Dispensary Technician

Retail Goshen, Ohio


Position at Ayr Wellness

Company Description 

As a leading cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), AYR Wellness is on a journey to be a force for good; and it all starts with our belief in the power and potential of the plant.  

We believe in creating an environment in which we can all flourish, one where every individual can find their genius and pursue their passion, because it’s this dedication to creating a culture of excellence, one where we’re all empowered to achieve our dreams, that will propel us forward. We’re a company that puts our people first. A place where talent is rewarded, diversity is celebrated, and innovative thinking is championed and we believe that together we can build a better and brighter future for ourselves, our industry, and our world. 

Job Summary 

The Dispensary Technician is responsible for providing our patients with an extraordinary experience.  Through meaningful interaction and knowledgeable answers, the Dispensary Technician fosters an environment that is compassionate, genuine, and respectful.  Dispensary Technicians are expected to contribute to making their Dispensary a climate which encourages forward thinking, embraces inclusion, and practices generosity of spirit.  AYR Wellness is dedicated to becoming the foremost provider of sustainably grown premium cannabis products to our communities.  

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Provides knowledge, expertise, guidance, and a personalized experience to each patient by explaining potential benefits of the Premium Cannabis products offered. 
  • Ensures patient questions or concerns are resolved quickly and completely.  Communicates any requests or unresolved concerns to management immediately 
  • Oversees patient intake process, ensuring that appropriate patient records and paperwork are submitted, and confidential information is maintained appropriately. 
  • Accountable for accurately receiving, coordinating, and fulfilling patient orders by utilizing the Point of Sale (POS) and inventory tracking systems in compliance with AYR Wellness, local and state policies. 
  • Adapts to varied sales volume and stays active by initiating continued learning activities, creating an engaging environment, and assisting in keeping the dispensary properly stocked, clean, tidy and in operating order while keeping a “Patient first” acuity 
  • Follows compliance practices and prevents the diversion of medical cannabis to anyone other than authorized patients. 
  • Assists in processing and monitoring floor stock and participates in daily inventory counts. 
  • Assists in fostering a positive work environment, treats everyone with dignity and respect, while perpetuating a curiosity for “everything cannabis”. 
  • Performs opening and closing procedures. 
  • Above all else, act as the critical link between AYR Wellness and our patients by providing an amazing, stress-free and helpful patient experience.    


  • Must possess basic math, computer, and cash handling skills. 
  • Ability to coordinate and problem solve in a professional manner. 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older. 
  • Able to pass all background checks 
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with patients/caregivers and team members. 
  • Experience with cash handling and POS/inventory control systems. 
  • Prior experience working in a high-volume environment. 


  • High school diploma/GED required 


  • 1-3 years’ experience working in retail or other customer service position, cannabis experience is a plus   

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Attitude) 

  • Customer Obsessed - Dedicated to creating a remarkable experience for customers; builds rapport and maintains meaningful and effective relationships creating trustful, authentic connections; viewed as a good listener and is easy to approach and talk to and is often in the know early in any given situation 
  • Adaptable / Flexible - Effectively manages change and adjusts comfortably to new people and processes; multi-tasks and handles ambiguity and stress well while remaining positive; bounces back quickly from challenging situations; asks for help when needed and stays focused on being a force for good.  
  • Learning on the Fly - learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner, open to change   

Direct reports  

  • No direct reports 

Working conditions 

  • Able to accommodate scheduling that may include varied shifts, weekend, and some holidays. 
  • Able to escort and assist patients with disabilities in navigating the dispensary, consultation couches, registers, entrances and exits. 

Physical requirements 

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with patients and/or caregivers regarding medical conditions and symptoms.  Must be able to exchange accurate information about product offerings. 
  • Frequently operates computer/POS system and other standard office equipment such as printers, phones, and photocopy machine. 
  • The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position when checking in patients or when operating the register. 
  • The person in this position must be able to observe and assess patient entry via cameras and inspect patient IDs upon entry. 
  • Frequently communicates with other staff via Walkie Talkie or Headset. 
  • Constantly positions self throughout sales transaction by maintaining the computer/POS, collecting product and retail bags. 
  • Constantly moves and transports dispensary products/totes up to 30 lbs. throughout the dispensary. 




Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 


At AYR Wellness, our vision is to be a force for good in all we do and to bring lasting positive change to our communities, our industry, and our world. And it wouldn’t be possible without our exceptionally talented team. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the uniqueness of each employee and supports their individual journey in finding their genius and pursuing their passion. 

AYR Wellness is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to employment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and the LGBTQ+ community, regardless of age, gender, religion, marital or veterans’ status.