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Plant Science

Agronomy Technician

Laramie, WY

2019_06_09_PLENTY_TIGRIS_GROW_ROOM_1348_FNL
At Plenty, we’re on a mission to give people in local communities everywhere access to the freshest, most amazing tasting produce possible. And to do so in a way that’s better for the planet.
 
The people and teams who make up Plenty are at the core of how we do that. We are an ag-tech company looking for an Agronomy Technician who will assist in all aspects of indoor farming for the Plant Science team.  Your skills and training will be applied to plant production in a modern, fast paced, high-technology hydroponic research facility.

About Role

In this role you will be involved with our efforts aimed at optimizing all aspects of locally grown and packaged commercial produce using hydroponic indoor farming. Your role will include routine activities across a variety of stations, including plant handling, daily plant observations, harvesting, and collection of environmental and research data. 

What You'll Do

  • This will be a hands-on role where you will be seeding, transplanting, and harvesting crops

  • Perform routine end of shift daily cleaning of the lab, research equipment and work area

  • Work with high-intensity plant production equipment

  • Cleaning lab/plant materials and equipment

  • Work dynamically across a variety of teams and support multiple projects

  • Work Schedule: 2:00pm - 10:00pm MT *Must be flexible

What We're Looking For

  • Ability to practice safe work habits and follow lab protocols

  • Maintain high activity/productivity level

  • Operate with a sense of urgency, efficiency, effectiveness and determination over extended periods of time

  • Can work in group or alone; oriented towards teamwork and the goals of the lab

  • Ability to effectively document tasks and observations accurately, experience with Google Suite preferred 

  • Maintains stable and professional performance under pressure or opposition

  • Ability to effectively take direction and implement changes quickly

  • Humble, teachable, team-player who is enthusiastic and hard-working

  • Flexibility to work weekends as scheduled 

  • Independent, analytical problem solving skills

  • Basic horticulture experience preferred 

About Plenty

Plenty is here to change the way people eat, making extraordinary flavor and nutrition more available in a way that's better for people and the planet. We build farms that can put craveable flavor first while delivering exceptional yields. And our produce is always pesticide-free and grown using less than 1% of the land and 5% of the water of outdoor farming.

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