Cannabis Product Associate

Employer
Ethos Cannabis
Location
Catonsville, MD
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 29, 2022
Ref
334112563
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Cannabis Product Associate - Catonsville, MDWebsite: Company OverviewEthos Cannabis"A' is a"A' multi-state cannabis company"A' with"A' operations in the cultivation, processing and dispensing of cannabis in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maryland and"A' we are"A' pursuing expansion opportunities. Our goal is to have a clear and compelling consumer-centric vision focused on helping individuals feel and live better through their experiences with cannabis. Our mission is supported by our relationship with Jefferson Health, a leading academic medical center in the US, dedicated to collecting and analyzing valuable real-world data and developing educational initiatives with a focus on patient outcomes and quality of life. Jefferson Health is our Academic Clinical Research Center partner for our vertically integrated operations in Pennsylvania."A' Our principals have significant experience investing in healthcare, consumer products, and regulated markets and have been actively focused on the cannabis industry since 2015. Our leadership at Ethos Cannabis has experience developing and leading successful cannabis operators in the US"A' Position Summary/ObjectiveThe Product Associate will assist the Ethos management team with the activities and operations of the dispensary, while abiding by policies, procedures and operational guidelines. This role is responsible for assisting patients in selecting appropriate products for purchase, preparing orders, executing transactions, cash handling and customer service. Candidates must possess the ability to listen well and communicate effectively to the diverse Ethos patient base. We are building a strong ethical and team-oriented culture at Ethos and are looking for this position to be in step with this vision.We are seeking a passionate, driven, and outgoing Cannabis Product Associates. Our ideal candidate has excellent communication and customer service skills to ensure that patients are well-informed and satisfied with their purchases. Previous cannabis retail experience is a plus but is not required.ResponsibilitiesAdhere to the company mission statement and core values, while maintaining high ethical standards and professionalismGreet all patients in a warm, sincere, and helpful mannerProvide an excellent customer experience while assisting in the sale of cannabis productsConsistently deliver the ultimate customer experience in all facets from patient entry to exit; ensure each patient receives full attention during their transactionMaintain quality customer service by establishing and enforcing company standards and handling patient inquiries and complaintsProvide outstanding, accurate customer service to patrons by answering or appropriately directing questions and concernsGuide patients throughout the sales floor within the dispensary, making product recommendations based on patient need and available productsAssist patients with choosing the right products according to their ailmentsEnsure orders are fulfilled efficiently with 100% accuracy at all timesOperate cash register, computer-based POS system, and cash drawerAdhere to company Standard Operating ProceduresVerify patient allotment and ensure he/she is eligible to make purchases using the state systemMaintain proper cash handling procedures at all timesMaintain fully stocked and clean POS counters at all timesAbide by-product handling procedures, including company safety and health policies as well as regulatory agency complianceMaintain cleanliness and organization of dispensary by stocking retail items and supplies, sweeping, mopping, and sanitizingWork as part of a team to ensure sales, patient satisfaction, and that compliance goals are met by designated timelinesEnsure opening and closing cleaning and organization is completedParticipate in periodic staff meetingsEnsure POS counters are ready when dispensary opensManage inbound phone inquiries and route calls accordinglyAdhere to all Medical Cannabis lawsMaintain a positive attitude that promotes teamworkWork collaboratively and respectfully with other team membersParticipate in ongoing education and professional development opportunitiesRead industry publications to keep up to date on trendsAdditional duties as assigned by managementQualificationsEducation: Minimum of a high school degree required; college degree preferredWork Experience: 2 years of customer service experienceCannabis experience preferredLocal applicants preferredQualifications: Experience in a retail or customer service settingSuperior customer service skills and phone etiquetteCash register experience with speed and accuracyExperience frequently interacting with customers, fulfilling customer requests and addressing customer issues, questions, or suggestionsStrong organizational skillsGood interpersonal skills and proven ability to positively influence people; must be capable of effectively interacting at all levels in the organizationDetail oriented with an eye on process optimizationAbility to work in a fast-paced environment, to manage high stress situations, and to be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires itThroughout extended periods, must be capable of sitting, squatting, standing, kneeling, bending, or walking throughout the workday. Must be capable of working in front of a computer for extended periods of time based on job duties listed aboveMust be able to handle constructive criticism and guidanceProper employment documentation; reliable transportation and valid driver's licenseOpen availability/flexibility to work weekdays & weekends, including some holidaysCapabilities and Skills: Knowledge of marijuana strains, formulations, extracts and other products on the marketExcellent customer service skillsAttention to detailPrecise math skillsOrganizational skillsMulti-task orientedAbility to work in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environmentHigh level of integrity and a strong work ethicProficiency in computer usage, including retail point-of-sale softwareDemonstrated ability to work comfortably and effectively within a diverse, multicultural, multigenerational environmentOther Requirements: Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a fingerprinting background check - certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on State medical marijuana licensing regulationsAbility to lift and carry up to 20 pounds for a distance of 50 feetMust pass stringent State background test requirementsThis position is classified as Non-Exempt, and therefore, will be eligible to receive overtime pay based on federal and state requirements. While there is no promise of overtime, it may be required either on a regular or periodic basis due to business necessity. Eligibility to work overtime will be determined in accordance with local site practice.Ethos Cannabis is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the recruitment, selection, or advancement of employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, or on any other basis prohibited by law.Employment opportunities shall be provided for applicants with disabilities and reasonable accommodation(s) shall be made to meet the physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $16.00 per hourBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programEmployee discountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offReferral programVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridayWeekend availabilityApplication Question(s):Based on state regulations to be a dispensary employee, are you at least 21 years or age?Are you available to work on a full-time basis that will include weekdays & weekends?Experience:Customer service: 2 years (Required)Work Location: One location

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