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Greenhouse Worker

Company: Gotham Greens
Location: Stevensburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*THE ROLE*

Gotham Greens is seeking passionate, driven and hardworking individuals to fill positions as Production Assistants. Production Assistant positions 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 YOU'LL DO*

* Packing Containers of Fresh Produce
* Sorting and selecting high quality product to pack
* Identifying unacceptable quality product to discard
* Filling containers to an accurate weight using scales
* Properly handling product and containers to maximize shelf life and appearance to the companys visual expectations
* Performing repetitive tasks at a consistent pace which meets productivity expectations
* Assisting Greenhouse Production operations, including transplanting seedlings, harvesting plants, and handling growing equipment
* Handling, organizing, and loading production supplies and equipment
* Assisting with inventory control and cold storage organization
* Labelling, boxing, and staging product materials and supplies
* Other duties as assigned
* Food Safety and Sanitation
* Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), company food safety policies, and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPs).
* Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies
* Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in facility

*WHO YOU ARE*

* Be authorized to work in the US
* Lift 50 pounds
* Stand for a full 8-hour shift
* 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
* Must be able to work in varying temperatures that are anywhere from 55 degrees (within the Packhouse) to 90 degrees (within the Greenhouse).

*WHO WE ARE*

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and dips all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* Are you vaccinated, or willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Gotham Greens, Alexandria , Greenhouse Worker, Other , Stevensburg, Virginia

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