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Part-time 20-30 hours/week
The facility operates 7 days a week, so weekend availability is a plus but not essential
High School Diploma with experience, Bachelors without experience
Technician experience in production setting
Experience following written protocols
An indoor hydroponics farm and nursery is seeking a technician. The candidate should have interest in plants and a basic knowledge of their culture requirements, anatomy and physiology. We are seeking a fast-learner with strong attention to detail. Primary responsibilities consist of propagation, nutrient solution preparation, cleaning, record-keeping, and integrated pest management implementation. Ability to follow detailed written protocols is a must. Experience with indoor growing, hydroponics, or propagation is a plus. Other responsibilities include helping the production team in the hydroponics farm. Workers should be able to lift 40 lbs. High attention to detail and handiwork is common for this position, so dexterity and focus for significant periods of time is essential.
The facility areas are very loud due to fans and filtration systems, temperatures can fluctuate between cold and hot. Must work with and around fertilizers and pesticides. Work may require prolonged sitting, standing, bending, stooping and stretching. Requires close vision with the ability to see color.