Hydroponic farmer

  • Canada
  • Posted 6 months ago
  • 43 CAD / Hour

Aqwa Verti

As part of our growth, we are looking for full-time hydroponic farmer in the Atlanta, GA area. Farmers are responsible for all aspects of leafy green production in our indoor, environmentally controlled farms. This is a fast paced production environment and areas of focus include seeding, transplanting, harvesting, packing and clean up on a daily basis. Please note that this position requires a flexible work schedule that may involve night, weekend and/or holiday shifts. Ideal candidates are willing to work flexible hours, Sunday through Friday, depending on the needs of the business.

What you will do As Hydroponic farmer

  • Responsible for all aspects of production for growing green leafy vegetables: checking product quality, trimming, packing, weighing and canning.
  • Responsible for the daily operation of the pods: harvesting, transplanting, cleaning, maintenance and general upkeep.
  • Loading of products and assistance with delivery of orders
  • Report observations, including plant anomalies and system problems, to the farm supervisor.
  • Develop and discuss alternative and innovative strategies for indoor agriculture, food security and maintenance.
  • Performs all duties with high standards of food safety and security.

This position requires a high degree of manual labor, including

  • stand for the duration of the shift
  • Repetitive manual tasks, grasping, pinching, pulling.
  • Repetitive use of ladders
  • Bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, reaching and twisting.
  • work daily in a humid and/or cold environment

Requirements Of Hydroponic farmer

The must-haves

  • Desire to make an impact in the community and passion for sustainability
  • Must be punctual and diligent for scheduled work hours.
  • Dedication to our mission
  • Autonomy, team spirit, communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to consistently lift 20 to 40 pounds
  • Must be available to be “on call” some evenings and weekends as needed by the business.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • A drug-free work environment at all times

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