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Volunteer - Grow Technician

This position has multiple locations, but the first is in White Salmon, WA. We are seeking volunteers who would like to help us mature, optimize, and catalog the various grow methods needed for our soon to be released product, the Grow Tower. Strong applicants will have backgrounds in farming, gardening, growing food/plants, hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics, or botany. The position would have the responsibility to setup experiments, manage those experiments, document results, and load those results into our app. This position has a potential to transition to full time work. The second position location is in Houston, TX, with the same duties and responsibilities. 

Responsibilities

Provide feedback to product designers to better enable plant growth

Develop plans, budgets, and schedules for grow experiments

Executes grow experiments to determine optimum grow method per plant species

Weekly observation documentation

Water testing

Plant defect identification and cataloging

Challenges

Startup Environment

Access to remote location requires personal transportation

Highly Desired Experience

Botany background

Pest identification experience

Aeroponic experience

Aquaponic experience

Hydroponic experience

Gardening experience

Strong written communication skills (reporting) 

Microsoft Office Fluent

Ability to utilize computers and learn new programs

Comfortable working with untested technology


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Team / Company Size:

1 / 40 PEOPLE

Company Growth Goals:

50% YOY

Company Maturity:

STARTUP

Benefits

Healthcare, dental, vision

PTOs

Vacation, Sick, and paid leaves