Employment

We have openings for the following seasonal, PT / FT, farm helpers and retail farm helpers. These positions begin now and continue through mid-November. Applicants must be able to commit to working any day of the week except for Sunday throughout the fall season with NO EXCEPTIONS.

FOR ALL POSITIONS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS ARE NECESSARY:

Enthusiastic, friendly, and genuinely enjoy working with the public and as a team
Neat and clean
Energetic
Reliable and punctual
Honest
Able to work weekends and some evenings and events including long hours

If these positions are of interest to you, please download an application below, complete, and email to sarah@showaltersorchard.com. We will contact you via text or email to schedule an interview.


Apple Season Farm Hand: September, October

Inquire Within.


Retail Sales Associate

Duties include providing excellent customer service by greeting and waiting on walk-in customers, giving hard cider tastings, educating customers on our history, produce growing and cider making methods, provide ideas for using our apples and cider,  stocking (lifting and carrying boxes), cashiering, and maintaining an exceptionally clean facility. Must be accurate, customer-oriented and self-starting. The candidate must absolutely identify, anticipate, communicate and resolve problems.

The working environment can be hot and humid and cold during the fall season.  You will be on your feet all day! You must be available weekdays, weekends and some evenings. Customer service/retail experience preferred.

The employee will be required to complete all other duties as assigned including event planning and preparation and greenhouse tasks as needed.

The level of experience determines wages.


Farm Operations Worker

Duties include but are not limited to:

Apple sorting, grading and packing, executing cider mill operations,  cleaning and sanitizing the mill and tanks, cider bottling,  and record keeping.

The candidate must be able to lift at least 50 pounds repeatedly. The candidate must be able to identify, anticipate and resolve problems. The candidate must be self-starting, hard working, and enthusiastic about outdoor work. Working conditions can be hot and humid or cold and wet.  Forklift and Tractor driving skills are helpful.

The employee will be required to complete all other duties as assigned including event planning and preparation and greenhouse tasks as needed.

The level of experience determines wages.


Donut and Cider Slushie Maker

Duties include but are not limited to: mixing batter, packaging, selling donuts and slushies, and cleaning the donut machine daily. Keeping inventory of supplies and reporting to management when supplies need replenishing. Hours include weekdays and Saturdays throughout the fall season and some evenings.

The employee will be required to complete all other duties as assigned including event planning and preparation and greenhouse tasks as needed.

The level of experience determines wages.


 

Contact: Sarah Showalter
sarah@showaltersorchard.com
17768 Honeyville Road
Timberville, VA 22853

Download an Application Here

 

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