Position: Organic Indoor Farm Operations Specialist — Full-time
Employer: Sky Harvest
Location: Richmond, Metro Vancouver BC (7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport Skytrain Station)
Eligibility: age 30 & under (see below)
Do you have experience on a farm or leading a team?
Do you want to be an integral part of a farming team and live in the city?
We are looking for a fun new team member to help kick butt on our farm!
This position will focus on improving and 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
Knowledge and skills
Degree or equivalent in one of the following is advantageous, but not required: sustainable agriculture, soil science, horticulture
Please submit an introduction of yourself and why you would think you could be a good fit with us, a resume and any questions you may have about us or the position to: aaron [at] skyharvest.ca — subject: Indoor Farm Operations Specialist
Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.
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 whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development.
Note: This posting is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. People and Planet (also known as "FoodWork") is not responsible for the content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of this posting. We do not screen or endorse the organizations or individuals involved. If you decide to accept an offer of employment, volunteering or any other arrangement, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against injury, abuse, non-payment or any other loss. Please read our full Terms & Conditions.
Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 20 2022 ID: 64124