Legislative Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-Buellton
ID
2021-1145
Category
Government Affairs
Type
Full Time

Overview

About Central Coast Agriculture:

Headquartered north of Santa Barbara in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, CCA is a company focused on utilizing science and sustainability to grow quality, modern crops. Our unmatched commitment to innovating both organic farming and modern manufacturing means our customers have access to products that exceed expectations.

We breed, grow, and cultivate the highest quality cannabis so we can then process, manufacture, and package the highest quality single-source products on the market under our brand, Raw Garden.

We are a team of change makers, modern farmers, scientists, and business professionals focused on leading the charge for agricultural innovation. 

We are on a mission to be the most trusted and loved brand in Cannabis.

About the Role:

A strong candidate for this position will have excellent writing and time management skills, a willingness to collaborate in a team, and show initiative in delivering on projects in partnership with the Vice President of Government Affairs.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do

  • Conduct research, prepare synopsis and presentations.
  • Monitor and analyze committee hearings and legislative activities.
  • Provide written summaries under the guidance of the Vice President of Government Affairs.
  • Maintain professionalism and live CCA’s core values at all times.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or inherent to the position.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • High attention to detail and a self-starter.
  • Able to work both collaboratively and individually; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communicator.
  • Superior research skills.
  • Able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic, collegial, and professional.
  • Strong organizational skills and sharp political instincts.
  • BA in Political Science or equivalent are of study.
  • Previous experience in political campaigns, student government, internships with public officials and agencies a plus.
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Office suite and/or Google’s G suite.
  • Able to maintain a valid and current driver’s license.
  • Must be 21 years of age (or older) at the time of hire.
  • Proficiency of the English language, verbal and written format.

 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples in a PDF format to careers@ccagriculture.com with the subject line “Legislative Assistant” 

What You'll Receive

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Vacation and holidays.

 

CCA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing careers@ccagriculture.com.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit for long periods at a time; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Manual dexterity is essential to this position. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may be required to lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily in a light industrial and office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low; however, fluctuation of noise level may occur during peak production. The temperature in the work environment is usually moderate; however, fluctuation of temperature, either decreasing or increasing (heat level) is likely to occur during peak production.

 

Periodic weekend or evening work is expected. Some domestic travel (10%) is expected.

 

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