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

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