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Pennsylvania Cannabis Security Director – Marijuana Operations


- Lehigh Valley, PA
POSTED: 08.17.2016

The Pennsylvania Cannabis Security Director will be responsible for all aspects of security including diversion, transportation, cannabis storage, cannabis waste and employee safety protocols. The Pennsylvania Cannabis Security Director must have a background in law enforcement or has been assigned security detail in the Armed Services.

Job Description

The Pennsylvania Marijuana Security Director is responsible for overall safety and security operations and management including protection of patients, staff, production (cultivation) and dispensary assets, administration of security systems and processes from harm and/ or theft. Responsible for ensuring service standards are met and maintaining positive and constructive relations with other tenants and the overall community. Works directly with Safety Manager, Dispensary Manager and Member Services Lead.

The Pennsylvania Marijuana Security Director is responsible for providing a friendly, knowledgeable and readily identifiable uniformed presence. The Pennsylvania Marijuana Security Director is the security contact for all patients, member cultivators, service providers, the general public and official/ law enforcement agencies. The position is responsible for ensuring that all staff and patients are complying with dispensary policies and State laws and must always be vigilant of the activity occurring inside and outside the facility.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Dispensaries / Cultivation Centers

Job Types: Full-time

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ABOUT THE JOB
DETAILS

  • Attend management level meetings.
  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with staff, patients, tenants and overall community.
  • Coordinate scheduling, training and ensure overall performance standards are met.
  • Develop, maintain and administer incident reporting procedures and practices.
  • Develop plans to address wide range of security related events and appropriate preventative strategies and internal controls.
  • Administer emergency call lists, alarm panel codes and other security systems.
  • Run and analyze metrics to determine the health and effectiveness of security policies and procedures.
  • Protect Production (cultivation), Dispensary and Healing Center’s staff, processes and assets from harm and theft.
  • Train and educate Safety Team to increase knowledge and create an environment focused on safety and security.
  • Maintain composure and professionalism in dealing with authorities, executives, patients, member cultivators, service providers, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and high pressure situations.
  • Act as key contact for alarms, cameras and Special Patrol. Overnight response as needed.
  • Assists with the maintenance and appearance of the facility in accordance with established standards.
  • Analyze and organize office operations and procedures.
  • Analyze security standards and ensure security operations reach overall service potential by maintaining a continuing awareness of the industry, local and regional.
  • Responsible for training and coaching security team members.
  • Responsible for protection of organization assets.
  • Maintain high level of customer service at all times.
  • Observe, identify and report events which may include criminal and/or nuisance activity, unsafe or dangerous conditions, fire and life safety hazards and other site related events to manager.
  • Explain and enforce laws, city ordinances, Code of Conduct, and/or regulations to all visitors and/or staff.
  • Review incident reports and log books.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality.
  • Perform other related work as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to provide and show leadership.
  • Available to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, holidays, and/or city events.
  • Ability to deescalate situations calmly and professionally.
  • Ability to understand and follow organization’s policies, procedures, safety and emergency rules, plans and procedures.
  • Ability to handle routine and stressful situations.
  • Ability to communicate with others including local police, staff, and/or property management personnel.
  • Ability to communicate on radio and coordinate others’ activities.
  • Ability to work without immediate, direct supervision.
  • High level of organization, patience and flexibility as well as professional appearance.
  • Reliable and timely attendance.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Personal knowledge of medicinal effects of cannabis to self and others.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10′s and 100′s.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); two years experience required, three or more years preferred. Prior security guard and customer service experience required. Experience in medical cannabis industry highly desirable, but not required. Bi-lingual Spanish speaker highly desirable. California Guard Card recommended but not required. Must be 21 years old and pass criminal background check.

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