Type of Jobs that the Marijuana Industry has to Offer
Marijuana industry is creating countless job opportunities. Here are careers that you can take up in the cannabis industry.
Delivery drivers take products from the hemp companies to their customers, and they are mostly hired by online-based companies. There are dispensaries the hire delivery drivers to transport patients between the dispensary 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.
The high rate of increase of testing labs in the local and federal government has made laboratory workers the most highly sought out employees in the marijuana industry. Hemp companies need their products to be tested by the laboratory workers to ensure that they are safe before they release them into the market. Laboratory workers combine the proportions of the ingredients like cannabinoids so that they are of the right amounts.
Marketing or salespeople are needed by dispensaries to increase the visibility of their brands in the target markets. More countries are legalizing marijuana hence companies that manufacture hemp products like CBD gummies, medicines and more need digital marketers to help them reach out to customers who are miles away. 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.
Marijuana sector requires security workers. Cultivation centers and dispensaries are looking for security people who can keep their property, customers, and employees safe on the site. You will be monitoring those who get in or out of the cultivation centers and dispensaries. When employees of the marijuana company will be taking the money to the bank, they will need you to come with them to keep them safe.
A trimmer or a cultivation site worker responsibility is to 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 the medicine. Hemp companies have specific quotas that a cultivation site worker should reach. You should be able to work within the limits of the local and state laws of marijuana production and the changes that have been made to these laws recently by lawmakers. 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. This job is suitable for you if you have 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.