Security Guard - Part-Time


Huntington, NY, USA

Full time

Aug 5

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Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry. 


At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.


Cresco Labs is seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and personable Security Guard to join our growing team in New York. The Security Guard will ensure the safety and security of our dispensary while maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for our patients. A successful applicant has the ability to provide excellent customer service, provide necessary assistance to customers and employees in a timely manner, and identify and handle irregular actively. 

This part-time role will assist the dispensary during peak hours of operation; applicants should be comfortable with flexible working arrangements and a varied schedule week to week. 


Operate under security protocols and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with local, state, and federal agencies 

Submit reporting and security observations accurately and timely 

Maintain a secure premises by patrolling the property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting the building, equipment and access points; permitting entry 

Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of Cresco Labs’ policies; restraining trespassers 

Provide routine checkups to ensure operation equipment is operating within compliance   

Work with the Dispensary Manager to ensure patients feel comfortable, safe, and welcome 


1-3 years previous experience in security 

Solid knowledge of state and local statutes and ordinances on security protocols

Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel). 

Up-to-date on latest local and state regulation and guideline changes

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Must be extremely detail oriented

Exceptional organizational skills

Willing and able to work in a fast paced environment 

Ability to work a flexible schedule during the week


Must be 21 years of age or older to apply

Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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