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The Grove CA
La Mesa, CA


La Mesa, CA

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**Only Apply If You Are Currently In Industry**

**Again ONLY Apply If You Are Currently Employed In The Marijuana Industry**

*McDonalds Is Not The Marijuana Industry*

The Grove is a licensed medical marijuana (MMJ) dispensary open in La Mesa and we are searching for individuals to join our team. We are seeking talented individuals who want to help us make a difference in this industry and have a professional demeanor for an upscale, “boutique-style” dispensary. Applicants must have exceptional customer service skills and budtending experience within the cannabis industry and inside a dispensary. In order to be considered for employment, please read the entire post and carefully follow the directions below:

Job Description:

The Budtender is who our customer experience is most influenced by. In addition to greeting the customer into the sales area of the dispensary, the Budtender must be able to listen attentively, assess the needs of the customer and be able to educate and/or guide the customer on the benefits and differences of our products. Our Budtenders must be able to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service. He or she is the link of our company to the customer. A successful Budtender should be able to provide product suggestions, meet or exceed company standards, achieve sales goals and meet or exceed or customers’ expectations. By achieving these standards, it allows customers to have confidence and loyalty to our brand. The Budtender is also required to maintain strict inventory and cash controls that prevent diversion and ensure complete compliance with State and Local requirements.

Responsibilities and Duties - Below is a list of responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Maintain proper cash handling procedures at all times
  • Ensure POS counters are ready to go when dispensary opens
  • Assist with running side work, stocking and cleaning during any and all downtime
  • Maintain fully stocked and clean POS counters at all times
  • Ensure opening and closing cleaning and organization is completed
  • Participate in periodic staff cleanings and meetings
  • Ensure all guests are greeted as they arrive and when they depart
  • Provide all customers (external and internal) with excellent customer service
  • Inform management if any product inventory is running low
  • Ensure each customer receives your full attention during their transaction
  • Ensure you are on time for each and every shift
  • Keep all personal items off the sales floor at all times
  • Be knowledgeable about everything and anything cannabis related
  • Be knowledgeable of any and all specials
  • Read industry publications to keep up-to-date on trends
  • Ensure you and your uniform/clothing are clean and professional and you have all tools at your station prepared for your shift
  • Perform other duties or projects as assigned by any other Shift Lead, Supervisor or Manager.

Qualifications and Skills/ Requirements:

  • MUST have prior Budtending experience inside a dispensary
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Excellent Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Precise Math Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Multi-task Oriented
  • Stress Management/Composure
  • Ability to Stand for Long Periods
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Must submit and pass a Department of Criminal Justice criminal background check (LiveScan)
  • Have a valid California Medical Recommendation and a valid California ID
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Knowledge of marijuana strains, edibles, extracts and other current products on the market

Hours and Availability:

5-8 hour shifts between the hours of 7:00AM - 9:30PM. A Budtender is expected to work three to five (3-5) shifts per week. A Budtender must be available weekends, weekdays, evenings and holidays.

If you have previous work experience in the cannabis industry inside a dispensary, please make sure to provide a detailed work history within your resume. Please include a link to any social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). If we feel that you are a good candidate, we will respond to your email with a location and time for interview. ONLY candidates who have followed these directions will be considered.

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour


  • Budtending: Minimum of 2 years inside a dispensary
  • Customer Service: 2 years
  • Retail Sales: 1 year


  • La Mesa, CA


  • MMJ doctor's recommendation or State MMJ card


  • English

Required work authorization:

  • United States


Please, NO CALLS regarding employment – we will communicate with all applicants via email. Please respond only through this ad posting via email. We are unable to respond to all applicants individually but if we are interested in a candidate, we will contact you directly.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.00 per hour


  • budtender: 2 years (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Application Question:

  • Is your Budtending experience on your resume?