Join Our Team!

We are currently seeking to fill the following position(s)

Operations Assistant

We are currently seeking an individual who can provide support to the operational activities in our demonstration Agrotunnel unit at The Grove, Western Fair Grounds, in London, Ontario. This is not a paper pushing job! This is a hands-on position working with our plants and cutting-edge technology. We are looking for someone who is passionate and interested in building a career and being part of our social enterprise team.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of our demonstration growing unit including planting, maintaining, and harvesting crops

  • Maintain all growing equipment including regular maintenance and cleaning protocols

  • Effectively manage administrative tasks including data management and crop tracking, as well as assisting with project management, research & development, and grant reporting

  • Assist with tours and technology demonstrations as needed

  • Assist with development and execution of social media posts and other engagement initiatives

  • Assist with coordination of shipping and product deliveries

  • Provide ad hoc support around the office as needed

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will exhibit high standards, excellent communication skills, and have an ability to take initiative, and prioritize daily tasks. A strong ability to take charge and meet tight deadlines will ensure your success in this multi-faceted role. You will have:

  • College or university degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience

  • Farming, gardening or plant knowledge required

  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask is essential

  • Must be coachable, open-minded, and eager to learn

  • Creativity, passion, and enthusiasm are required

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Experience working with Indigenous Communities is an asset

  • Due to the international nature of our business, time flexibility may be required

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

To apply, please submit your resume to info@foodsecuritystructures.ca before September 30, 2022.

Food Security Structures Canada would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.