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Service Technician: Manhattan

Pay: $22/Hour

Location: Manhattan, NY

About us:

Farmer’s Fridge started with an idea in Chicago: make fresh, healthy food as accessible as a candy bar. Our handcrafted meals are delivered daily to over 200 smart fridges and can be conveniently purchased with a credit card or using our app. This is only possible because of our team of people: techies, logistical geniuses, folks who lovingly curate the food among many others.

Our people are friendly and are gifted with grit and passion. That’s exemplified in our work environment where things are always shifting. Forget open-door policies; we have an open layout where you can hear and see everything that’s going on.

And just like our open layout, we value an open mind, dedication to work, and a collaborative spirit. We hire based on those characteristics, our business’ needs, and your qualifications. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind — in the hiring process or in the workplace.

Check out our BuiltIn Chicago page to see what it’s like to work here: https://www.builtinchicago.org/company/farmers-fridge.

About the Service Technician job:

As a Manhattan based Service Technician, you are essential to the delivery of our fresh food to our customers. Your work days will begin and end in Manhattan. You install, maintain, repair and sometimes move our smart fridges. The smart fridges have two components and you need to be proficient at both: mechanical and computer. Your expertise will ensure that our customers can conveniently order and retrieve their meals whenever they want. Check out this video to learn a little about us: https://vimeo.com/274747878.

  • This is an excellent opportunity to introduce a novel way of getting healthy food in Manhattan! People will have a lot of questions when you install or repair a smart fridge and you will be the first (and sometimes the only) face that they see from Farmer’s Fridge.
  • You can navigate Manhattan like a ninja! You’ll have your tool bag and know if it’s best to hail a taxi or take the subway to get to your destination. You aren’t going to mess around with driving and parking a car.
  • You will use Fixed Asset Management software and accurately closeout and document work orders; capture the core issue, time spent, and parts used for all work orders.
  • As a Service Technician, you’ll know you’re excelling in your job when there is minimal downtime for smart fridges, when you’re busy installing new fridges, and when you hear positive feedback from customers!

Necessary knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Experience working with refrigerated vending machines is preferred but not required
  • Experience with computer repair is preferred but not required
  • At least 2 years Service Technician experience (or comparable job experience)
  • Navigating Manhattan without a car

Personal characteristics:

  • Friendly. You will be interacting with current and potential customers. You need to have a ready smile and inclination to share the Farmer’s Fridge mission of making healthy food accessible.
  • Organization. You need to be able to plan your day so that work orders are completed in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Problem Solver. You’re the sort of person who views obstacles as exciting challenges to overcome. There isn’t always a manual for the challenges you’ll encounter and you need to figure them out.

Benefits:

  • Traditional Benefits for Full-Time Hourly. Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • 10 paid floating holidays
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Daily Farmer’s Fridge meal provided
  • Regular team celebrations for company milestones and other special events

Farmer’s Fridge is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

View our disclosures related to External Agencies and Applicants below:

https://www.farmersfridge.com/careerdisclosures

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