Vertical Farm Maker - Area 2 Farms
Published
October 31, 2022
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Job Type
Category

Description

Role: Vertical Farm Maker

Where: Arlington, Virginia

Hours: Full-time

Supervisor: Chief Science Officer

 

Looking for a full-time Maker for a vertical farm in Arlington.

Like making things? Like plants? We’ve got the job for you! We are a vertical farming start-up that is scrappily putting together the world's most efficient indoor farm. 

No formal education or degrees required, just a passion for building awesome stuff!

 

Projects involve:

-extruded aluminum construction

-pneumatics

-electric motors

-electronics (arduino/raspberry pi)

-retail display design/building

-agricultural irrigation

 

Desired skills, but not required:

-Comfortable safely operating a wide range of power tools

-Excitement for finding creative solutions to mechanical problems

-Welding

 

We can offer fairly flexible hours to accommodate different schedules but are looking for a full-time (40 hr/week) team member.

At Area 2 Farms we believe the entire team should have some hands-on experience with the crop. Everyone is expected to spend some time performing farm tasks beyond their defined role. This can include seeding, transplanting, harvest or packing. The magic behind small farms is that everyone involved is passionate about the produce because they have a direct connection to it.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We strive to grow an inclusive environment, where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background and circumstances. We nurture diversity because we appreciate the uniqueness and differences between people. Each employee’s distinctive experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints help us build a resilient environment, where we can all learn, grow, and create great things together. All applicants are given equal opportunity regardless of age, gender identity or expression, language, disability, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, belief, culture, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation.

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