Chemist 2 – Statewide

US Government, Liquor and Cannabis Board

 WSLCB Vision
Safe communities for Washington State.
Promote public safety and trust through fair administration, education, and enforcement of liquor, tobacco cannabis and vapor laws.

** The hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the process. It is to the applicant’s advantage to submit applications as soon as possible.** 

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:

This position acts as a liaison between WSLCB and cannabis producers and processors, and other state agencies on non-licensing, financial and enforcement issues. The position acts as a subject matter expert in certain aspects of the cannabis industry and I-502 regulatory structure, acting as a resource on understanding cannabis production and specified compliance requirements under rule, including traceability reporting, medical compliant products, quality assurance testing, package and labeling, record keeping, security requirements, allowable pesticides, soil amendments, fertilizers, other crop production aids, and destruction of waste. The position also acts as the subject matter expert for the reporting system, and conducts data analysis and forensics to assist with research, financial analysis, and enforcement.

The position will support ongoing work and partnerships with other state agencies. 

WSLCB provides a modern work environment and excellent benefits including: 

  • Training and career development programs 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Flexible work schedules 
  • Telecommuting opportunities 
  • Generous wellness program 
  • Onsite exercise facility 
  • Active and engaging diversity program 
  • Infant at Work program 
  • Organization’s commitment to your personal health and well-being. 
  • Work/life balance 
  • Free parking 
  • A comprehensive benefits package
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