Sr. Manager, Total Rewards at Cresco Labs | Powderkeg


Cresco Labs is one of the largest public, vertically integrated, multistate operators in the cannabis industry. Our portfolio of in-house cultivated and manufactured brands features some of the highest quality, most awarded and most popular cannabis products in America. With dozens of locations nationwide, our owned and operated Sunnyside® dispensaries provide a welcoming, positive, judgement-free place to shop for anyone at any point on their cannabis journey.

Founded in 2013, Cresco Labs’ mission is to normalize and professionalize cannabis through our passionate employees. As stewards of the cannabis industry, our teams are constantly focused on supporting the needs of our fellow colleagues, consumers, customers, and communities alike. With a focus on Social Equity and Educational Development, our SEEDTM initiative ensures that our company reflects the communities in which we serve, ensuring equal opportunity for all to have the knowledge and resources to work in and own businesses in cannabis.

At Cresco Labs, we aim to revolutionize and lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on quality and consistency of product, and to bring legitimacy to the industry with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

If you’re interested in joining our mission, click the below links to join our team today!


At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.


Cresco Labs is seeking a Sr. Manager, Total Rewards to join our Human Resources team. Reporting to our VP, Total Rewards, this role will lead our team in day-to-day matters and partner with HR department leadership in executing on our Total Rewards strategy. This role will be responsible for administration of our company’s benefit plans and assist in our compensation administration. This is a highly visible role and will communicate/work across the entire organization.


  • Manage the day-to-day administration of our Total Rewards function as well as daily management of our external vendors. Insurance carriers, 401k administrator and consultants.
  • Lead the Total Rewards team in our benefits and leave administration duties. Develop and coach the team as needed, ensuring the team has all the resources needed to be successful.
  • Lead annual processes like open enrollment, compliance related tasks like 401k testing and 1095-C filings. Facilitate meetings of the company’s 401k committee as well.
  • Support the VP, Total Rewards with compensation related processes such as our annual merit process and equity grant cycles.
  • Administer our compensation programs. Market price roles and audit pay practices to ensure alignment with internal protocols as well as Federal, State and Local laws.
  • Partner with other areas of HR, Legal and Finance when they need Total Reward’s input or assist them in their support of the organization.
  • Other Duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s in business related field (Accounting, Business Administration, Economics)
  • World at Work certifications (CCP, CBP) preferred.
  • 7 – 9+ years of experience in Total Rewards and 3+ years of experience managing a team
  • Experience with annual processes of open enrollment, merit administration, and HRIS systems
  • Strong analysis and data modeling skills particularly when utilizing Excel
  • Knows the audience, able to modulate messages and explain concepts to best communicate with stakeholders involved.
  • Ability to partner with others, take differing perspectives into consideration to develop solutions and processes for the organization.
  • History of leading, developing and upskilling high-performing teams


Cresco Labs is proud to offer eligible employees a robust offering of benefits including, major medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(K)-match program, FSA/HSA programs, LTD/STD options, life insurance and AD&D. We also offer eligible employees paid holidays and paid time off. Other rewards may include annual discretionary bonuses, stock options as well as participation in our employee discount program. Benefits eligibility for permanent positions may vary by full-time or part-time roles, location, or position.


  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Sr. Manager, Total Rewards
  • Company
    Cresco Labs
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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