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Hot Jobs in the US Cannabis Industry

by - 07/01/2019
 
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Hot Jobs in the US Cannabis Industry

Director of Extraction
Oversees all cannabis extraction and refinement operations. This includes facility design, laboratory setup, standard operating procedure development, regulatory compliance, hiring, training and personnel management. Responsible for ensuring all cannabis extracted products are produced safely, efficiently, and consistently.


Director of Cultivation
Oversees all cultivation operations to ensure the production of compliant and high-quality cannabis. Establishes all standard operating procedures, nutrient and harvest schedules, integrated pest management programs, hiring, training and personnel management. Responsible for ensuring the highest levels of plant health, potency, and production.


Compliance Manager
Ensures local, state, and federal compliance with all laws and regulations. Implements a company-wide program, which includes seed to sale tracking and internal compliance audits. Anticipates and tracks pending and current laws and regulations. Creates new policies and procedures as necessary and ensures the staff has an understanding of all compliance requirements.


Outside Sales Respresentative
Focuses on sales strategies and account management to build value in the marketplace. An Outside Sales Representative develops relationships into new accounts in order to meet sales goals and manages existing accounts using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. They enhance product branding and increase sales through the training and education of retail partners and customers.


Dispensary Store Manager
Oversee day-to-day operations of a medical or recreational cannabis retail location. Create standard operating procedures, develop inventory processes, and ensure dispensary is fully compliant with all state and federal regulations. Responsible for hiring, training, and managing all dispensary staff.


Budtender
Provides excellent customer service to all patients and customers in medical and recreational dispensaries. Uses point of sale system and other technology to ensure all cannabis product sales are properly tracked. Provides information to customers on product choices, consumption methods, compliance, and safety. Remains up to date on all cannabis regulations to ensure compliance within the dispensary.


Trimmer
Manicures and prepares all harvested flower product to be sold in medical and recreational cannabis retail locations.Trimming may be known as the tedious job of the marijuana industry, but itís surprisingly one of the better paying positions. Marijuana trimming jobs involve taking matured marijuana flowers or colas and trimming off the larger fan leaves and smaller sugar leaves which contain dramatically lower levels of THC than trichomes.

Reception
Entry level marijuana jobs in reception are frequently pursued alongside budtending. Receptionists are responsible for completing many typically associated daily tasks such as data entry and customer service assistance. This position is integral in keeping a dispensary running like a well oiled machine. Receptionists are responsible for processing patient identification and logging it in an online database, while also helping to direct customers to a budtender. There is a relatively large frequency of crossover between reception and budtending, given that both positions are primarily customer service based. Receptionist pay is largely similar to that of a budtender.

Growing
Becoming an assistant or master grower is a fairly extensive process. Companies look for experienced horticulturists with years of experience in the marijuana industry, as the job requires an incredible amount of knowledge and a skillful problem solver.
Growers are responsible for following a plant from seed to harvest and everything in between. this includes germination, cloning, transport, pruning, protection just to name a few responsibilities. Pay for growers can be significant at a management level. It is not unheard of for master growers to make salaries of $250,000 a year or more.
 
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