Greenhouse/Aquaponics Assistant

Ford\'s Produce – Raleigh, NC

Ford s Produce is looking for a Greenhouse Assistant for our Aquaponics facility. Must be a a self starter and able to work independently. A positive, can do attitude is also required.Must also have at least 2 YEARS of AGRICULTURE EXPERIENCE.

Position Summary: Work in and around a greenhouse to grow fresh vegetables, lettuces, herbs and fish. Participate in planting seeds, tending sprouts, monitoring plant health, feeding and monitoring our fish stock and harvesting plants and fish as necessary. Help with the monitoring and maintaining water quality in our grow beds and fish tank. Help with packaging of harvested plants. Delivering of harvested plants to our warehouse in a refrigerated truck. Learn to maintain necessary logs and records. Help maintain cleanliness of the facility and other duties as assigned.

Other requirements:

- High School diploma or equivalent

- Must pass pre employment drug screening

- Criminal background check required

- Experience in farming, greenhouse or sustainable agriculture

-Cover letter explaining your experience if not listed on resume

Schedule varies depending upon the weather.

We offer competitive health, dental, vision and life insurances. We also offer AFLAC. Free AAA membership after 90 days, 401k and much, much more.

You may apply in person between the hours of 7am-2pm, Mon- Fri at:

1109 Agriculture St Suite 1

Raleigh, NC 27603

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Experience:

  • AGRICULTURE: 2 years (Required)
  • Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Location:

  • Raleigh, NC 27603 (Required)
  • License:

  • NORTH CAROLINA (Required)
  • Language:

  • English (Required)
  • Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)
  • Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)
  • Work Location:

  • One location
  • Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
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