At Infarm we have the opportunity to help solve one of the toughest sustainability challenges today: feeding the cities of tomorrow. Our values offer a bit of insight into the culture that helps us work daily towards making this vision a reality. If these values resonate with you, and being part of the urban (r)evolution is something that excites you, you've come to the right place. 

You appreciate diversity. You love to be challenged. You are passionate.

Be a part of the urban farming (r)evolution: help redefine what it means to eat well, play a role in reshaping the landscape of cities, and re-empower the people to take ownership of their food. 

Who You Are

As Plant Expert (Agronomist), you will be responsible for the health of our plants at our new infarm Plant Hub in Denver. You are an experienced Agronomist and plant enthusiast, as well as a perfectionist, motivated to grow top-quality plants.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure plant performance by taking responsibility for fertilization and plant protection
  • Establish and maintain food safety guidelines in crop production areas
  • Manage plant production conditions and processes 
  • Oversee Nursery, Hub, and In-Store production to ensure crops are to infarm’s quality standards
  • Ensure full and accurate application of production guidelines 
  • Provide continuous and reliable communication to relevant stakeholders
  • Be in contact with relevant plant-related professionals (ex. beneficial suppliers, research organizations, etc.)
  • Provide continuous feedback and follow up on the guidelines received from the Global Crop Operations team in Berlin
  • Deliver on-site training and onboarding for new growers together with City Operations Manager
  • Travel to in-store locations to ensure plant performance on a regular basis 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Plant Science, Master’s is a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in plant production, nursery, greenhouse, etc.
  • Vast knowledge of plant health and detection of plant deficiencies and diseases
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment under defined guidelines with precision
  • Excellent communication written and verbal skills 
  • “Hands-on” approach and proactive attitude 
  • Previous experience with hydroponic systems is a plus
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, organized and capable of recording data and procedures 

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to be part of a fast-growing startup that has developed its own innovative growing systems
  • The ability to drive impact and be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers
  • A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues
  • 19 days of vacation plus an extra day off on your birthday
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Fresh herbs to take home 

Infarm is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in and strive to grow an inclusive environment focused on promoting mutual respect. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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