Fungi Farm Technician

Portland, OR
Part Time (12–16 hours per week to start)
$17 Per Hour

About Us
MYCOLOGOS is a multi-faceted educational institution, demonstration mushroom farm, and hard and soft goods manufacturer. We host a variety of online and in-person mycology courses attended by individuals from all walks of life, while our Fungi Farm provides mushroom grow kits and other original goods to hundreds of members of our Community Supported Mycoculture subscription, The Spawn Box™. We are pioneers in mycological education services and products and the world’s first mycology school.

General Job Description
The Fungi Farm Technician will support the cultivation and fruiting of fresh mushrooms at MYCOLOGOS. Most days will be centered on substrate mixing, bagging, cooking, and inoculating, as well as on boxing and grow kit orders, maintaining our farm's culture library, performing cleaning duties, tracking growth rates, and harvesting mushrooms.

This is a labor intensive position that requires the movement of 50 lb. bags of materials, sustained periods of standing, bending, lifting, and working quickly when inoculating the grow kits.

Primary Roles

  • Grain, sawdust, straw, and compost based spawn and substrate production
  • Lab, incubation space, and fruiting environment cleaning, repairs, and maintenance
  • Data logging
  • Aseptic culture maintenance
  • Grow kit order fulfillment

To Apply

Send your CV to [email protected] along with 3 previous employer references and a cover letter that includes information about your background, why you're interested in this position, and what attracts you to our company.