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 a 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.


Floor Manager

A Floor Manager has the responsibility to recognize and reinforce policy, protocol and the performance of the employees on the sales floor. Communication is key to the operational environment along with the ease of customer interaction and sales, the emphasis of the position is to satisfy the daily requirements. The Floor Manager is also tasked with maintaining a positive and encouraging workflow of the staff utilizing the individual resources of the team.

Qualifications include: 

  • Management experience (required)

  • Cannabis experience (required)

  • Sales experience a plus

  • Elite customer service skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • Self-motivated and well organized

  • Available nights and weekends

  • Must provide professional references from managements experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior experience in team management 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.

In order to be considered for this position, you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted

 

Inventory Control Specialist

Santa Cruz's own world-class dispensary of the highest quality cannabis medicine is seeking an experienced IC Specialist professional to undertake responsibility for product intake and California compliance, general stocking, etc. See details below.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and performs inventory cycle counts

  • Investigates discrepancies to account for loss and escalates matters to the Inventory Supervisor as needed

  • Performing reconciliations in the inventory management system, including providing accurate notes on steps taken in investigations

  • Product Intake / Compliance

  • The IC Specialist acts under the direction of the Inventory Supervisor to ensure accurate inventory counts, batch numbers, tests information on product packaging and flags potential problem products. Attention to detail is a MUST in this role!

  • The IC Specialist ensures that the retail sales floor is stocked consistently and effectively, including but not limited to new product launches and promotional sales event days.

  • Other Miscellaneous Duties, Roles, and Responsibilities:

    • General organization of inventory vault and sales floor

    • High levels of communication with the retail sales team regarding day to day management of the Inventory Control functions

Other Notes/Comments: This position requires a working understanding of computing, MS Office and POS inventory systems. It is a fast-paced fun environment, but one where everyone works hard and fast. There is a physical element, where inventory is constantly moving from one place to another.

Equal Opportunity Employers.

In order to be considered for this position you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted

 

Inventory Control Support

Inventory Control Support serves as support for the Inventory Control team. The IC Support is tasked with completing projects as directed by the Inventory Control Supervisor. The main function of this role is to prepare and ensure the compliance of products before they are ready to stock to the sales floor. This would include assisting in receiving incoming transfers from central distribution, labeling with the internal KindPeoples SKU, adding additional warning or other regulatory stickers (as needed), stocking from the storage vault to the sales floor, ensuring efficient movement of product through our inventory system, and assisting the Inventory Control Specialist with misc. tasks.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receive, unpack, and verify inventory from incoming delivery drivers

  • Participate in thorough QC check of all product received       

  • Adhere company label to all projects

  • Verify compliance on all products processed

  • Pack and organize all product

  • Track and record all projects through company COC documents

  • Assist in producing product media for new product launches

  • Stocking product to the sales floor

  • General cleaning duties

  • Other misc tasks

Equal Opportunity Employers.

In order to be considered for this position you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted

 

Delivery Driver 

Drivers are responsible for delivering an order with the correct contents, to the correct address within the ETA given to the customer. In the depot, drivers will prepare the order Ledger and contact the customer to coordinate the delivery. Basic computer skills are required as well as strong navigational skills and smartphone use. Time management is key to driver success and will result in customer satisfaction, along with increased driver incentives.

Driver Requirements

All drivers must be 21 years of age with valid driver’s license. Drivers are required to have clean operating vehicles no older than 2008. No motorcycles or convertibles will be accepted. They must also be registered in the driver's name, have up to date registration and insurance. Drivers must have a clean driving record with no more than 2 moving violations and 1 at fault accident in 3 years. They also must not have any major traffic citations or incidents in the past 5 years. Submittal of their MVR (motor vehicle report) is required along with their job application.

Equal Opportunity Employers.

In order to be considered for this position you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted

 

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 HIPAA 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.

In order to be considered for this position you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted

 

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.

In order to be considered for this position you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted

 

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.

In order to be considered for this position you must send your resume and cover letter to scheduling@kindpeoples.com no 3rd party resume submissions will be accepted