Join Our 2019 Team!

Job descriptions + application details below. We’re hiring for the following positions:

MARKET

  • Market Associates

  • Produce Handlers + Stockers

FARM

  • Part-time/Full-time Field Crew

KITCHEN

  • Dishwashers + Porters

 
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Farm Staff

Part-Time/Full-time Field Crew

Each season we hire several part-time helpers to help us keep up with the summer harvest. If you'd like to join us out in the fields this summer, please send us an email jobs@amberwavesfarm.org (these positions are perfect for college and high school students, teachers, and people who love working outside!)

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Market + Kitchen Staff

We are hiring for the many available positions at our Market for the 2019 season. We offer both full and part-time positions for a variety of ages and skill sets. If you are happy, energetic, and love food, please email Jobs@amberwavesfarm.org about joining our market + kitchen teams! Position details and descriptions are below.

Market Sales Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION

Tasks include:

  • Welcoming customers to the store and answering questions about the farm and market

  • Ensure high level of customer satisfaction with friendly approach

  • Achieve the market’s sales goals weekly and monthly

  • Maintain displays and in-stock

  • Go the extra mile to drive sales and actively seek out customers in the market

  • Knowledgeable about all products in the market and ability to cross sell products

  • Process purchases at the register and knowledge of POS system

  • Assist with Farm and Market educational programming as needed

Qualifications:

  • At least one-year prior work experience in food retail

  • Experience with POS transactions

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Friendly energetic personality with customer service focus

  • Genuine interest in food and cooking, and the desire to talk with the public about these topics with a good, upbeat attitude

  • Extreme attention to detail, including making real-time adjustments in product availability and displays

  • Sense of pace and urgency, ability to prioritize a constantly evolving agenda that revolves around the busy farm market and summer event schedule

  • Strong communication and management skills and the desire to work well in a team environment

Expectations:

  • Arrive on-time each day ready to work hard, learn, and maintain a positive attitude

  • Have a clear reason for wanting to learn and work on our farm and become an active, responsible, efficient member of our team

Work Schedule: Full or Part Time Positions Available

Full Time: The average workday will be roughly 8 hours/day, six days/week May 15 – Sept 5. The workdays and shifts may be shorter in the spring and fall shoulder seasons.

Part Time: The average workday will be roughly 8 hours/day, three to four days/week May 15 – Sept 5.

COMPENSATION & OTHER DETAILS:

  • Compensation: $14-$16/HR, DOE

  • Start Date (slightly flexible): May 1, 2019

  • End Date (slightly flexible): September 5, 2019

  • Farm housing is available for rent

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit the following materials to Jobs@amberwavesfarm.org

  • cover letter

  • resume

  • three relevant work-related references

We are currently interviewing and the position will be filled on a rolling basis.

Produce Handler + Stocker

JOB DESCRIPTION

Tasks include:

  • Receiving produce from our farm and other farms

  • Washing, weighing, packaging produce from our farm and other farms to ensure it is presentable and ready to go out on the retail sales floor

  • Strong understanding and execution of our Produce Handling Manual

  • Assists with stocking, labeling, weighing and organizing other market products as needed

  • Ability to process purchases at the register and knowledge of POS system

Qualifications:

  • Experience with POS transactions

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Friendly energetic personality with customer service focus

  • Genuine interest in food and cooking, and the desire to talk with the public about these topics with a good, upbeat attitude

  • Extreme attention to detail, including making real-time decisions

  • Sense of pace and urgency, ability to prioritize a constantly evolving agenda that revolves around the busy farm market and summer event schedule

  • Strong communication and management skills and the desire to work well in a team environment

Expectations:

  • Arrive on-time each day ready to work hard, learn, and maintain a positive attitude

  • Have a clear reason for wanting to learn and work on our farm and become an active, responsible, efficient member of our team

Work Schedule: Full or Part Time Positions Available

Full Time: The average workday will be roughly 8 hours/day, six days/week May 15 – Sept 5. The workdays and shifts may be shorter in the spring and fall shoulder seasons.

Part Time: The average workday will be roughly 8 hours/day, three to four days/week May 15 – Sept 5.

COMPENSATION & OTHER DETAILS:

  • Compensation: $12-$13/HR, DOE

  • Start Date ( flexible): May 1, 2019

  • End Date ( flexible): September 5, 2019

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit the following materials to Jobs@amberwavesfarm.org

  • cover letter

  • resume

  • three relevant work-related references

We are currently interviewing and the position will be filled on a rolling basis.