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Cannabis Jobs In Canada: Who’s Hiring In November 2018

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It’s full steam ahead in Canada’s cannabis sector, with reports of consumer demand reaching and breaching industry expectations within the first week of legalization.

October continued the trend of exuberance in development of the nation’s new cannabis retail infrastructure, virtually matching the previous month’s record-breaking volume of new cannabis job listings.

Corporate and tech roles

Intermediate roles are the most abundant among corporate listings this month, but a few entry-level opportunities have made it onto the boards.

Business development coordinators are needed at Ascent Industries in Maple Ridge, B.C., and at a licensed producer in Toronto. Also in Toronto, Lift & Co. seeks an account executive, a project manager, and two product marketing managers.

Front desk receptionists are needed at N D Supplies in Richmond, B.C., and at Indiva in London, Ont.

TLG is hiring a Toronto-based YouTube influencer/personality to host videos pertaining to their vaporizer products, while Whoa! Is Media Inc. seeks a social media coordinator in Victoria, B.C.

FIGR Cannabis has an opening for a brand ambassador in Charlottetown, P.E.I., while Wolf Grinders Inc. seeks a business development representative for their offices in Edmonton, Alta.

In Toronto, a creative strategist is needed at Merry Jane, and a digital content writer is needed at CannaRoyalty Corp.

Content managers are being sought by Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alta., by Beleave in Oakville, Ont., and by HelloMD in Toronto.

Analysts are in demand in Vancouver and Toronto. A business development analyst is needed at Emerald Health Therapeutics in Vancouver, as well as an investor relations analyst at Harvest One. In Toronto, a sales intelligence analyst is needed at Aphria.

Kalen Corp is hiring a comptroller in Toronto, while EnWave Corp has an opening for an intermediate accountant at their office in Delta, B.C.

Senior roles abound as well in Toronto. Lift & Co. seeks a director of investor relations, and a Toronto-based licensed producer seeks a VP of facilities.

A communications manager is needed at Sundial Growers Inc. in Calgary, Alta.

In public sector roles, the government of Nunavut seeks an assistant deputy minister of fiscal management overseeing the Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission, while Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis seeks a records management supervisor in St. Albert, Alta.

Farming and production

In senior production roles, a licensed producer on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. seeks a master grower, Sundial Growers seeks a production manager for their facility in Olds, Alta., and Natura Naturals seeks a greenhouse labour supervisor for their facility in Leamington, Ont.

Also in Leamington, Aphria seeks a manager of cannabis processing, while a chief horticulturalist is sought for a licensed producer in Edmonton, Alta.

While few intermediate production roles were posted this month — including an experienced grower at 7 Acres in Tiverton, Ont., and a production specialist at Breathing Green Solutions in Wentworth, N.S. — the vast majority of recent production opportunities have been entry-level positions in farming, trimming, and packaging.

Sanitation and equipment prep techs are needed at Sundial Growers in Olds, Alta., and at Greenseal Cannabis in Stratford, Ont.

Junior growers are needed at Emerald Health Therapeutics in Saint-Eustache, Que., and throughout Ontario: at Emblem Cannabis in Paris, and at Peace Naturals in Stayner.

Harvest team members are also needed at the Peace Naturals facility in Stayner, Ont., as well as at Aurora in Nisku, Alta., and in British Columbia at United Greeneries in Duncan, at Tilray in Nanaimo, and at The Flowr Corporation in Kelowna.

Packaging workers are likewise in demand throughout B.C.: at United Greeneries in Duncan, at Tilray in Nanaimo, at Farm Dispensary in Vancouver, and at The Flowr Corporation in Kelowna. Packagers are also needed at Aurora in Nisku, Alta., and at The Hacienda Co. in Toronto.

Muskoka Grown is hiring for three roles: grow techniciansanitation facilitator, and and technical support specialist. To apply for a position in person, applicants can visit Muskoka Grown at the Muskoka Natural Food Market in Bracebridge, Ont. on Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sales and distribution

Entry-level retail opportunities remain high in volume, with sales reps needed nationwide.

Multiple cannabis retail openings are available at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch in Richmond, B.C. Sales representatives are needed at Emerald Health Therapeutics and Anandia Labs, both in Vancouver.

Retail sales staff are also needed at The Bud King in Edmonton, Alta., Cannabis Supply Co. in Kitchener, Ont., and at Canopy Growth in St. John’s, Nfld.

A customer service representative is needed at Nova Cannabis in Edmonton, Alta.

An opening exists for a cannabis delivery driver at Micro Grown in Burlington, Ont., while a warehouse worker is needed at CannMart Inc. in Toronto.

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch is hiring 18 cannabis consultants for their retail store in Kamloops, B.C., while francophone part-time and full-time cannabis consultants are needed at Société Québécoise du Cannabis in Montreal.

In intermediate positions, sales coordinators are needed in Vancouver at Emerald Health Therapeutics, in Saskatoon at Cannica Wholesale, and anywhere in Canada for a virtual remote position at Cannabiz Media.

For senior roles, retail store managers are needed at Cannabis Cowboy in Didsbury, Alta., and in Regina, Sask.

Société Québécoise du Cannabis seeks a director/branch manager and an assistant director/branch manager, while a VP of sales is being sought by Keirton Inc in Surrey, B.C., and by The Leadership Agency in Toronto.

Clinical services, research, and laboratory roles

As always, quality assurance personnel are in consistent demand, with QA staff needed in Toronto and Tiverton, Ont. and in Oliver, B.C.

An extraction tech is needed in the B.C. interior, while a research analyst is needed at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.

Harvest Medicine seeks a medical office assistant/receptionist in Calgary, Alta. Cannabis counsellors are needed at Canadian Cannabis Clinics in Medicine Hat, Alta., while MD Connected seeks a medical cannabis educator in Toronto. A lead licensed practical nurse is sought by Nalanda Health in Calgary, Alta.

Quality assurance managers are needed at Farm & Florist in Vancouver, at Viridis Natural Health Products in Edmonton.

In R&D roles, Aurora seeks a deputy data collection assistant at their facility in Pointe-Claire, Que., while RedeCan seeks a laboratory assistant in Fenwick, Ont.

A francophone planning, programming, and research officer is being sought for CISSS de la Gaspésie in Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Que., and in Toronto, Avicanna Inc. seeks a scientific writer.

In Mississauga, Inflamax Research has posted an open call for clinical trial volunteers to be compensated up to $1,350 to participate in their Ontario research study.


Open call for resumes

For those keen to join Canada’s cannabis workforce, Cannabis At Work has posted an open call for resumes from any applicants who would like to be considered for suitable positions across the country. If you haven’t found the perfect cannabis job, the perfect cannabis job might find you.

As always, for the most up-to-date listings check your local classified resources, and national job boards such as Cannabis At WorkSimplyHiredIndeed, and the Government of Canada’s online job bank. And of course, check for opportunities to join the Lift & Co. team.


Source: Cannabis Jobs In Canada: Who’s Hiring In November 2018 – Lift & Co.

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