Employment


July 15th 2021,  we have 3 positions on our team Bike Delivery & Farm Assistant, Indoor Farm Assistant, Cleaner and General labourer (all are Part-time or Full-time)

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Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm.  Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents.  Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs and grocery stores.  We are looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining our team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development.

Our day-to-day activities are driven by three core values:

  1. Lead by example: Providing a strong example of corporate social responsibility in business
  2. Inspire and assist: Spur the adoption of sustainability principles into others’ operations whenever feasible
  3. Innovate: Use innovation to move society towards sustainability and thrive-ability

1. Bike Delivery & Microgreen Farm Assistant (Part-time or Full-time)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivery (by bicycle) of our microgreens to our fine chefs. We have a unique trailer system that is compatible with most bikes
  • Active participation in harvesting and planting is also a key component of this position

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong cycling skills are a must, this is not a casual bike ride
  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Fun and easygoing personality
  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to our organization
  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis 
  • The candidate must have their own bike and be very comfortable pulling a small delivery trailer as well.
  • Ability to perform bike deliveries of our products in all weather conditions. (Remember Vancouver experiences lots of rain!)
  • Farming, gardening or experience working with your hands considered an asset

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 1 Part or full-time position available (16-30 hours weekly). Mandatory work days are Wednesdays & Fridays (both positions) with additional days available. 
  • Start time: Immediately
  • Pay: Starting pay is $15.50/hr + 4% in lieu vacation pay & Extended Health Benefits (Massage, Dental etc.) & weekly microgreens. 
  • Opportunity to move up within the company as we continue to grow & expand
  • Position is located in Richmond BC, and is a 7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport Skytrain Station

APPLICATION:

To be considered for this position you must fill our Bike Delivery application found HERE. Please submit an introduction of yourself and why you would think you could be a good fit with us, a resume and any questions you may have about us or the position to: 
aaron (at) skyharvest.ca

Application found HERE


2. Indoor Farm Assistant (Part-time or Full-time)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively harvesting our delicate greens in a fast paced environment
  • Seeding and growing our awesome greens
  • Cleaning the growing area and equipment including sweeping, mopping and general tidying of warehouse
  • Soil and compost management
  • Sterilizing planting trays 
  • Opportunity to gain responsibility and work towards department head

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis
  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously
  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Fun and easygoing personality
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to organization
  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 3-5 days/ week 24 to 40 hours weekdays and weekends
  • Start time: Immediate/ Flexible
  • Pay: Starting pay is $ 15.50/hr + 4% in lieu vacation pay + Extended Health Benefits + weekly microgreens. Room for wage and position to grow
  • We are in Richmond a short 7 minute bike ride from Bridgeport station, just over the bridge from Vancouver

APPLICATION:

Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit with us, a resume  and Application with any questions you may have about us or the position to: 

aaron (at) skyharvest.ca

Application found here


3. Cleaner & General Labourer (Part-time or Full-time)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleaning the growing area and equipment including sweeping, mopping and general tidying of warehouse
  • Dumping & sterilizing planting trays 
  • Soil and compost management
  • Soil bagging

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work quickly, pay attention to small details and carry on a conversation simultaneously
  • Interest in urban agriculture activities and passionate about sustainability and local food systems
  • Fun and easygoing personality
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exhibits reliability and commitment to organization
  • Must be able to perform physical labour on a daily basis

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • 2 to 5 days/ week 8 to 40 hours/week
  • Start time: Immediate/ Flexible
  • Pay: Starting pay is $15.50/hr + 4% in lieu vacation + Extended health benefits (Massage, dental etc.) & weekly microgreens

APPLICATION:

Please submit an introduction of yourself, why you think you would be a good fit with us, a resume and Application with any questions you may have about us or the position to: 

aaron (at) skyharvest.ca

http://www.skyharvest.ca