cultivation supervisor resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Experienced in Cultivation Management with an expertise in plant biology and successful track record in overseeing all aspects of cultivation. Skilled leader and effective communicator, driving teams to achieve goals. Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and proactive problem-solver. Passionate about maximizing yields while minimizing costs.

  • Crop Knowledge and Cultivation Techniques in Indoor and Greenhouse Environments
  • Facility Management and Operations
  • Irrigation and Nutrient Management in Controlled Environments
  • Pest and Disease Management (IPM)
  • Data Analysis for Yield Optimization and Resource Efficiency
  • Team Leadership and Supervision in Cultivation Teams
  • Effective Communication and Collaboration
  • Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Continuous Learning and Staying Updated with Emerging Technologies
09/2021 to 10/2022
Cultivation Supervisor Curaleaf Johnstown, OH,
  • Supervised a team of 28 workers in the cultivation and harvesting of cannabis plants within a state-of-the-art 65,000 square foot indoor facility
  • Managed all aspects of the cannabis cultivation process, including propagation, vegetative growth, flowering, and harvesting
  • Implemented and maintained strict compliance with local and state regulations governing cannabis cultivation and ensured adherence to quality standards
  • Oversaw environmental controls, including temperature, humidity, lighting, and ventilation, to optimize plant health and maximize yields
  • Conducted regular inspections of plants to identify signs of pests, diseases, or nutrient deficiencies, and implemented appropriate solutions, including integrated pest management (IPM) strategies
  • Developed and implemented cultivation schedules, considering factors such as plant genetics, nutrient requirements, and cultivation techniques
  • Maintained accurate records of inventory, cultivation activities, and compliance documentation using seed-to-sale tracking systems
  • Collaborated with extraction and processing teams to ensure a seamless supply chain for the production of cannabis products
  • Trained and mentored new employees on cannabis cultivation techniques, safety protocols, and compliance procedures specific to the cannabis industry
  • Evaluated and implemented innovative cultivation technologies and practices to improve crop quality, increase productivity, and reduce operational costs in the cannabis facility
06/2017 to 06/2021
Director of Cultivation Curaleaf Auburn, ME,
  • Developed and executed a comprehensive cultivation strategy, driving a 200% increase in annual cannabis production within the first two years.
  • Oversaw all cultivation cycles, from seed to harvest, ensuring optimal utilization of resources and maintaining strict compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Led facility design and expansion projects, scaling up production capacity and implementing state-of-the-art cultivation systems for maximum efficiency and yield.
  • Managed a high-performing cultivation team, fostering a culture of accountability, and implementing performance metrics to ensure productivity and quality standards were met.
  • Implemented integrated pest management (IPM) protocols, resulting in improved crop health and reduced pest incidents.
  • Stayed abreast of industry regulations and ensured compliance with local and state requirements, successfully navigating regulatory inspections and audits.
  • Collaborated with breeders and conducted research to select genetics and strains aligned with market demand and consumer preferences.
  • Spearheaded sustainability initiatives, reducing water consumption by 30% and implementing energy-efficient lighting systems.
  • Collaborated with marketing to launch new cannabis strains, capturing market share and increasing brand recognition.
02/2012 to 05/2017
Cultivation Manager 4Front Ventures Holliston, MA,
  • Oversaw all aspects of cannabis cultivation, including plant nutrition, environmental management, crop monitoring, and pest control.
  • Developed and implemented feeding schedules, nutrient plans, and irrigation strategies to optimize plant health and growth.
  • Monitored and adjusted environmental factors such as temperature, humidity, light levels, and airflow to create ideal growing conditions.
  • Conducted regular inspections of plants to identify and address pests, diseases, and nutrient deficiencies.
  • Recommended and implemented appropriate treatments and pest control measures to maintain a healthy crop.
  • Trained and supervised a team of growers, ensuring adherence to best practices in plant care and cultivation techniques.
  • Managed the harvesting and post-harvest processing of cannabis plants, ensuring proper timing and techniques for trimming, drying, and curing.
  • Maintained compliance with local and state regulations, including record-keeping, tracking plants from seed to sale, and coordinating with regulatory agencies for inspections.
  • Established and maintained quality control standards, working with testing laboratories to analyze samples for potency, purity, and safety.
  • Stayed current with industry research and trends, exploring innovative technologies and cultivation methods to optimize plant growth and increase yields.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams, including operations, sales, and marketing, to align cultivation activities with business objectives
Education and Training
Expected in to to
Associate of Science:
Front Range Community College - Boulder, CO

-Managers Occupational License (MedCan Foundation)

-Good Practices in Agriculture (MedCan Foundation)

-Cannabis Extraction Certification (CannaWorks Institute)

-Good Facility Hygiene Certification (CannaWorks Institute)

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School Attended

  • Front Range Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cultivation Supervisor
  • Director of Cultivation
  • Cultivation Manager


  • Associate of Science

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