General Cannabis Labor

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Content and community for the Cannabis professional.

Ready to build your cannabis career? Meet Vangst GIGS – the easiest way to get cannabis industry experience. Vangst GIGS connects you with temporary cannabis opportunities in your area. Plus, you can rest assured knowing Vangst will provide you with accessible, trusted guidance through every step of the employment process – from pre-job prep through payroll. Whether you’re just getting started in the cannabis industry or looking to make some extra cash on your own schedule, Vangst GIGS is the place to start.

Vangst GIGS offers wide opportunity when it comes to plant-touching roles. Here are just a few of the opportunities you can expect to explore:

General Farm Labor (indoor and outdoor)
Joint Rolling
Lab & Extraction Assistance
General Cultivation Assistance
Edibles Production Assistance

Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
Manual hand dexterity
Must be comfortable working outdoors (where applicable)

Roles may be indoor, outdoor, or both
Flexible hours and a wide selection of plant-touching and retail-facing roles

Experience (not) required: While specific experience may be required for some GIGS roles, many opportunities are open to first-timers and those looking to get experience in a new type of role.

Professionalism: We hold our Vangsters to a high standard of professionalism. With hundreds of job seekers eager to join the cannabis industry every day, it’s important to make an impactful impression from day one.

Attendance: Maintaining a good attendance record at work is more than just refraining from calling out regularly. Proper attendance also means starting your job duties on time and staying on task throughout the day and completing duties efficiently.

Attitude: Your attitude towards your role is one of the most important factors when a client is deciding to hire a candidate permanently. Be sure to share your passion and show gratitude – you’re working in the coolest industry ever, after all!

Work Ethic: Many GIGS clients offer temp-to-hire opportunities, and will be on the lookout to see if you truly exemplify the desire to grow within their company and the industry as a whole. Strong commitment to the job goes a long way in securing competitive permanent spots.


Age 21+: For most roles except those roles dealing exclusively with hemp, GIGS workers are required to be 21+ years of age

Per state regulations, GIGS workers are required to possess the necessary credentials for working in a plant-touching role

Vangst is the premier talent resource for the cannabis industry. Headquartered in Denver, CO, our platform solutions combine smart technology and human know-how to match leading cannabis companies with the best talent on the market. From temporary to full-time positions, cultivation to the retailer counter and across teams of 10 to companies of 1000, we bring full-service expertise to every aspect of cannabis hiring. We give companies a competitive edge by placing the industry’s top talent in difficult-to-fill positions while also navigating a nuanced and ever-evolving regulatory landscape. We help start careers, advance careers and empower both companies and employees with not just job placement, but also industry education and training. Our mission is to help the entire industry succeed with smarter technology, unmatched knowledge and a network of talent that gets cannabis to work.

Tagged as: Colorado, Entry Level, Temporary

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