Cannabis Careers at KindPeoples


One of the most exciting professional fields to be a part of, California’s cannabis industry is rapidly expanding as new adult-use regulations take effect. If you’re interested in working with cannabis, educating the public about its proper use, and meeting other fun, passionate people, the world of weed is great place to invest your time and energy.

KindPeoples is looking for dedicated cannabis lovers who defy stereotypes, who are eager to learn and grow professionally, and who pride themselves in being responsible, trustworthy, and hardworking. We offer competitive rates, employee benefits and a diverse range of opportunities.

If you’re interested in joining our award-winning team, please check out the available job openings listed below.

Job offers are contingent on passing a background check.


Receptionist

Responsibilities:

  • Welcoming customers at the front desk by greeting them with a smile and friendly attitude.

  • Checking in returning customers and verifying membership.

  • Registering new customers and guiding them through the member application.

  • Directing customers to correct areas within the dispensary based on their needs.

  • Proper phone etiquette, including the handling of incoming calls and answering or referring inquiries, and an understanding of how to use phone to communicate with other departments.

  • Basic upkeep of the reception and waiting areas. Maintaining stock of forms, office supplies and bathroom essentials

  • Safeguard customer privacy and confidentiality at all times. Mindful of HIIPA compliance and full adherence to the law.

  • Proficiently use office equipment (laminator, scanners, printers), Apple computers and Google documents/drive.

  • Complete other clerical duties and free time tasks as assigned by Reception or Floor Managers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years of customer service experience required.

  • Prior experience in an office environment is highly recommended, but not required.

  • Solid experience in communicating effectively and professionally with all patrons, no matter age, gender or medical situation.

Our employees personify our commitment to service, quality and integrity so all applicants must provide a resume and cover letter explicitly documenting customer service, retail and administrative experience along with breakdown of knowledge and experience with cannabis industry.

Must be available nights, weekends and holidays.

Please email ASAP with Resume with references.
Please include any and all Cannabis work experience.

Please send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.org

 

Cannabis Consultants

We’re recruiting professional, positive, knowledgeable, and experienced Cannabis Consultants who would enjoy working in a state-of-the-art dispensary. Are you a talented cannabis professional seeking long term employment? Do you desire to serve and educate our diverse Santa Cruz community about different cannabis products? Then you might be the right fit!

We are seeking individuals who can facilitate caring, compassionate service for our customers and patient base while representing a leading brand known for unrivaled service and a wide selection of products. Cannabis Consultant positions require solid knowledge, including research and experience with the products, science, and culture of cannabis. You should be patient, friendly, welcoming and consider yourself a “people person” in order to excel at this job.

All applicants must be available to work nights and weekends. Shifts tend to be 6 to 8 hours, with the majority of the time spent on your feet. Ideally, applicants would be available for 4 to 5 shifts per week. The most qualified candidates will have over four years of customer service or hospitality experience in a similar industry. Ability to learn point-of-sale software is a must and be savvy with Google Docs and Drive is a plus.

Please provide a resume and cover letter explicitly documenting customer service, retail and administrative experience along with an explanation of your cannabis knowledge. Include your availability, desired typical weekly schedule and share reasons why you’d like to work at a cannabis dispensary. We want to know what motivates you to serve customers and educate the community about cannabis. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome diverse candidates from all walks of life.

Equal Opportunity Employers. This position is available now.

Please send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.org

 

Security

 

Santa Cruz's own world-class dispensary of the highest quality cannabis medicine is seeking an experienced Security professional to undertake responsibility for creating a positive and welcoming atmosphere in which the patient always feels safe and secure.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Observe and Report any suspicious activity and identify key facial features of any patients who may appear to show signs of suspicious behavior.

  • Report all incidents that occur with the proper documentation.

  • Conduct detailed sweeps of the building while practicing vigorous attention to detail.

  • Escort staff when opening and closing to secure their safety.

  • Secure the shop at opening and closing.

  • Provide support for the opening procedure and maintain a clean and hygienic floor.

  • Clean and maintain common areas like the parking lot, the waiting area and floor.

  • Conduct necessary closing duties along with door monitoring with other security staff.

  • Guard should remain alert and aware of all situations going on in the parking lot, the back of the property, in front of the store and inside the building.

  • Monitor the cameras and all movements outside.

  • Patrols around the facility.

  • Management of patients making sure new patients have medical recommendations and a current, valid, government-issued photo ID.

  • Security is responsible for opening the door for all incoming patients. Engage them with a friendly greeting, and politely ask for credentials or identification.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior experience in the security field is highly preferred, but not required.

  • 2+ years of customer service experience required.

  • Solid experience in communicating effectively and professionally with all patrons, no matter age, gender or medical situation.

  • The ability to diffuse high-intensity situations with diligence, professionalism, and respect.

Equal Opportunity Employers. This position is available now.

Please send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.org