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Aquaponic Farm Hand
Ouroboros Farms

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Aquaponic Farm Hand

Ouroboros Farms

Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 21 days ago
Job Role
Farmer
Employer's Industry
General Labor, Nonprofit
Job Schedule
Weekdays

Job Description

 Ouroboros Farms, a leader in aquaponic farming, is currently looking for full and part-time farm hands to join our passionate and knowledgeable team in Half Moon Bay.

Experts in Aquaponics, Ouroboros Farms and Education Center is one of the largest commercial aquaponic farms in the U.S. We offer farm tours, aquaponics classes, produce and aquaponics supplies. We believe in growing food sustainably, raising fish humanely, and teaching the community about the benefits of growing aquaponically.
We are seeking hard working individuals interested in learning, hands-on, the day to day operations of a commercial aquaponic facility. Responsibilities include participating in daily harvest of lettuce, leafy greens, and herbs, as well as cleaning and maintaining our facilities and fish tanks. Benefits include free veggies and farming courses.
Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic, and the willingness to take on tasks as they arise
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours a day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Experience Gardening or Farming

Not required, but preferred:

  • Experience in Hydroponics, Aquaponics, or Aquaculture
  • Fish Farming or Breeding
  • Knowledge of Plumbing, General Maintenance, or Electrical Work
  • A Passion for Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Agriculture

This position is paid hourly and depends on experience. Ouroboros Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please submit a resume and short cover letter with a bit about yourself, your background, and why you think you would be a good fit for our team
 

Business Overview

Our Story

 Ouroboros Farms is one of the largest commercial aquaponic farms in the U.S.  We believe in growing food sustainably, raising fish humanely, and teaching the community about the benefits of growing aquaponically. .  You can find our produce at our farm stand, online or at many local Bay Area restaurants.   We offer public and private tours of our farm, which is a unique educational opportunity for the whole family.  We also offer a full range of classes for everyone from beginners/hobbyists to commercial growers, as well as hosting farm-to-table dinners and other events.

Why Work With Us?

Ouroboros Farms uses organic methods to grow fish and produce for restaurants around the San Francisco Bay Area. This position offers a unique opportunity to learn aquaponic farming 'hands on' as part of our knowledgeable and passionate team

Team Size

1-10 team members

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Culture & Perks

Perks
Casual Dress
Workplace
Collaborative
Mission Driven
Sustainable
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