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PLANTING ASSOCIATE - Soli Organic

Soli Organic

Soli Organic

Harrisonburg, VA, USA · Harrisonburg, VA, USA · Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Monday, October 10, 2022
Job Type
Full-time
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The planting associate supports the planting department of all the bio farm areas following sustainable planting practices. The planting associate works in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. He/She must be self-motivated and take the initiative on daily tasks. The planter reports to and takes direction from the Operations Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Aligns nursery tables near planting stations
  • Transports pots from propagation trays to the growing lines
  • Handles both full and empty propagation trays
  • Throws away excess pots
  • Unloads gutters from growing line wagons
  • Meets a minimum production level of 130 pieces per hour
  • Assists in Bio Farm Department as needed
  • Reports any departmental discrepancies or problems to the Operations Manager
  • Adheres to Food Safety guidelines
  • Reports and is accountable for notifying the Operations Manager of observed safety concerns
  • Maintains a clean working environment
Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:High school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Experience: 1- year experience working in a Greenhouse environment or growing organic herbs and microgreens, knowledgeable of primary organic herbs production including harvest and post-harvest.
  • Language Fluency: No specific language requirements; bi-lingual English/Spanish fluency preferred.