Denesoline Corporation, based in Yellowknife, NT, is currently seeking a qualified Aeroponic Operations Manager to assist with a new project. This is a full-time, permanent position based in Yellowknife, NT.
Salary & Benefits
The position pays $25.00 per hour, based on a 37.5 hour work week. Benefits include 2 weeks' vacation per year, and extended health and dental benefits. Access to company van for use during work hours.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes and cover letter by email. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Duties & Responsibilities
Duties include - but are not limited to - overseeing the daily operations of the aeroponic farm; recording observations for scientific data, such as growth rate, nutrient uptake, temperature/humidity and water temperature/pH/PPM, to establish optimum environmental conditions for growth; ensuring healthy growth of plans and monitoring growth rates in relation to environmental factors; testing efficacy and quality of seeds and seedlings within the indoor environment; following up on customer orders and responding to enquiries; growing new plants for research and development purposes; ordering materials and maintaining plant records; and organizing tours of the indoor aeroponic farm. The successful candidate will also be responsible for conducting market research for consumer-based growing; meeting with investors, funders and environmental agencies regarding farm operations; actively involved in farming and gardening societies to promote urban farming; and logging feedback and taste test results from clients.
The successful candidate will have a university degree in horticulture or a related science. Must have excellent English communication (reading, writing, speaking) skills, as well as good customer service skills. Attention to detail a must.