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Seasonal Installations Crew Member – Green City Growers

Position Description:
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Green City Growers is an employee owned, certified BCorp. We are the premier urban farming company based in Somerville, Massachusetts. We transform any space into thriving urban farms, providing schools, homeowners, restaurants, businesses, and communities with immediate access to nutritious food, while revitalizing city landscapes and inspiring sustainability. Our clients include schools, corporate campuses supermarkets, restaurants, private residences, and sporting venues. This is an exciting opportunity to join strong team in a quickly growing company that is dedicated to developing sustainable onsite food production systems in the Northeast and beyond.

JOB OVERVIEW: Green City Growers, or GCG, is growing and is looking to hire a crew member for the installations team. This is a perfect position for someone who is hard working, enjoys working outside and physical. This position offers the opportunity for growth and is great for someone to work together with a strong team of friendly, motivated and professional craftspeople to install all kinds of onsite food production systems from raised beds to rooftop farms. This is an exciting opportunity to join a hands-on team in a growing company that is dedicated to helping bring sustainable food production into Boston and beyond.

· BUILDS-INSTALLS: Assist in builds and installs of all GCG products. Work with the team to meet schedule and comply with quality standards. Follow safety procedures and maintain a safe and organized working environment

· CUSTOMER SERVICE: Maintain a professional and courteous manner with co-workers, customers and others

· SITE & FACILITIES: Help to maintain organize and clean vehicles, shop, and job site. Perform necessary cleanup, upkeep and other tasks when required

· COMMUNICATIONS: Report all questions, concerns, and pertinent information to manager. Provide customer and participant feedback as needed for internal continual improvement processes.

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS

· Strong work ethic, positive attitude, punctual and a high level of professionalism. Ability to take instruction and constructive criticism well. Organized with and attention to detail with a demonstrated commitment to high quality work.

· Comfortable working outside in varying weather conditions and noisy/dirty, construction environments. Ability to lift 50 lb.

· Competent in basic hand tool use (saws, shovel, drill, etc.). Construction, and/or landscaping experience. Know how to act responsibly around power tools, heavy equipment and busy job sites.

· Strong time management, communication & organizational abilities, the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment

· Flexible schedule — some weekend days may be required, occasionally days run long

· Active Driver’s License. Following a conditional offer of employment, GCG requires motor vehicle record checks and a clean driving record. An applicant for employment will not be hired if they do not have a clean driving record.

BENEFITS

Medical, dental, and life insurance for employees, spouses, and children
401(k) retirement plan with 4% employer matching contribution
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Discretionary bonus program
Green City Growers does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

[Full-Time (Hourly)] Hourly Rate: 19-22

Schedule Requirements:
This is a seasonal position from now until December. Hours are generally 7:00 a.m. – 3;00 p.m.. Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend days may be required..

Minimum Requirements:
Strong work ethic, positive attitude, punctual and a high level of professionalism. Ability to take instruction and constructive criticism well. Organized and attention to detail with a demonstrated commitment to high quality work.

· Comfortable working outside in varying weather conditions and noisy/dirty, construction environments. Ability to lift 50 lb.

· Competent in basic hand tool use (saws, shovel, drill, etc.). Construction, and/or landscaping experience. Know how to act responsibly around power tools, heavy equipment and busy job sites.

· Strong time management, communication & organizational abilities, the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment

· Flexible schedule — some weekend days may be required, occasionally days run long

· Active Driver’s License. Following a conditional offer of employment, GCG requires motor vehicle record checks and a clean driving record. An applicant for employment will not be hired if they do not have a clean driving record.
Level of English Required: Intermediate

How to Apply:
To apply, please attach a resume and send a brief email with the subject Installation Crew to jobs@greencitygrowers.com. Please no calls or emails other than to this address.

 
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