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15 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930

Open April 30th - December 24th
Daily 9AM - 6PM

Fresh produce, plants, decor, gifts, and baked goods ~ Chester, NJ

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Now Hiring Farmers' Market Sales Associate

Department(s): Tailgate Market
Reports to: Dale Davis III, Brandt Davis, Kaitlyn Davis
Employment Period: May through December

Job summary

This position will allow you to travel to major cities within New Jersey and New York to promote and sell Jersey Fresh Produce where it otherwise might not have been attainable. You will be setting up farmers' markets in different cities and selling Stony Hill produce and other items May Through December. Weekends are required, as well as the ability to work the entire season outdoors (which includes working in summer heat and the cold of winter).

Summary of essential job functions

  • Build strong customer relationships with the diverse consumers encountered in the cities
  • Vend our own Jersey Fresh Produce at outdoor Tailgate Markets
  • Promote Jersey Fresh Products and our fresh produce from our family farm

Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 18 years of age or older

Other requirements

  • Fluent in the English Language
  • Understanding of American currency
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to work well with others
  • Knowledge of fruits, vegetables, and cooking with fresh produce
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends
  • Must be able to work outdoors during all seasons

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Now Hiring Farm Share Packing Assistant

Department(s): Tailgate Market
Reports to: Dale Davis III, Brandt Davis, Kaitlyn Davis
Employment Period: June through mid-November

Job summary

Stony Hill began its Farm Share (CSA) Program in 2012. Our Farm Share Program (also known as Community Supported Agriculture or CSA) is a relationship of a mutual commitment between farmers and members. In return for an annual fee which helps cover production costs of the farm, Farm Share members receive a weekly share of the highest quality produce during the growing season. Over the past 5 years our program has expanded to include corporate members and also apartment building drop off locations.

Activities will include, but are not limited to: Pack produce into containers, sort produce, count pieces of produce, fold farm share boxes for packing. This is a seasonal position with Farm Share distribution being June through November.

Work days and hours vary depending on Farm Share packing. Position is Monday through Friday approximately 30 hours per week with varying start and end times.

Work Schedule

General schedule:
Mondays & Wednesdays: 10am start time
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6am start time
Fridays: 3pm start time

Summary of essential job functions

  • Fold farm share boxes and stack neatly
  • Sort and pack produce for our farm share boxes
  • Clean up barn after finishing projects for the day
  • Other duties as assigned (June through mid-November)

Minimum requirements

  • 14 years of age or older

Other requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Self motivated and can work at a fast pace
  • Sound judgment on appearance of products being packed
  • Need to be able to work entire farm share season

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Greenhouse Sales Associate

Department(s): Greenhouse Retail
Reports to: Joan Studley, Dale Davis III
Employment Period: May through December

Job summary

This position is employed Saturdays May through December. This is a sales associate position at the Stony Hill Greenhouse selling our plants and other novelty item.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Keep store organized and stocked
  • Sell our seasonal flowers and house plants
  • Answer phone and take floral orders

Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Understanding of American currency

Abilities required

  • Good people skills
  • Ability to work with others
  • General gardening and plant knowledge
  • Ability to work a cash register and give change

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Now Hiring Saturday Tailgate Market Sales Associate

Department(s): Tailgate Market Retail Sales
Reports to: Brandt Davis
Employment Period: Saturdays May through December 17th, some weekdays available as well

Job summary

This position will allow you to travel to major cities within New Jersey & New York to promote and sell Jersey Fresh Produce where it otherwise might not have been attainable. You will be setting up a farmerís market in Hoboken and selling our produce and other items May Through December.

Available position(s):
Hoboken Famers Market (14th & Gardens Street) - Saturdays 7am-2:30pm (leave Chester at 5:30am & return at 4pm) *Required*

Summary of essential job functions

  • Build strong customer relationships with the diverse consumers encountered in the cities.
  • Sell our own Jersey Fresh Produce at outdoor Tailgate Markets

Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 18 years of age or older

Abilities required

  • Fluent in the English Language
  • Understanding of American Currency
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Work the entire season (May through December)
  • Able to work well with others in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of fruits, vegetables, and cooking with fresh produce
  • Weekends are expected as well as the ability to work the entire season (May - December) outdoors, which includes working in summer heat and the cold of winter.

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Farm Market Sales Associate

Department(s): Farm Market Retail
Reports to: Dana Ronyack-Davis
Employment Period: May - December

Job summary

Positions filled

This position is employed May through December Thursday through Saturday 9am-6pm plus Sundays 9am - 6pm in October. This is a sales associate position at our Farm Market located in Chester, NJ selling our home grown produce, seasonal plants, and other novelty items at our store. We have various fall activities including a 10 acre corn maze and pumpkin patch. Sundays are a requirement.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Keep store organized and stocked
  • Run a cash register
  • Develop strong customer relationships

Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 18 years of age or older

Abilities required

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to work with others
  • Knowledge of produce and cooking
  • Knowledge of plants and gardening
  • Ability to run a POS system
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

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Maze Master

Department(s): Corn Maze
Reports to: Dana Ronyack-Davis, Kristi Ronyack
Employment Period: September through mid-November

Job summary

Positions filled for 2017

This position is employed September through mid-November at our Farm Market location. Activities will include but are not limited to: Learn and master our 10 acre interactive corn maze, help customers find their way through the maze, and watch for proper maze behavior. Weekday and weekend shifts are available.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Help maze goers find their way through the maze
  • Ensure rules are being followed in the maze
  • Help maintain all aspects of the Maze attractions

Minimum requirements

  • 14 years of age

Abilities required

  • Good customer relations skills
  • Enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to work with others

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Now Hiring School Tour Guide

Department(s): Farm Market
Reports to: Dana Ronyack-Davis
Employment Period: September through mid-November

Job summary

This position is employed part time in September through mid November, approximately 10-20 hours per week. School tours hours run from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Job entails helping move students around the different stations at the farm, educating students about agriculture, and explaining different activities to students and teachers.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Organize students into groups
  • Instruct students on all activities

Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma

Abilities required

  • Ability to work with young children
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to work with others

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Fun Park Sales Associate

Department(s): Maze Fun Park
Reports to: Dana Ronyack-Davis, Kristi Ronyack
Employment Period: September through mid-November

Job summary

Positions filled for 2017

This position is employed September through mid-November weekends only. This is a sales associate position at our Maze Fun park selling maze tickets and concessions.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Sell tickets to our corn maze or concession to customers
  • Help prepare food
  • Explain our farm & activities available to customers

Minimum requirements

  • Age 16 or older

Abilities required

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to work with others
  • Understanding of American Currency

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Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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