Seasonal Jobs at Dutch Roots Farm
WE’RE HIRING! Interested in working with flowers? We have multiple part time seasonal openings for Field crew, Shop Crew, and delivery driver. We will train you. Head over to our website to learn more!
Part Time Shop Crew
Do you enjoy working with flowers? We are currently looking for Individuals to pull florist orders, make mixed bouquets, and special arrangements. Organization and previous design experience is strongly considered.
Shop Crew position is part time in the mornings. We are looking for someone organized and has an eye for design. Other tasks include prepping & ordering supplies, making sure design area is clean, washing buckets, fulfilling orders, and occasionally picking extra stems to make the arrangements pop!
Part time Field Worker
Do you picture your summer spent out in the sunshine surrounded by flowers? Does that vision also involve hours of weeding, cutting buckets of blooms, dirt under your fingernails, sunscreen and sweat?
Dutch Roots Farm is looking for a trustworthy, hard working part-time field worker. This person will report to Mark and assist in all aspects of flower field work. Due to the requirements for harvesting, we are looking for individuals available at least 15 hours per week starting as early as 6:30 to 7 in the morning. If you apply, know that it is a lot of hard work but also a lot of fun.
Preference will be for experience driving a tractor and ability to form beds.
Duties include weeding, seeding, planting, irrigation, washing buckets, pest and disease control, trellising and especially harvesting.
Team members should be self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team
This is a very physical role. You will be on your feet and may lift heavy objects (up to 50lbs). We work outdoors in all types of weather (high heat, rain, cold).
Team members are required to follow farm best practices and instructions. We expect everyone to ask for help or guidance as needed.
We prioritize working safely and taking precautions to avoid accidents.
The field worker must provide proper work attire including boots/shoes that will get dirty, sun hat if desired, rain gear if needed etc. Must also be able to lift, bend, and work out in the elements. Since we often get the opportunity to share our love of flowers with customers at farmer’s markets, events and on social media it is important that all employees are friendly, and can learn and communicate about cut flower varieties to positively represent our business.
Part Time Delivery Driver
We are looking for someone with an excellent driving record, friendly disposition and attention to detail. This position does require someone who knows flower varieties or learns quickly and who can use care with customers and flowers to ensure the safety and sanitation of our market space.
Ability for bending and lifting up to 60 lbs. All product will need loaded and unloaded by hand, and caution must be taken while delivering to ensure that the flowers arrive in the same condition in which they were loaded.
We provide delivery in the Bay Area, Ripon, Modesto, Escalon & Manteca. We have some periodic deliveries further away.
The ideal team member will be available Thursday - Saturday through October.
This position is part time seasonal with around 10-15 hours expected per week, but can be combined with Field Crew Member for the right person.