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Seasonal Work

Farm, Winery, and Kitchen Part-Time Seasonal Opportunity

 

Objective:

Offer hands-on opportunities to work on a modern, hospitality-oriented, family farm.

Positions available for a range of skill sets and ages, 16 and up.

Major Responsibilities:

Please note, primary tasks will vary with each season and matched with skill-set/experience of applicant.

    Farm Guest Services

    • Parking lot: assisting guests to parking spots to keep traffic flowing, ensuring safety
    • Greeting: welcoming farm guests with a smile, answering questions/customer service
    • Cleaning: grounds, trash collection, port-o-john, buildings, vehicles etc
    • Yard Assistant: stocking displays, customer service

    Winery

    • Stocking displays, assisting with wine and gift shop sales
    • Pouring and serving wine and light farm fare
    • Providing educational tastings to Tasting Room guests
    • Daily shop and service setup, cleaning

    Kitchen

    • Post-Harvest Produce Handling and Food Preparation
    • Baking seasonal treats for Farm guests (June & September-December)
    • Assisting with food sales (June & September-December weekends)
    • Cleaning

    Agricultural & Farm Maintenance

    • Crop Care/Maintenance: planting, weeding, pruning, harvesting, mowing
    • Handyman Oriented Tasks: painting, woodwork, building maintenance/cleaning etc
    • Cleaning: fields, retail locations, barnyards, buildings etc

    Qualifications:

    • Team player, positive attitude, outgoing personality
    • Strong communication skills
    • Good physical health: comfortable standing for 8 hours, able to lift 50 lbs, and to perform demanding work at a fast farm pace
    • Able to work in all weather conditions (including extreme heat and rain)
    • Supportive of agriculture, conservation, and eating/drinking locally

    Time Commitments:

    • While some weekday opportunities exist, some weekend availability is required.
    • Amount of work varies with season, weather, and crop.

    Compensation Notes:

    • Pay is at an hourly rate and payroll is on a bi-weekly basis
    • Compensation relates to amount of work and dedication to the successful completion of season tasks
    • Successful returning staff will have experienced job status and can be compensated as such
    • Housing/Transportation is not provided

     

    Part-Time Seasonal Farm, Winery & Kitchen Application available HERE

     
    Applications also available in-person at our Farm Office: 606 Walnut Tree Hill Road in Shelton

     

    Thank you for your interest in working at Jones Family Farms.

    Be good to the land and the land will be good to you.

    Philip James JONES, FARM FOUNDER, 1821-1912