Ayr Wellness

Cultivation Technician

Job Description

Posted on: 
Jun 17, 2022

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Ayr is looking for Cultivation Technicians to work in our cultivation facility to help set up and build a company that continues to help consumers to live their best lives.

Join the team in Pennsylvania as we venture to open new avenues in the Medical Marijuana space.

Ayr is an expanding vertically integrated, U.S. multi-state cannabis operator, focusing on high-growth markets. With anchor operations in Massachusetts, Nevada and Pennsylvania, the company cultivates and manufactures branded cannabis products for distribution through its network of retail outlets and through third-party stores.

Ayr strives to enrich and enliven consumers’ experience every day – helping them to live their best lives, elevated.


  • Assists in all aspects of cultivation operations including trellising, pruning, spacing and overall canopy management.

  • Ensures daily production schedule and goals set by Cultivation Manager/Team Leads are met.

  • Completes proper transplanting techniques including substrate mixing, container filling and transplanting.

  • Assists in the setup, monitoring and maintenance of irrigation systems and environmental controls.

  • Performs plant destruction and plant waste destruction in compliance with Company, local and state policies.

  • Accountable for accurate tracking and logging of all plants by utilizing the inventory tracking systems in compliance with Company, local and state policies.

  • Maintains a high level of cleanliness of all Cultivation Equipment, Rooms and areas as well as sanitation practices concerning handling of plants according to Company procedure.

  • Assists in fostering a positive work environment, treats everyone with dignity and respect, while perpetuating a curiosity for “everything cannabis”.


  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong desire to produce a high-quality product.

  • Able to demonstrate sound judgement and problem solving.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older as required by the Pennsylvania Cannabis Control Board

  • Able to pass all background checks as mandated by Pennsylvania Cannabis Control Board.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience working in agriculture/horticulture, packing houses, general production/retail greenhouses.

  • Familiarity with Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices (GAP/GHP).

  • Experience working in a regulated environment with a regulated and tracked substance.

  • Experience working in a trade or in a manufacturing facility.

  • Familiarity with WHO Guidelines for Medicinal Crops.

  • Experience working with power tools and materials such as PEX, PVC, EMT, etc.

Working Conditions:

  • The person in this position may be exposed to dust, kief, cleaning chemicals and fumes. Although systems are in place to remove these byproducts, there is still exposure to some degree.

  • Frequently works in rooms with bright light where eye protection is required.

  • Frequently works in rooms with moderate heat and humidity.

  • The person in this position is constantly exposed to moderate background noise due to environmental systems, equipment and fans.

  • Must be able to work on weekends or alternate shifts.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting, standing and walking motion/movement will be required throughout the shift.

  • Constant movement of hands/fingers and limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.

  • Constantly positions self throughout task at hand.

  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to inspect/maintain plants.

  • Occasionally operates power hand tools and other cultivation machinery.

  • Must be able to inspect and detect quality deviations and defects.

  • Occasional lifting, positioning or moving items up to 100 pounds.

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

Ayr Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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