POSITION FILLED Part-Time/Full-Time Farmhand 

Brick Street Farms is looking for a passionate plant lover. We currently grow 8-10 acres of leafy greens every 5 weeks and are looking to add a minimum 3 day per week Farmhand to our staff.  Farmhands are integral parts of farm life. We are seeking someone with a background or previous experience in hydroponic growing. Must have at least basic agriculture skills, hydroponic experience preferred. We will train the right person in our proprietary technologies, operations and growing processes. Working as part of an indoor urban farm requires the ability to focus on repetitive tasks, pay close attention to detail and a positive "get it done" attitude. 

Responsibilities:

  • Learn proprietary hydroponic technology; including vertical towers and NFT systems
  • Assist with seed propagation, transplanting from germination to maturity area
  • Crop harvesting and packaging for customers
  • Cleaning and maintenance of grow equipment and farms
  • Learn hydroponic science and supporting chemistry/biology 
  • Learn and manage Microgreens production
  • Plan and prepare CSA Membership Bags for weekly pick-up
  • Assist with CSA Membership pick-up, customer facing and retails skills necessary
  • Maintain small outdoor grow towers; including nutrients, water cycles, seed selection and propagation 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand and be on feet for 8 hour shift
  • Must be able to lift 30+ pounds repetitively   
  • Must be able to be in a 60 degree temperature environment for entire shift
  • Must be able to reach overhead and reach low areas
  • Basic math (conversions)
  • Quick learner with ability to focus on tedious tasks
  • Self-motivated and punctual 
  • Enjoy working with live plants and organic materials
  • Must be available the occasional Saturday (we are CLOSED on Sundays)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with hydroponic growing systems
  • Experience with environmental sciences (chemistry, biology)
  • Strong interest in learning indoor, urban growing (farming) techniques
  • Conservationist mindset 

Please send resume to shannon@brickstreetfarms.com and include why you are interested in working with a city farm and would be a good fit. 

INTERNSHIP FILLED Spring Internship Position - Unpaid

***Unpaid position offers credit hours towards degree requirements. 

Brick Street Farm is looking for a Spring intern (or two) to join our team. Our interns are a core member of our team and will assist with all aspects of the indoor farm operation. We will train in all areas of hydroponic systems and growing, indoor farming, organic food production and food safety. Internship will be 12 hours per week. We understand your busy schedule and will be flexible with days and hours.

Internship will begin in mid-January and last for 3 months (12 weeks).

Intern Duties:

  • Learn proprietary hydroponic technology
  • Assist with seed propagation, transplanting from germination to maturity area
  • Crop harvesting and packaging for customers
  • Cleaning and maintenance of grow equipment
  • Learn hydroponic science and supporting chemistry/biology 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand and be on feet for 8 hour shift
  • Must be able to lift 20-30 pounds repetitively   
  • Must be able to be in a 60 degree temperature environment for entire shift
  • Must be able to reach overhead
  • Basic math (conversions)
  • Quick learner with ability to focus on tedious tasks
  • Self-motivated and punctual 
  • Enjoy working with live plants and organic materials

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with hydroponic growing systems
  • Experience with environmental sciences (chemistry, biology)
  • Strong interest in learning indoor, urban growing (farming) techniques
  • Conservationist mindset 

Please send resume to shannon@brickstreetfarms.com and include why you are interested in working with a city farm and would be a good fit. 

NO CALLS.

Thank you.