Sanitation Technician

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

Job Details

Chicago 2 - Chicago, IL



Gotham Greens is seeking a passionate, driven, and hardworking individual to fill a position as a Sanitation Technician for our Davis location. The Technician is responsible for day-to-day tasks as directed by the Assistant Plant Manager, specifically related to the sanitation of the greenhouse and sanitizing the growing channels. This is a hands-on role requiring an individual is a team player, one who is willing to roll up their sleeves, and isn't afraid to get dirty. Shift starts at 11 a.m.


  • Perform cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and work areas in the entire greenhouse.

  • Clean quickly and effectively as directed using materials and tools provided by Gotham Greens.

  • Must be able to work in tight quarters and hard to reach areas, such as under growing lines, etc.

  • Must learn and follow procedures in the proper way to clean & sanitize.

  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, following safe work practices at all times.

  • Must wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) at all times.

  • Provide ideas to improve efficiencies and cleanliness.


  • 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 part-time or full-time shift

  • A willingness and desire to assist in unrelated and/or unassigned tasks to ensure the effective operation of the greenhouse and packhouse.

  • Must be a problem solver and be capable of identifying areas of efficiencies.

  • 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