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RICHMOND BC JOBS

Position: Indoor Agriculture Production Innovator (Full-time)
Employer: Sky Harvest
Location: Richmond, Metro Vancouver BC
Eligibility: 30 or younger & post-secondary graduate

Description

This position will focus on expanding the products offered by our indoor urban farm. We currently specialize in growing microgreens in a vertical growing system and are looking to expand our product offerings as well as optimizing efficiencies within our growing process.

We are hoping that this intern may also be able to assist with the development of improved growing mediums to use with our existing and future products. You will have the opportunity to learn various aspects of our microgreen operation from seed to restaurant plate.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist shift lead and growing manager with various production related activities
  • aid the introduction of new specialized crops to our growing environment
  • assist our growing manager in the development of new growing mediums for use in our indoor growing environment
  • work with our shift lead and growing manager to help optimize workflow and production within our facility

Knowledge and Skills

  • Farming, gardening or experience working with your hands considered an asset
  • Teamwork and strong communication skills are a must
  • experience with indoor agriculture is an asset
  • knowledge of soil science is valuable
  • interest or experience with process/flow optimization
  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to our organization

Education Required

Degree or equivalent in one of the following is advantageous: sustainable agriculture, soil science, horticulture

Eligibility

  • This position has been created with assistance from a Government program and comes with eligibility criteria
    • Must be 30 years old or younger at start of internship
    • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or persons granted refugee status in Canada
    • Must be underemployed
    • Must have completed post-secondary education

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 1 Full-time position available (30-40 hours weekly). Mandatory work days are Wednesdays & Fridays and 3 other days
  • Start time: Immediately
  • Pay: Starting pay is $17/hr + 4% in lieu vacation pay & Extended Health Benefits (Massage, Dental etc.) & weekly microgreens & East Van Hot yoga membership & Paid sick days.

APPLICATION:

Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit with us, a resume and this Application form with any questions you may have about us or the position to: 
aaron (at) skyharvest.ca

Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

Application found here


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 12 2021    ID: 61566