Greenhouse Production Assistant

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

Stevensburg, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Job Details

Virginia - Stevensburg, VA

THE ROLE

Gotham Greens is seeking passionate, driven and hardworking individuals to work in our Greenhouse. Greenhouse Production Assistants are hands-on and require individuals who enjoy rolling up their sleeves and are accustomed to manual labor-intensive jobs.

Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry is 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.


WHAT YOULL DO

  • Seeding duties including operation of seeding machines
  • Transplant seedlings based on quality standards
  • Identify and cull plants with pests or disease
  • Harvest mature plants
  • Move and rearrange growing equipment as needed
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of greenhouse materials
  • Compost unused plants
  • Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies
  • Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in facility
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), company food safety policies, company employees safety policies, and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs).
  • Additional duties as assigned


WHO YOU ARE

  • Be authorized to work in the US
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Maintain a steady pace with attention to detail
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Open availability to work various work schedules including holidays and weekends


WHO WE ARE

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 gothamgreens.com.