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Seasonal Full Time Farmstand Shopkeeper

Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

Job Description: 

White Barn Farm is seeking motivated people to work our retail farmstand through December. Individuals must be able to carry out excellent customer service skills, work independently on a variety of tasks, and perform some manual labor in various weather conditions. Individuals must also be willing to learn, collaborate, and grow

with our small but busy farm. The schedule will be 3 - 4 days a week from 9am - 6pm on Tuesdays - Saturdays; availability most Saturdays is required. 


Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance, set up and breakdown of farmstand displays

  • Customer service 

  • Operate and maintain a retail tablet and cash box 

  • Operate and maintain SNAP and HIP terminal 

  • Packaging post-harvest products for retail sales 


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Experience with customer service and enjoy working with the public.

  • Familiarity 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.

  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs over uneven ground using proper body mechanics. 

  • Organized, responsible and attentive to detail.

  • Punctuality and preparedness, including proper attire, footwear, and essentials like a water bottle.

  • Capable of standing for long periods of time, and performing tasks in various weather conditions.

  • Flexible and easily adaptable to variable tasks that extend to other aspects of the farm.


Schedule: 

Position April - December 23rd, 2024:

Monthly breakdown:

April (training), Saturdays only, up to 9 hours/week 

May - Mid June, 25 - 35 hours/week 

Mid June - October, 32 - 40 hours/week

November - December 23rd, 25 - 35 hours/week

January - March part time hours may be available  


Salary/Benefits: 

  • $15-$17/hour (depending on experience) 

  • Paid 30 minute meal breaks for shifts of 8+ hours 

  • White Barn Farm vegetable benefits

  • Two WBF t-shirts

  • 30% discount on all WBF swag

  • Paid sick time accrued at 1 hr/30 hrs worked, up to a maximum of 40 hours,  and can be used after 90 days from your start date

  • Paid vacation time accrued at 1 hr/30 hrs worked, up to a maximum of 40 hours,  and can be used after 90 days from your start date


Application Instructions: 

Please email the following to will.horne@whitebarnfarm.org 

  • Letter of Intent

  • Resume

  • Contact Info for Two References

About the Company

White Barn Farm is a family farm in Wrentham, MA that strives to provide its community with fresh produce, flowers and farm products grown using organic methods.  We are an energized, fun-loving team that strives to achieve efficiency and productivity with enthusiasm and a sense of humor. We appreciate hard work, a commitment to excellence and the drive to constantly improve.  We offer a wide diversity of tasks that allow crew members to develop and broaden their skill-set.  

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