Security Associate - Part Time

Sweet Dirt
Portland, OR
$18 / hr

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Job Description

Through producing small carefully curated batches of MOFGA certified clean cannabis, Sweet Dirt strives to maximize the effects of its products leading to a greater level of well-being and relief for customers as well as gaining a reputation for patient-centric, high quality, unadulterated products, and cultivating a friendly environment for customers and employees.

The Dispensary Security Associate position is responsible for collaborating with management team to ensure dispensary employees, guests, and site visitors always follow company policies, local/state regulations, and safety protocols. Priorities include acting as a visible resource for the responsible and secure operation of the dispensary, interacting with everyone in a positive manner while maintaining compliance.


  • Promote a respectful work environment in daily actions with guests and job tasks is the #1 priority
  • Verify identification and any required documentation of dispensary employees, guests, and visitors, before allowing entry to the facility
  • Monitor all security-related equipment and ensure it is operational and in compliance, including portable radios, exterior lighting, security cameras, door locks, and alarms
  • Maintain a high level of communication with all dispensary employees while alerting safety management of any suspicious activity and/or potential threats
  • Follow all dispensary procedures according to local and state regulations and company policies
  • Provide excellent service for all guests while engaging with authenticity to keep hospitality at the highest level
  • Perform all opening and closing duties as required/assigned
  • Adapt to all changes in business needs and guest flow
  • Follow reasonable instructions from leadership team, showing flexibility with all delegated tasks
  • Contribute to the team morale by ensuring the highest level of engagement is consistently applied
  • Assist and escort guests with special needs as requested, including assistance in and out of vehicles
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to ensure the team, department, and company division maintain success


  • Security Experience, 1+ years (preferred)
  • Military, Self-Defense, and/or Conflict De-escalation Training
  • CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Certified
  • Excellent Communication and Guest Service Skills
  • Dispensing Individual Identification Card (able to obtain)
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED


  • Portland, Maine
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, kneel, squat, and twist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends only


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Security Guards: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location