Cook's Valley Farm​​

2200 West Street Wrentham, MA 02093

508-883-6709


Job Application

Cook's Valley Farm are taking job applications for the 2017 season. We are looking for people to work the Cook's Valley Farm booth at farmers markets, people to work in the production of fruits and vegetables, and people to work in the retail farm stand.  Below is a brief desrciption of the various jobs followed by an application form.



Farmers Markets

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 Providence, RI

     Able to multi-task and work quickly and efficiently

     Markets run from June thru October-part time seasonal job (every week)

​Ideal:

     Enjoy the outdoors and able to work in any weather condition

     Present themselves in a professional clean approachable manner

     Be able to work independently and 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:

     Driving the van to and from the market-ability to back a van with mirrors

     Setting up and taking down the booth with tables, tent, produce and signs

     Pack and unpack the van

     Most important sell produce 


Field Help

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 as a team when required

     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:

     Have a valid driver's license and a good driving record

     Able to work from June through October

     Able to drive and operate farm equipment is desirable

Responsibilities Required but not Limited to:

     Assist in all aspects of vegetable and fruit production-Field preparation, seeding, transplanting, pruning, trellising, weed control, harvesting, clean up


Retail Stand:

Must Have:

     A friendly outgoing personality-enjoy interacting and helping customers

     Have a passion for food and agriculture-representing 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.

     Be organized and efficient

Ideal:

     Good communication skills-able to answer customer's questions

     Able to work part time from late June to the end of October

     Be able to work independantly-without constant supervision

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

Cook's Valley Farm

2200 West Street

Wrentham, MA 02093

508-883-6709

cooksvalleyfarm@verizon.net


Employment Application


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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 and carry 50 lbs. easily.  Is this something 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?



Do you have the proper documentation to legally work in the United States



Tell us anything about yourself.













Please either mail or email your application