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Stand Crew – Cascadian Farm Home Farm ($13-14/hr)--Rockport, WA

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Cascadian Farm | | ashley.minnerath@genmills.com

Posted on: 03/27/2019 3:37 pm

Job Purpose 

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 60,000 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.

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.

Position Details

  • Reports to Stand Manager
  • Location: Rockport, WA
  • Travel: none
  • Weekend and holiday hours required

Major Job 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

Competencies

  • 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

Compensation

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

Apply online at: https://careers.generalmills.com/job/9242503/cascadian-farm-home-farm-stand-team-member-rockport-wa/

About Cascadian Farm

County: Skagit

Public Address: 55931 State Route 20, Rockport, WA, 98283

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 98, Rockport, WA, 98283

Point of Contact Name:

Daytime Phone: 360-853-8173

Evening Phone: 360-333-2484


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