Packer

Sep 26 2017
Friends with Farms |Kailua|Part Time, $12.00 / hour
Job Description

Packer, Friends with Farms

 

We’re looking for a person to pack produce nicely and potentially help deliver it to consumers. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge or experience of the food and/or agricultural industries. As the position may entail some informal contact with customers, we are also looking for a very friendly, polite person who is service-oriented.

 

As a Packer, you should also share our values and be committed to promoting local food that is produced sustainably. This is an exciting opportunity to help us to enhance Hawai’i’s food security in a practical way.

 

We’re looking for 1 part-time Packer

 

The Role:

In this role, you will help with the logistics of our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operation. At a later date, the role may be expanded to include logistics for our farmers’ market operation as well.

 

The Packer will assist with packing the CSA bags on Monday afternoons/evenings from approximately 4-7pm at our facility in Waimanalo.

 

Note:

·        The total number of hours may fluctuate slightly depending upon how long it takes to complete all packing.

 

Payrate: $12/hr., hours subject to change.

Contract type: independent contractor (non-salaried position).

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Friendly, polite, and service-oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work quickly but with care to pack CSA bags, putting the right produce into the right bag while ensuring that produce is not damaged and is well-presented
  • Clean, neat and hygiene-oriented
  • Organized and able to follow packing protocols
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work as a contractor

Growth Possibilities:

Our CSA is growing and we are also expanding to new farmers’ markets. The Packer may be asked to help with packing and delivery for farmers’ markets as well.

 

How to apply:

If you’re passionate about local food then we want to hear from you. To apply, please send a cover letter with your résumé to: info@friendswithfarms.com.