Medical Cannabis (MC) Disp Lic Supervisor

Jun 21 2018
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Office of Health Care Assurance

Downtown, Oahu


Medical Cannabis (MC) Dispensary Licensing Supervisor

$5,255 - $6,391 monthly, commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service appointment.  This position is responsible for managing, directing, overseeing, and supporting all the operational functions and activities of the department’s Medical Cannabis Dispensary Licensing Section within the Office of Health Care Assurance including operations, personnel, budgetary matters, and any contracts to ensure that program objectives are achieved pursuant to State Statute, rules and regulations, and consistent with legislative, public, and federal expectations.




Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited college or university.  Excess experience in administration, professional, technical, or other responsible experience, which required a high degree of analytical skill, may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.


Master’s degree preferred.  Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Three (3) years in business or public administration, which require a high degree of analytical skill.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Three (3) years of management, administrative and/or analytical experience in overseeing or conducting onsite inspection surveys which demonstrates that the applicant possesses knowledge of public health programs, plans, and policies and procedures; or,


Three (3) years of law enforcement supervisory or investigative detective work, or supply and inventory management that demonstrates experience in understanding and ensuring compliance with physical plant security requirements, management and inventory controls over Schedule I drugs and drug materials and products, and documentation of handling of evidence and ensuring appropriate chain of custody of products or of Schedule I drugs and drug materials and products as it is transported or distributed between locations, employees, or between employees and caregivers or medical cannabis patients.


Specialized experience may substitute for General experience on a year-for-year basis.



LICENSE:  Valid Hawaii Driver’s license preferred.  Must satisfactorily pass a background check to include criminal history records check.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Submit completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:

Department of Health

Office of Health Care Assurance

601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 337

Kapolei, Hawaii  96707

Attn:  Keith Ridley                                


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Keith Ridley at or (808) 692-7227.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


This position is exempt from civil service.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be "at will".


An Equal Opportunity Employer