Installation Assistant

About Us

Farmshelf is an early-stage high-growth startup that builds smart indoor farms that make growing food easy.  Our bookshelf-sized Farmshelfs provide leafy greens and herbs year-round to food halls, corporate cafeterias and restaurants, including those of acclaimed chefs Jose Andreas, Marcus Samuelsson, and Claus Meyer. Together, our team of engineers, designers, technicians and plant scientists take on the challenges of creating agricultural technology innovations to feed our growing urban populations. 
 
The Role

We are looking for an energetic and committed individual to join our diverse team as a Part-time Installation Assistant. This individual will work with the Field Operations and Product teams to deliver and install our products in new locations around New York City.  Each Farmshelf system is approximately the size of a refrigerator, with exact dimensions of 4ft x 2ft x 6.5ft.

Responsibilities
  • Load and unload Farmshelfs into and out of moving truck 
  • Ensure supplies are properly secured
  • Drive to client drop-off point or loading dock
  • Move Farmshelfs to final install location 
  • Help to setup new Farmshelfs
  • Park or return truck to Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Coordinate building access at client site and security clearance for installation team
  
Qualifications
  • Must have valid New York State Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Proven experience driving large commercial trucks through New York City or similar 
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs and perform heavy physical labor
  • Professional and positive demeanor
  • Passionate about safety of people and products
  • Comfortable working in a constantly changing environment 
  • Ability to work with highly technical mechanical/electrical products
  • Experience working as part of a team


Farmshelf is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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