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Farm Hand Tree House Brewing Company

  • Date Posted August 20, 2019
  • Location Woodstock, CT
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description

At Tree House, we work as a team and we work very hard. . . with purpose and intent. We do not cut corners and we do not take the easy route. We encourage dissent, critical thinking, and an ongoing desire to improve. Our goal is to make the best beverages in the world and serve it in the most friendly and memorable environment possible - that is our obsession, and that is what drives us to do what we do. 

Job description

We are looking for a driven, hardworking individual to join and grow with our very tight family here at Tree House with the position of Farm Hand/Retail. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about farming and who wants to be an integral, supportive role within our Orchard & Farm Fermentory, a new, exciting endeavor for Tree House. The Farm Hand will work closely with the Farm and Orchard Managers to carry out all aspects of the work of the growing season and retail of our produce and farm-made products. This person will provide ultimate support for the Orchard & Farm Fermentory to help carry out our overall mission to make the best beverages in the world and to serve them in the most friendly and memorable environment possible. 


It’s a great time to join the team to be a part of our growth to come.  We are expanding and we continue to build on this creative, eclectic endeavor in our new, state-of-the-art facilities and we couldn’t be more excited and grateful for what’s ahead. The position is PART-TIME and will be based in Woodstock, CT  and could include workdays in our other facilities. 

 

As a Farm Hand, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Welcome all visitors to the property and projects the first impression of Tree House Farm and Fermentory 
  • Providing a clean, welcoming, educated experience for all guests
  • Assisting in retail operations at the farm including but not limited to: maintaining and operating the farm stand sales, assisting to coordinate farm and orchard events, educating guests on produce during their visit/purchasing experience 
  • Keeping track of produce inventory in coolers and outside on farm stand
  • Carry out agricultural tasks as needed including but not limited to: Preparing soil, planting, tending to crops, harvesting, weeding, washing, processing, storing and packing produce
  • Care for livestock as needed including but not limited to: Feeding the chickens, collect and wash eggs, clean the coop
  • Additional ad hoc tasks as requested by your supervisor  
 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Knowledge and/or experience working on a farm in some capacity with an enthusiasm and curiosity for farming and the fruitful, hard work it entails
  • You are driven, self-motivated and able to work autonomously, with a focused and hard working attitude
  • An innate helpful nature and a desire to be a strong, reliable team player with a willingness to go the extra mile
  • A quick learner who is able to work with minimal or no supervision
  • Ability to multitask and work coolly and professionally in time sensitive situations
  • Must be able to tactfully communicate with guests as needed
  • Must be punctual and responsible with one’s time 
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and/or pivot plans quickly in order to coordinate corrective actions needed 
  • Meticulous attention to detail 
  • You are not afraid to speak your mind 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to push, pull, bend, and lift in excess of 50 lbs. as necessary to perform required tasks as assigned throughout the workday 
  • Ability to work long, farm hours as needed which includes the ability to do physical labor for long periods of time
  • Valid Driver’s License


Benefits and Perks:

  • Merch and Beer credits and then some
  • 401k Plan Participation Eligibility 
  • Consistent reviews to assess progress and your own personal happiness
  • Options to participate in killer team/company sponsored events 
  • Culture! You will work in an environment of driven & intelligent people who have a good time and are constantly striving to improve 


At Tree House, we work as a team and we work very hard. . . with purpose and intent. We do not cut corners and we do not take the easy route. We encourage dissent, critical thinking, and an ongoing desire to improve. Our goal is to make the best beverages in the world and serve it in the most friendly and memorable environment possible - that is our obsession, and that is what drives us to do what we do. 

Thanks for reading!  To be considered, please follow the link and submit your resume along with a cover letter with references included in your cover letter. | No phone calls. ACCEPTING RESUMES UNTIL September 20, 2019 Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $12.00 - $16.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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