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Farm Support Specialist - Farming Experience Preferred

St Petersburg, FL

Overview

The Farm Support Specialist position is a full-time opportunity with Brick Street Farms. Brick Street farms is a St. Petersburg based company focused on growing leafy greens in our proprietary shipping containers to provide nutrient dense greens to our local community. With this position there is a strong opportunity for advancement.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

            The main responsibilities for this position are: Harvesting, cleaning, transplanting and maintaining a healthy farm.

·       Harvesting product from the farm (there are multiple products that require different techniques)

·       Packaging product

·       Labeling product

·       Organizing product

·       Cleaning the inside of the farm

·       Removing trash/debris

·       Sanitizing the farm

·       Resetting the farm for the next crop.

·       Transport plants to the proper farm

·       Ability to learn the different products we grow and sell.

·       Perform daily checks on farms to ensure mechanical items are working properly.

·       Assist team with transporting of product and logging product accordingly.

·       Learn about the health of the plants and how to mix nutrients properly.

·       Learn about mechanical equipment, how to maintain certain aspects of it and change out items as needed.

·       Learn how to use farm software and analyze data.

·       Learn and understand the labels on nutrients and sanitizers.

Basic qualifications:

·       Positive attitude

·       Basic math knowledge

·       Ability to work with a team and adapt to change.

·       Prompt and reliable

·       Personal ownership and accountability

·       Detail oriented

·       Interest in learning about hydroponic operations.

·       Must be interested in advancing the organizational mission.

·       Ability to learn applications the company uses for communicating, tracking data and task management.

Basic Qualifications

Physical demands (This is a very physically demanding job that requires the following):

·       Must be able to be on your feet all day.

·       Must be able to: lift, bend, squat, reach, climb, twist.

·       Hand dexterity is a must.

Preferred qualifications:

·       Farming/Growing experience

·       Hydroponic and/or Irrigation systems experience

·       Mechanical and/or Plumbing knowledge

·       Construction experience

·       A love for working with plants is a plus!

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Job Information

Location:St Petersburg, FL
Type:Full-Time
Compensation:$15/hr
Level:Associate
Function:Quality Management
Posted On:May 3, 2021
Job ID:16582
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