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Position: Farm Administrator
Organization: Sky Harvest
Location: Richmond/Vancouver, BC (7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport Skytrain Station)

Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm. Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents. Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs and grocery stores. We are looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining our team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development.

Our day-to-day activities are driven by three core values:

  • Lead by example: Providing a strong example of corporate social responsibility in business
  • Inspire and assist: Spur the adoption of sustainability principles into others’ operations whenever feasible
  • Innovate: Use innovation to move society towards sustainability and thrive-ability

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer and coordinate weekly orders from 75+ restaurants while also cultivating these relationships
  • Increasing customer base (sales)
  • Managing staff on a daily basis
  • Assisting with hiring and training of new staff
  • Weekly bookkeeping/accounting, inventory management and ordering supplies
  • Active participation in farming tasks as needed (you will get dirty!)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Fun and easygoing personality
  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to our organization
  • Familiarity with sales is an asset
  • Experience Managing staff is a requirement
  • Proficiency with bookkeeping software and practices is a requirement
  • Farming, gardening or experience working with your hands considered an asset

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 1 full time position available ~40-45 hours weekly. Mostly Monday-Friday, though the occasional weekend is required
  • Start time: interviewing immediately
  • $34-38,000/year starting pay range based on experience + Health Benefits & Hot yoga membership & Weekly microgreens
  • Position is located in Richmond BC, and is a 7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport Skytrain Station

APPLICATION:

To be considered for this position please submit an

1) introduction of yourself

2) clearly describe your experience for each listed qualification from above,

3) a resume and any questions you may have about us or the position to:
aaron@skyharvest.ca

http://www.skyharvest.ca

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 10 2019    ID: 54932