Lead Grower/ Hydroponics Specialist - Carbon Harvest Energy
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|Employer:|| World Aquaculture Society|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
Brattleboro, Vermont, Amerikai Egyesült Államok (Show on map)
|Salary:||$35,000-$45,000/yr, dependent upon experience and skills; generous benefits package|
|Post Date:||06/22/2012 07:06 AM|
Hydroponic/ Aquaponic crop production is a critical component of Carbon Harvest’s linked systems. The position requires knowledge and experience in Controlled Environment Growing Systems and Hydroponic/ Aquaponic vegetable production systems from design through operation; proven success in raising high-quality produce in similar systems; knowledge in plant science, integrated pest management, hydroponics, nutrient management, organic standards and practices (GAP certification), and; strong mechanical skills.
This position is responsible for; maintaining, managing and training staff for optimized daily production; managing climate and environmental controls, nutrient/water testing, nutrient delivery systems,, record-keeping, plant propagation, germination, transplanting, and harvesting; maintaining food security, and; establishing written operating, management and maintenance protocols. Presently, produce of choice for the Brattleboro facility will include: basil, lettuce, and, to a lesser extent, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and other herbs.
Participate directly in hydroponic/aquaponic system design, start-up and operations; manage technicians and other personnel in hydroponic operations, maintenance and environment control; provide sound data assessment, record keeping and result reports; support general facility and equipment maintenance.