Full-Season Farmstand & Café Crew

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Full-Season Farmstand & Café Crew

Location

Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center
225 Pavillion Road
East Thetford, VT 05043
United States

Description

Mid-April to December, 20 to 40 hrs/wk

ABOUT THE POSITION

Farmstand and Café Crew members work primarily in the farmstand and will be trained to work in the Hello Café as needed. In this customer-facing service role, you must be able to work efficiently and skillfully under pressure. The ideal candidate for this position will have a service-minded attitude, a friendly demeanor, and a strong interest in food, cooking, and local, organic agriculture.

RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties include:

  • Greeting guests and making them feel welcome
  • Helping locate items for guests
  • Assist guests with navigating online sign ups
  • Answering questions about the products we sell, our growing practices, CSA, education programs, and farm policies. Directing guests to other departments or administrative staff to get their questions answered in a timely manner.
  • Ringing up guests, processing payments, and filing CSA paperwork.
  • Following safety protocols
  • Maintaining a clean and presentable workspace
  • Work as a team

Farmstand duties include:

  • Setting up, breaking down, and restocking produce displays
  • Receiving and stocking merchandise
  • Moving large amounts of produce from building to building
  • Culling & investigating to ensure we have top quality produce
  • Assisting guests with CSA signups. Setting up and adding value to CSA Cards, with the help of Leads and Farm Retail Manager.
  • Answering the phone, distributing messages, transferring calls, checking messages

Hello Café duties include:

  • Providing exceptional service to our guests and making a genuine connection
  • Preparing hot and cold coffee and espresso drinks, teas and lemonades
  • Stay calm under pressure
  • Basic Barista flow; find grind, pull a shot accurately, steam milk properly
  • Be knowledgeable on our baked goods, serve them as needed
  • Communicating with the Farm Kitchen to keep baked goods stocked
  • Stocking and keeping track of inventory

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Prior customer service, barista, or retail experience is a plus but not required. Applicants should be excellent communicators, possess strong attention to detail, and be able to operate a cash register, do simple math, and make change. All applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and be comfortable spending a full shift on their feet.

Applicants must be able to work weekends. This position is 5 days per week, one or two weekend shifts per week, and up to 40 hours/week.

Categories
Farm stand / farm store
Compensation and Benefits

This is a seasonal position, 20-40 hours per week from mid-April through October, with the option to work part-time hours in November and December. The Full-Season Farmstand and Café Crew is an hourly position with benefits including sick time accrual, fresh produce, and a discount to our farmstand. Salary is $14-17/hr depending on work experience.

Date Posted
# of Positions Available
2
How to Apply

See our open positions here, and to apply. Please notify us of all planned vacations in your application.