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FARM TECHNICIAN 1

Location
Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Future of Fresh is Here!

Food isnt what it used to be. We made it better, and we did it by building a different kind of farm. A farm that doesnt need sun, soil or favorable weather to do its thing. A farm where pesticides have no placebecause everythings indoors, monitored and controlled, 24/7. We built a farm where robots do the heavy lifting, so the humans can focus on growing the freshest, most nutritious food possible. A farm that can produce over 300 times more food than an ordinary farm. With 100% renewable energy. And 97% less water. Pretty unbelievable, right? Well, believe it. This farm is real. We call it 80 Acres Farms. Fresher food awaits you.

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for self-motivated and driven individuals who can support and promote a team atmosphere. This individual will do so by providing basic crop handling responsibilities, including pruning, and maintaining vine crops; harvesting leafy greens, tomatoes, and herbs; and performing quality inspections. This individual will follow good manufacturing practices critical to food safety and to their team. Farm technicians will gain the hands-on experience and the initial skills needed to help promote advancement within the company.

OTHER JOB INFORMATION
  • Reports to: Farm Supervisor
  • Internal level/band: Hourly Band
  • Starting Rate: $15.50
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
  • Seed & harvest leafy greens, tomatoes, and herbs on commercial scale.
  • Basic crop maintenance, such as pruning.
  • Complete data collection and documentation to ensure traceability and inventory accuracy.
  • Operate machinery including scissor lift, automated seeder, & automated harvester.
  • Sanitation of farm materials.
  • Follow all GMPs to ensure food safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Ability to operate machinery, use a ladder, & lift 50 lbs.
  • Fast paced worker.
  • Detail and quality oriented.
  • Agriculture, science, and/or production background a plus.
  • Adaptability to fast pace environment and quickly evolving processes.
  • Ability to work weekends, as needed.
BENEFITS WE OFFER YOU
  • Day one health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 1-week paid health & wellness time
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 401k with 4% company contribution
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
Statistics show that underrepresented communities dont apply for a job unless they meet 100% of the qualifications. Dont worry if you think you cant check every box on the list; well provide all the on-the-job training you need.

80 Acres Farms is an equal opportunity employer. Youre defined by more than just your job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions, your take on the world, and everything else that makes you unique. We strive to be to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and to do their best work.

80 Acres Farms participates in E-Verify. As required by law, your employment with the Company is contingent upon you providing legal proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Employment decisions are made without regard to protected characteristics. All candidates will be given the same consideration.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706379375-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: 80 Acres Farms
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent