Will the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission Ever Fill These Legal Roles?

It feels like it has bee months and months since they first advertised these roles.

Will teh ever fill them?

 

 

Interested in public service, policy, and continuing to build a more inclusive cannabis industry in Massachusetts? There are opportunities available now to work or contract with the Cannabis Control Commission. Please share this information with your networks. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Career Opportunities

Associate Enforcement Counsel
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Associate Enforcement Counsel, under the direction of the Enforcement Counsel, represents the Commission in adjudicatory proceedings under M.G.L. c. 30A alleging violations of Commission laws and in informal proceedings relative to suitability disputes.  The Associate Enforcement Counsel provides legal support to Enforcement Counsel in advising the agency on all enforcement-related matters.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.

Associate General Counsel
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Associate General Counsel, under the direction of the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel, will support the Commission’s mission and its staff, and will address and resolve legal matters in settled and evolving areas of the law. The Associate General Counsel will provide advice on legal issues as they arise, including in the areas including in the areas of public meetings, policy and regulatory review, administrative hearings, litigation, public records, licensing and enforcement, contracts and procurements, finance, and labor and employment.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.
Deputy General Counsel
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

To support the Commission’s mission and its staff, the Deputy General Counsel will address and resolve legal matters in settled and evolving areas of the law. Under the direction of and in cooperation with the General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel will provide advice and supervise work on legal issues as they arise, including in the areas of public meetings, policy and regulatory review, administrative hearings, litigation, public records, licensing and enforcement, contracts and procurements, finance, and labor and employment.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.
Enforcement Paralegal
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Paralegal, under the direction of the Enforcement Counsel, will support the work of the attorneys in the Investigations and Enforcement department. The Paralegal will support the Enforcement Counsel team by managing legal responsibilities in a variety of areas, including conducting legal research, assessing and responding to legal inquiries, issuing legal notices, determinations, and requests, managing attorney files and records, and otherwise facilitating the provision of quality legal services by Enforcement Counsel staff.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.

Investigator
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Cannabis Control Commission Investigator conducts inspections and investigations of licensed marijuana establishments in the Commonwealth to ensure understanding and compliance with laws, rules, and regulations. A significant component of this position includes visiting marijuana establishments across the Commonwealth and completing regulatory compliance inspections/audits targeting operational requirements, and may include specific cultivation product manufacturing and, retail requirements as pertains to the license type, as well as facility management requirements.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.

Legal Assistant
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

Under the direction of the General Counsel and other members of the Legal Department, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing routine legal matters.  The Legal Assistant will perform a variety of legal tasks in support of the Commission’s mission, including, but not limited to, the maintenance of systems for managing legal materials, preparation of the minutes of public meetings, and management of requests for public records.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.

 

Licensing Analyst
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Licensing Analyst, under the direction of the Director of Licensing, will assist in evaluating, analyzing, auditing, and reporting on information related to the licensure of Marijuana Establishments (“ME”) and Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (“MTC”), registration of establishment employees (“agents”), and related duties performed by staff. The Licensing Analyst will also provide technical support to staff, applicants, and licensees in the licensing process and the Commission’s application portal.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.
Licensing Specialist
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

Under the direction of the Licensing Manager, the Licensing Specialist(s) will assist in a variety of tasks relating to the licensing process. The Licensing Specialist(s) will also provide technical support to staff, licensees, applicants, and inquirers on the licensing process and application portal.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.
Policy Analyst
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Policy Analyst, under the direction of the Director of Government Affairs & Policy, supports the Commission’s government affairs and public policy functions by reviewing, interpreting, and recommending prospective policies under the agency’s jurisdiction.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.
Project Manager
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the Project Manager will provide strategic planning and manage key projects for the Commission.  The Project Manager will oversee the coordination and the timely completion of key projects and ensure they are completed within scope and budget.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.

Research Analyst
Deadline to apply: Rolling until filled

The Research Analyst, under the direction of the Director of Research, will assist with the development of internal and external research products by providing project management of research products, data management and analysis. The Research Analyst will help ensure the robust research agenda is completed in a thorough and timely fashion.

For details and to learn how to apply, please see the full job description on the MassCareers page.

Procurements

 

Request for Responses (RFR): Healthcare Study

Quote/bid response deadline: June 1, 2023

The Commission seeks to contract with a Vendor that would procure a research study on hospitalizations and use of other healthcare services related to marijuana use. The contracted researchers would draft the study, and obtain, procure, categorize, and analyze Center for Health Information (CHIA), Poison Control, and other data to complete a two-year study.

For more information or to submit questions about this procurement, please review the RFR on COMMBUYS.

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