Farmstand ShopKeepers

Here at White Barn Farm we are seeking full-time shopkeepers to staff our farm stand (which includes the CSA and farm store) from late August until late October with the possibility of part time employment in November and December. 

To apply, please contact info@whitebarnfarm.org. 

 

Schedule
  • Store coverage is needed Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 6pm.

  • Shifts are usually 8 hours between the times of 8am  – 7pm.  For the right candidate these shifts could be modified to fit availability.

  • One weekend shift is required.

  • The exact schedule for the season will be arranged with each shopkeeper. Minimum commitment of 20 hours/week.

  • Position runs August until late October with the possibility of part time hours in November and December.

 

Responsibilities
  • Maintain a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere in the farm stand.

  • Maintain mask wearing protocol throughout your shift and maintain any other public safety measures deemed necessary.

  • Answer customer questions about produce and the farm’s growing practices.

  • Maintain an attractive produce display throughout the day. Bagging, bunching, and sorting produce, and restocking as necessary.

  • Keep the farm stand and shed organized and clean.

  • Calculate and make change for customer purchases using our POS (point of sale) system. Accept SNAP/EBT payments. All of the items have icons on an ipad with an associated price. Your job is to correctly identify and select the item coming through. Occasionally you will be asked to add new items to the screen using the “backoffice” part of the program.

  • Keep track of product inventory and notify farm managers if anything is running low.

  • Harvest small items as needed such as herbs or cherry tomatoes.

  • Break down farm stand produce display at the end of the day. Closing responsibilities include carrying bins of produce back to the cooler, cleaning the farm stand and closing the barn and farm stand for the evening.

 

Qualifications
  • Experience with customer service.

  • Familiarity cooking with fresh, seasonal produce.

  • Positive attitude, good sense of humor and strong work ethic.

  • An eye for color, attractive, abundant displays, and high quality standards will help

  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs over uneven ground.

  • Organized, responsible, punctual and attentive to detail.

 

Compensation
  • Pay starts at $12.75/hour. 

  • One free class at the Farm, if in person classes resume.

  • Monthly Gift Card to purchase White Barn Produce and Provisions, amount will depend on number of hours scheduled. 

 

To apply, please send a resume, letter of interest and 2-3 references to Chris and Christy Kantlehner at info@whitebarnfarm.org 

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