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Farm Stand Attendant

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Farm Stand Attendant 2024

Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center is a 60 acre working farm and educational center that uses organic practices to grow produce and flowers for a market-style CSA, on-site farm stand, U-Pick produce field, and native plant nursery. The farm welcomes school groups throughout the year and the farm property is open to the public free of charge.

Who we are:

Hilltop Hanover Farm staff are a group of people who each bring unique and varying skills and interest and who all care deeply about the mission of the farm to support our community through shared work, food, and environmental stewardship. Our full time year round staff provide expertise in their respective fields and also work together daily to collaborate on shared projects. During the growing season, our staff team nearly doubles with the addition of seasonal crew members. Interns and volunteers help by filling in where needed. We value welcoming new friends, guests, and workers into our community and strive to make our farm a place where people from all backgrounds and identities can all learn, ask questions, and enjoy ice cream together. Our staff team is a reflection of the community we have built and are essential in doing the good work of farming! We acknowledge that everyone has different personal goals and we work to support individual growth while making sure the needs of the farm are also met. 

Job Description

Many of our customers have been shopping with us for years, and we view our Farm Stand as an important means by which to serve our community. The Farm Stand Attendant will work directly with the Farm Stand Manager to ensure that our patrons have the best possible shopping experience. The Farm Stand Attendant reports to the Farm Stand Manager, who is responsible for the entire operation of the retail Farm Stand. All Farm Stand staff should be patient, bright, and kind with fellow employees and all customers and visitors. Successful candidates must be able to wear many hats, love having a lot of diversity in their work, and be eager to engage our Farm Stand customers about the farm. This position is physically demanding and requires the ability to regularly lift 40 lbs.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Become proficient at POS operations
  • Maintain accuracy of cash drawer, pricing, signage, and inventory of goods
  • Staff the Farm Stand 2-3 days per week, including up to two weekend days
  • Understand our mission and growing practices, and be able to talk about them with visitors
  • Assists with setup and breakdown of the Farm Stand and helps oversee day-to-day activities; daily tasks are often physically demanding
  • Assist with enforcing market rules to ensure safety and equality for vendors and guests
  • Become familiar with emergency and accident procedures and ability to respond appropriately
  • Assist with weekly reports
  • Maintain and stock products and supplies
  • Perform other duties and assumes responsibilities as apparent or assigned by the Farm Stand Manager
  • Weekly (and regularly, as needed) deep cleaning and sanitizing of retail space, coolers, bins, containers, display accessories, and sinks
  • Weekly participation in either, or both of, the wash/pack and harvest activities
  • Maintain a positive attitude and team mentality!

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of retail experience
  • Experience working with different POS systems
  • Ability to follow systems to ensure accurate inventory/cash drawer counts
  • Clear communication skills and open to receiving feedback
  • Comfortably able to lift 40 lbs
  • Previous work on or with a farm is a plus, but not necessary
  • Interest in promotion of local foods and farmers’ markets
  • Make sound, rational decisions using judgment and problem solving skills
  • Establish and maintain a positive and effective working relationship with vendors, the public, volunteers, and staff
  • Work independently with no direct supervision at times and prioritize work
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse clientele & Farm Stand Manager
  • Work in various weather conditions such as heat, humidity, wind, rain, etc.

Our Farm Stand is open from the end of April until the end of November. This is a part-time seasonal position, Thursday – Sunday, running from late March until the end of November. 

The 2024 Farm Stand season runs from mid-April through the end of November. This is a part-time seasonal position, beginning late March until the end of November. To apply: email with a letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 references, with ‘Farm Stand Attendant’ in the subject line. Please include your earliest possible start date in your cover letter.


Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center