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Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Meadowview Weddings and Events
2575 KY Hwy 801 North
Morehead, KY 40351

Positions:  Crop Care Specialist / Packhouse Specialist (Full Time and Contract positions available)

About the Role:

You will be joining a team at the forefront of reinventing sustainable agriculture by ensuring the successful growth, harvesting, and packaging of produce.

Please apply online prior to attending at www.appharvest.com/careers

Hourly Rate:  $13.00 

Sign-On Bonus:  $500 after 90 Days

What You’ll Do as a Crop Care Specialist:

  • Perform de-leafing, pruning, lowering, truss support, harvesting and other jobs required to maintain the plants optimal conditions
  • Conduct plant maintenance to enable the plants to develop optimally
  • Assist with greenhouse preparation and clean-up while adhering to strict industry standards
  • Assist the Integrated Pest Management Team by placing beneficial insects on the crop
  • Report pests, diseases, and other abnormalities in the crop
  • Adhere to all current SOP’s, procedures, inspections, and quality requirements
  • Adhere to the Greenhouse dress code and FDA regulations
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

What you’ll Do as a Packhouse Specialist:

  • Pack produce in shipping boxes per supervisor’s instruction
  • Adhere to all current SOP’s, procedures, inspections, and quality requirements
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized work area
  • Report food safety and quality problems to your supervisor
  • Adhere to the Packhouse dress code and packing regulations

What We’re Looking For:

  • Ability to perform work at varying heights up to 15 feet on a raised trolley platform
  • Ability and willingness to work in a Tobacco Free environment
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with changing humidity and temperature
  • Ability to identify fruits based on color variations
  • Flexibility to work 40+ hours weekly (which may include weekend work)
  • A motivated team-player with strong communication skills, attention to details and quality-focused
  • Agriculture experience is preferred but not required

Working conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Comfortable working around Bees
  • Ability to lift and exert force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently, and 10 lbs. constantly as part of lifting and moving product and equipment.
  • Ability to stand, walk, twist, bend, sit, enter data into a computer. May require sustained repetitive motion in temperatures ranging between 80- 90 degrees in the Greenhouse and 55 -65 degrees in the Packhouse
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Flexibility to work 40+ hours weekly (which may include occasional weekend work)
  • Must be comfortable working near moving mechanical parts
  • Must be authorized to work in the US

Benefits:

  • 100% company paid insurance premiums (Medical, Dental and Vision Plans)
  • 401K Company Match 100% of First 3%- 50% of next 2% and vests immediately – it is automatically yours.
  • 9 company paid holidays
  • Generous PTO Packages starting at 15 PTO days
  • 2 Paid Mission Days for volunteer work
  • Company provided uniforms and shoes
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