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Greenhouse Production Assistant, CHI1

Job Details

Chicago 1 - Chicago, IL
$16.00 - $16.00 Hourly




Gotham Greens seeks passionate, driven, hardworking individuals to work in our Greenhouse. Greenhouse Production Assistants are hands-on and require individuals who enjoy rolling up their sleeves and are accustomed to manual labor-intensive jobs.

Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry is a plus, but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st-century food system.




  • Seeding duties include the operation of seeding machines
  • Transplant seedlings based on quality standards
  • Identify and cull plants with pests or disease
  • Harvest mature plants
  • Move and rearrange growing equipment as needed
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of greenhouse materials
  • Compost unused plants
  • Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies
  • Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in the facility
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), Company food safety policies, Company employee safety policies, and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs).
  • Additional duties as assigned





  • Be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Capable of lifting to 50 pounds
  • Work efficiently and pay attention to detail
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Open availability to work various work schedules, including holidays and weekends




Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and food service customers. 


Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.