EMPLOYMENT

We're adding to our teams.



 

photo below by Kelsey Kobik

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Flower Field Crew Member (Part Time)

Carolyn Snell Designs at Snell Family Farm grows about 4 acres of flowers for sale at Portland Farmers’ Market, our farm stand, to other designers, and for our own designs. We work within Snell Family Farm’s diverse fields and greenhouses, but we focus on cut flowers. We have some machines that help us, but we do a lot of hand planting, trellising, weeding, harvesting, and delivery. The pace is always fast with an eye on quality. We need a person with energy and endurance who enjoys working outside in all kinds of weather (Heat! Cold! Rain! Mud! Bugs!) surrounded by beauty. We often work as a team, but the ability to work independently is crucial. The work we do is sometimes monotonous, but always meaningful and satisfying, and the jobs we do vary from day to day and month to month. The assistant can expect to learn a lot about planting and weeding, as well as the names and proper stage of harvest for various flower crops and post-harvest strategies.

 

This is not a design position, the focus is more on caring for the plants that produce the flowers we sell. Experience in farming or floristry is not necessary, but good listening skills and the ability to focus on the task at hand is crucial.

 

A driver's license is necessary for driving farm vehicles and delivery vans.

 

The ideal candidate would be available to work three to five 6-hour days from Late April or Early May into October.

 

COVID-19 vaccination is required to protect our whole team.

 

Compensation is hourly, starting at $15/hour.

Housing is not available.

Email Carolyn Snell (Carolyn@snellfamilyfarm.com) a letter of intent and a resume if you’re interested or if you have questions.

The application period is rolling as we plan our team, so don’t delay!

Learn more about Carolyn Snell Designs at www.snellfamilyfarm.com/cutflowers.html

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Full-time Assistant Baker and

Prep Person

 

This position will start in April and run through December and will be 4-5 days a week as our season changes throughout the year and gets busier in the summer and fall. 

Duties will include prep of a range of products including pies, cookies, cakes, popsicles, quiche, pot pies and soups, production for Wednesday and Saturday farmers' markets, order fulfillment for our online ordering system and high volume canning during the height of the growing season. This includes pickles, relishes, jams and jellies.

 

There is some heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs) and this position requires standing at least 7 hours some days.  Some prior knowledge of canning is preferable but not absolutely necessary.

The fall season is our busiest time here at the farm kitchen as apple picking gets under way. Products change throughout the season as we have produce available and the needs of our customers change. We think this is the best part of the job as there is room for product development, creativity and a way to keep things interesting and fun!

This job will entail collaborating and checking in with the kitchen manager and assisting the lead baker but the ideal candidate will have commercial kitchen experience, basic food safety knowledge and the ability to work solo on the days the manager and lead baker might have off.

This is a full time, seasonal position as our farm is open from May-November with regular retail hours with Thanksgiving being our biggest special order time and on Saturdays in December in preparation for Christmas. 

 

Pay is $15/hr and up depending on experience and will be determined upon hiring. 

Covid-19 Vaccination is required for the safety of our whole team.

On farm housing is not available.

Please email Abby Snell at abby@snellfamilyfarm.com with a resumé.

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