HYDROPONIC FARM OPERATOR and PLANT HEALTH EXPERT – Brisbane

POSITION DESCRIPTION

HYDROPONIC FARM OPERATOR and PLANT HEALTH EXPERT – Brisbane

Casual/ Full-time $25-$35hour

About us:
Modular Farms is an indoor vertical hydroponics business located in Brisbane.Our Modular Farm System is a complete vertical farming suite designed from scratch to do one thing very well; consistently grow healthy food. We’ve redesigned and rebuilt everything we knew about container farms to bring the world our Primary Module. From the ‘purpose-built’ container, to the Intravision SpectraBlade LEDs and the seedling table; every detail was scrutinized to deliver an indoor farm unlike anything else on earth.

About the Role:
We require a self-motivated plant health expert to manage the day to day running of our primary farm. Principally, you will be working independently inside the purpose-built container farm and will be responsible for the day-to-day seeding, planting, growing, nutrition and harvesting. There will be the opportunity to trial the seeding and growth of complementary edible plant species and continue the ongoing research and development of the internal processes. When experienced in this role, you will fulfil a valuable helpdesk support role to our customers/growers/farmers. This is an exciting opportunity to work in Ag-Tech which has the potential for leadership in this innovative sector.

About you:
To be successful in this role, you will be self-motivated and enjoy working in the ag-food-tech industry

  • Undergraduate degree or greater in biology, chemistry, environmental science or related field
  • Experience in indoor growing, or indoor-ag-hydroponic work- experience is an asset
  • Field growing experience
  • Environmental and/or food related work experience
  • Scientific work experience with plants, insects, geology, geography, biology
  • Operate and navigate technical software applications
  • Lab or tech support related experience
  • Research orientated
  • Ability to learn new fields and skills, and diversify
  • Problem solver
  • Work individually or within a team
  • Excellent time and management skills
  • Ability to write documents, research articles, manuals and other
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional approach when liaising with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Light to moderate physical activity is required

During the exciting growth of our ag-tech business, we encourage applicants who share our long-term vision and goals.The correct person will have the opportunity to become a permanent employee when a degree of experience has been acquired.

James Pateras, Director – Modular Farms Co. Australia
E info@modularfarms.com.au | P + 61 1300 040 453 | M +61 407 797 464
Visit www.modularfarms.co.au | Follow @modularfarmsau

 

 

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