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Farm Market Positions:

Seasonal Pumpkin Patch Market Staff:

PFF is currently hiring for Farm Market teammates, which create the foundation for our great customer service positions on the farm. We are looking for creative problem solvers, self-starters and overall folks who know how to create unity and love in a work environment.  

Key qualifications:
The ideal candidate must have a friendly personality, be willing and ready to learn, and love the farm and engage with customers. Previous experience in food retail or customer service is a plus, this position is a minimum of 20 hrs a week, and need to be able to work through the end of October.

General List of Tasks:
Complete daily tasks in the market, stocking product, sorting and boxing produce, assist customers in the store, answer questions, etc., maintain a clean work environment

Compensation:
Starting wage is $8.00-10.00 per hour with periodic review and increases based on performance. Full and part-time positions are available. 

Online Application

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Farm Market Shift Lead

PFF is currently hiring for Farm Market Shift Leads, which are key positions on the farm.  Creative problem solvers, self-starters and overall folks who know how to create unity and love in a work environment. While the daily duties of the market are the primary goals, and we’ll get to those in a minute, we are excited to bring on individuals that can bring their resourcefulness, sense of design and creativity to a place where customers are family, life is grown and love for agriculture is fostered. 

Key qualifications:
The ideal candidate must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as experience in food retail; department or supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Candidates need to be computer savvy – and have knowledge of POS systems, inventory systems, and Microsoft Office Programs.

General List of Tasks:
Supervise, mentor and train market store employees, overseeing daily tasks and adjusting for efficiency, populating and maintaining inventory systems, purchase orders, and weekly customer communications, managing and refining task-based procedures and processes, maintaining a clean work environment

Compensation:
Starting wage is $9-11 per hour with periodic review and increases based on performance. Full and part-time positions are available. 

 Online Application

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Farm Market Manager 

Do you love good food, family dinners, and the taste of the farm in your produce? Do you treasure the time spent with friends and family soaking in the good things of the earth that sun, rain, and hard work have raised? Do you drive through the city, out to the suburbs and get a thrill in your heart when you see the gardens, urban agriculture fields, and farmers still keeping the city landscape green and growing? If you love that space and way of thinking where hard, honest labor, flavor, and love for people meet then we are looking for you to join our team at Petersen Family Farm as a Fresh Market Manager. 

Our Market is where the work in the fields, our passion, and our customers come together.  We seek the kind of person that can honor the responsibility of this work without allowing it to overtake them.  We’ve been hard at work raising delicious food, creating a culture of community togetherness, and connection to the earth and each other. If you love people, love good food, value organization, and hard work, and want to make a difference in the social landscape of our community then we are looking for you! Come see our farm, visit our farm market, find us online, see our farmers, and consider if you want to grow with us. Please fill out the online application, telling us about yourself and why you would like to join the team and upload a resume of your experience and background. 

Key qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as experience in retail; department or supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Candidates need to be computer savvy – and have experience with POS systems, inventory systems, and Microsoft Office Programs. 

General List of Tasks 

We currently have a strong team of competent and passionate individuals who work well within our well-established procedures, culture, and organization.  Our interest is in continually taking our team to the next level with a loving and service-oriented leader and director.  Growing the essence of wholesome, simple things is our end goal. 

Lead and mentor high functioning employees, overseeing hiring, discipline, training, and promotions. Set and exemplify standards for hospitality and customer service, receive and respond to customer feedback. Set clear objectives based on financial, objective, and subjective measures set out by the management team.  Oversee the ordering and stocking of products, following and maintaining planograms set by the marketing team, monitor product quality, and adjust inventory to meet customer needs.

Compensation: 

Based on experience.  Minimum $40,000 per year salary.  

Final Notes: 

We encourage applicants to consider the opportunity of working with a small team of small business innovators and the growth these experiences offer. We are interested in someone that knows how to get a week of work done in 40 hours.  No workaholics, martyrs, chips on shoulders, something to prove.  We seek someone with a strong track record of operational success and the ability to create space, warmth, and confidence.  A teacher and learner.  We welcome entrepreneurs looking to further their body of work, proven professionals looking to make a difference or retirees in a season of life where mentoring, supporting and service are top of mind.  Above all, we seek those whose hearts guide them here and whose minds are clear and spirits inclined to honor effort and encourage the power within.   

To apply please submit an online application. It will ask you to upload a resume.

 

 Online Application


Farm Production Positions:

No positions are available at this time.

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