The largest cannabis oil producer in California is seeking an entrepreneurial Human Resources Manager to work locally at their Willets, California location.

This is a full-time position, and will be the first dedicated human resources position at the company (and thus offer significant independence and upward mobility within the company as it grows.

You will be the primary Human Resources team member, direct all HR-related matters, and eventually lead a team of HR staff beneath you.

You will direct and implement HR practices, processes and strategies, as well as overseeing the recruitment process, planning and implementing training programs for staff and ensuring that employees follow best practices and company policies.


Works with employees and management to research and resolve employee relations issues including disciplinary actions

Administers leaves of absence requests while applying appropriate Federal and State law entitlements to each individual leave of absence. Includes leave tracking, required correspondence and documentation, and benefit premium collection

Processes bi-weekly payroll in conjunction with management

Responsible for payroll reporting and reconciliation

Responds to claims for unemployment insurance, including preparation of supporting documentation and managing the appeals process

Manages the separation process, including collection of final documents, exit interviews and sending required documents/final paycheck to the supervisor or departed employee

Manages performance review process

Prepares and updates job descriptions on an ongoing basis

Oversee recruitment, selection and the onboarding process to ensure new hire success

Compiles data and prepares responses to requests for information from government agencies

Coordinates certification training activities including course enrollment, training facility logistics, and testing

Updates and maintains the Employee Handbook and other policy/procedure-related documents

Coordinates training and/or rollout of new Company procedures/policies.

Monitors compliance with State-required Sexual Harassment Prevention Training; maintains training calendar for new supervisors and re-training requirements

Setting and reviewing pay structures and employee perks and benefits

Managing HR department’s annual budget

Reporting on the performance and progress of HR department to senior stakeholders

Other HR duties as required


B.A./B.F. in Human Resources

Minimum of 3-5 years of directly related Human Resources experience as a Human Resources Manager or related position

Compliance specialist

Previous work with a CPG company preferred

Credit check Required

*Previous Cannabis Experience Not Required


Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Must be detail-oriented and meticulously organized, with excellent follow-through and analytical skills

Must be able to work independently and take the initiative to address issues on a pro-active basis

Problem solving, project management, and presentation skills required

Ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees and managers. Strong persuasion and conflict resolution skills required

Knowledge of or exposure to Federal and California employment laws such as ADA, FMLA and California Leave laws and benefits, with the demonstrated ability to understand and apply such legal requirements and interpret and apply complex policies

Salary: $65,000.00 – 75,000.00 per year based on experience and payment history; standard benefits.

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