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Posted: December 2, 2016

This season we need a hand processing local Vermont produce for schools and other institutions! Are you looking for some parttime work?

Check out this job description and give us a shout! Kitchen Crew Position 2016FINAL

Summary of Position: This position is critical to our farm to institution (Just Cut) local farm veggie program, and will work in a team with the Kitchen Crew Supervisor, Facilities Manager and Kitchen Team. The primary responsibility is to ensure the safe, efficient and cleanly processing and packaging of raw farm products into value-added products for institutions. This requires:

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, package, and ship weekly fresh and frozen Just-Cut product orders (particularly broccoli, beets, cabbage, potatoes and carrots)
  • Ability to work in an industrial kitchen setting; warehouse inventory lifting, physical capability to move foodstuffs, dry goods, work in hot and cold settings, and work with food processing equipment is a necessity.
  • Communicate all irregularities to the Kitchen Crew Supervisor and follow all food safety protocols as communicated by Kitchen Crew Supervisor or Facilities Manager (i.e. equipment malfunction, materials below par level, staff injuries, etc.)
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout production kitchens and warehouse

 Availability: Must be available for 2 hour facility orientation and safety training.

Skills: We’re looking for the right fit for making our Food Venture Center hum with activity.

  • Ability to lift up to 60lbs
  • Ability to work on your feet
  • Ability to take directions quickly and efficiently and able to follow established procedures
  • Ability to be detail oriented, and focused on specific tasks to completion
  • Ability to be on-time, to communicate to your teammates, and to carry out repetitive tasks

TO APPLY: Please send your resume/employment history to CONNOR GORHAM, Facilities Manager (connor@hardwickagriculture.org)

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