Hemp Program Compliance Specialist Job Opening

Hemp Program Compliance Specialist

State of Vermont

Randolph Center, Vermont
$26.25 an hour

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets' seeks an enthusiastic, process oriented individual with a sense of humor to serve as its Compliance Specialist within the Hemp Program. The right candidate will play an important role in carrying out the Agency's mission by assisting with design and implementation of the Cannabis Quality Control Program. The Compliance Specialist's primary responsibilities are administering the laboratory certification program, identifying and communicating issues and working towards resolutions to ensure a comprehensive, efficient and consistent certification process in support of the hemp industry in Vermont.

This position requires knowledge of laboratory procedures, protocols, equipment and standards, and be able to communicate complex processes both verbally and in writing to laboratories seeking certification, the regulated hemp industry, and others interested in hemp testing compliance.
Who May Apply
This position, Hemp Program Compliance Specialist (Job Requisition #2188) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact [email protected]

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Environmental Factors
Duties are performed in both standard office and laboratory settings. Considerable travel to laboratory sites will be required. Some work outside of normal working hours and out of state may be required. Substantial tact may be needed in overcoming resistance to new certification requirements.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a natural or physical science AND five (5) years as a chemist, microbiologist, or medical technologist in a public health, agricultural or clinical laboratory setting.


Master’s degree in a natural or physical science AND three (3) years of experience as a chemist, microbiologist, or medical technologist in a public health, agricultural or clinical laboratory setting.
Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

80% State paid medical premium

Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families

Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts

Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan

Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule

Low cost group life insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Incentive-based Wellness Program

Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.