The Mariana Islands Want A Managing Director For Their Cannabis Commission


With the CNMI Cannabis Commission officially in company, amongst it very first priorities are not only to promulgate the guidelines and regulations for cannabis use in the Commonwealth, but to get started hiring employees to operate the CNMI’s newest business.

The commission is proper now seeking for a managing director and the excellent candidate is an individual who is either currently in the CNMI or former residents who have gone abroad to pursue college or acquire extra perform knowledge.

Upon getting hired, the chosen applicant will have to reside on Saipan in order to carry out duties vital to effectively run business operations.

The commission appears forward to supplying a platform for entrepreneurs to take element in the islands’ financial technique as nicely as build jobs for residents. “Ensuring sufficient controls for every day operations of the new business are in location to boost public security and construct neighborhood trust via fair administration and enforcement are higher on the commission’s initiatives,” mentioned Nadine Deleon Guerrero, newly-elected chairwoman for the CNMI Cannabis Commission.

The managing director will be the head of the administration of the commission and will be accountable for the general administration and supervision of the cannabis and hemp licensees and other folks, such as the management and supervision of employees. Compensation will be commensurate with education and perform knowledge nonetheless, pursuant to Public Law 20-66, and as amended by Public Law 21-five, compensation might not exceed $70,000 per annum. The commission desires to employ a managing director at the very first rollout of guidelines and regulations in order to make certain his or her involvement from the get started and to permit him or her to deliver input.

Interested applicants for the position are essential to have the following minimum qualifications:

1. A bachelor’s degree from a U.S. accredited educational institution and

two. 5 years of perform knowledge in skilled, administrative, or management in government or private sectors and

three. Superior ethical and moral character and

four. Not getting been convicted of a crime in any jurisdiction of the United States, or any foreign nation carrying a minimum sentence of imprisonment of extra than six months, excepting website traffic offenses.

Furthermore, these applying for the position shall not have any interest, straight or indirectly, in any company beneath the jurisdiction of the commission.

“The commission’s target is to deliver jobs for our regional people today and create income to increase our typical of living in the CNMI. The only way we can achieve this is to come with each other as a neighborhood and perform toward creating an business that can sustain itself not only via the presence of tourism but via the participation of our regional neighborhood. By educating our youth, and as adults, by utilizing responsibly via adhering to regulations and the law, we can succeed,” mentioned Deleon Guerrero.

All interested and certified people are asked to submit a cover letter with an updated résumé to [email protected]

Deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.

Screening of applications are anticipated to start right away. (PR)



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