Employment Opportunities

Store Co-Manager- Hiring Now! 5/14/2024

Have a passion for helping people and cultivating community?
We are seeking a talented RETAIL STORE MANAGER to join our team.

  • Hours: 40 – 50 early hours per week
    (weekends & holidays required)
  • Minimum age: 18 years or older
  • Retail experience preferred

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing store inventory
  • Overseeing customer experience
  • training, coaching, and directing of staff in the retail area, food service and outdoor retail area
  • communicating with senior management
  • store managers are able and sometimes required to perform all of the basic tasks required of store associates

Skills required:
Applicants must be able to:

  • Focus on customers
  • Maintain a genuine customer focus on the sales floor at all times;
  • Build customer loyalty through good service and coaching of the staff;
  • Uphold our standards for a clean and efficiently run store
  • Invest in people
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with the team (including staff who work in the store, in the kitchen, and in the fields);
  • Foster a positive work environment;
  • Capitalize on opportunities to train, coach, and redirect the team as needed;
  • Recognize and reward exceptional performance.
  • Emphasize results
  • Effectively analyze the business and take necessary action to drive sales
  • Manage scheduling to maximize efficiency
  • Work on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Lift 50 lbs.

TO APPLY: Please download and fill out our employment application, and email it to us.

Or Mail it To:

Ward’s Berry Farm
614 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

You may include your resume. Please note on your application that you are applying for the STORE MANAGER position.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Prep Cook/Kitchen Help

Have a passion for cooking delicious foods?
We are seeking a talented PREP COOK to join our team.

  • Hours: 30 – 40 early hours per week
    (weekends & holidays required)
  • Minimum age: 18 years or older
  • Kitchen experience preferred; ServSafe certified a plus

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing a variety of salads, sides, meals, and sauces in our kitchen according to recipe.
  • Assisting the head chef by cleaning, chopping, and preparing vegetables and other food items.
  • Preparing food in our new food truck.
  • Making apple cider donut batter and cooking donuts.
  • Maintaining a clean and hygienic work environment at all times.
  • Performing other kitchen duties as assigned.

Skills required:
Applicants must be able to:

  • Follow & execute recipes consistently.
  • Be organized, multi-task and manage time well.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Maintain an energetic, enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Provide excellent customer service, and have excellent communication skills.
  • Work on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Lift 50 lbs.

TO APPLY: Please download and fill out our employment application, and email it to us.

Or Mail it To:

Ward’s Berry Farm
614 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

You may include your resume. Please note on your application that you are applying for the KITCHEN position.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Bakers

Love to bake muffins, scones, cookies and breads?
We are seeking diligent and friendly BAKERS for our kitchen.

  • Hours: 20 – 40 early hours per week
    (weekends & holidays a must)
  • Minimum age: 18 years or older
  • Bakery experience preferred; ServSafe certified a plus

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing a variety of baked goods.
  • Maintaining, cleaning and sanitizing all equipment, work areas, containers and utensils according to health department standards.
  • Packaging, wrapping, pricing and labeling items for retail sale.
  • Merchandising bakery products.

Skills required:
Applicants must be able to:

  • Follow & execute recipes consistently.
  • Be organized, multi-task and manage time well.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Maintain an energetic, enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Provide excellent customer service, and have excellent communication skills.
  • Work on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Lift 50 lbs.

TO APPLY: Please download and fill out our employment application, and email it to us.

Or Mail it To:

Ward’s Berry Farm
614 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

You may include your resume. Please note on your application that you are applying for the BAKER position.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Field Hands

FARM LABORER / FIELD HAND
Do you like to work outdoors?

Ward’s Berry Farm is now taking applications for energetic farm laborers with a passion for agriculture and food!
Year round and seasonal positions (June through early November) available.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Planting, cultivating and harvesting various fruit and vegetable crops.
  • Mowing, tilling the soil, weeding, picking, cutting, cleaning, sorting, packing, processing, and handling harvested products.
  • Assisting on the loading dock:
       Receiving, washing and packing produce from the field
       Operating pallet jacks, rotating produce in cold storage areas
       Loading and unloading delivery trucks
       Completing wholesale orders, assuring quality of produce
  • (If qualified) Driving a tractor and giving partially narrated hayride tours for school groups, birthday parties & other events at the farm.
  • Working outdoors, in various weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.).

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
All applicants must:

  • Be friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable.
  • Possess a positive, diligent work ethic.
  • Be able to follow instructions from supervisor.
  • Be well organized, efficient and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Be in good physical health:
       Be able to bend, stoop, lift & carry up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis
       Be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Have good hygiene and be food safety conscious.
  • Follow guidelines of our food safety program.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Be available to work early flexible hours, additional hours during peak times (weekends and holidays a must).

Previous farm experience is preferred, reliability is a must!

TO APPLY: Please download and fill out our employment application, and email it to us.

Or Mail it To:

Ward’s Berry Farm
614 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

You may include your resume. Please note on your application that you are applying for the Field Hand position.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Retail Store Workers

Ward’s currently has employment openings for
RETAIL STORE WORKERS.

Love working with people and local food?
We need reliable, friendly, dedicated people to work in our
RETAIL STORE.
No previous experience needed.
Reliability is a must!

  • Full time and part time available
  • Weekday & weekend opportunities
  • Morning, afternoon & all-day shifts available
  • Hours vary by position

TO APPLY: Please download and fill out our employment application, and email it to us.

Or Mail it To:

Ward’s Berry Farm
614 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067

You may include your resume. 

We look forward to hearing from you!