 lbs. assisted

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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