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Higher Leaf seeks Budtenders in Bellevue and Kirkland

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Budtenders sought by Higher Leaf in Kirkland and Bellevue

Higher Leaf is a recreational marijuana store with 70 employees and 4 stores serving the Eastside in Bellevue and Kirkland is seeking a Budtender/Customer Educator for immediate hire.

Previous experience Budtending is not required, however, a strong knowledge of marijuana products is a plus!

We are heavily focused on customer service, so past experience working in retail is required.


* Customer Educators assist customers and are accountable for knowing relevant laws, and company policies and procedures.

*Educate customers about marijuana products

*Sell marijuana and marijuana-related products 

*Process sales

*Maintain knowledge of each product that is for sale

*Follow proper inventory and cash handling procedures

*Maintain knowledge of State and Federal Laws that are pertinent to your and ensure that the company stays compliant with state regulations. 

*Accurately use the POS system & Greenbits

*Follow all security and emergency procedures 

*Assist other staff members as required

*Clean and general upkeep of the store


*We are looking for employees who can be flexibly scheduled depending on business volume and are available days, evenings, weekdays, and weekends.

*Work hours TBD and may vary between 8AM and Midnight.

*The current position we are hiring for is full-time, however part-time positions are also available from time-to-time, so it doesn’t hurt to throw your hat into the ring if you are only interested in working part-time.


*MUST be 21 years of age or older to work in the store. Please do not apply if you are not at least 21.

*Must have reliable transportation to get you to and from work on time. Our attendance policies are strict.

*May not personally consume any marijuana products during any times that would overlap with a scheduled shift. This includes smoking, vaping, edibles, etc.

*Must pass background check (NO felony convictions of any kind per state laws), drug screening (excluding marijuana), and professional reference checks.


*2+ years of experience working in retail / customer service

*Has an interest in and keen joy for marijuana products

*Operates with integrity and takes pride in his/her work

*Loves being of service

*Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills

*Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

*Proficient in problem solving, organizational and analytic skills

*Keep a calm head when dealing with customer concerns

*Embrace working a flexible schedule

*Ability to speak and write English clearly and correctly

*Ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, walking, and kneeling

*2-3 years experience working in a retail environment

*Familiarity with marijuana products


*Cell Phone or reliably checked landline. Smartphone is recommended for ease of access to our work scheduling system and other apps.

*Must be able to use a POS (point-of-sale) system and other computerized technology systems

*Must maintain an active email account and voicemail and check messages regularly.


*$12 starting wage for new Budtenders, and up to $15 for experienced Budtenders

*Customer tips generally average $3-$4 per hour in a tip pool


*Very generous employee product discount program


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