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Greenhouse Assistant - Las Vegas, NV
Urban Seed Inc.
4770 Wynn Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
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Urban Seed is seeking a dependable, passionate, and hardworking individuals to fill positions as a Greenhouse Assistant for its first, one-of-a-kind Las Vegas facility. This person will have the unique opportunity to be part of a team that grows fruits and vegetables in a controlled, technologically advanced system, with the goal of changing the way the world is fed. Urban Seed promotes a positive environment for both its plants and people to grow and flourish in. The ideal candidate is someone with confidence in their growing abilities, a great feel for the health of plants, and an interest in working on an enthusiastic team with an impactful mission.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
− Assist in the growth and packing of leafy vegetables, fruit and herbs in a fast paced environment.
− Crop monitoring including pest scouting, disease recognition, seeding, transplanting, and harvesting.
− Entry of daily production data into comprehensive, proprietary grow plan.
− Assist in preparation of analytics for long range planning and growing schedules.
− Assist with greenhouse inventory and incoming/outgoing delivery tracking.
− Research of insect and disease management and prevention.
− Cleaning and sanitation of hydroponic system.
− Assist in packing and loading products onto delivery trucks.
− Assist in the loading and unloading of Greenhouse and Pack House supplies and materials.
− Adhere to work safety standards in day-to-day operations.
− Consistent modeling of and participation in the Urban Seed “Culture”
− Assist with any other general greenhouse duties as assigned by management.
Education + Experience Requirements:
− Prior greenhouse experience highly preferred.
− Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
− Familiarity of produce varieties is very helpful.
− Educational background in agriculture, hydroponics, or related fields a plus.
Other Conditions of Employment Include:
− Ability to lift 25-50 pounds.
− Ability to stand for a full 8-hour shift.
− Be comfortable working in summer heat conditions.
− Must not be allergic to bees.
− May not use tobacco in any form. No e-cigarettes.
− Be focused and attentive to detail, with a flexible mentality.
− Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.
− Have a reliable form of transportation (car, train, bus, etc.).
− Have open availability for various work schedules.
− Provide necessary documentation for employment in the U.S.
− Communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff.
Urban Seed Inc.
Las Vegas NV 89103
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