Farm Stand Associate

Sep 12 2022
Pono Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time, $13.00 / hour
Category: Retail
Job Description

Farm Stand Associate 

Position Description



Pono Pacific Land Management, LLC was founded with a vision of helping Hawai‘i’s conservation agencies and landowners. Since  2000, we have been providing specialized services to a wide variety of clients in almost every ecosystem in Hawaiʻi, from mountain  ridgelines and forests to coastal areas and near-shore reef systems. 

In 2019, Pono Pacific was contracted by Turtle Bay Resort to manage 468 acres of agricultural land mauka of the resort. Kuilima  Farm is a healthy, vibrant farm that matches best-in-class sustainability practices alongside Hawaiian knowledge and culture. The  ideal candidate will exhibit the values that steer our organization: character, humility, ʻohana (family/community-mindedness),  service, excellence, and nobility. The Farm Stand Associate will act in the best interest of the company, other employees, and in a  fair, safe, effective, and legal manner.  

The Farm Stand Associate will work directly under the direction of the Farm Stand Supervisor and other Farm Specialists as well as  the Farm Supervisor. The Farm Stand Associate’s responsibilities are to assist with the daily operations of the farm stand as well as  support various components across the farm when required. They will ensure that customers have a satisfactory shopping  experience by attending to guest needs and answering any questions they might have regarding the store’s products and general  farm operations. Farm Stand Associates are expected to maintain the tidy look of the farm stand by cleaning and restocking shelves,  as well as be ready to occasionally work as crew for other farm team leads as circumstances require, such as during a large harvest.  An ideal candidate should possess a high degree of organization, professionalism, leadership, communication, and organizational  skills.  

Specific Position Goals/Expectations: 

• Greeting, interacting with and monitoring customers and assisting with the selection of merchandise. • Preparing, displaying and organizing products in the store. 

• Helping customers in billing and payment processes. 

• Communicating information about products and general farmland information. 

• Maintaining the look of the farm stand area through dusting, cleaning, restocking merchandise, and tidying the exterior  areas. 

• Other responsibilities can include: assisting or leading guided farm tours, planting, weeding, harvesting, operating  hydroponic systems, farm maintenance and beautification, disposing of waste, washing and processing harvests for sale,  supporting farm events, custodial and housekeeping duties, tracking of seeding, harvesting, production, and other activities  related to food safety, and more. 

Desired Qualifications: 

• Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills 

• Exceptional work ethic and strict adherence to company policy and sales goals. 

• Strong organizational and time management skills with an ability to prioritize tasks. 

• Must be hardworking, trustworthy, and willing to learn.  

• Responsible and follows directions while working in small teams or independently. 

• Excellent communicator: openly shares observations/questions to fellow Farm Crew Members and Farm Specialists.  • Flexible, willing to work on different teams and projects as circumstances require. 

• Able to pass a background check. 

 

• This role must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including weekdays, weekends, holidays ...

Starting Pay: $13.00/hour


Benefits: 

• Health care with dental, drug, and vision 

• 401(k) Plan 

• Training and development opportunities 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected], or mail to: 

677 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 1200 

 

Honolulu, HI 96813