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Farm Systems Technician & Grower (VISTA)

  10/13/2020   Solutions for Change
 Job Description        

The Farm Systems Manager & Grower is an opportunity to join a world-changing team at a state-of-the art aquaponics farm. The position combines 2 areas. The first is farm systems management of hydroponics and aquaculture. The second is the role of grower, or agronomist. The Farms Systems Technician & Grower works closely with and reports to the Farm Director, Farm Operations Manager, and Workforce and Production Manager. The Farm Systems Technician part of the position involves the hydroponics system in our greenhouse and aquaculture system in our fish room. This part of the position is responsible for management, maintenance, and control of systems operations such as RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems) and our hydroponics systems (NTF channels, and all hydroponic systems). Fixing, maintaining, and optimizing our systems pumps, reservoirs, filters, NTF channels, etc. will all be a part of the position.

 

 Qualifications        

1-year farm management and maintenance with small-scale agriculture and/or aquaponics experience. Mechanical knowledge and agricultural equipment and tools expertise Ability to prepare written reports with data/metrics Ability to manage assets - equipment, labor Ability to budget, program, manage, schedule

 

 Additional Information        

Solutions Farms is a state-of-the-art aquaponics farm located in Vista, CA. Its a social enterprise that gives its proceeds to Solutions for Change, a non-profit organization whos mission is to solve family homelessness. The farm provides 3 major functions: 1) It provides high quality, 100% organic lettuce and produce to the local community, 2) It serves as a work development program for previously homeless individuals who are on a path of recovery and empowerment to re-enter the workforce, and 3) Provides revenue to fund the homeless families during their education at Solutions Academy, the 700-Day transformation program at Solutions for Change.

 

 Contact   Fax to:   Email Inquiries to:

Tania Azar

  (760) 941-1715   tazar@solutionsforchange.org

 

 

 
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