The Giving Tree Dispensary is a leading Arizona Licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary We are looking for someone to join our Dispensary Team as a Security Officer. We are a growing cannabis company with many opportunities in a new growing industry. As a Security Officer, you are the face of GTD. Qualified candidates will possess exemplary customer service and a passion for helping and interacting with patients from all backgrounds, with various medical conditions. We offer a great work environment and we work hard to become your work-family. Every team member at our work-family counts. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of it. Previous cannabis industry experience is great, but not required. Prior Security Officer experience is required. Work hours vary and may include several 12 hours days and weekend and holiday hours as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for employees and patients of GTWC.

  • Security personnel must wear a valid and current Dispensary Agent card, which is visible at all times

  • Responsible for the protection and safety of clientele, employees and company assets from theft, assault, fire, and other safety concerns

  • Responds immediately to security related incidents and provides detailed post-event analysis and serious incident reports to the Owner and manage

  • Physical inspection of the property at the beginning and end of each workday for any physical abnormalities or apparent anomalies

  • Serves as a liaison for law enforcement and emergency services

  • Responsible for creating safety protocols for the site. Train all staff on these protocols. Trainings should be done quarterly, and attendance tracked for AZDHS compliance.

  • Physical inspection of all security cameras, door alarms and access control areas to ensure that they are each in good working condition.

  • Report any anomalies in the physical structure of the building or any defect or breach in the security system to the Owner, manager and security company monitoring GTD

  • Ensure that no patients enter or leave GTD if there is any breach in the physical plant or security system while the patients are inside

  • Ensure that NO ONE aside from the Owner and police enter the building if a security breach occurs before business hours. The Owner will supervise any investigation of a breach that is led by the security company

  • May be asked to supervise loading of all shipments from the Dispensary to be sent for deliveries or to other dispensaries

  • Monitor patients through the dispensary lobby door in to the Dispensary Waiting Area

  • Open the door for all patients walking into the Dispensary

  • Ensure that the Dispensary lobby does not exceed six patients. Report any suspicious activity by patients or employees to the Owner and/or manager for immediate security camera review

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All security personnel will have to take and pass a security guard training course. They will be required to re-train every 12 months and keep a record of their training certificate on file with the Dispensary and HR.

  • No excluded felony offense per ARS 36-2801

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Prior Security Officer experience is required

  • Good communication skills & personable

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Must be able to observe situations and make the appropriate response

Training and adherence to confidentiality requirements

All security officers must read, be familiar with and abide by all aspects of ARS 36 Chapter 28.1 (The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act) and AAC Title 9 Chapter 17 (The Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program Rules).

**Any diversion of medicated product that deviates from the Department of Health Rules: Arizona Administrative Code Title 9 Chapter 17 Supplement 11-2 and/or Arizona Revised Statute Title 36 Chapter 28.1 will result in immediate termination and will be reported immediately to the police for prosecution**

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 /hour


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