K’awat’si Economic
Development LP

Closed Container Farm Technician

Closed Container Farm Technician

K’awat’si Tourism Company is seeking a Closed Container Farm Technician to join our pioneering modular greenhouse project. This role is essential for managing and operating our state-of-the-art closed container farm, with a focus on optimizing plant health and productivity. You will play a key role in our mission to provide sustainable, locally-grown produce to our community. 

What We Offer:

  • 1 month of covered accommodation for individuals relocating from outside of Northern Vancouver Island
  • Company growth and development opportunities
  • Holiday parties and company events
  • Discounted or complimentary food at Nax’id’ Pub and Ha’me’ Restaurant
  • Wellness incentives including discounted gym membership and in-person counselling services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage the growth of various cultivars, including lettuces, herbs, and leafy greens, within a closed container environment.
  • Implement daily operational tasks such as planting, harvesting, and system maintenance to ensure optimal plant health and yield.
  • Record and analyze data related to crop growth and system performance to inform operational improvements.
  • Work closely with the Direct Manager to implement cultivation strategies and operational efficiencies.
  • Adhere to sustainability practices and contribute to the project’s goals of environmental stewardship and community well-being.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in a related field.
  • Interest or experience in agriculture, horticulture, or related fields.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical skills and comfort with data-driven decision-making.
  • Commitment to sustainability and community-oriented agriculture.
  • Prior experience in a greenhouse or closed container farming system is a plus.
  • Ability to lift 50lb.

Job Types: Part-time

Salary: $18.00- $20.00 per hour

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