Manager, Fertigation – Parallel – Tampa, FL

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The Fertigation Manager will ensure all irrigation and nutrient feeding requirements are followed accordingly. Maintain fertigation equipment and keep inventory of all nutrients. Works closely with Senior Manager Cultivation in plant nutrition needs and takes direction in what to adjust for nutrient recipes.

This role is with Surterra Wellness, one of the renowned retail brands under the Parallel umbrella. Parallel is one of the largest multi-state cannabis companies in the world, owning and operating in five markets; Florida (Surterra Wellness), Massachusetts (NETA), Pennsylvania (Goodblend), Nevada (The Apothecary Shoppe) and Texas (Surterra Wellness). If you enjoy companies that are growing, moving fast, and constantly challenging themselves to achieve more, then Parallel is for you. We work hard, lean on each other, and are passionate about a pretty ambitious vision … pioneering a new paradigm of what well-being can be for all people, everywhere. For more information, visit www.liveparallel.com.

  • Develop nutrient programs with the Senior Manager Cultivation to ensure strain specific needs are met.
  • Makes nutrient adjustments following with what the Senior Manager Cultivation directs.
  • Maintain strategy for crop irrigation and feeding schedules
  • Work closely with grow team to ensure irrigation plan is properly implemented and
  • maintained
  • Maintain inventory of all chemicals and fertilizers on site
  • Ensure fertilizer concentrate tanks are filled adequately
  • Respond to system alarms and diagnose/troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively
  • Take measurements, record data and observations
  • Write and execute Standard Operating Procedures related to fertigation
  • Performs regular calibration of nutrient testing instruments
  • Monitor coco moisture content of the crop, and obtain water samples for testing
  • Able to work variable shifts to meet business requirements
  • Working knowledge of advanced greenhouse systems: computerized controls, irrigation, hydroponic growing systems.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies-To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Analytical –
Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.


Design –
Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.


Technical Skills –
Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.


Oral Communication –
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.


Teamwork
– Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.


Quality Management –
Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


Ethics –
Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.


Organizational Support –
Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.


Judgement –
Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.


Quality –
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.


Quantity –
Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.


Dependability –
Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate people with an alternate plan.


Initiative –
Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • 1-2 Years Fertigation experience in a commercial cannabis grow facility.
  • One to two years’ experience processing cannabis in a regulated facility (Preferred).
  • Previous experience in a licensed cannabis production facility (Preferred).
  • Some college or college degree (Preferred)
  • Age 21 or over (Required)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Required) some college or college degree (Preferred)
  • Valid Government-Issued Photo ID (Required)
  • Are self-motivated; micro-managing isn’t fun for anyone
  • Roll your sleeves up and do the work; strategy is important, but so is getting stuff done
  • Can work fast and be flexible; our industry is always changing
  • Play nice with others; we collaborate with each other a lot
  • Think creatively; sometimes, the “traditional” solution isn’t the best one
  • Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with a possible company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs
  • Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements
  • Financial opportunity; an incentive program that provides opportunity to earn cash AND equity in a fast-growing company and industry
  • Employee discount
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism opportunities through Benevity
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work Environment -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, carrying, sitting, and repetitive motions. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 40 pounds, manage stairs, and perform typical cleaning of facilities and equipment.

PARALLEL IS UNITED BY OUR VISION, MISSION, & VALUES


Our Vision
– why we exist – is to pioneer well-being and improve the quality of life for humanity through the benefits of cannabinoids.


Our Mission
– how we will do this – is to build a leading, global well-being company through the best talent, our values, trusted and recognized brands, science and technology-based innovation, and a relentless focus on execution and continuous improvement.


Our Values –
Integrity | Collaboration | Alignment | Intentionality | Accountability | Agility


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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