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The Green Solution - Lead Operations Associate - Trinidad

Department: The Green Solution - Cultivation
Location: 1200 Republic Dr.
Trinidad, CO, 81082


The Lead Operations Associate is responsible for protecting company assets and ensuring Marijuana Enforcement Division compliance through the maintenance of cultivation security and accuracy of inventory kept within the cultivation facility. Additionally, the Lead Operations Associate is responsible for performing transport manifest verification, including counting physical inventory and comparing counts with METRC reports, as well as verifying invoice accuracy for all incoming and outgoing shipments of state-regulated products. The Lead Operations Associate must secure products prior to transport and achieve loss prevention by monitoring facility access and ensuring compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a friendly, courteous and compassionate demeanor at all times
  • Adhere to company mission statement and core values, while maintaining high ethical standards and professionalism
  • Preserve the integrity of all confidential information
  • Understand the complexity of compliance requirements governing the businesses, including the following regulatory agencies: Marijuana Enforcement Division, Fire Department, City Zoning and Planning, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and more
  • Physically organize facility inventory
  • Receive incoming inventory and verify accuracy of batch, weight and name; perform an initial quality assurance check upon receipt
  • Package and label bulk products for all outgoing shipments and vendor orders, while verifying accuracy of physical count/weight and all other order details
  • Create and/or verify accuracy of METRC manifest and invoice for all shipments
  • Control and release inventory to transport staff for distribution to retail locations or wholesale clients
  • Maintain accurate METRC inventory by monitoring RFID tracking throughout the development and distribution process
  • Select samples and/or coordinate with MED-approved sampler in regard to potency and contaminant testing; maintain product during holding period
  • Ensure security and integrity of the facility; abstain from unauthorized access
  • Check METRC daily for released inventory while adhering to strict compliance regulations
  • Coordinate with Managers and manufacturing staff to maintain production needs
  • Maintain par levels of raw product vault inventory by reporting low levels to Managers and cultivation staff
  • Coordinate with the Compliance team, Managers and Leads to correct quality assurance/compliance concerns
  • Package and label bulk products with package tag/batch #, strain name, weight, ingredients and potency test results to fill distribution orders
  • Report inventory totals to management to determine distribution needs for each retail location
  • Stage outgoing orders in distribution cage for pick-up
  • Differentiate manifest type for each outgoing shipment, including transfer, wholesale, and/or infused transfer
  • Adapt to a variety of working environments, including offices, manufacturing and cultivation facilities with ability to professionally interface with a range of employees and the public
  • Responsible for reading and understanding all department-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and documentation
  • All other job duties as assigned

Qualifications Education

  • High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) required
  • Associate or Bachelorís degree in any field required


  • Must maintain current knowledge and adhere to all policy and regulations of the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED); Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and TGS Management
  • Must have 1+ years of METRC training or experience

Required Skills & Experience

  • Excellent computer, mathematical, language and reasoning skills

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of Colorado marijuana laws, MED regulations, and CDPHE requirements; Previous marijuana industry experience preferred with priority given to candidates with experience in CO licensed facilities
  • 2+ years of METRC training or experience

Other Requirements
Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to individually lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach and lift for long periods of time

**Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions**

Work Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a cultivation environment with moderate to loud noise level
  • Must be able to work in cultivation, manufacturing, or production facilities with moderate to loud noise level and changing working conditions. May require use of safety equipment or personal protective equipment, as needed
  • Must be able to acquire MED KEY badge ($300 Fee to State of CO) prior to beginning employment
**TGS Management provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics**

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