Position: Shift Supervisor
Organization: Sky Harvest
Location: Richmond/almost Vancouver, BC
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:
The primary objective of this position is to be responsible for quality control (during harvest days), help coordinate and understand all operational components of the farm and to increase farm efficiencies. Being able to participate in bike delivery of our greens is an asset.
This position reports directly to the Production Manager & Owner.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
The reasonable orientation period for a fully qualified candidate is 6 weeks.
The probationary period for this position is 3 months.
HOURS OF WORK
5 days/week (Wednesday & Fridays are mandatory) with varying times but generally between 7am to 5 pm. Alternating weekends.
Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit with us (cover letter), and a resume AND clearly note your qualifications based on each of the above “required skills knowledge and abilities” to: aaron(at)skyharvest.ca Also indicate if you are a strong cyclist and would be able to do regular bike deliveries.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 31 2019 ID: 52717