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Stand Team Member at Cascadian Farm Home Farm - 5768

Job Title: 
Stand Team Member
Cascadian Farm Home Farm
55749 State Route 20
Rockport, WA 98283
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Stand Team Members are responsible for executing smooth and efficient stand operations by providing exemplary customer service, handling transactions, serving espresso and ice cream, restocking product, and maintaining a clean and safe environment.

Cascadian Farm® is one of the country’s leading brands of organic foods. The story of Cascadian Farm begins over 45 years ago on a little stretch of land next to the Skagit River in the Cascade Mountains of Washington. Acquired by General Mills in 2000, Cascadian Farm sells cereals, bars, frozen fruits and vegetables, spreads, and juices.

The heart of our brand, our certified-organic Home Farm, which grows blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, sweet corn, and pumpkins. The Home Farm operates a Roadside Stand which sells farm grown produce, organic ice cream, espresso, and other snacks. The Roadside Stand receives more than 50,000 visitors during the May – October season. The farm’s mission is to advance organic and regenerative farming systems through demonstrating, educating, and advocating for a food and farming system that protects and conserves natural resources and encourages healthy communities.

Compensation

- Competitive hourly wage
- Season end bonus dependent on farm performance
- Free U-pick produce for employees

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Daily Stand Operations and Customer Service (85%)

Responsible for the sales, customer service, and operations of the Roadside Stand:
- Provide excellent customer service
- Ensure food safety standards are met
- Use POS system to process cash, debit, and credit transactions
- Prepare and serve espresso, ice cream desserts, and other menu items
- Knowledgeable about farm history, produce, and products sold in the stand (training provided)
- Daily produce and product stocking and rotation
- Clean stand equipment, restrooms, and grounds
- Light maintenance of flower garden, vegetable starts, and flower baskets
- Maintain an organized and clean work environment

Stand Support and Miscellaneous (15%)

Support stand team members and the rest of the farm team by:
- Transporting produce and product from warehouse to Roadside Stand (must be at least 18 to perform this function)
- Keep the stand vehicle clean and maintained
- Maintain warehouse storage with frequent cleaning and organization
- Manage garbage and recycling program
- Assist with monthly inventory
- Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience: 

At least 16 years of age (employees under 18 years old will not be allowed to drive utility vehicle or utilize ladders)
Retail experience; experience working with produce, grocery, or espresso preferred
Ability to lift and manipulate 30 lbs
Ability to work in fast-paced and stressful situations
Ability to stand for long hours
Must have or be willing to obtain a Washington State Food Handlers Permit
Strong customer service skills
- Integrity
- General Safety and Food safety mindset
- Highly motivated self-starter and dependable team player
- Strong problem solving, organization, detail oriented, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Delivers outstanding results

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture
Retail/Distribution