compensation: This position starts at $15.00 per hour. employment type: full-time job title: Sanitation Coordinator
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About Blue Ocean Barns
Blue Ocean Barns, Inc. (BOB) is a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to solve the climate impact of cattle by working with farmers and food companies to commercialize and rapidly scale the production and use of our proprietary, algae-based livestock feed ingredient. Originally launched in the heart of Silicon Valley, the company has since established operations on the Big Island of Hawaii and San Diego. We are a well-resourced, professionally managed, and rapidly growing company looking for diverse and exceptionally talented people who are motivated to make a meaningful impact on climate change.
About the Role
The BOB Farm Operations team is in the early stages of building out its prototype outdoor algae farm, and we are now seeking a sanitation worker who can enable our production by keeping our sites clean and organized. The Sanitation Coordinator will play an important role in the daily cleanup of our various algae production areas and construction sites.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Tidy construction areas, removing rubbish and placing tools in their appropriate area after use.
Breakdown cardboard, take out rubbish to the dumpsters and occasionally to the transfer station.
Organize working spaces, like the workshop and cleaning stations, by putting tools and material back in their designated places.
Assist Algae Technicians in cleaning aquaculture tanks by scrubbing tanks and following tank cleaning procedures to prepare clean water for algae the following day.
Respect and protect the confidentiality of the company’s proprietary information.
Commit to bringing one's best self to work daily including an eagerness to learn and contribute as a team member and as an individual.
Perform other duties as needed or directed by the supervisor.
Physical and Other Requirements
Ability to work at least 20 hours per week; likely will include some weekends. Regular attendance and punctuality is essential to carrying out the duties of this position.
Ability to stand for extended periods, in indoor lab with concrete floors and outdoors on uneven surfaces
Ability to work in a wet/humid environment, inside and outside during all seasons
Ability to lift and carry up to 65 pounds.
Ability to work with and around chemicals such as bleach and acid, following all safety guidelines.
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive compensation dependent on level of experience, with overtime
Full health, vision, and dental coverage, covering 100% of insurance premium for employee and 50% for dependents available to FT employees (PT employees based on eligibility)
Opportunity to participate in employee stock option plan, sharing in ownership of the company
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.