Packhouse Lead

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

Posted on Saturday, June 3, 2023

Job Details

$19.00 - $19.00 Hourly



Gotham Greens is seeking passionate, driven, and hardworking individual to fill a position as a Packhouse Lead at our Queens Greenhouse. The Pack House (PH) Lead is responsible for day-to-day tasks directed by their immediate supervisor. This is a hands-on role requiring an individual is a team player, one who is willing to roll up their sleeves, and isnt afraid to get dirty.

Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry a plus but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st century food system.


  • Assist in Management of Packers- Ensure Packers are punctual and work quickly and effectively train new assistants in the proper way to do tasks, handle leaves, and proper cleaning & sanitation methods of produces
  • Ensure safe work conditions and food safety are maintained at all times.
  • Support Supervisor to ensure that GMPs are followed
  • Support Supervisor to ensure that all PH Logs are kept up to date including but not limited to: QC Verification Log, Opening Log, Closing Log, Packhouse Log, temp logs, etc.
  • Constant communication with harvesters to detect any diseases or cross-contamination and communicate to Supervisor for further actions (NUOCA log in place, etc.)
  • Support in the maintenance and cleanliness of Packing House, cooler and Harvest area including all equipment.
  • Communicate daily with Supervisor and provide feedback on employees performance, provide ideas to improve efficiencies and maintain pack/harvest-pace.
  • Execute the harvest order according to the Supervisors direction including Retail and Wholesale.
  • Supports pack house leaders in proper FIFO rotation and, maintains cooler cleanliness/organization and provides daily cooler inventory.



  • Leads by example with a can do attitude
  • Laser focused attention to detail
  • Great multitasking abilities
  • Desire to grow and learn food safety rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for a full 8 hour shift.
  • A willingness and desire to assist in unrelated and/or unassigned tasks to ensure the effective operation of the GH and PH.
  • Must be a problem solver and be capable of identifying areas of efficiencies.
  • Working knowledge or willingness to learn of MS applications, Outlook, Word and Excel.

The ideal candidate:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable and highly motivated with a creative flair and lively personality
  • Passionate commitment to the company vision
  • Appreciation to principles of sustainable agriculture and food


Gotham Greens is an indoor farming company and a fresh food brand on a mission to transform the way we approach our food system, putting people and the planet at the forefront. Gotham Greens produces and delivers long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

A Certified B Corporation™, Gotham Greens sustainably grows high-quality produce using up to 90% less water and 97% less land than conventional farming through its national network of climate-controlled, high-tech greenhouses across America, including locations in New York, Illinois, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and California.

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America. For more information, visit