Retail Associate-Cannabis Consultant – Grupo Flor – Oakland, CA

Job Mission:

The Retail Associate position will serve as an integral member of the daily operations team at retail dispensary located in Oakland. The employee in this role will serve as the face of the dispensary, interacting with customers, cashiering, assisting with retail inventory, displays or working curbside. Retail Associates are friendly, compassionate cannabis professionals who guide customers through the process of understanding, selecting and purchasing cannabis products, such as flower, concentrates, edibles and topicals.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet and acknowledge each customer as they enter and/or exit in a friendly, positive manner
  • Serve as a point-of-contact for all customers
  • Assist with daily retail operations to ensure operations run smoothly and efficiently
  • Cashier using Point of Sale systems and be proactive in assisting customers who are using devices to shop and compare.
  • Sell cannabis products and merchandise through customer service techniques and professional selling skills, including sharing of product knowledge and up-selling.
  • Provide an exceptional customer experience for both digital, curbside and physical customers by listening and responding to customer needs
  • Perform sales support functions such as timely processing of new receipts, damages, testers, and returns to vendors
  • Assist with product and order fulfillment as assigned
  • Attend product training classes and seminars and other training as needed
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are required
  • Clean, professional appearance and hygiene are required
  • Assist with store upkeep, including occasional light cleaning of surfaces and debris
  • Other retail duties as assigned and trained

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent in experience is required
  • Minimum 2 years customer service, retail or sales experience required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older, as required by licensing
  • Prior experience as a budtender, brand ambassador or similar role preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional customer service and/or sales skills
  • Knowledge of or interest in cannabis
  • Strong teamwork and effective communication skills
  • Reliability and trustworthiness
  • Professional, presentable appearance and dress
  • Basic business math, including counting change and products
  • Ability to learn and use software and systems utilized
  • Extensive knowledge of or interest in cannabis including consumption methods, recreation and medical marijuana laws, strains and more

Physical Demands:

  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to type, handle, feel
  • The employee is regularly required to walk, sit, talk and hear
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or reach
  • The employee must have ability to occasionally safely lift and/or move minimum of 30 lbs.


  • Authenticity: We care about the people with whom we work. We believe open communication has more integrity than holding suspicion and that transparency is central to building the culture we want.
  • Resourcefulness: We celebrate individuals that are adaptive, creative, and find joy in connecting assets and ideas in unexpected ways.
  • Innovation: We are thrilled to create the history of this new industry.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • retail sales/customer service: 2 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Pay frequency:

  • Every other week

Paid Training:


  • Assistant Manager

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

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