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Farmbox Operations Assistant

Company: Charlie's Produce
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewCharlie's Produce - Who We AreCharlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie's was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus. With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce. The Farm Operations Assistant position is with Farmbox Greens the indoor agriculture division of Charlie's Produce.At Farmbox we are dedicated to changing where and how great produce is grown. Since planting our first seeds 2011, our team has created a sustainable urban farm where the harvest cycle is days, not months. Our hydroponic, vertical farm uses 90 percent less water than traditional agriculture, is pesticide and herbicide free, and we harvest tender microgreens daily, regardless of season. We grow in square feet, not acres. We use energy efficient LED lights and in our fully climate-controlled facility to consistently produce the freshest greens that can be to a customer's plate within hours of harvest. From our Seattle farm located in the SODO neighborhood we supply microgreens to local marketplaces and hundreds loyal restaurants all over the Pacific Northwest. At Farmbox Greens we work hard because we believe that food should be grown responsibly, locally, and taste delicious.What we offer: An amazing company culture! Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire. ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k). Paid vacations, paid holidays. Pre-tax commuter benefits, and onsite parking. Coverage under State Sick Leave. 100% Prepaid College Tuition for employees and their dependents. Employee assistance program (EAP).Additional Compensation Details: $20.00 - $20.50/hr Dependent on Experience and Location of Role Potential 90-day performance-based raise
Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenureResponsibilitiesSchedule Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 3:00pmAlso reoccurring Saturday and Sunday coverage, 4 hour shifts, times will varyThe Role--We are seeking a hardworking, detail oriented, self-starter to add to our team to help with day-to-day production and farm operations. This is an entry-level position which entails all aspects of indoor farming including planting, harvesting, packaging, cleaning, and food safety. Our facility is highly regulated by our food safety measures which require our employees to have attention to detail with all aspects of their work.Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To Assisting in the growth and packing of microgreens Harvesting, packing, labeling, and boxing produce Cleaning and sanitizing growing area Measuring and preparing seed for planting Recording and documenting food safety proceduresQualifications--Required Skills and Experience Must have basic mathematic knowledge and skills. Must have a strong attention to detail and be able to follow instructions closely. Previous experience working in resturaunts, in a greenhouse, or an agricultural production position. Proficiency with MS Office, specifically Excel, and basic computer skills. Ability to lift up to 30 - 50lbs. Ability to be flexible and multi-task in a warehouse environment. Ability to work in a refrigerated environment at 36 - 40 degrees. Ability to maintain a safe working environment by following all safety practices and food safety procedures.Hear from our employeesSupplemental InformationThis employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.We do not provide H1-B sponsorships at this time.Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.For additional protected privacy information please visit:--Privacy Policy - Charlie's Produce (charliesproduce.com)--Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Recruiters - DO NOT CONTACT!

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