KushCo Holdings
  • Garden Grove, CA, USA
  • Full Time


Director of Safety, Compliance and Fleet


KushCo Holdings is a dynamic sales platform that provides unique products and services for both businesses and consumers in the cannabis industry.  We are a dynamic and fast paced team working in an industry that is moving exceptionally quick. You will thrive in this environment if you seek a role where you want to have direct influence over the growth of our company, have an eagerness to learn, be a team player and willingness to be proactive.  If so, we want to hear from you!


Founded in 2010 as a packaging and supplies company for dispensaries and growers, KushCo Holdings regularly services more than 5,000 legally operated medical and adult-use dispensaries, growers, and producers across North America, South America, and Europe. The company has facilities in the largest U.S. cannabis markets and a local sales presence in every major U.S. cannabis market. 


The company offers a unique, exciting and high energy environment for its employees to develop professionally while being a part of one of the fastest growing sectors globally.  KushCo Holdings was recently ranked #774 on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America and has been featured in media nationwide, including CNBCLos Angeles TimesTheStreet.comEntrepreneur, and Inc. Magazine.



Job Summary:


Kush Energy is looking for a Director of Safety, Compliance and Fleet responsible for developing, implementing, and directing safety programs, claims management, and compliance with government regulatory agencies and corporate operating procedures. Additionally, this position will manage DOT compliance and fleet management.


Receives Direction From:


Vice President, Kush Energy



Provides Direction to:


Lead vendors, all Kush Energy Employees in safety and compliance



Examples of Essential Functions:


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Champions and promotes a strong safety and compliance culture implementing strategic programs to ensure associate safety and company regulatory compliance
  • Represents Kush Energy on regional regulatory issues and audits/inspections by government entities. Actively assists legal counsel with technical aspects of litigation involving compressed gases, cylinders & bulk storage vessels, associated filling and transfer equipment, and trucking operations
  • Provides senior leadership and guidance on Kush's Incident Review Committee
  • Provides executive analysis of significant risk data by evaluating the effectiveness of initiatives through safety assessments and compiling and interpreting data to identify gaps. Develops and implements action plans as necessary to mitigate risks
  • Directs training to develop innovative, impactful and meaningful safety training programs. Designs, directs, and conducts training and audits on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) including the Safety Manual, and Transportation Manual
  • Establishes safety goals and implements a safety performance process. Oversees investigations are performed for all Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE), Process Safety, and Department of Transportation (DOT) related incidents. Partners with insurance carriers to manage accident claims
  • Partners with Senior Management on all potential acquisitions from the perspective of Safety & Compliance issues prior to the acquisition, all the way through integration
  • Works in partnership with leadership team members on all HSE and Risk Management issues
  • Initiates activities designed to empower location managers and associates to lead safety efforts within the organization
  • Special projects and responsibilities as assigned



Qualifications Guidelines





  • A minimum of 5 years of safety & compliance experience demonstrating increasing leadership responsibility in positions within a production and/or distribution environment
  • Prior demonstrated experience in building, implementing, maintaining and tracking safety and compliance initiatives in a safety or operations role required
  • Detailed understanding of state and federal safety regulations as they pertain to Kush Energy and industry best practices in safety engagement and enhancement including FDA, DOT, EPA & OSHA regulations
  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Engineering, or a related degree field required
  • Post graduate degree preferred
  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional) certification preferred



Physical Standards: (These are examples, please only include the necessary physical requirement bullets, or feel free to add one if you need to)

  • This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and operating a computer workstation
  • Must have finger dexterity, ability to use keyboard/ten key
  • Able to participate in the environments standing, moving onsite at events and tradeshows
  • This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and handling/grasping of materials
  • Reach, stoop and lift office files, records or reports, typically weighing 20 pounds or less
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Reasonable accommodations will be considered which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this job



KushCo Holdings offers a competitive compensation package with medical, dental and vision benefits in addition to various paid time off and equity opportunity!  We believe in our workforce having a personal interest as stakeholders in order to encourage ownership in the overall success of the company.


KushCo Holdings is an equal opportunity employer striving to create a diverse workforce and will make reasonable accommodations as necessary for qualified applicants.


Additional Info:

Company Website: https://www.kushco.com/

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kushsupplyco

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kushsupplyco

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kushsupplyco

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kushco-holdings-inc/

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