Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Cannabis professional with nine years of experience in the legal cannabis industry. Posses a wide variety of crucial skills and abilities for successfully creating and operating cannabis cultivation operations. Detail oriented, meticulous individual with a strong work ethic and the ability to lead. Strong knowledge of plants, IPM and pesticide use, production processes, and the recreational market. Experience with an array of cannabis genetics and various growing techniques and mediums.

  • Garden diagnostics
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Competent in Spanish
  • Personnel management
  • Compliance in cannabis production
  • Process improvement and implementation
  • Plant propagation, growth, and harvest
  • Plant health and diagnoses
  • Pest/disease identification and eradication (IPM)
  • Leadership and team building
  • Traceability
Expected in 2012 Bachelor of Science | Recreation Resource Management The University of Montana, Missoula, MT GPA:
Work History
11/2019 to Current Cultivation Traceability Supervisor University Of Arkansas | Keiser, AR,
  • Implement and manage the cultivation traceability program for one of the largest cannabis farms in the state of California with over 48 acres of production space
  • Oversee multiple crews of 10-30 workers ensuring 500k - 1million plants are accounted for and in proper licensed locations
  • Decreased costs and labor needs by creating and implementing clear and defined SOPs
  • Applied leadership abilities and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Counsel employees and relevant department heads regarding compliance risks and standards
  • Improved and implemented initiatives and developed programs to monitor and identify gaps in new and existing practices
  • Attended professional meetings and courses to maintain and improve business, cultivation, and managerial skills
03/2018 to 11/2019 Assistant Director Of Cultivation Syngenta Global | Yuma, AZ,
  • Worked closely with cultivation director and owner to provide effective assistance for specific aspects of business operation
  • Maintained tight production timetables and quality standards to provide the market with quality affordable product
  • Achieved projected yields (pounds/acre) of dry flower through improving and streamlining processes and procedures
  • Reduced harvest losses by creating and implementing a successful organic IPM and plant health program
  • Increased worker production and efficiency by creating and implementing SOPs for cultivation processes
  • Trained and mentored new employees on company practices and business operations.
  • Managed six permanent and 10+ seasonal employees
  • Cultivated and maintained strong vendor relationships
  • Educated all employees on cannabis plant biology and health
02/2017 to 03/2018 Garden Manager GP Farms | City, STATE,
  • Garden manager for a Tier II recreational indoor cannabis garden with 240k watts of production lighting
  • Ensured production facility is compliant with all OLCC regulations
  • Consulted with horticultural experts to assess operational strengths and weaknesses and enhancements to improve production and quality
  • Planned, scheduled, and maintained consistent cannabis production from propagation to sale
  • Identified and addressed issues with plant health, quality, and growth
  • Determined suitable staffing and scheduling requirements for employees
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and instructing all full time employees on proper cultivation techniques, procedures, and processes
  • Improved operational efficiency through the application of cultivation SOPs
  • Managed inventory and purchasing of all operational supplies
05/2016 to 02/2017 Sales Associate/Consultant Rogue Farmers | City, STATE,
  • Provided solutions for issues in plant cultivation and production
  • Consulted for growers with questions and concerns about plant quality and cultivation processes
  • Educated customers about pesticides, nutrients, cultivation supplies, and different growing mediums
  • Maintained customer relations and responded to customer requests
  • Established beneficial business connections and cultivated sales
  • Assisted in ordering products and maintaining a clean and fully stocked store
  • Completed all point-of-sale opening and closing procedures, including counting contents of the cash register
02/2015 to 04/2016 Lead Grower/Assistant Manager Moonlight Alchemy | City, STATE,
  • Assisted in designing, planning, and implementing facility cultivation procedures and processes
  • Trained and oversaw employees who performed gardening tasks
  • Partner in managing indoor and outdoor gardens at the facility
  • Managed and improved overall quality and health of garden through process implementation and waste removal
  • Oversaw and assisted with integrated pest management program
  • Increased overall yield by 20% and improved quality and market value of final product
  • Maintained standing order at the top asking price with the number one retailer in Eastern Washington
01/2014 to 06/2015 Grower/Manager Green Matter | City, STATE,
  • Partner in starting and running one of the first licensed and legal recreational cannabis business in Washington state
  • Oversaw and managed cultivation operations from propagation to harvest
  • Monitored plants at all stages for pests, diseases, and overall health, quality, and vigor
  • Responsible for all pesticide and nutrient applications
  • Managed the traceability system (BioTrack) and overall state compliance
  • Brought cannabis to the recreational market at or near maximum buying price in two major markets (Seattle and Spokane)
02/2013 to 01/2014 Grower WA Medical Cannabis Program | City, STATE,
  • Assistant manager of a three room 2500 sq. ft. indoor medical cannabis grow operation
  • Managed a small 5000 sq. ft. outdoor cannabis garden
  • Assisted and oversaw all gardening tasks throughout entire grow process
  • Aided in planning and implementing a variety of growing systems
  • Created a presence in and sold product to several Spokane medical cannabis dispensaries

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