Farm Stand Worker

Tangerini’s Farm is committed to providing the highest quality produce, local products, and exceptional customer service. Our fast-paced farm stand is open from May 1 until Thanksgiving, seven days a week, 9am-7pm. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with retail experience and an artistic sense of display to stock, and care for the farm stand in an efficient manner. As a farm stand employee, you will work among a positive, highly motivated team. 

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Responsibilities include:

  • Sensibly and appropriately use point of sale system/cash register, while bagging customers’ purchases. 
  • Keeping fresh produce displayed, stocked and accurately labeled
  • Consistent monitoring of produce quality, appropriately discarding any product not at its highest quality 
  • Creating and implementing displays with the latest produce and products following FIFO (first in first out) method 
  • Receiving and appropriately putting away orders & produce
  • Overseeing the restocking of produce on CSA Days
  • Maintaining cleanliness of stand and overall stand organization throught the work shift
  • Friendly and effective customer service including helping customers with purchases and questions about plants, produce and farm shares
  • Working within a high performing team in a fast-paced environment

Qualified applicants would have:

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Reliable transportation to work
  • Ability to work efficiently based on priorities, willingness to take direction initiative, and constructive criticism
  • Dedication to assigned work shifts, balancing outside personal matters with work
  • Proactive, honest and constructive communication about work-related information
  • Ability to self-motivate and follow a list –  ability to work independently and follow detailed work instructions
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly and easily, and to hustle through a physically busy day
  • Experience in customer service and retail
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Proficiency with computers and POS registers a plus
  • Familiarity with produce and plants a plus 
  • Passion for local food and a willingness to share your passion
  • Take pride in his/her work

 

Compensation starts at $12.75/hour.  All employees get a 20% discount on all items we sell and vegetables we grow are free if they are in good supply and you pick it on your own time. All new employees will come to the farm on a two-week trial basis. Good workers will find themselves in good company.