Careers.

Welcome to Common Citizen. We’re both a cannabis company and an advocate for social change. So, if you’re looking for just a job, we’re not for you. If you want to change the world, then read on.

Are you passionate about cannabis and the good it can do for people? Then you’ve come to the right place. Together, we can make a real difference. Take a look at our job postings and don’t hesitate to apply if anything interests you. We’ll be in touch, whether we feel it’s a good fit or not. That’s just the respectful thing to do. If you don’t see a position that speaks to you, send a note and your resume to [email protected] and we’ll reach out if something opens up.

The health, safety and well-being of all people - our customers, visitors and team members- remains our #1 priority. You can find all the details of our infectious disease prevention and monitoring practices here.

About Common Citizen

Common Citizen is proud to be a Michigan-based cannabis company committed to changing the social stigma that prevents people from enjoying the greater quality of life that cannabis can provide. Our company is founded on two principles: ‘Cannabis for Humanity’ and ‘change for the better’. ‘Cannabis for Humanity’ means we put people first in everything we do – from our safe, high-quality cannabis plants to our world-class customer experience to our caring workplace environment. ‘Change for the better’ means that we have an insatiable desire to make ourselves, our product and our team experience better each and every day. In fact, we are working hard to become and be recognized as a Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces in the USA.

Common Citizen is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect for all people. If you are a member of an equity group, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application, covering letter or resume. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know in your email application to [email protected] or you may call us at (313)228-0258.

Benefits at Common Citizen currently include Medical, Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, Paid Time Off, Health & Wellness Leave, Holiday, Employee Discounts, EAP. More to come as we grow.

Current Job Postings

About This Role

The role of the Common Citizen Budtender, who we like to call Citizen Advisor, is one of utmost importance. As a Citizen Advisor you are the face of the company and need to treat all our guests with great humanity. Advisors are educators first, salespeople second. Their primary role is to provide unparalleled customer service in which they educate their fellow citizens, the dispensary guests, and help them discover the cannabis products that will help them achieve a higher quality of life.

When not assisting their fellow citizens, Advisors are responsible for keeping the dispensary clean and orderly, including keeping bathrooms presentable and well stocked. Advisors will also sometimes work reception. This includes greeting guests, checking newcomers in, answering any questions they may have and ensuring that their profiles are up to date and correct. Advisors may also be called upon to assist with inventory.

Finally, as with everyone at Common Citizen, Advisors are expected to contribute to the Common Citizen movement to end the stigma and liberate all people through cannabis.

What You Will Be Doing

Creating an unparalleled customer service experience for our guests, your fellow citizens, that leaves them feeling well cared for, including but not limited to:

  • Consistently exceptional customer service
  • Strong long-term relationship-building
  • Following the Common Citizen advisor protocol
  • Providing problem-solving sales assistance, including upselling & cross-selling when it is to your fellow citizens benefit
  • Generating references, referrals & repeat visits
  • Simple math & data entry
  • POS system entries
  • Regulatory compliance (ie. LARA. Metrc)

Staying current with cannabis knowledge in order to educate & serve with excellence, including:

  • Cannabis plant and product form knowledge
  • The Common Citizen product offerings
  • Hosting or participating in educational events, onsite & offsite

The Experience You Bring

  • A minimum of 2 years in a customer service role in a retail environment
  • A background in healthcare, social work or related fields is also preferred
  • Personal experience with cannabis – although not required, ideally you are a current medical cannabis patient in the state of Michigan

Why You’d Love This Role

You are/have:

  • Passionate about cannabis and what it can do for people
  • A great attention to detail and memory for product details
  • A warm & friendly yet professional manner
  • A real people person – someone that truly enjoys getting to know people & interacting with them
  • A great listener showing great sincerity, respect and patience
  • Great conversation skills, comfortable talking both in person & on the phone
  • Comfortable with public speaking to a small audience
  • Confident yet humble
  • Compassionate yet resilient; able to hear about and empathize with people’s struggles without it overwhelming you
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Interested in developing new skills and growing along with us

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

About This Role

The role of the Common Citizen Budtender, who we like to call Citizen Advisor, is one of utmost importance. As a Citizen Advisor you are the face of the company and need to treat all our guests with great humanity. Advisors are educators first, salespeople second. Their primary role is to provide unparalleled customer service in which they educate their fellow citizens, the dispensary guests, and help them discover the cannabis products that will help them achieve a higher quality of life.

When not assisting their fellow citizens, Advisors are responsible for keeping the dispensary clean and orderly, including keeping bathrooms presentable and well stocked. Advisors will also sometimes work reception. This includes greeting guests, checking newcomers in, answering any questions they may have and ensuring that their profiles are up to date and correct. Advisors may also be called upon to assist with inventory.

Finally, as with everyone at Common Citizen, Advisors are expected to contribute to the Common Citizen movement to end the stigma and liberate all people through cannabis.

What You Will Be Doing

Creating an unparalleled customer service experience for our guests, your fellow citizens, that leaves them feeling well cared for, including but not limited to:

  • Consistently exceptional customer service
  • Strong long-term relationship-building
  • Following the Common Citizen advisor protocol
  • Providing problem-solving sales assistance, including upselling & cross-selling when it is to your fellow citizens benefit
  • Generating references, referrals & repeat visits
  • Simple math & data entry
  • POS system entries
  • Regulatory compliance (ie. LARA. Metrc)

Staying current with cannabis knowledge in order to educate & serve with excellence, including:

  • Cannabis plant and product form knowledge
  • The Common Citizen product offerings
  • Hosting or participating in educational events, onsite & offsite

The Experience You Bring

  • A minimum of 2 years in a customer service role in a retail environment
  • A background in healthcare, social work or related fields is also preferred
  • Personal experience with cannabis – although not required, ideally you are a current medical cannabis patient in the state of Michigan

Why You’d Love This Role

You are/have:

  • Passionate about cannabis and what it can do for people
  • A great attention to detail and memory for product details
  • A warm & friendly yet professional manner
  • A real people person – someone that truly enjoys getting to know people & interacting with them
  • A great listener showing great sincerity, respect and patience
  • Great conversation skills, comfortable talking both in person & on the phone
  • Comfortable with public speaking to a small audience
  • Confident yet humble
  • Compassionate yet resilient; able to hear about and empathize with people’s struggles without it overwhelming you
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Interested in developing new skills and growing along with us

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

About This Role

The role of the Common Citizen Budtender, who we like to call Citizen Advisor, is one of utmost importance. As a Citizen Advisor you are the face of the company and need to treat all our guests with great humanity. Advisors are educators first, salespeople second. Their primary role is to provide unparalleled customer service in which they educate their fellow citizens, the dispensary guests, and help them discover the cannabis products that will help them achieve a higher quality of life.

When not assisting their fellow citizens, Advisors are responsible for keeping the dispensary clean and orderly, including keeping bathrooms presentable and well stocked. Advisors will also sometimes work reception. This includes greeting guests, checking newcomers in, answering any questions they may have and ensuring that their profiles are up to date and correct. Advisors may also be called upon to assist with inventory.

Finally, as with everyone at Common Citizen, Advisors are expected to contribute to the Common Citizen movement to end the stigma and liberate all people through cannabis.

What You Will Be Doing

Creating an unparalleled customer service experience for our guests, your fellow citizens, that leaves them feeling well cared for, including but not limited to:

  • Consistently exceptional customer service
  • Strong long-term relationship-building
  • Following the Common Citizen advisor protocol
  • Providing problem-solving sales assistance, including upselling & cross-selling when it is to your fellow citizens benefit
  • Generating references, referrals & repeat visits
  • Simple math & data entry
  • POS system entries
  • Regulatory compliance (ie. LARA. Metrc)

Staying current with cannabis knowledge in order to educate & serve with excellence, including:

  • Cannabis plant and product form knowledge
  • The Common Citizen product offerings
  • Hosting or participating in educational events, onsite & offsite

The Experience You Bring

  • A minimum of 2 years in a customer service role in a retail environment
  • A background in healthcare, social work or related fields is also preferred
  • Personal experience with cannabis – although not required, ideally you are a current medical cannabis patient in the state of Michigan

Why You’d Love This Role

You are/have:

  • Passionate about cannabis and what it can do for people
  • A great attention to detail and memory for product details
  • A warm & friendly yet professional manner
  • A real people person – someone that truly enjoys getting to know people & interacting with them
  • A great listener showing great sincerity, respect and patience
  • Great conversation skills, comfortable talking both in person & on the phone
  • Comfortable with public speaking to a small audience
  • Confident yet humble
  • Compassionate yet resilient; able to hear about and empathize with people’s struggles without it overwhelming you
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Interested in developing new skills and growing along with us

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

About This Role

The role of the Common Citizen Budtender, who we like to call Citizen Advisor, is one of utmost importance. As a Citizen Advisor you are the face of the company and need to treat all our guests with great humanity. Advisors are educators first, salespeople second. Their primary role is to provide unparalleled customer service in which they educate their fellow citizens, the dispensary guests, and help them discover the cannabis products that will help them achieve a higher quality of life.

When not assisting their fellow citizens, Advisors are responsible for keeping the dispensary clean and orderly, including keeping bathrooms presentable and well stocked. Advisors will also sometimes work reception. This includes greeting guests, checking newcomers in, answering any questions they may have and ensuring that their profiles are up to date and correct. Advisors may also be called upon to assist with inventory.

Finally, as with everyone at Common Citizen, Advisors are expected to contribute to the Common Citizen movement to end the stigma and liberate all people through cannabis.

What You Will Be Doing

Creating an unparalleled customer service experience for our guests, your fellow citizens, that leaves them feeling well cared for, including but not limited to:

  • Consistently exceptional customer service
  • Strong long-term relationship-building
  • Following the Common Citizen advisor protocol
  • Providing problem-solving sales assistance, including upselling & cross-selling when it is to your fellow citizens benefit
  • Generating references, referrals & repeat visits
  • Simple math & data entry
  • POS system entries
  • Regulatory compliance (ie. LARA. Metrc)

Staying current with cannabis knowledge in order to educate & serve with excellence, including:

  • Cannabis plant and product form knowledge
  • The Common Citizen product offerings
  • Hosting or participating in educational events, onsite & offsite

The Experience You Bring

  • A minimum of 2 years in a customer service role in a retail environment
  • A background in healthcare, social work or related fields is also preferred
  • Personal experience with cannabis – although not required, ideally you are a current medical cannabis patient in the state of Michigan

Why You’d Love This Role

You are/have:

  • Passionate about cannabis and what it can do for people
  • A great attention to detail and memory for product details
  • A warm & friendly yet professional manner
  • A real people person – someone that truly enjoys getting to know people & interacting with them
  • A great listener showing great sincerity, respect and patience
  • Great conversation skills, comfortable talking both in person & on the phone
  • Comfortable with public speaking to a small audience
  • Confident yet humble
  • Compassionate yet resilient; able to hear about and empathize with people’s struggles without it overwhelming you
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Interested in developing new skills and growing along with us

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Construction Project Manager
Department: Operations
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Status: Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens.

The Construction Project Manager is a subject matter expert responsible for developing engineering solutions and overseeing all aspects of the building process, working closely with engineers and architects to develop plans, establish timetables, and determine labor and material costs. They are responsible for ensuring the project is completed on budget and within scope. This is a dynamic environment requiring dynamic skills, and as such the daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment.

Responsibilities

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us.

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of multiple construction projects from conception to completion while monitoring compliance with safety and contract requirements.
  • Understand and administer contract and subcontract agreements
  • Manage and supervise all aspects of the preconstruction process from design development to entitlements and to bid solicitation(s)
  • Coordinate all aspects of contractors, subcontractors and the construction team to meet and or exceed contract requirements.
  • Prepare external and internal reports relating to job status, daily progress, estimates, and deliverables.
  • Review projects on a daily basis to monitor progress, safety, quality and budget.
  • Supervise multiple construction projects to ensure they are completed on time and meet contractual requirements.
  • Work under hard deadlines in a fast-paced environment to plan and coordinate all aspects of the building process.
  • Provide leadership to positively influence change management.
  • Promote CC's involvement in the community to help build strategic relationships and to embrace the community in which we live and work.
  • Establish, update, and communicate the Project(s) Schedule and manage its implementation.
  • Manage budget and financial reporting, interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget.
  • Manage the Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) program.
  • Manage risk evaluation/mitigation, contract negotiations, fee and pricing decisions.
  • Demonstrate high standard of persona; accountability and integrity. Mentor staff to the same high standards.
  • Manage and oversee field operations and engineering processes and procedures.
  • Drive competencies to team on requirements for insurance, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Drive enforcement of safety standards and protocols.
  • Work with Finance to manage cost accounting, pay applications, and financial close out of projects.
  • Keep management informed on progress for project and budget through regularly scheduled Operations Review Meetings.
  • Support and drive utilization of various initiatives. Promote and utilize emerging technologies and innovations to support sustainable competitive advantages.
  • Provide leadership to foster an environment of diversity and inclusion.

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Building Construction, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture
  • 5-10 years of experience in project management within construction
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and execute multiple construction projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and execute multiple design projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction, engineering, and architecture principles
  • Ability to budget, schedule, negotiate, and control costs
  • Strong leadership and management skills

OTHER SKILLS

  • Must have excellent facilitating skills in a team environment, and effective communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Time management skills.
  • Must be a demonstrated problem solver with the ability to implement effective solutions.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in the English language.

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push 50 pounds and stand for entire 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to bend, reach, stoop and squat
  • Must be able to work in a highly pollenated environment (kief)
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid weather conditions.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Captain
Department: Continuous Improvement
Reports to: Director of Continuous Improvement
FSLA Status: Exempt

About This Role

The Continuous Improvement Captain will be responsible for leading, implementing and sustaining a Lean/Six Sigma improvement culture and practice across Common Citizen teams in retail and office processes in Michigan.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Initiate deployment (A3) activities across Common Citizen Retail Locations and Office Departments to ensure that improvement actions are directly linked to the strategic and tactical objectives of the strategic score card and the business units.
  • Be the contact person for coordinating, communicating, and publicizing Lean Six Sigma Improvement activities and successes across the Retail and Office Processes.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement through leading, supporting, and coaching of projects using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Facilitate, train, and teach Lean tools and techniques. Develop and share new tools and techniques to improve Lean Six Sigma effectiveness.
  • Passionately drive visibility and awareness of Lean Six Sigma throughout Common Citizen.
  • Communicate with clarity and consistency to maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere.
  • Provide timely and professional feedback to Leadership on Quality & Safety concerns.
  • Perform other duties as required; assisting with Lean Operations when necessary.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • A passion for coaching and teaching
  • Dynamic and engaging facilitation & training skills
  • Ability to simply & clearly convey and communicate complex concepts, effectively communicating at all levels and across an organization.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Good understanding of all business processes
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years prior work experience in Lean Leadership Role.
  • Project leadership and managerial experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • regularly required to sit for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Cultivation Citizen
Department:
Reports to:
Status: Non-Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens.

Cultivation Citizens are a part of the Production Team from plant creation to harvest, and some post-harvest activity. This is a dynamic team, and as such daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment. Cultivation Citizens rely on each other for support and are accountable to each other.

What You Will Be Doing

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us.

Cultivation related work, including but not limited to:

  • Always follow Standard Work procedures for all cultivation activities, to ensure consistent quality cannabis products
  • Using state track and trace software to track all activities and work performed in the cultivation team: including plant tagging and tracking, waste tracking, nutrient and crop inputs, harvest entry, and harvest batch tracking
  • Responsible for sanitation of equipment and production areas, preparation and maintenance of nutrient reservoirs and irrigation system
  • Assure all cannabis products are free from contamination risk at all stages; from propagation to harvest
  • Monitor for quality control checks to ensure process and product quality in line with company standards
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workspace and displays a high standard of cleanliness and organization
  • Collaborate with other Cultivation Citizens in daily cultivation tasks, training, and review of process with a continuous improvement mentality
  • Employ professional and clear communication practices to maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere
  • Identify a wide variety of conditions such as plant diseases, existence of insects, nutrient deficiencies, etc.

Harvest related work, including but not limited to:

  • Pre-harvest fan leaf removal in the flower room and recording the waste
  • Removing trellis netting, cutting down the plant, weighing the plant, and entering the wet weight into METRC
  • Removing the waste fan leaves and hanging the plant for drying
  • After the plant is dry, removing the flower from the stem and store for curing

Post-harvest work, including but not limited to:

  • Monitoring the curing process and recording moisture content
  • Trimming and sorting flower for packaging

The Experience You Bring

  • Degree in Horticulture, Biology, Agriculture, or equivalent is preferred, but not required. Experience in agricultural or food safety/handling industry is acceptable in lieu of degree.
  • Computer proficiency is a must. Experience with cannabis track-and-trace software such as BioTrack, MJ Freeway, or METRC is a plus.
  • Efficient cultivation/production work ethic with application of problem-solving skills to overcome daily cultivation/production issues.
  • Knowledge of plant diseases, insects and fungi, as well as plant treatment processes and options.
  • Must have accountability, proactive behavior, strong attention to detail. Can follow company policies and contribute towards the goal of achieving production targets within set timelines.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push 50 pounds and stand for entire 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to bend, reach, stoop and squat
  • Must be able to work in a highly pollenated environment (kief)
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid weather conditions

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Cultivation Team Lead
Department: Operations
Reports to: Cultivation Captain
Status: Non-Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens.

Team Leads are servant leaders and subject matter experts responsible for leading Citizens in our daily work. Team Leads are working leads and are a key part of the Operations Leadership Team. They work in various functional areas from fertigation, plant creation/maintenance to product shipment. This is a dynamic team requiring dynamic leadership, and as such daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment. Citizens rely on Team Leads for support, daily work direction and training.

What You Will Be Doing and Team Lead

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assuring work tasks within their assigned responsibilities are executed per the Standard Work with high degree of Safety, Quality and Regulatory Compliance
  • Lead teams within assigned work areas to achieve daily targets of Productivity, Quality and Safety
  • Facilitate Tier 1 Huddles and help manage our CC Lean Management System of Visual Controls (i.e., White Boards, Visual Standards, Signage, etc.)
  • Participate in Lean Kaizen events, Time Observation Studies, and Safety Committees
  • Accountable for 5-S and Standard Work development and improvement
  • Address and escalate personnel issues as needed with support from Captains and HR.
  • Perform as Subject Matter Expert in key process areas, for example: Water Sampling, Plant Health, Pre-Roll Quality, Post-Harvest Processing Equipment, etc.

Additionally:

  • Assure sanitation standards are followed with respect to process equipment maintenance (i.e., nutrient reservoirs and irrigation) and finished goods production equipment (i.e., auto-trimmer, Pre-roll, extraction, etc.)
  • Be able to see and mitigate Waste / Product and Process Defects – considering a wide variety of defects such as plant disease, bad insects, poor product quality, etc.
  • Accountable for quality control checks (Leader Standard Work) to ensure process and product quality in line with company standards and assure Citizens maintain a clean and tidy workspace (5-S Standard)
  • Collaborate with all Citizens in improving daily tasks, assure proper training, and provide process audits with a passion for Continuous Improvement.
  • Communicate with clarity and consistency to maintain a positive and progressive team atmosphere.
  • Provide timely and professional feedback to Citizens on job performance.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate using electronic media such as Slack and Outlook Email.
  • Perform other duties as required.

The Experience You Bring

  • Degree in Horticulture, Biology, Agriculture, or equivalent is preferred, but not required. Experience in agricultural or food safety/handling industry is acceptable in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of basic MS Office and METRC. LeafLogix is a plus.
  • Efficient cultivation/production work ethic with application of Lean tools.
  • Knowledge in areas listed dependent on where you will work: Plant diseases, insects and fungi, fertigation, plant treatment processes, cannabis finished goods product manufacturing, and extraction equipment.
  • Must be a proactive Leader, able to influence others in a professional and courteous manner, encourage Lean Thinking and Continuous Improvement
  • Must have strong attention to detail and hold themselves and others accountable to Standards of Work. Solid communication and documentation skills.

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push 50 pounds and stand for entire 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to bend, reach, stoop and squat
  • Must be able to work in a highly pollenated environment (kief)
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid weather conditions.
  • Must be able to handle conflict and engage in crucial conversations.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Director of External Affairs and Social Equity
Department:
Reports to: CEO
FSLA Status: Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens. The Director of External Affairs and Social Equity is responsible for the handling and reporting of company’s state and social equity commitments. They will spearhead and manage social equity initiatives to ensure Common Citizen makes positive, genuine, and lasting impact with local communities.

Responsibilities

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Serve as a primary point of contact, communication and facilitation between the Company and local communities and the media, with particular focus on residents who have historically lacked a strong voice and influence in cannabis, including communities of color, limited-English speaking populations and low-income residents
  • Foster effective partnerships
  • Attend relevant local community meetings on behalf of Common Citizen
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, or other analytical work as directed, which may include complex and sensitive public policy matters
  • Lead outreach and networking for Common Citizen to ensure a wide array of diverse community partners and organizations
  • Support Common Citizen’s movement for continued advocacy for equity in cannabis
  • Identify opportunities for fair and balanced employment opportunities at all levels
  • Prepare and represent Common Citizen at city council meetings and other events
  • Investigate consumer and customer complaints and provide written communication regarding the findings.

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • A self-starter with a keen political acumen, cultural competence
  • Experience working and building trusted relationships with underserved communities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, business, education, or related field preferred Common Citizen is an equal opportunity employer.

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Edibles Production Captain
Department: Processing Lab
Reports to: Extraction Captain
Status: Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens.

The Edibles Production Captain is responsible for production of all marijuana infused edible products and helps to create and drive developments in edible cannabis infusions, focused on health, purity, and environmental consciousness. They will manage a team of chefs to carry out day-to-day tasks including prepping, measuring, dosing, cleaning, cooking, packaging, labeling, and operating basic production machinery. They will also be responsible for producing edibles in accordance with the State and standards set by Common Citizens. This is a dynamic environment requiring dynamic skills, and as such the daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment.

Responsibilities

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Work with Purchasing Captain and Lab Captain to set weekly and monthly production schedules
  • Manage kitchen chefs with daily production of goods, chocolates and confections using commercial machinery.
  • Understand and execute batch calculations per Common Citizen Edibles manufacturing formulas.
  • Maintain METRC compliance, production logs, lab test results and QC retain samples.
  • Track input costs, labor costs, waste management
  • Vendor Coordination / Ordering
  • Organize and inventory ingredients and other kitchen production supplies at the facility.
  • Place ingredient orders with approved vendors, log and date each shipment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of state and county health department requirements for Kitchen Production Facilities.
  • Handle preparation for periodic inspections.
  • Maintain a clean and safe production facility.
  • Ensure personal hygiene is acceptable under standards set by Common Citizen before performing any production activities by washing hands, wearing a hair net, changing clothes, etc.
  • Complete the sanitation of production equipment and tools including workspace, production and packaging equipment, cookware, and appliances.
  • Hire and train staff in professional kitchen techniques
  • State-required sanitation license must be up to date

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • Experience in a field and/or operation that adheres to strict health and safety policies and procedures, preferable a regulated field producing products for human consumption.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of recipes, food production and kitchen sanitation.
  • Strong and effective task-management skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Attention to detail – ability to monitor basic kitchen production in processes, organize and maintain production logs and ingredient lot numbers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
  • Experience in a production-heavy kitchen, kitchen management and chocolate/confection work a plus.
  • Culinary degree, certificate, or at least 5 years of kitchen management experience

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push 50 pounds and stand for entire 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to bend, reach, stoop and squat
  • Must be able to work in a highly pollenated environment (kief)
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid weather conditions.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: General Counsel
Department: Legal
Reports to: CEO
FSLA Status: Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens

The General Counsel is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives for the firm and provides senior management with quick and thoughtful advice on a variety of matters. This role is responsible for driving strategic initiatives and their implementation, managing the company’s legal affairs, and overseeing the work of outside counsel. The General Counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions, including drafting, and negotiating various types of business-critical contracts and providing a broad range of legal counsel and expertise to senior management and various departments.

Responsibilities

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Counsels’ leadership on a broad array of issues in order to assess legal implications for the firm. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, provides advice and counsel to teammates.
  • Provides practical legal advice that furthers business objectives. Provides direct transactional legal support to document, diligence, and close transactions
  • Identifies risks inherent in contract terms and business and develops solutions to complex problems that mitigate risk.
  • Provides legal oversight and guidance to ensure the Company’s compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Lead & negotiate all corporate, finance, M&A, and complex commercial and IP matters.
  • Provides accurate, cost-effective, and timely legal support to the firm.
  • Manages legal risks and assist in managing business risks and resolving pre-litigation disputes.
  • Apprise business and legal partners of pertinent legislative and regulatory developments.
  • Participates in the development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides counsel and guidance upon key legal matters
  • Builds, structures, and manages the company’s internal legal function and staff.
  • Oversees the selection, retention, management, and evaluation of all outside counsel. Manages the company’s litigation through coordination with outside counsel
  • Collaborates with the company’s accounting and finance departments to manage regulatory affairs, corporate governance, and risk management initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the company conducts its multi-State business operations in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating key contracts, including major subcontracts, purchase agreements, and financing documents. Reviews, drafts, and negotiates a broad range of contracts and agreements for the business
  • Researches and advises on a broad range of legal-related issues, including employment law, tax law, contractor disputes, real property law and landlord-tenant matters.
  • Develops strategic policies/processes/materials and educational materials to minimize company legal exposure as well as educating/training company management on legal risks and ramifications.
  • Assists real estate and development teams with in-depth due diligence in real estate transactions, including title and entitlement review and evaluation of zoning and land use issues.
  • Moves the organization forward by working collaboratively with senior management colleagues to arrive at and implement short and long-term organizational decisions that utilize organizational, industry, and competitive knowledge.

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • B.A. or B.S. and Juris Doctorate. Licensed to practice law in at least one state in good standing, and able to gain admission to the Illinois Bar
  • 6+ years of experience with corporate law firm experience or strong corporate background with six or more years of significant transactional experience required, including general corporate matters. Experience with a highly regulated industry strongly preferred.
  • Broad based knowledge on various legal issues. Established ability to build internal client relationships across various functions and play an integral part of the senior leadership team.
  • Demonstrated ability to think and contribute to key decisions quickly, and to communicate legal issues and solutions clearly and concisely
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a clear and concise drafting style
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including ability to work independently and effectively within a team and a fast-paced business environment
  • Experience drafting complex commercial contracts or other experience demonstrating ability to manage commercial and legal negotiations, including strong negotiating skills and ability to influence and persuade.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform at high level in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities
  • Must be a team player with intangible soft skills to be successful in a team environment where agility and accountability are valued at a premium and a “roll up your sleeves” attitude is critical to success. A team player who is willing to pitch in wherever needed.
  • An ability and willingness to work under time-sensitive deadlines and be productive in fast-paced environment with multiple competing priorities
  • Experience working with and managing outside counsel from both a cost effectiveness and work product standpoint, particularly with respect to M&A
  • Comfortable and confident in thinking independently and making his/her own decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of and solve problems, to expeditiously assess issues, and accurately recognize areas of risk/opportunity to provide sound legal advice.
  • Ability to summarize key legal and business issues, including alternatives, for executive decisions.

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Department: Finance
Reports to: Controller
FSLA Status: Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens.

The Payroll Administrator is a subject matter expert responsible for gathering time records from employees and calculating hours worked and pay received for each employee accurately. They are responsible for ensuring that time records are accurate and that any inconsistencies or errors are resolved.

This is a dynamic environment requiring dynamic skills, and as such the daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment.

Responsibilities

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Collecting and verifying timesheets.
  • Entering employee information and payroll data into the system.
  • Answering employees' questions and concerns regarding payroll.
  • Calculating payable hours, commissions, bonuses, taxes, and deductions.
  • Processing new employees, promotions, and terminations.
  • Issuing statements detailing earnings and deductions.
  • Investigating and resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Maintaining and updating payroll records.
  • Preparing periodic payroll reports.

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • Degree in business administration, finance, or accounting preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience working in a payroll office.
  • Experience with Paychex preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and payroll software programs.
  • Strong numerical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and hold themselves and others accountable to Quality Standards of Work. Solid communication and documentation skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate using electronic media such as Slack and Outlook Email.

Why You’d Love This Role

You have:

  • A high level of professionalism and believe in our founding principles: “Cannabis for humanity” and “Change for the better”. As such, you enjoy being involved in the community and being a steward for the company and the positive change that we believe in.
  • A passion for providing the residents and visitors of Michigan with the highest quality and safest cannabis products in the state.
  • A desire to change the social perception of cannabis and a passion for humanity.
  • A constant desire to learn new skills and believe in continuous improvement, both personally and professionally.
  • Value integrity and honesty and want to bring those values to the cannabis industry.
  • Enjoy being part of a team and sharing your skills with your fellow citizens.
  • An appreciation for all stages of the production cycle of cannabis, including harvesting and trimming.
  • An awareness of the contamination risk between a commercial and home grow, and thus can commit to not operating a home grow while working with us in the greenhouse

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push 50 pounds and stand for entire 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to bend, reach, stoop and squat
  • Must be able to work in a highly pollenated environment (kief)
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid weather conditions.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Security Citizen
Department: Security
Reports to: Security Team Lead
Status: Non-Exempt

About This Role - Please note: This position is for 2nd shift

At Common Citizen we put people, or as we call them citizens, at the center of everything we do. As such our security guards are called Security Citizens.

The primary role of a Security Citizen is to protect the security of the premises - in particular the security of the people working and visiting onsite, and the security of the safe, high quality product being grown and produced on the premises that will serve our customers across Michigan.

As with everyone at Common Citizen, our Security Citizens should also have a personal passion for contributing to the Common Citizen movement to end the social stigma that prevents people from discovering the higher quality of life that cannabis can provide.

Reporting into the operations team, this role will be based Marshall Michigan.

What You Will Be Doing

Ensure policies and procedures are executed to achieve an operating environment that meets security and safety objectives, including but not limited to:

  • Lock doors and gates of entrances and exits to secure buildings
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances
  • Monitor (credentials and health screening) and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain the safety and security of the premises, the people and the product inside
  • Identify internal and external security risks
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, equipment or product theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences
  • Patrol the facility premises (interior and exterior) to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, gates etc.
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized or disruptive persons

The Experience You Bring

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of leading best practices of loss prevention and security
  • Understanding of security investigation principles, practices and techniques
  • Prior security, law enforcement or military experience

Why You’d Love This Role

You have/are:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • A strong sense of duty and desire to protect
  • Excellent communication, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to learn and proficiently operate security system
  • Good working knowledge of PC hardware and software applications preferred
  • CPR/ First Aid Certified
  • A Michigan Concealed Carry Weapon Permit or ability to obtain one
  • Able to perform moderate to arduous physical exertion including standing for prolonged periods, walking, running, and climbing of stairs or ladders.
  • Willing to be subjected to a background check prior to hire
  • Willing to work 40+ hours a week, when/if required
  • Willing to forgo your home cannabis grow, if you have one, to avoid cross-contamination
  • A passion for humanity and desire to change the social perception of cannabis

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title: Software Services and Applications Captain
Department: Operations
Reports to: COO
Status: Exempt

About This Role

Every position at Common Citizen from seed to sale, is contributing to our mission to serve our fellow citizens of Michigan with the highest quality, safest cannabis product through our highly individualized and education-oriented provisioning centers. As such our growers, harvesters and trimmers are all called Cultivation Citizens.

The Software Services and Applications Captain will be able to provide high-level ERP application implementation and IT support for the organization. This position requires an accomplished IT Project Manager who has a sense of urgency, experience in software implementation and can thrive in an innovative and fast paced company. This is a dynamic environment requiring dynamic skills, and as such the daily tasks may vary, resulting in a fast paced and lively work environment.

Responsibilities

Outlined below is what we see you doing at this point in time. We are a fast-growing company looking for people that are excited to grow along with us. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead ERP application development, support, and functional work teams for Operations, Greenhouse, Order Entry, Customer Service, Purchasing, Accounting, and other business units to deliver a best-in-class customer experience.
  • Provide a service-oriented, customer-focused support function that responds to issues with urgency, quality and streamlined results.
  • Execute and improve IT Systems for the supported application space.
  • Document standard operating procedures in order to transition as much support to third party partners.
  • Perform problem tracking, post-mortems, and action item follow-up, monthly metrics.

Solutions Delivery & Project Management

  • Partner with operations to effectively implement ERP System and related applications.
  • Align the requirements and solutions with key business influencers.
  • Solution new projects in a way that builds on existing process but leaves opportunity for expansion as the business grows.
  • Champion system updates to continuously improve and evolve the solution functionality.
  • Review and negotiate all project related external vendor and supplier contracts.

Leadership & Management

  • Research, recommend, and implements strategies and/or hardware/ERP software enhancements to increase employee productivity by studying organization goals, strategies
  • Manage a team in the delivery of the ERP solution and related applications, balancing business need with individual growth.
  • Operate in a direct, transparent, and data-driven fashion, be an effective communicator and forge strong day-to-day working relationships.
  • Build strong technology vendor partnerships, and be able to manage multiple vendor relationships to ensure the best performance and financial return.
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the department

The Experience You Bring and the Skills we Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Prior experience implementing ERP systems
  • Minimum 10 years in management or leadership of Application development teams.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing, consumer products and distribution industries.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in delivering large, strategic projects collaborating with business partners, fellow systems analysts and other IT team members to understand requirements and develop solutions that are well architected, stable, reliable, and cost effective.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships; works cross-functionally in teams; proactively manages stakeholder expectations; sought out as a trusted advisor. Able to work across cultures and build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively in both written and verbal communications; concise and direct; can communicate effectively to all levels of management; persuasive; can speak in business language, articulate a point of view and drive to a business decision.
  • Able to define and organize people and processes to deliver efficiently.
  • Effective at leading and driving organizational change; able to influence without authority.
  • Self-driven, team-oriented, fast learning, organized, disciplined, professional, goal oriented individual with positive attitude.

Physical Requirements

  • regularly required to sit for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

***Must be at least 21 years of age as required by the Marijuana Regulatory Association***

If this sounds exciting to you, please click here to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you.