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Hello, we have several openings.

Event Parking Assistant THIS POSITION IS FOR OCT. 2024

We are looking for someone who has experience telling people where to park, keeping cars close enough so the area is used to capacity. The right candidate is available on Saturdays and/or Sundays and has experience directing cars and telling people where to park. This position requires you to be outdoors in the field at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds directing traffic. Pay rate is $16 per hour.

 

Farm Hand/Milker- part-time (24-28 hours) CURRENTLY OPEN

We typically milk between 20-23 cows, raise pigs, and care for a small herd of beef cattle. We also grow our own non-GMO alfalfa, hay, and corn. This is a great opportunity to learn about sustainable farming, support local agriculture, and help a 5th generation family farm expand.  This position requires a very dependable person, as the animals will count on you for feeding, milking, and other care including weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to work independently, learn on the job,  and be passionate about providing our community with natural healthy food choices. Experience milking and/or working with farm animals is preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
Responsibilities include:
- Milking Cows and letting them in and outside
- Cleaning the milking parlor, milk room, and tank
- Feeding and bedding dairy cows, calves and pigs

-Assist with births and calf care as needed
- Basic maintenance and cleaning

- Must pay attention to detail, be able to follow strict cleanliness regulations

- Must be willing to get dirty and smelly, be kind to our animals, and work with a joyful heart, as the energy our animals experience is important to us.

- At times, other tasks will be required, such as cleaning, filling milk jugs for the store, mowing the grass, doing some light landscape maintenance.

Pay rate is $15 for the first 30 days and as training progresses, increases, until the candidate can work independently, at which time the pay rate will be $17/hour.

Creamery Position CURRENTLY OPEN

The Creamery Position is all year round on all Mondays 12:30 pm - 7:30 pm and some Thursdays 9-5.

Responsibilities include:

-Sanitizing and filling containers with raw milk

-Flavor and package our small batch Greek yogurt, cheese, and cheese curds

-Label and date all packaging

-Cutting wheels of cheese, packaging, and labeling correctly

Pay rate is $15 for the first 30 days and as training progresses, increases, until the candidate can work independently, at which time the pay rate will be $17/hour.

Farm Store Brand Ambassador

This position is year round. Candidate must have calm, kind, friendly energy. This person must want to educate our customer base, share information about our farming practices, and believe in what we are doing to provide clean food for our community. You will be given a tour with your training so you better understand our way of farming.

Must be available the following days/hours:

Wednesdays 7:30am -7:30p.m. (you'll be scheduled 6 hours, morning OR afternoon)

Thursdays and Fridays 10:30a.m.-6:30p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays 8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.

This position will be approximately 20-25 hours each week, part of Wednesday, and all of Thursday and Sunday to start, days will vary and will be typically scheduled out 4 weeks in advance. We believe in family time and support work/life balance.

Requirements include but not limited to:

  • Follow our store policies and have a united front with the team in enforcing them

  • Communicate customer needs/wants to owner

  • Communicate stock fluctuations with owner

  • Manage a till, count out change, do simple math, manage a cash drawer

  • Learn our Point of Sale system on Square & know our products

  • Restock between ringing customers while customers are in store

  • Learn health codes for doing sampling and handling food

  • Perform general store keeping duties, from dusting and sweeping to mopping up spills and decorating for the holidays

  • Work well with others & independently as part of our team

  • Assist when we hold events

  • Assist with packaging products to ship when we transition to online sales

  • Must be willing to cross train to make Yogurt and help with creamery duties should someone be out sick.

  • Other seasonal duties as needed to support the farm store

Pay rate is $15 for the first 30 days and as training progresses, increases, until the candidate can work independently, at which time the pay rate will be $17/hour. Come mid-August we may have an opening for an Assistant Store Manager. The right candidate could grow into this position, pay starts at $18/hour.

Requirements for ALL FARM POSITIONS above include:

  • Able to lift 40 lbs, follow detailed instructions and pay attention to details

  • Strong communication skills

  • Have a clean driving record

  • Be able to stand for 7 1/2 hours

  • Be available to work mornings, evenings, weekends & holidays as needed

  • Work independently

  • Follow all cleanliness requirements

To apply, please email willowmarshfs@gmail.com with a resume and brief description of why you are interested in the position.

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