Employment Offered

Date Submitted:
10/11/21


Farm Name:
Row 7 Seed Company


County:
Orange


Position Title:
Row 7 Warehouse and Farm Assistant


Position Description:

About Row 7 Seed Company
Row 7 is an organic seed company built to reimagine food from the ground up. Working in collaboration with chefs, farmers and breeders, our mission is to introduce new plant varieties that bring unique culinary, nutritional and ecological value to growers and eaters. Through our online marketplace, Row 7 sells seeds that are 100% organic, unpatented and produced in the US. Row 7 also collaborates with stakeholders across the food chain in order to make delicious ingredients—and the stories behind them—more accessible to all.

Job Description
The Row 7 Warehouse and Farm Assistant will be an integral part of the Row 7 team, providing seasonal support to our fulfillment process and Research Farm. This is a full-time, year-round position, with the emphasis shifting based on the season (October - April primarily in the warehouse; May - September primarily on the Research Farm).

Row 7 is committed to centering equity and justice in our work and community. We encourage LGBTQIIA+ , BIPOC candidates and members of other historically marginalized groups to apply.

Location
Newburgh, NY and Montgomery, NY (Mid-Hudson Valley)

Responsibilities include:

Warehouse & Fulfillment
Support daily order fulfillment under direction of Warehouse and Fulfilment Manager, including packing and checking orders and coordinating daily shipments
Manage seed and packaging inventory systems and coordinate seed packing and restocking
Maintain a clean, organized and safe working environment
Document incoming seed lots and facilitate germination and seed purity testing
Answer questions and inquiries via phone and email in a timely, kind, and professional manner, including reception and/or troubleshooting of incoming orders
Ensure that customer issues are resolved satisfactorily
Support the development of technical growing resources
Other warehouse administrative tasks as needed or assigned

Crop Production
Assist the Research Farm Manager with all research production
Conduct daily field and greenhouse operations — seeding, transplanting, field maintenance, watering, pest/disease management, harvesting, etc.
Restock tools and supplies as needed
Support seed and breeding activities, including hand pollinations, data collection and seed cleaning

Education and experience:
2+ years experience farming or gardening, with an understanding of organic agriculture and general ecological principles
General computer literacy, including G Suite
Working knowledge of warehouse operations, Shopify and/or Shipstation a plus but not required

The ideal candidate is
a skilled verbal and written communicator
proactive and can work independently
highly organized and detail-oriented, capable of managing multiple projects and priorities
able to set a quick and accurate pace of work
able to stand for multiple hours a day
capable of heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds)
aligned with Row 7’s values and mission

Details
Annual salary from $49K+
Benefits including
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Employee Discount
Paid Time Off
Volunteer Time Off


How to Apply:
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two references to jobs@row7seeds.com with Row 7 Warehouse and Farm Assistant in the subject line.


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