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Sanitation Technician

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Chicago 2 - Chicago, IL
$17.00 - $17.00 Hourly



Gotham Greens is seeking a passionate, driven, and hardworking individual to fill a position as a Cleaning/Sanitation Technician. The Technician is responsible for day-to-day tasks as directed by the Assistant Plant Manager. This is a hands-on role that requires an individual is a team player, one who is willing to roll up their sleeves and isn't afraid to get dirty.

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.



  • Perform cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and work areas (including bathrooms, break rooms, hallways, stairwells, packhouse, nursery, and under growing lines) in the entire greenhouse. Shift starts at 11 am, Subject to change as needed.

  • Clean quickly and effectively as directed using materials and tools provided by Gotham Greens.

  • Must be able to work in tight quarters and hard-to-reach areas, such as under growing lines, etc.

  • Must learn and follow procedures in the proper way to clean & sanitize.

  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, and following safe work practices at all times.

  • Must wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) at all times.

  • Provide ideas to improve efficiencies and cleanliness.




  • Leads by example with a can-do attitude

  • Laser-focused attention to detail

  • Great multitasking abilities

  • Desire to grow and learn food safety rules and regulations

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

  • Ability to stand for a full 8-hour shift.

  • A willingness and desire to assist in unrelated and/or unassigned tasks to ensure the effective operation of the greenhouse and packhouse.

  • Must be a problem solver and be capable of identifying areas of efficiency



Gotham Greens is an indoor farming company and a fresh food brand on a mission to transform the way we approach our food system, putting people and the planet at the forefront. Gotham Greens produces and delivers long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

A Certified B Corporation™, Gotham Greens sustainably grows high-quality produce using up to 95% less water and 97% less land than conventional farming through its national network of climate-controlled, high-tech greenhouses across America, including locations in New York, Illinois, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and California.

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America. For more information, visit