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Director of Cultivation – Illinois

Cultivation | Litchfield, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Director of Cultivation – Illinois

Litchfield, IL

Company Overview
We’re Grassroots, a new cannabis company that’s all about living deeply. We started in Illinois and we’re growing nationally from the ground up. We care deeply about our plants, our products, and the people we serve. Our team brings unmatched expertise and commitment to every cannabis seedling we cultivate, and to every product we invent. We may be one of the largest medical cannabis dispensary owners in the country with licenses in a growing number of states, but we operate like a hometown business in the same communities where we live with our families and friends. In doing so, we connect deeply, to one another, to our communities and to a larger movement. We’re always looking for new talent to join our team and to move our growing industry forward.

Role Overview

In this newly created role, our Director of Cultivation will oversee all cultivation activities within the state of Illinois. This person will manage our Illinois cultivation teams while reporting to our Illinois General Manager. He or she will also work closely with other locational managers and directors in order to execute the company’s overall cultivation strategy.


Role Responsibilities  

  • Oversee cultivation tasks and processes from propagation through dry, trim and cure
  • Manage cultivation staff, schedules, cultivation processes, inventory, and vendor relations within the state
  • Ensure that the cultivation center adheres to all state regulatory compliance standards and maintains proper documentation
  • Responsible for creating baseline nutrient mixes that will maximize plant health, and for ensuring proper application within the cultivation center
  • Maintain a clean and organized cultivation center with proper inventory of all cultivation supplies
  • Ensure optimal plant health while maximizing yields by maintaining proper pruning, plant training, and trimming processes and procedures


Role Requirements

  • Extensive experience overseeing and managing a large-scale cannabis cultivation center; 5 plus years in a cannabis management position preferred
  • 5 plus years of experience of managing people in a fast-paced work environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in horticulture, plant biology, physiology, biological sciences, or agricultural sciences  preferred


Additional Requirements
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply

Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry