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28 Jun 2022

Internship Eastern Washington Liquor and Cannabis Investigative Aide (Age: 17 1/2 to 19 years) 2021-05675

wslcbjobs@lcb.wa.gov – Posted by wslcbjobs@lcb.wa.gov Spokane, Washington, United States

Job Description

Eastern Washington Liquor and Cannabis Investigative Aide (Age: 17 1/2 to 19 years) 2021-05675 description image
 WSLCB Vision
Safe communities for Washington State

Mission
Promote public safety and trust through fair administration and enforcement of liquor, tobacco, cannabis and vapor laws.

Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14, state employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made. Special note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status. No start date will be approved until you verify your status.

This position has an essential function of in person interaction with others.

 

***Note: This posting will be used to fill vacancies in Eastern Washington only.
Who we are
The mission of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is to promote public safety and trust through fair administration and enforcement of liquor, cannabis, tobacco, and vapor laws. At the WSLCB we pride ourselves on creating the “wow” factor in everything we do. We search for people who demonstrate a strong work ethic, excellence in customer service, partnering and teamwork, and quality performance. We strive to be a great place to work by fostering a safe, open, inclusive and healthy work environment. We want to ensure that our organization is as diverse and inclusive as our great State of Washington.

We want to create a culture that fosters excellence in customer service, open and honest communication, transparency and accountability, data driven decisions, and business initiated process improvement.

Your opportunity at a glance

WSLCB is accepting applications for non-permanent hourly Administrative Interns to work as Liquor and Cannabis Investigative Aides in our Enforcement and Education division. These positions work intermittently, non-standard hours (days, nights, and weekends) and are located throughout the Eastern Washington area. These positions are very unique in that applicants need to be between the ages of 17 1/2 – 19 years old.

 

Duties

 

Investigative Aides have the responsibility to:

  • Perform compliance checks with a Liquor Enforcement Officer or Inspector;
  • Enter businesses and attempt to purchase tobacco;
  • Assist in writing compliance check reports;
  • At times testify in courts or at hearings.

The Ideal candidate will be:

  • Confident
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Adheres to all safety regulations, standards and practices
  • Ability to work independently
  • Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be between the ages of 17 1/2 – 19 years old
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check;
  • Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test;
  • Must possess valid identification (including photo ID);
  • Must be willing to enter stores and establishments that allow minors;
  • Must accept personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness necessary to achieve excellent results;
  • Must follow applicable laws, regulations, and other standards;
  • Must be able to interact with uncooperative/distraught licensees and employees;
  • Accept direction from commissioned Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Officers and other staff; and
  • Earn the trust, respect, and confidence of coworkers and customers through consistent honesty, forthrightness, and professionalism in all interactions.

 

Supplemental Information

HOW TO APPLY

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY TO ENSURE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED THE REQUIRED MATERIALS TO BE CONSIDERED.

  1. Completed on-line application which includes current phone numbers and valid email addresses. You can create and application profile on www.careers.wa.gov by clicking on the “Apply Now” button on top of this page.
  2. Letter of interest explaining why you’re interested in this opportunity (Not required, but HIGHLY recommended.)
  3. Three reference recommendations from a teacher, mentor or coach. (Not required, but HIGHLY recommended.)

 

The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questionnaire. Responses not supported in your application will disqualify you for consideration of employment from this recruitment.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

For other job opportunities with WSLCB, click this link to be directed to our jobs career page: WSLCB Jobs Career Page.

Other
Applicants for employment with the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board should also be aware of RCW 66.08.080, which states in part: “No employee of the board shall have any interest, directly or indirectly, in the manufacture of liquor sold under this title, or derive any profit or remuneration from the sale of liquor, other than the salary or wages payable to him in respect of his office or position, and shall receive no gratuity from any person in connection with such business.

RCW 69.50.351, no member of the state liquor and cannabis board and no employee of the state liquor and cannabis board shall have any interest, directly or indirectly, in the producing, processing, or sale of marijuana, useable marijuana, or marijuana-infused products, or derive any profit or remuneration from the sale of marijuana, useable marijuana, or marijuana-infused products other than the salary or wages payable to him or her in respect of his or her office or position, and shall receive no gratuity from any person in connection with the business.

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from job seekers with diverse backgrounds. Honoring diversity, equity and inclusion means that as an agency, and as individuals, we are committed to ensuring that all employees enjoy a respectful, safe, and supportive working environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.  You are welcome to include your name and gender pronouns in your application, to ensure we address you appropriately throughout the application process.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email hrjobs@lcb.wa.gov or call (360) 664.1636. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Eastern Washington Liquor and Cannabis Investigative Aide (Age: 17 1/2 to 19 years) 2021-05675 description image

How to Apply

Apply via website: Eastern Washington Liquor and Cannabis Investigative Aide (Age: 17 1/2 to 19 years) 2021-05675 | Apply tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Internship. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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