We’re hiring!

We need team-oriented professionals to help us support members and be the example for the medical cannabis community. We support our staff by offering full health benefits including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, flex-spending, life, and paid sick leave. Be part of a team who supports you, take part in shaping the movement and have fun doing it! Work in medical cannabis!

New to the medical cannabis community? Want a job in medical cannabis but not just any job? Looking for a professional organization who prides itself in helping the community and building and working with a great team? Apply for an open position and learn how we do things differently!

Equal Opportunity and Equity Statement

The BPN-RPC, SPARC and Peace in Medicine family of companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. We value diversity and promote a culture of inclusivity and respect for all people.
BPN-RPC Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pursuant to Article 16, in conjunction with the San Francisco Office of Cannabis and other agencies, and in alignment with our commitment to workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts SPARC will, within the constraints of local, state and federal laws, give priority consideration to applicants for employment that meet at least three of the following criteria:

  1. At the time of application, is a member of a household that earns no more than 80% of the San Francisco Area Median Income, adjusted for household size;

  1. During the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of Cannabis;

  1. Since 1995, experienced housing insecurity in San Francisco, as evidenced by eviction, foreclosure, or revocation of housing subsidy;

  1. Has a parent, sibling, or child who, during the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of  Cannabis;

  1. Attended a school under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Unified School District for five years, either consecutively or in total, during the period 1971-2016; or

  2. During the period 1971-2016, lived for at least five years, either consecutively or in total, in San Francisco census tracts where at least 17% of the households had incomes at or below the federal poverty level, as determined by the Director.

Apply today!

To apply, please follow the instructions below. Failure to follow these instructions will result in your application not being considered. Thank you for understanding that while we strive to reply to all applicants, we may only be in touch with you if are a match for one of our open positions.

Application instructions:

– Read the job descriptions below.
– Prepare an up-to-date resume and a cover letter that speaks to SPARC’s needs and the specific position that you are applying for.
– Send both to the email address listed in the description with the job title in the subject line no later than the date mentioned in the description.

 

Positions now open at SPARC:


Driver Ambassador

This is a full-time position requiring the ability to work weekends and holidays. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by 01/01/2018, pass a criminal background check, and have a current medical cannabis recommendation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

As a SPARC employee, you will work in a fun environment in a company that promotes inclusivity, values diversity, with fellow industry-focused and passionate team members.

We offer amazing benefits and perks to our Full-time employees

• 90% Employer Paid Medical for employee
• Dental and Vision benefits
• Vacation, Holiday, Birthday and Anniversary pay
• 30% discount on all dispensary purchases
• Free payday cannabis allowance
• Mileage reimbursement

 

TO APPLY:
-Review the complete job description below
-Send a resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
-SUBJECT “Ambassador”
-Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2017
-Please No Calls or Drop-ins

JOB TITLE: Driver Ambassador

STATUS: Hourly, Non-Exempt

COMPENSATION: $16/hour plus tips

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:: Driver Ambassador is responsible for ensuring each member receives outstanding service by providing a positive and friendly delivery experience. Maintaining safe and efficient travel throughout the bay area, completing accurate cash and inventory handling practices, and always providing the highest level of customer service.

Understand and embrace the mission of SPARC, Peace In Medicine, DPARC and the BPN-RPC Staffing Inc. family of companies and its role in the community.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

1. Process and deliver customer orders using Meadow.
2. Package orders accurately, take cash payments and make accurate change.
3. Provide exceptional customer service by phone, text and during in person deliveries.
4. Develop and maintain rapport with our customers, partners and staff.
5. Ensure member concerns and/or questions are solved and answered promptly and efficiently, and communicate member requests and/or challenges to a manager when needed.
6. Ensure strict controls to protect organization assets at the direction of management.
7. Obey all traffic laws and operate vehicles in a safe and efficient manner.
8. Maintain a positive work environment conducive to trust and respect.
9. Maintain strictest confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
10. Perform other related work as required.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Available to work varied hours/days, including late nights, weekends, holidays, and/or events.
2. Ability to adhere to the highest customer service standards at all times.
3. Ability to communicate clearly, honestly and effectively with customers and staff in all situations.
4. Personal knowledge of medicinal effects of cannabis to self and others.
5. Ability to be intuitive; perceive and meet the needs of customers and staff without direction.
6. Strong problem solving, customer service and interpersonal skills.
7. Ability to dispense medicine accurately and efficiently.
8. Strong math skills for use of apps, Point of Sale (POS) system and cash handling.
9. Ability to maintain high standards in a fast paced, constantly evolving environment.
10. Must possess a high degree of personal ownership and accountability.
11. Knowledgeable on cannabis strains, genetics, cultivation and medicinal effects.
12. Must have high level of organization, patience and flexibility.
13. Strong commitment to a positive customer experience.
14. Ability to adapt to a changing industry and growing organization.
15. Maintain a current medical cannabis physician recommendation, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance .
16. Must have a reliable vehicle no more than 15 years old and a clean driving history, specifically, no more than one moving violation or at-fault non major accident in the last year and no more than 2 in the last three years, and no major violations in the last 5 years.
17. This is a NON-MEDICATING position. At no time during any shift may a Driver Ambassador be under the influence of cannabis or any other controlled substance. That means cannabis may not be used before starting, during worked hours, or during any breaks or meal periods. Failure to comply may result in serious legal, financial and professional consequences.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Retail, cash handling and customer service experience preferred. Must be 21 years old by 01/01/2018 and pass a criminal background check. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Valid California Driver’s License with no more than one point moving violation or major at fault accident in the last year or two in the last three years
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The BPN-RPC, SPARC and Peace in Medicine family of companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  We comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. We value diversity and promote a culture of inclusivity and respect for all people.
BPN-RPC Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pursuant to Article 16, in conjunction with the San Francisco Office of Cannabis and other agencies, and in alignment with our commitment to workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts SPARC will, within the constraints of local, state and federal laws, give priority consideration to applicants for employment that meet at least three of the following criteria:

  1. At the time of application, is a member of a household that earns no more than 80% of the San Francisco Area Median Income, adjusted for household size;

  1. During the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of Cannabis;

  1. Since 1995, experienced housing insecurity in San Francisco, as evidenced by eviction, foreclosure, or revocation of housing subsidy;

  1. Has a parent, sibling, or child who, during the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of  Cannabis;

  1. Attended a school under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Unified School District for five years, either consecutively or in total, during the period 1971-2016; or

  2. During the period 1971-2016, lived for at least five years, either consecutively or in total, in San Francisco census tracts where at least 17% of the households had incomes at or below the federal poverty level, as determined by the Director.


Member Consultant

We offer amazing benefits and perks to our employees

• 30% discount on all dispensary purchases
• Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Paid Holidays and Paid Sick Leave
• Pooled Member Tips paid weekly
• Consistent schedules

Application instructions:

  • Read the job description.
  • Prepare an up-to-date resume and a cover letter that speaks to SPARC’s needs and this specific position.
  • Send both to [email protected] with “I AM YOUR UNICORN” in the subject line.

Status:  Hourly, non-exempt (pull-time)

COMPENSATION:  $15/hour plus pooled tips, long-term disability and life insurance, holiday pay, and paid sick time accrual.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Dispensary Manager, with additional supervision and direction from Premise Managers and Leads.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Member Consultant (MC) is responsible to ensure each customer receives outstanding service by providing a positive and friendly environment. Which includes, greeting and acknowledging every customer, maintaining solid product knowledge and maintaining a high level of customer service.

Understand and embrace the mission of SPARC and the BPN-RPC Staffing, Inc. family of companies role in the community.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Premise Supervisor.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work may require prolonged sitting/standing, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a cash register, credit card machine, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing. Requires close vision with the ability to see color and adjust focus. Requires lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a busy medical cannabis dispensary. Involves frequent contact with staff and the public. Work may be stressful at times and may include dealing with difficult members and/or law enforcement. Available to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, holidays, and/or city events.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
1. You believe in the positive role that cannabis can play in enhancing quality of life.
2. You are able to communicate with other associates and customers in all situations.
3. You agree to adhere to the highest level of customer service with staff and the public at all times.
4. You are able to perceive and meet the needs of the staff and members without direction.
5. You continue to maintain high standards in a dynamic, constantly evolving environment.
6. You communicate clearly and effectively.
7. You are knowledgeable or willing to quickly learn and retain information related to strains, genetics, and effects of cannabis.
8. You are able to use math skills for point of service system and cash register.
9. You have a high level of organization, patience, and flexibility.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Retail, cash handling and customer service experience preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish speaker highly desirable. Must be 21 years old by 01/01/2018 and pass a criminal background check. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The BPN-RPC, SPARC and Peace in Medicine family of companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  We comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. We value diversity and promote a culture of inclusivity and respect for all people.

BPN-RPC Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Pursuant to Article 16, in conjunction with the San Francisco Office of Cannabis and other agencies, and in alignment with our commitment to workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts SPARC will, within the constraints of local, state and federal laws, give priority consideration to applicants for employment that meet at least three of the following criteria:

  1. At the time of application, is a member of a household that earns no more than 80% of the San Francisco Area Median Income, adjusted for household size;

  1. During the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of Cannabis;

  1. Since 1995, experienced housing insecurity in San Francisco, as evidenced by eviction, foreclosure, or revocation of housing subsidy;

  1. Has a parent, sibling, or child who, during the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of  Cannabis;

  1. Attended a school under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Unified School District for five years, either consecutively or in total, during the period 1971-2016; or

  2. During the period 1971-2016, lived for at least five years, either consecutively or in total, in San Francisco census tracts where at least 17% of the households had incomes at or below the federal poverty level, as determined by the Director.


Safety Host

 

We offer amazing benefits and perks to our employees:

  • 90% employer-paid medical insurance for employee and Dental, Vision, and Chiropractic insurance coverage
    • 30% discount on all dispensary purchases
    • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Paid holidays, paid birthday, and paid company anniversary benefit
    • Pooled Member Tips paid weekly
    • Consistent schedules

Application instructions:

  • Read the job description.
  • Prepare an up-to-date resume and a cover letter that speaks to SPARC’s needs and this specific position.
  • Send both to [email protected]with “I AM YOUR UNICORN” in the subject line.

Status:  Hourly, non-exempt (full-time)

COMPENSATION:  $16/hour plus pooled tips, long-term disability and life insurance, medical benefits, holiday pay, and paid sick time accrual.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Security Manager

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Safety Host is responsible for providing a friendly, knowledgeable and easily identifiable uniformed presence. The initial point of contact for all members, member cultivators, service providers, the general public and official/law enforcement agencies. Responsible for ensuring that all staff and members are complying with dispensary policies and state laws and must always be vigilant of the activity occurring inside and outside the dispensary and other SPARC facilities.
Understand and embrace the mission of SPARC, Peace In Medicine, DPARC and the BPN-RPC Staffing Inc. family of companies and its role in the community.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Security Manager

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work requires prolonged sitting and/or standing up to six (6) hours, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a radio and other equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a busy medical cannabis dispensary. The dispensary area is very loud due to fans and filtration systems, fluctuating between extreme cold and hot temperatures. Involves frequent contact with staff and the public. Must have a strong comfort level to interact with members and co-workers. Work may be stressful at times and may include dealing with difficult people. Available to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, holidays, and/or city events.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

1. Maintain high level of customer service at all times.
2. Greet members, service providers, member cultivators, staff and community representatives in a friendly and courteous manner.
3. Monitor and authorize member flow entry and/or exit of facility.
4. Check person(s) entering the building for a valid membership and ID.
5. Assist with member registration, as requested.
6. Continuously patrol all dispensary premises, main office, Healing Center, etc., as well as other SPARC facilities when needed.
7. 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.
8. Explain and enforce laws, city ordinances, Code of Conduct, and/or regulations to all visitors and/or staff.
9. Complete incident reports and log books daily.
10. Communicate over radio and coordinate other activities.
11. Maintain cleanliness of outside areas at all times, including removing debris and completing opening/closing checklists.
12. Complete closing janitorial procedures.
13. Maintain strictest confidentiality.
14. Perform other related work as required.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Available to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, holidays, and/or city events.
2. Ability to deescalate situations calmly and professionally.
3. Ability to understand and follow organization’s policies, procedures, safety and emergency rules, plans and procedures.
4. Ability to handle routine and stressful situations.
5. Ability to work with others including local police, staff, and/or property management personnel.
6. Ability to communicate on radio and coordinate others’ activities.
7. Ability to work without immediate, direct supervision.
8. High level of organization, patience and flexibility.
9. Professional appearance.
10. Reliable and timely attendance.
11. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
12. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
13. Personal knowledge of medicinal effects of cannabis to self and others.
14. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
15. Maintain a current medical cannabis physician recommendation and/or a CA Medical Cannabis Identification Card issued by the DHS at all times.
16. This is a NON-MEDICATING position. At no time during any shift may a Safety Host be under the influence of cannabis or any other controlled substance. That means cannabis may not be used before starting, during worked hours, or during any breaks or meal periods. Failure to comply may result in serious legal, financial and professional consequences.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Retail, cash handling and customer service experience preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish speaker highly desirable. Must be 21 years old by 01/01/2018 and pass a criminal background check. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The BPN-RPC, SPARC and Peace in Medicine family of companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  We comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. We value diversity and promote a culture of inclusivity and respect for all people.
BPN-RPC Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pursuant to Article 16, in conjunction with the San Francisco Office of Cannabis and other agencies, and in alignment with our commitment to workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts SPARC will, within the constraints of local, state and federal laws, give priority consideration to applicants for employment that meet at least three of the following criteria:

  1. At the time of application, is a member of a household that earns no more than 80% of the San Francisco Area Median Income, adjusted for household size;

  1. During the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of Cannabis;

  1. Since 1995, experienced housing insecurity in San Francisco, as evidenced by eviction, foreclosure, or revocation of housing subsidy;

  1. Has a parent, sibling, or child who, during the period 1971-2016, was arrested for, convicted of, or adjudged to be a ward of the juvenile court for any crime under the laws of California or any other jurisdiction relating to the sale, possession, use, manufacture, or cultivation of  Cannabis;

  1. Attended a school under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Unified School District for five years, either consecutively or in total, during the period 1971-2016; or

  2. During the period 1971-2016, lived for at least five years, either consecutively or in total, in San Francisco census tracts where at least 17% of the households had incomes at or below the federal poverty level, as determined by the Director.