Sanitation Technician

An urban agriculture greenhouse in Sparrows Point, MD, is currently seeking passionate, driven, and hardworking individual to fill a position as a Full-time Sanitation Technician for its Baltimore location to be responsible for day-to-day tasks as directed by the Assistant Plant Manager. This is a hands-on role requiring an individual is a team player, one who is willing to roll up their sleeves, and isn’t afraid to get dirty. Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry a plus but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st century food system.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and work areas (including bathrooms, break rooms, hallways, stairwells, packhouse, nursery and under growing lines) in the entire greenhouse on second shift. 1pm – 9pm. Subject to change as needed
  • Clean quickly and effectively as directed using materials and tools provide by company
  • Must be able to work in tight quarters and hard to reach areas, such as under growing lines, etc.
  • Must learn and follow procedures in the proper way to clean & sanitize
  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, following safe work practices at all times
  • Must wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) at all times
  • Provide ideas to improve efficiencies and cleanliness

Requirements:

  • Leads by example with a “can do” attitude
  • Laser focused attention to detail
  • Great multitasking abilities
  • Desire to grow and learn food safety rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for a full 8 hour shift
  • A willingness and desire to assist in unrelated and/or unassigned tasks to ensure the effective operation of the greenhouse and packhouse
  • Must be a problem solver and be capable of identifying areas of efficiencies

Pay:  $14.20/hour

Benefits:  Benefit package included.

Schedule: Full-Time

Zip code: 21219

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