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Elevate Takoma is looking to hire individuals who are passionate about medical cannabis and patient care.  We are currently looking to hire qualified candidates who are excited to work as Dispensary Agents (Bud Tenders) and Assistant Managers.

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Dispensary Agent Job Description

Overview:

Elevate Takoma is currently seeking applicants with strong-to-excellent knowledge of cannabis products, who can educate and serve patients while maintaining compliance with all state regulatory guidelines. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Greet and establish rapport with customers— get to know them and seek to understand their interest in cannabis medicine;

  • Assist patients in identifying the medicines and methods of delivery that best fit their individual needs;

  • Adhere to strict distribution processes and maintain a professional and safe environment for customers and coworkers;

  • Gather and process required patient documents and information, and perform detailed verification while maintaining client confidentiality;

  • Continue to enhance your knowledge of medical cannabis, and continually hone your ability to explain and recommend treatment procedures and product uses;

  • Unpack, sort, count and label merchandise as directed, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration;

  • Maintain the professional appearance of the collective by restocking merchandise on the sales floor and participating in basic store clean-up;

  • Perform clerical tasks including accurate filing, compiling, and maintaining inventory and records.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proper licenses, if necessary;

  • Experiences in retail sales preferred;

  • Knowledge of marijuana strains, (indicas, sativas, hybrids), edibles, extracts, and current products on the market;

  • Dispensary-related experience a plus;

  • Must be friendly, outgoing, trustworthy, dependable, and hardworking;

  • Must be able to provide exemplary customer service, and represent the business with pride;

  • Must be at least 21 years of age;

  • Must have no felony convictions;

  • Must comply with an extensive background check.

 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • All Elevate Takoma Employees must meet requirements of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission.  Dispensary employees shall be at least 21 years old, be registered with the Commission, pass a national criminal background check.

  • The Dispensary Assistant Manager regularly works evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet the needs of our retail setting;

  • Successful performance of this role requires that the incumbent is physically able to move freely between different parts of the store, lift up to 30 pounds;

  • Spend several hours a day viewing a computer screen.

  • Ongoing training as required.


Pay Schedule:
The position will have a substantial base with incentives for superior performance, it will be commensurate with typical industry standards, experience candidates can expect higher starting pay than one that must be trained.

Interested in applying?

Assistant Manager Job Description

Overview:

Elevate Takoma is currently seeking applicants with strong-to-excellent knowledge of cannabis products and dispensary operations and/or retail management.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Dispensary Manager assists the manager/owner to ensure that all transactions and the implementation of other retail processes comply with state and local laws and regulations and that service exceeds customer expectations. The Assistant Dispensary Manager collaborates to develop and implement practices, policies, and strategies that support a performance and results-driven culture. The Assistant Dispensary Manager reports to the Manager or Executive Management Team. Qualified candidates will have a Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) issued badge, have gone through the necessary background checks, will have experience dealing with dispensaries, METRC, POS systems, Scheduling, Cash Management, and other related skills. Ideally, this person should have experience in retail management or the Cannabis industry.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ensures accuracy and compliance in all transactions;

  • Performs the required duties to record all sales and inventory transactions in accordance with state and local laws and regulations;

  • Maintains established standards of presentation, customer service, and compliance;

  • Coordinates with the Executive Management Team to ensure all employees have accurate, up-to-date knowledge and materials related to their position;

  • Communicates the details of daily operations to the Executive Management Team;

  • Implements and oversees procedures related to opening and closing of the retail store;

  • Participates in the recruiting, training, development and success of employees;

  • Stays informed and knowledgeable about state and local laws, regulations and industry news;

  • Facilitates ordering of cannabis infused products (concentrates, vaporizer, topicals and edibles), clothing and accessories;

  • Performs inventory reconciliations daily, weekly and as needed;

  • Responsible for the overall adherence of policies and procedure, compliance, cleanliness and overall customer experience.

  • Policy and Procedure Compliance

  • Scheduling of Staff

  • Employee appraisals/bonus

  • Additional duties as requested.

  • Review of all cameras, theft prevention, and employee compliance.

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient delivery and pick up of any cash, product, supplies or needs that the retail stores must have in their day to day operations.

  • Assist the store managers and retail manager with any items, situations, or assistance he/she is able to provide without going to ownership.

  • METRC compliance on any/all issues, in store training, data accumulation.

  • POS system expertise, training.

  • Oversees all of retail operations

  • Inventory management

  • Policy and Procedure Compliance

  • Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proper licenses

  • Three years in progressively responsible retail experience, including at least three year in a management position;

  • Ability to manage a team of staff members at a time during normal business hours in a fast paced, heavily regulated environment;

  • Experience in inventory management and reconciliation;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Proficient computing skills;

  • Innate desire to achieve success and a work ethic to match

  • High level of integrity;

  • Degree in business, management, or related areas, preferred;

  • Experience working in a heavily regulated industry, preferred.

  • Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: 

  • All Elevate Takoma Employees must meet requirements of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission.  Dispensary employees shall be at least 21 years old, be registered with the Commission, pass a national criminal background check.

  • The Dispensary Assistant Manager regularly works evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet the needs of our retail setting;

  • Successful performance of this role requires that the incumbent is physically able to move freely between different parts of the store

Pay Schedule:

The position will have a substantial base with incentives for superior performance, it will be commensurate with typical industry standards, experienced candidates can expect higher starting pay than one that must be trained.

Interested in applying?

6309 New Hampshire Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

(301) 679-6240

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