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Hiring: Hydroponics

Karma Farm is a small-scale diversified vegetable farm located in Monkton, Maryland focused on providing chefs in the Baltimore and Washington DC region with high quality produce, herbs, and edible flowers year round through the use of hydroponics, high tunnels, and outdoor production. Additionally, we distribute fruit, select vegetables, and pantry items from other growers.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

If interested in this position please send an email to Jackie.karmafarm@gmail.com with a short introduction of yourself regarding your background and interest in this position.

Hydroponic Farm Hand(s)
Employees will work alongside the manager and fellow employees to carry out day to day farm operations in our hydroponic growing units. Karma Farm currently operates two units. One is a hydroponic shipping container (Leafy Green Machine) and the second one is a DIY system. The opportunity to work on outdoor production or delivery in combination with hydroponics is available but not required.

We ask that individuals interested in this position have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, excellent communication skills, time management awareness, reliable transportation, and seek to be part of a highly productive farming operation. Folks seeking reliable, year round farming employment, with room to grow, are encouraged to apply. Prior growing experience is preferred but all are welcome to apply and will be considered. Training will take a course over a couple of weeks or months depending on the candidate’s background. The opportunity to grow into a management position for the hydroponic sector of the farm is available.

Hydroponic Farm tasks include but are not limited to:
-Seeding
-Transplanting
-Harvesting
-Packaging
-System cleaning
-System maintenance
-Nutrient Management
-Integrated Pest Management

Schedule
-This position requires around 30 hours per week

Compensation & Benefits
-Starting at $15/hr
-Weekly vegetable share for full time (FT)
-Bi Weekly vegetable share for part time (PT)
-40 Hours PTO for PT (20-39 hours per week)
-80 Hours PTO for FT (40 hours per week)

Category:
Jobs, Internships & Opportunities
Region:
Baltimore & Central Maryland
Address:
16345 Old York Road

Monkton, Maryland 21111
Contact Name:
Jackie Minteh
Contact Email:
jackie.karmafarm@gmail.com
Date Posted:
02/14/2024