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.
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.
· 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.
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.
· 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!