K'awat'si Tourism Company logo
This job has expired on Indeed
Reasons could include: the employer is not accepting applications, is not actively hiring, or is reviewing applications

Closed Container Farm Technician -Relocate to Port Hardy, B.C.

K'awat'si Tourism Company
4.3 out of 5
British Columbia
$18–$20 an hour - Part-time

Location

British Columbia

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Company events
  • Wellness program

Full job description

K'awat'si Tourism Company is seeking a Closed Container Farm Technician to join our pioneering modular greenhouse project. This role is essential for managing and operating our state-of-the-art closed container farm, with a focus on optimizing plant health and productivity. You will play a key role in our mission to provide sustainable, locally-grown produce to our community.

What We Offer:

  • 1 month of covered accommodation for individuals relocating from outside of Northern Vancouver Island
  • Company growth and development opportunities
  • Holiday parties and company events
  • Discounted or complimentary food at Nax'id' Pub and Ha'me restaurant
  • Wellness incentives including discounted gym membership and in-person counselling services

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage the growth of various cultivars, including lettuces, herbs, and leafy greens, within a closed container environment.
  • Implement daily operational tasks such as planting, harvesting, and system maintenance to ensure optimal plant health and yield.
  • Record and analyze data related to crop growth and system performance to inform operational improvements.
  • Work closely with the Direct Manager to implement cultivation strategies and operational efficiencies.
  • Adhere to sustainability practices and contribute to the project's goals of environmental stewardship and community well-being.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in a related field.
  • Interest or experience in agriculture, horticulture, or related fields.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical skills and comfort with data-driven decision-making.
  • Commitment to sustainability and community-oriented agriculture.
  • Prior experience in a greenhouse or closed container farming system is a plus.
  • Ability to lift 50lb.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 20 per week

Schedule:

  • 4 hour shift

Application question(s):

  • Are you willing to relocate to Port Hardy, B.C?

Work Location: In person