This position will work closely with the Cultivation Labor Manager to ensure the production of the highest quality plants available. This Supervisor will be assigned direct report functions in addition to following the established policies and procedures necessary to perform job duties and tasks.
Supports techniques and practices in the cultivation of cannabis with multiple sites. The ideal candidate should be motivated, confident and enthusiastic in growing within our innovative agricultural department.
CORE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture.
- Set clear team goals.
- Delegate tasks and set deadlines.
- Monitor team performance and report findings to manager.
- Reports to include: good and poor performance by team members.
- Motivate team members to give 100%.
- Identify training needs and provide coaching.
- Listen to team members’ feedback.
- Recognize high performance.
- Encourage creativity, independent and hard work, and a good work ethic.
- Work toward becoming Bilingual in Spanish and English.
- In-depth knowledge of how to manage large teams and execute jobs in a timely manner.
- Work toward computer skills including Word, Excel and email.
- Organizational and time-management skills.
- Manage multiple teams with direct reports of up to 20 associates.
- Assume additional responsibilities when the Cultivation Labor Manager is not present.
- Ability to handle complex problem with efficiency.
- Create reports such as updates of team/individual work performance.
- Aware of cultural needs of crop and inform supervisor if something requires attention.
- Involvement in weekend rotation.
JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
- A minimum of 3 years experience in agriculture.
- Ability to lead and motivate a large team.
- Accurate record keeping.
- Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and time management abilities.
- Ability to make decisions as necessary with oversight when needed.
- The ability to lift 50 pounds regularly.
- The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces.
- The ability to be able to be in constant standing/moving position.
- The ability to perform various physical activities, including lifting, standing, and squatting.
- The ability to work in extreme weather.
- The ability to wear personal protective gear during portions of the day.
- The ability to ascend/descend a ladder to service lights and fans.
6 Core Values of a Surterra Employee
- Integrity – We operate in a regulated and unchartered industry. Act and make decisions that stand up to scrutiny and reflect our position as a sophisticated, credible and respected leader. Be honest, trustworthy, dependable, and honorable. Demonstrate sound moral and ethical ways of interacting.
- Collaboration – We are a collection of the best talent at all levels. Learn and grow from this diversity: welcome healthy debate and proactively seek other perspectives and points of view to find the best solution while not resting on consensus. Proactively ensure the right people have the right information at the right time. Work as a team vs. an individual performer.
- Agility – We are growing incredibly fast in a new industry. Be open to change, be ready to pivot on the moment’s notice, and act with a sense of urgency to take advantage of opportunities. Then be ready to do it again. Quickly –and calmly -respond and adapt to the unexpected. Modify and streamline processes, find more efficient ways of doing your job. Work efficiently across markets, time zones, and functions.
- Intentionality – Intentionality requires action –it makes your intentions happen. Good thoughts are meaningless without action. It is initiative directed by the purpose to move our business forward. Intentionality is doing things important to you, even when not easy. Transformational change happens with intentionally.
- Alignment – Together, we must understand and believe in our vision, mission, business and team goals and priorities. When we make a decision, even when we don’t have consensus we all align behind that decision and execute. We don’t revisit decisions unless we have material new data or circumstances.
- Accountability – Make the best proactive and reactive decisions given the available information and the wisest counsel. • Own your decisions, actions and outcomes, and promptly correct mistakes. • Be reliable, honor commitments and do not finger point, off-load responsibilities, or criticize co-workers. Look after co-workers and team’s success.