HRIS Specialist

Cresco Labs | Chicago, IL, United States

Posted Date 9/21/2022


Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry. 


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.


  • Maintains and improves data accuracy within HRIS systems by processing all scheduled and ad-hoc data entry requests, focusing on efficiency and quality
  • Verifies and approves the data entry of employee information into the Wurk platform. To include, but not limited to: adding new hires, removing terminated employees, recording changes to employees pay, position, or address.
  • Provides support and resolution for requests within HRIS platforms related to HR, payroll, time and attendance, training, and other modules; including password resets, system navigation, manager assignments, schedule changes, timesheet, and time off inquiries
  • Audits, identifies, documents, and resolves simple to moderately complex data and systems issues; escalates as appropriate
  • Supports HRIS processes including documentation, basic troubleshooting & testing, and simple reporting requests
  • Provides input to improve HR self-service tools and system workflows/actions
  • Assists with updates to HRIS systems for M&A activity by creating and auditing employee data records, tracking and approving employee self service requests, and assisting in the collection and storage of historical data
  • Supports HR Director and Operations team with requests and projects as needed
  • Effectively communicates with managers and employees
  • Running reports as needed


  • High School Diploma required; college degree preferred
  • 1 - 3 years of HRIS functional experience preferred, in one or more of these areas: HCM, Compensation, Payroll, Benefits, Talent, Time and Attendance, Absence Management, Security, Reporting
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Previous HRIS configuration and/or implementation experience preferred
  • High attention to detail
  • Systems oriented and passionate about technology
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and project management skills; ability to adapt these skills to a fast-paced, transitional environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Broad knowledge of HR policies, payroll processes, and related federal and state regulatory requirements preferred


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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