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Gorgeous Goat Creamery Farm Store Staff

 

Role: Part-time farm store staff, 11-16 hours per week (weekend days)

Start date: March 16, 2024 or when filled

Gorgeous Goat Creamery is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about local food and agriculture to represent Gorgeous Goat Creamery and conduct farm store sales.

 

Who we are:

Gorgeous Goat Creamery is a family-owned and operated, seasonal goat dairy in western New Jersey, nestled on 17 acres of hardwood forest and pasture.  We produce goat cheese, bottled goat’s milk, goat’s milk yogurt, and handmade soap on the farm, all made from the milk produced by our herd of Alpine goats.  We enable consumers to enjoy fresh, local, delicious, and nutritious goat dairy products. Our handmade soaps offer gentle cleansing with natural moisturizing properties, which specifically addresses the needs of consumers with sensitive skin or with skin conditions. Our mission is to nourish the community with a side of laughter and learning. Learn more at www.gorgeousgoat.com

 

Responsibilities 

  • Clerk the farm store on Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-4pm, with optional Friday hours 3-6:30pm starting in late May.
  • Conduct sales transactions via cash and credit card with farm store customers. This is 5 hours of sales at a standing point of sale if it’s busy.  You need to be comfortable being on your feet for this duration.
  • Restock products.
  • Maintain a tidy sales floor.

Qualifications

  • Clear communication skills
  • Past retail sales experience preferred, especially managing a point of sale
  • Ability to learn basics of goat dairy operations and cheese making to support customer questions at the farm store stand.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Mobile phone with reliable network connection

Perks 

  • Discount on all farm products.
  • Opportunity before and after your shift to chill with the goats.
  • Working with a fun and committed staff who want to make a difference, one goat at a time.
  • During less busy times, you are welcome to enjoy the serenity of our forest, read a book, or work on homework.  But customers come first!

Application: submit letter of interest (cover letter), current resume, and at least two references who can speak to your ability to fulfill the job responsibilities and qualifications of the role to Info@gorgeousgoat.com. Please write “Farm Store Staff Application” in the subject line.

Compensation: $18/hour as a W2 employee. This is an official job with withholding taxes paid to the IRS and state treasury. Pay checks are issued on the 5th and 20th of the month.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Role is open until filled.

 

Questions? For the fastest reply, send us an email at info@gorgeousgoat.com.  You can also call or text us at 908-274-1295, but we can’t always answer the phone.