Green Thumb

EHS and Security Supervisor

Job Description

Posted on: 
August 13, 2022

The Role

The Site EHS/Security Supervisor at a Cultivation Facility shall provide direct support, oversight and coordination of the EHS and security team ensuring the implementation of OSHA Regulations, State and Local Laws, internal Policies and Procedures, GTI security procedures, and operational plans. The EHS/Security Supervisor shall work closely with the General Manager and the Leadership Team of the Cultivation Facility and be a resource for the staff on OSHA regulations, regulatory compliance relating to security, and policies and procedures and ensure the safety and security of the facility and the protection of company employees and assets. The EHS/Security Supervisor is responsible for oversight of reducing injuries and to reduce liability claims. The EHS/Security Supervisor shall be responsible for oversight of monitoring the site grounds, facility, visitors, vendors and staff. The EHS/Security Supervisor shall be responsible for operation and monitoring of the sites video surveillance system, access control system and perimeter security system ensuring its functionality and compliance. The EHS/Security Supervisor's main functions is to establish and coordinate compliance in environmental, health, and safety as well as security and general compliance by having an in-depth working knowledge and understanding of all applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations, provisions, laws, and of the operational permit, GTI SOP(s), policies and procedures, and the medical marijuana program in the specific state of operations. The EHS/Security Manager shall own all the aspects of Cultivation EHS and security operations, security plans, procedures, and policy as well as coordinate and oversee all EHS and security operations for the facility.


  • Ensure Protection of Personnel, Protection of GTI Operational Permits and Licenses and Protection of company assets through consistent application of GTI Security Operational Plans supported by SOP(s) that are compliant individualized for specific markets.
  • Oversight on OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and internal programs to include maintaining, updating, and implementation.
  • Escalate any issues according to the Escalation Processes.
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge and understanding of OSHA, Federal, State, and Local code.

  • Support and implement safety-based programs.

  • Possess an in-depth understanding of the individual regulations and laws as it pertains to the Medical Marijuana program including wholesale cultivation operational regulations for individual markets

  • Implement SOP and procedures for security operations for wholesale cultivation, manufacturing and processing facilities in accordance with the GTI operational security plan

  • Implement and ensure a regularly scheduled GAP inspection is conducted and documented at their site bi-annually to ensure security operational compliance

  • Conduct audits/inspections of the wholesale site on an annual basis reporting and documenting any deficiencies with corrective actions plans to address

  • Provide training of security personnel on regulatory and operational compliance

  • Participate in or ensure security personnel are opening and closing the facility as outlined in DOH Regulations

  • Provide oversight of all site security team members assigned to the wholesale operational sites

  • Ensure the site is adequately staffed with security personnel equivalent to provide coverage of all operational hours or as outlined in application for operational permitting.

  • Have an in-depth working knowledge and understanding of all applicable state regulations, GTI SOP and the medical marijuana program to ensure all GTI operational and permits and licensed are not compromised. Work with the site leadership team to ensure compliant operation of appropriate security systems including surveillance, access controls, and perimeter security components

  • Fluent in all aspects of security for the building including: State regulatory security regulations, SOP, set up and oversight of security systems, access control and badging process (background check, finger printing) to include establishing rules, processes and procedures

  • Ensure internal controls, procedures and policies are met from a security and safety perspective for wholesale operations.

  • Support the implementation and execution of training programs for site security personnel

  • Work with the Compliance team and EHS team on creating and updating SOPs for facility safety, security deliveries, transportation, and other responsibilities, as needed or necessary, and all other compliance needs

  • Provide oversight of all internal investigations into security or compliance failures or breaches

  • Provide technical review of hiring of site security personnel

  • Interviews and reference checks and all necessary pre-employment screenings through hiring process

  • Conduct and support onboarding training for personnel

  • Support, teach, coordinate training, or implement through site security personnel, topics may include anti-crime, robbery, active shooter diversion, shrinkage, loss, and theft prevention

  • Support or provide direct assistance and oversight of all internal investigations relating to compliance, regulatory, or SOP violations

  • At as liaison with DOH on violations of regulatory compliance as necessary.

Work with GTI legal team on internal investigations relating to diversion, theft, or criminal and compliance violation


  • Military, law-enforcement or security background strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's or associate degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or related subjects preferred

  • Training in firefighting, first aid or lifesaving drills

  • Recommended but not required ACT 235 Certification, Class G firearms license or willingness to acquire a certification prior to hire or shortly after

  • Recommended but not required, certification or training in Senior Security Management, Supervisory training, or like credentials

  • Unarmed self defense

  • Conflict resolution, de-escalation and redirection communication skill

  • Use of Force matrix

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment

  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking

  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb

  • Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws.

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks

  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry.

  • Must possess valid driver's license

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

  • Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

Working Conditions

  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

  • Outside exposure to weather during all seasons


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