EVIO Labs is currently accepting resumes for multiple positions as we rapidly grow our across the nation. We offer opportunities to get into an early stage, high growth company in an exciting and fast growing industry.
At EVIO, we have developed an extensive set of training materials, based on operating procedures designed to ensure we work in compliance with our regulators, as well as state and local rules for medical and recreational cannabis. All employees must be 21 years or older, be willing and able to pass all state required background checks, provide proof of academic credentials, and be able to attain appropriate workers’ permit. EVIO employees have fun, and we do this while maintaining a strict no-consumption policy during work hours.
No prior cannabis industry experience? That is fine. Many of our employees come from other industries as diverse as medical devices to brewing. EVIO offers extensive training to all employees in the areas of regulatory compliance including security, quality, and data integrity procedures, as well as detailed technical training for our lab staff. We also offer cannabis science courses for our employees who wish to learn more about the plant. EVIO offers benefits including medical, dental, and vision as well as vacation and holiday leave, and stock option plans for full time employees.
Below is a list of positions we are currently recruiting for.Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Client Services SpecialistsCosta Mesa, CA, Northern California
Our Client Services group is responsible for developing and maintaining high quality, long term relationships with our customers. Work includes prospecting for new business, setting appointments, negotiating client agreements, and meeting with clients in the field. Client Services Specialists will track sales and contact activities, maintain a sales pipeline, and report progress and forecasts to the President. The position entails providing feedback to executive management regarding pricing, market trends, and competitive environment. May also be trained to perform sampling and sample intake. Existing relationships in the industry is a big plus. Compensation is based on performance. Excellent candidates may qualify to be Regional Director.
Field TechniciansCosta Mesa California, Northern California
Reporting to the Lab Directors, and working closely with Sales Directors, samplers provide our primary interface to our customers. Samplers will be trained to collect random samples of cannabis and cannabis products in a manner proscribed by state and local regulations and company policy. Samplers work largely in the field, driving to customer sites, and working on site to collect the samples. Samplers will report to the lab at the beginning and end of each shift to receive instructions and drop off samples. Samplers will maintain chain of custody of products sampled, and ensure the sampling takes place using appropriate and clean tools and protective wear. Samplers are also responsible for developing customer relationships, collecting payments from customers, and maintaining proper chain of custody of the samples.
Samplers must be 21 years old or older, have completed at least 2 years of college coursework, and complete required sampler training. Sampler must also have an excellent driving record, excellent customer service skills. Samplers who demonstrate the requisite skills and qualifications may be promoted to sales director or laboratory technician.
Laboratory General ManagersSouthern California, Northern California, Eugene, OR
Reporting to the President, General Managers are responsible for overseeing the business operations of one or more labs, and has overall P&L accountability. The General Manager is responsible for facilities management, staffing, local HR compliance. The general manager works with our corporate accounting and HR personnel to supervise lab employees, manage accounts receivable and accounts payable, provide management reports, maintain inventory, and ensure the lab’s security systems are in good working order. The GM also works as liason with local and state authorities to ensure the lab meets all necessary code, licensing, and security requirements. The GM is also responsible for performing periodic management audits of the lab, tracking and resolving customer complaints, resolving complex customer issues, generating customer proposals and contracts, and referring technical requests to the lab director. General Managers should have a good working knowledge of basic accounting tools, as well as governing laws and regulations.
The General Manager should have at least ten years’ experience in office management, including supervising personnel, and have knowledge of basic accounting tools.
Technical Laboratory DirectorsCosta Mesa, CA
Reporting to the Chief Science Officer, Laboratory Directors are be responsible for overseeing the technical operations of one or more of our labs. Lab directors will implement and enforce EVIO’s standard operating procedures, and work within our Laboratory Information Management System. Lab directors will have experience working with gas and liquid chromatography, toxicology, microbiological analysis, and inorganic (metals) analysis.
Laboratory Directors responsibilities include: oversee and direct the scientific methods of the laboratory, ensure that the testing laboratory achieves and maintains quality standards of practice, and supervise all testing laboratory personnel. Lab Directors must hold a doctoral, master’s or bachelor’s of science degree in a chemical or biological science from an accredited college or university and have completed 3, 5, or 7 years, respectively, of of full-time, post-education practical experience performing testing in an accredited laboratory, in accordance with California’s proposed cannabis testing rules.
Lab directors who excel in their position may be promoted to regional lab director, or to executive management.
Laboratory Testing AnalystsBerkeley, CA; Costa Mesa, CA
Reporting to the Laboratory Director, Laboratory Testing Analysts to prepare samples of plant, concentrate, and edible products for analysis. Lab work involves measuring and tracking samples, preparing sample dilutions, completing logs, maintaining hygienic lab conditions including washing labware. Analysts may also be required to interpret analytical data, prepare and review reports, work with the Laboratory Director to perform experiments and method validations. The lab analyst will use software systems including Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), as well as office tools. The Lab Testing Analyst may be a supervising analyst
Laboratory Testing Analyst must hold a bachelor’s degree in one of the chemical or biological sciences from an accredited college or university or have completed at least 2 years of college coursework from an accredited college or university and at least 1 year of full-time, non-education-related practical experience in a laboratory performing analytical scientific testing in which the testing methods are or were recognized by an accrediting body.
Assistant Laboratory Testing Analysts should have two years of college coursework or two years relevant experience, and shall undergo on-the-job training period to achieve Laboratory Testing Analyst position.
Supervisory Testing Analysts should hold a bachelor’s of science degree in a chemical or biological science from an accredited college or university and have completed 3 years of full-time, post-education practical experience in an accredited laboratory.
Administrative AssistantsCosta Mesa, CA
Reporting to the General Manager, Administrative Assistants provide assistance to the GM and the Lab Director in the areas of greeting clients and visitors, answering phones, scheduling sampling appointments, and following up with clients. Assistants may help with the sample intake process including processing sampling paperwork, photographing samples, and data entry. Assistants will also perform day to day office management activities such as handling deliveries, coordinating schedules, and coordinating events such as seminars and conferences. Administrative Assistants may be promoted to General Manager. Assistants with technical interests may also receive training to perform roles of Sampler or Assistant Lab Technician.
Administrative Assistants should have at least two years’ experience in administration, office management, or small business management.
Quality Assurance OfficersCosta Mesa, CA
Reporting to the Director of Operations and working with the Lab Director and General Manager, the Quality Assurance Officer is responsible for assuring the activities of one or more labs are in compliance with all accreditation standards, including ISO 17025, as well as state and local laws. The QA Officer maintains quality management system including ensuring all documentation is up to date, and verifies the accuracy of data provided by the lab. the QA Officer performs periodic internal audits, responds to request for information from regulators and accreditation bodies, and ensures staff is properly trained and working in compliance with all requirements. The QAO is responsible for ensuring that all equipment and supplies are adequate properly documented and maintained. The QAO also oversees lab safety including hazardous waste management and compliance with local, state and federal safety and environmental requirements. The ideal candidate has a Bachelors’ degree and prior work experience in compliance, quality management, or quality assurance.
Reporting to the General Managers, couriers are primarily responsible for securely transporting samples and payments among labs and licensed cannabis facilities, and maintain chain of custody documentation. Qualifications include an excellent driving record and have good communication skills.