OMMA Commercial License Processors

Recruitment #211020-UNCX-673


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a Commercial License Processor. This is an unclassified position in state government working for the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority - OMMA, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here].The annual salary for this position is up to $42,500.00 based on education and experience.

Position Summary
The OMMA Commercial License Processors is responsible for properly analyzing, interpreting, verifying, and deciding licensure status on all OMMA applications for commercial licenses. The position works closely with the Commercial License Coordinator and Program Manager to assure proper adherence to rules and laws as they apply to business applicants. The position will be responsible for reviewing applications submitted and making sure that the applicant meets the requirements and is compliant with state laws and other pertinent rules.

Position Responsibilities
• Processes applications for all OMMA business entities and determines eligibility for licensure as required by state laws and rules;
• Works under the direct supervision of the OMMA Commercial License Coordinator to review applications for OMMA Commercial license for completeness, accuracy and eligibility;
• Processing applications includes critical analysis of documentation and may include additional investigation to determine eligibility pursuant to applicable laws and rules, and making a determination and recommend final action;
• Critical analysis and oversight on applications must be complete within a mandated timeframe;
• Complete initial review of applications within 5 days of receipt date, and move to appropriate channel for validation checks;
• Adhere to and ensure business applications are cross checked with various other channels to determine accuracy such as with the Secretary of State, Tax Commission, criminal history verification for all owners, determine the legitimacy of principal ownership and levels of interest for residency, zoning documentation, etc.
• Notify supervisor and document further investigations needed, and escalate high priority concerns;
• Assist in the review and investigation for complaints pertaining to a OMMA business including field investigations, research and documentation;
• May recommend action as to licensure renewal, non-renewal, or termination and/or revocation, and testify in hearings or cases, and assist legal staff in preparation of hearing and court cases.
• Provides and interprets technical information, analyzes application information, offers guidance and provides feedback to businesses and peers;
• Provides written and oral correspondence notifying businesses of actions necessary for approval and renewal;
• Works directly with Program Manager and Supervisor to provide feedback and seek clarification;
• Effectively communicate, and ensure a collaborative and team-based work environment;
• Develop and maintains sound personnel policies and practices;
• Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties
• Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
• Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

Valued Skills and Experience
Knowledge of licensing program, operational procedure adherence, rules pertaining to state laws and mandates, IT licensing platforms/software and customer service using multiple communication techniques. Administrative principles and practices, including data analysis and entry, ad hoc research, program management and business administration.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.


Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, public health or related field and one year of professional experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of qualifying experience for each year of the required education. Preference will be given to candidate with licensing or regulatory program experience.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

The OSDH in conjunction with Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority - OMMA shall not employ an individual if any of the following circumstances exist:
a) The individual has a direct or indirect interest in a licensed medical marijuana business; or

b) The individual or his or her spouse, parent, child, spouse of a child, sibling, or spouse of a sibling has an application for a medical marijuana business license pending before the Department or is a member of the board of directors of a medical marijuana business, or is an individual financially interested in any licensee or medical marijuana business.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.