We are an urban aquaponic farming company looking for a person to help us operate our indoor controlled environment farm. We are a growing company that sells greens and microgreens to restaurants, meal delivery services, and grocery stores citywide. The folks looking to fill our Indoor Farmer position are active, ready to move, detail oriented, clean, able to adapt to evolving farm conditions, and find pride in providing wholesome nutritious food to the New York City community.
As a member of the farm team you will be responsible for seeding, harvest, washing, drying, and packaging produce. You will learn how to monitor plant health with particular attention to any changes; update data logs on growing weights and crop trials; take daily cleaning of farm and equipment upkeep; learn how to take care of aquaculture systems and monitor fish health; and maintain industry standards for food safety via Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) protocols.
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- Lift, carry, push, or pull weights up to 50 pounds
- Physically fit, reliable, detail-oriented, organized, hard-working, self-motivated
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, can work effectively as part of a team
- Able to take direction and ownership of delegated tasks
- Comfortable with fish, agricultural waste, and getting dirty
- Stand for 8 hour shifts and engage in activities such as bending and squatting
- Assist in Integrated Pest Management tasks
- Tolerant of exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity
- Maintain high standards of hygiene to promote food safety
- Maintain a reliable form of transportation to and from the farm
- Authorized to work in USA
Education and Experience
- High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
- 2 years experience in a professional environment
- Farming experience not necessary but interest preferred
- This is a full time year round 40 hours a week position.
- Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm with some weekend chores (Edenworks team members rotate for weekend coverage)