JOB FILLED - Apothecarist

Job Description: 

Do you have a passion for herbal medicine and a desire for an alternative work environment? If so, you might be just the person we are looking for to join our collaborative team in the role of Apothecarist.

The Apothecarist is responsible for bringing to life the founder’s vision of creating high-quality herbal medicines by mindfully managing the day-to-day workflow in our production kitchen. The manufacture of our tinctures, elixirs, and glycerites encompass responsibilities ranging from planning to pressing and include: cGMP documentation of production activities, use and maintenance of grinding, pressing, and filling equipment, and the upkeep of production databases.

This role will transition over time to include collaborating on envisioning the spiritual direction of Avena and the Herbal Classroom, including the potential opportunity to teach and mentor BIPOC apothecary apprentices in forthcoming Herbal Classroom programming.

Our ideal candidate brings a mindful and heart-centered attitude to this work. We ask that applicants share our reverence for the generosity of plants and commitment to anti-racist, anti-oppressive ethics.

We are actively seeking more diverse leadership. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and LGBTQIA+ folks are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have:

  • Experience working with medicinal herbs
  • Comfort working in a commercial kitchen
  • Gardening experience
  • Knowledge of PC computer systems and Microsoft Office

The Apothecarist is a year-round, full-time position (24-32 hours weekly) based in Rockport, Maine. 

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Monday, June 20, 2022 - 4:12am
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