Farm Stand Associate

May 26 2023
Pono Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time, $15.00 / hour
Category: Retail
Job Description


 Farm Stand Associate Pono Pacific Land Management, LLC was founded with a vision of helping Hawai‘i’s conservation agencies and landowners. Since 2000, we have beenproviding specializedservices to a wide variety of clients in almost every ecosystem in Hawaiʻi, from mountain ridgelines and forests to coastal areasand 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 VP of Diversified Agricultureor the appropriate Manager.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. Theywill 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. FarmStand Associates are expected to maintain the tidy look of the farmstand 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. Communicating to supervisor about inventory levels and items we may need to reorder. Restocking and inputting new inventory into our system when we receive deliveries. Maintaining the look of the farmstand area through cleaning, restocking merchandise, and tidying the exterior areas. Other duties as assigned

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 and special events

Starting Pay: $15.00-16.00/hour, based on education and experience

Benefits: Health care with dental, drug, and vision 401(k) Plan Training and development opportunities