Type of Jobs that the Marijuana Industry has to Offer
Cannabis companies, dispensaries, and other businesses have uncountable job opportunities. The jobs that are available in the hemp industry are discussed here.
Delivery drivers take products from the hemp companies to their customers, and they are mostly hired by online-based companies. You can be hired by dispensaries that provide transportation for their patients between the dispensaries and their homes. Ensure that you have a driver’s license, good driving record and experience as an added advantage for you to secure the delivery driver’s position.
Laboratory workers are needed by the testing labs that are growing rapidly in number in the local and state governments. Laboratory workers’ role in hemp companies is to test the products to determine whether they are safe for consumption or not. These workers mix the ingredients of the products in the right proportions so that the companies maintaining the right amounts of each ingredient such as the cannabinoids.
Dispensaries need sales or marketing teams to increase the awareness of their brands to the target market. If you have IT and marketing skills, you are needed by companies that manufacture hemp products like CBD gummies, medicines and more and are expanding into markets that are in other countries or regions. Graphic designers are needed to create logos and advertising materials for companies that are in the hemp industry. Other marketers who rely on demand are social media marketers, SEO experts, email marketers, mobile app developers, and marketers, web developers and more.
Jobs of security experts are also available in the marijuana industry. Cultivation centers and dispensaries are looking for security people who can keep their property, customers, and employees safe on the site. A security expert monitors those who enter and exit the cultivation centers and dispensaries. Security officers help in providing security the employees who will be transporting the money to the bank.
Planting, monitoring chemicals and lighting for the plants, pruning the marijuana plants, cutting the cannabis flowers from the stems, weigh, label and pack the trimmed buds, and preparing medicine are the major tasks of a trimmer or a cultivation site worker. You will be required to meet the daily quotas as the policies of the company you will be working for states. You are also required to adhere to the local and state marijuana production laws and keep up with the changes that are made to those laws. If you are in a county that has made marijuana legal, job opportunities for cultivation site workers are mostly found at medical marijuana or recreational marijuana dispensaries. A cultivation site worker must possess training and knowledge of cannabis plant anatomy and strains, organizational skills, ability to weigh accurately, manual dexterity, precision, cleanliness, sit and focus for long periods and more skills.