Winter Market


Job Application

Cook's Valley Farm is now taking applications for the 2020 season.  Anyone interested may download  the job application below.  Included is a brief description of various job opportunities along with an application that can be downloaded and sent to Cook's Valley Farm.

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Farmers Market

Must Have:

Responsibilities required but not limited to:

Must Have:

  • Must be energetic and able to frequently lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Be able to drive a cargo van in and around city conditions
  • Able to multi-task and work quickly and efficiently
  • Markets run every week from June thru October-part time seasonal job

Ideal:

Responsibilities required but not limited to:

Must Have:

  • Enjoy the outdoors and be able to work in any weather condition
  • Present yourself in a professional clean approachable manner
  • Be able to work independently and be able to improvise when things don't go as planned
  • Have a passion for food and agriculture-represent Cook's Valley Farm in a positive manner

Responsibilities required but not limited to:

Responsibilities required but not limited to:

Responsibilities required but not limited to:

  • Driving the van to and from the market-able to back a van with mirrors
  • Setting up and taking down tables, tent, produce and signs
  • Pack and unpack the van
  • Most important- sell produce

Field Help

Must Have:

Responsibilities Required but not limited to:

Must Have:

  • Must be energetic and able to frequently lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Be able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Be able to work independently without supervision
  • Be able to work with a team when required
  • Be able to use hand garden tools well
  • Enjoy the outdoors and be able to work in any weather condition
  • Be able to communicate in English

Ideal:

Responsibilities Required but not limited to:

Must Have:

  • Have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Able to work from June thru October.
  • Able to drive and operate farm equipment.

Responsibilities Required but not limited to:

Responsibilities Required but not limited to:

Responsibilities Required but not limited to:

  • Assist in all aspects of vegetable and fruit production-field preperation, seeding, transplanting, pruning, trellising, weed control, harvesting, clean up, etc.

Retail Stand

Must Have:

Responsibilities Required but not Limited to:

Must Have:

  • A friendly outgoing personality-enjoy interacting and helping customers
  • Have a passion for food and agriculture-represent Cook's Valley Farm in a positive manner
  • Present themselves in a professional clean approachable manner
  • Must be energetic and able to lift and carry 50 lbs.

Ideal:

Responsibilities Required but not Limited to:

Must Have:

  • Good coounication skills-able to answer customer's questions
  • Able to work part time from late June to the end of October
  • Be able to work independently-without constant supervision

Responsibilities Required but not Limited to:

Responsibilities Required but not Limited to:

Responsibilities Required but not Limited to:

  • Work the counter waiting on our customers in a friendly helpful manner
  • Keep the stand neat, clean, and well stocked
  • Prep produce for various markets




Employment Application

About Yourself

Name_________________________

Address________________________

email_______________________

Phone Number____________

Date of Birth______________

List Last 3 Employers:

 Name        Address   Phone#  Relationship                       

1. ___________________________

2.____________________________

3.___________________________

List 3 References:

Name    Address     Phone #    Relationship                         


1.____________________________

2.____________________________

3.___________________________

A Few Questions

Are you looking for employment for working the farmers markets, field work, or the stand?


How many hours a week are you looking to work?  What days and hours are you available?


When are you not available?


You would be working outside where there is pollen, bees, occasionally poison ivy, etc.  Are there any allergies that we would need to know about?


You need to be able to lift 50 lbs. easily.  Is this something that you are able to do?


Have you ever operated heavy equipment or farm machinery?  If so what types of equipment?


Do you have a valid driver's license and a good driving record?


Have you worked on any kind of farm?  If so what kind of work did you do?