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RICHMOND/VANCOUVER JOBS

Position: Indoor Farm Assistant
Organization: Sky Harvest
Location: Richmond/Vancouver, BC (7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport Skytrain Station)

Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm. Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents. Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs and grocery stores. We are looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining our team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development.

Our day-to-day activities are driven by three core values:

  • Lead by example: Providing a strong example of corporate social responsibility in business
  • Inspire and assist: Spur the adoption of sustainability principles into others’ operations whenever feasible
  • Innovate: Use innovation to move society towards sustainability and thrive-ability

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively harvesting our delicate greens in a fast paced environment
  • Seeding and growing our awesome greens
  • Cleaning the growing area and equipment including sweeping, mopping and general tidying of warehouse
  • Soil and compost management
  • Soil bagging
  • Sterilizing planting trays

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis
  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously
  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Fun and easygoing personality
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to organization
  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 4-5 days/ week 32 to 40 hours weekdays and weekends
  • Start time: Immediate/ Flexible
  • Pay: Starting pay is $ 15.00/hr + 4% Vacation pay + Extended Health Benefits + Hot Yoga Membership + weekly microgreens. Room for wage and position to grow
  • We are in Richmond a short 7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport station, just over the bridge from Vancouver

APPLICATION: Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit with us, a resume and Application with any questions you may have about us or the position to:

aaron (at) skyharvest.ca

Application found here

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jul 17 2020    Numéro : 56836