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Boston, MA — Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Job Posting
Job Title: General Counsel
Reports to: Cannabis Control Commission Executive Director
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.
The Commission is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. The specific components and eligibility may vary based upon position classification, hours worked per week and other variables. Therefore, specific benefits for this position may be discussed as part of the interview and offer process.
The General Counsel is a management position; as such the successful candidate will be hired as an employee at will. This position is non-civil service. This position is an exempt position.
The overall benefits available include: paid vacation, sick and personal leave time, health, dental and vision insurance through the Commonwealth’s Group Insurance, and optional pre-tax Health Savings Account plans.
In addition, the Commission provides employees the opportunity to elect life insurance, long term disability insurance, deferred compensation savings, tuition remission and pre-tax commuter account plans, along with other programs.
The Commission employees also participate in the Commonwealth’s State Retirement Plan, which can become a defined benefit plan for those that both vest and subsequently retire from State service. Follow this link for additional retirement information: http://www.mass.gov/treasury/retirement/state-board-of-retire/.
Commitment to Diversity:
The Commission is committed to building a diverse staff across its entire agency and at all levels. The Commission is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Application Process and Deadline
The Commission encourages interested candidates that meet the minimum requirements for experience and skills to apply for this position.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail no later than November 15, 2017. The application package should be submitted to:
Please include the position title in the subject line: Cannabis Control Commission General Counsel
Submissions are due by 5:00 pm (e-mail) on November 15, 2017 to the email address above; late submissions may be considered solely at the discretion of the Commission.
MassCareers. This job description is also posted on MassCareers, the Commonwealth’s Employment Opportunities site. Resumes will not be accepted or viewed through that site. All resumes must be submitted through the mailbox identified above under Application Process and Deadline.
Notice of Required Background Check – Including Tax Compliance:
The Commission requires a background check on all prospective employees as a condition of employment.
Candidates should be aware of this requirement but should also know that such background check is not initiated until:
This background check includes a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, Federal IRS and Department of Revenue state tax compliance on all prospective employees as a condition of their employment.
Candidates with advanced degrees and professional licenses may have these credentials verified. Individuals other than those references provided by a candidate may be contacted in the course of completing a full background and qualification check.
Those candidates invited to interview will be contacted by the Cannabis Control Commission for this position in mid-November. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated high volume of applicants for this vacancy, we are unable to provide status updates to specific individuals.