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compensation: Starting Pay $15.00 per hour
employment type: full-time

Cyanotech Corporation is a world leader in microalgae technology, producing BioAstin® and Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica®.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Responsible for maintaining basic aspects of algae pond operation including, but not limited to pond growth, harvest, transfers, feeding and cleanliness as an essential part of the algae cultivation lab and field functions. Duties will involve plumbing repair for pumps and pipes, etc on high pressure systems and pressure washing ponds as needed.


Physical Demands:
This position requires the ability to work outdoors, with extensive walking on uneven ground, walking in slippery areas, climbing platform ladders, and lifting up to 50 lbs. This is a highly physically demanding position.

Working Conditions:
The majority of the work is performed outside, in a sunny, hot climate. Protection from sun exposure may be required. The daily duties may also include working in wet, slippery areas such as in ponds.

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
One year of work experience required. Previous experience in a production facility, algal production, aquaculture or farming is preferred, but not required.
Able to operate Forklift, Sky Trak, Back hoe, tractors.
Must have a valid driver's license to be certified for forklift and heavy equipment operation..
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and cooperatively in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
Possess mechanical abilities with good attention to detail.
Excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in work assignments. Must be able to work variable shifts, including weekends.
Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

WHILE EXPERIENCE IS HELPFUL, THIS IS A HIGHLY TRAINABLE POSITION.

Cyanotech also provides a GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE including:
-Full medical and dental for employee and all dependents including chiropractic coverage (nothing withheld from check)
-401(k)
-Short and Long-term disability coverage
-Life insurance
-3 weeks of PTO
-EAP
-Profit Sharing

Post-offer background check and drug screen are performed. Must be 18 years or older.

Cyanotech Corporation is an EOE Minorities/Women/Disability/Veterans

All candidates should apply by responding to this ad with a resume. Please let us know which position you are applying for, as we have several advertised.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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