NutraPonics Canada Corporation is an Alberta-based company dedicated to the development and commercialization of intensive, small footprint, high-density, natural food crop production technology. Established in 2010, NutraPonics Canada is backed by a growing network of business professionals, scientists and researchers.
This job is funded by the Agriculture Youth Green Jobs Grant. Applicants must be 30 and under, a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident, and a first-time applicant to Youth Employment Strategy programs.
NutraPonics is looking for an extremely motivated and experienced individual to support our research and production efforts in the indoor vertical farming industry. If you are a passionate, hard-working, horticulturally minded individual aged 30 or younger, we would like to hear from you! Previous experience in leafy green production, the greenhouse industry, indoor grow environments, or with hydroponic-based growing systems is required.
The Technician position will support the Farm Manager in R&D efforts, and weekly production tasks, to ensure optimum quality product for our clients. This position is 60% research, 40% production. Key research activities are on new indoor growing systems. Production activities will include, but are not limited to: planning, seeding, watering, transplanting, harvesting, cleaning, and managing all aspects of growing a crop including plant health and indoor farm environment assessments.
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FoodWork ID: 42358 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Aug 24 2017