NY Sun Works is a non profit organization that promotes sustainability through science education. The organization’s current focus is The Greenhouse Project, an initiative that builds 21st century hydroponic science labs in urban schools. These spacious facilities packed with hands-on equipment invite students to study ecological science, natural resources, and human productivity through the lens of hydroponic urban farming. With over 170 labs up and running and many new sites being built in 2022, we are looking to expand our team to ensure a successful growth.
NY Sun Works is looking to fill part-time positions on the Hydroponics and Aquaponics Lab Team. The team member will work with the Operations Manager, the Director of CEA Operations, and staff to maintain existing hydroponic labs and help build new Greenhouse Project sites at NY Sun Works™ school partners.
Training will be provided with the goal of self sufficiency. Maintenance of existing labs entails:
The job requires strong mechanical skills. If your friends call you to put together Ikea furniture and you enjoy it, this might be a good fit for you!
The Team Member is a part-time position, spent primarily on-site in hydroponic classrooms at NY Sun Works K-12 partner schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City and New Jersey.
Salary is $20-22 per hour. Potential for growth within the organization.
Candidates should be passionate about the NY Sun Works mission and deeply committed to science, sustainability, and education in the urban environment.
An ideal candidate has a track record that includes: