Greenhouse Supervisor

Denver, CO
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The Role
 
Gotham Greens is seeking a dynamic Greenhouse Supervisor who is responsible for daily greenhouse operations and supervising a team of greenhouse assistants in daily tasks while maintaining GAP, GMP, and crop quality practices. The Greenhouse Supervisor is a direct report the Plant Manager. This is a hands-on role requiring an individual is a team player, one who is willing to roll up their sleeves, and isn’t afraid to get dirty.
 

The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented designer and content creator who loves consistency, is passionate about sustainability and embraces Gotham Greens’ core values and mission. This is an opportunity for a detail-oriented, self-motivated and creative individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, disruptive company in the 21st century food system.

 

Areas of Responsibility

 

  • Maintain and assign daily tasks for harvests, transplants, cleaning, and crop management
  • Supervise and train greenhouse assistants in daily tasks ensuring efficient pace, sound food safety practices, punctuality, and safety as directed by Plant Manager
  • Complete daily walk throughs to report on food safety, quality, and crop health, and greenhouse function
  • Create and maintain sage data including assemblies, transfers, adjustments, and inventory
  • Use master crop schedule to create and maintain weekly and monthly harvest and seeding schedules. Create seed tags on a weekly basis
  • As directed by the Plant Manager and Grower, collect and record data concerning crop production, nutrition, crop trials, and greenhouse environment
  • In conjunction with Plant Manager and Pack House Supervisor, maintain Greenhouse logs for food safety plan including employee practices and checklists
  • As directed by the Plant Manager and Grower complete IPM scouting and application. Ensure proper use of all PPE
  • Observe and communicate any maintenance needs to Plant Manager
  • Communicate with Plant Manager and Pack House Supervisor to ensure efficient work flow
  • Ensure a safe and happy work environment in the greenhouse

 

Qualifications

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to lead by example with a “can do” attitude
  • Experience in greenhouse work and/or hydroponics
  • Familiarity with ERP and inventory control
  • Experience with food safety practices, goals, rules and regulations
  • Great multitasking abilities and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in data collection and recording
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and coach hourly workforce
  • Problem-solving skills and foresight- capable to identify areas of efficiencies
  • Ability to work weekend and holiday coverage will be required on an as needed basis
  • Knowledge of After Effects, motion design and video editing a plus
  • Knowledge of After Effects, motion design and video editing a plus
  • Knowledge of After Effects, motion design and video editing a plus

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate commitment to the company vision
  • Appreciation for sustainable agriculture and food

 

Who We Are

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, and dips all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers. Founded in 2009, the company opened its first greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., shortly thereafter. Today, Gotham Greens operates 500,000 square feet of high-tech greenhouses across five U.S. states.

 

Our team of 350+ full time team members are hardworking, supportive, and passionate about sustainable urban agriculture. We work to create an environment that is caring, fun and collaborative. Gotham Greens offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

 

We are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

 

To apply, email jobs@gothamgreens.com.