Employment Opportunities at Weaver’s Orchard

We are a 4th generation family business located in Berks County, Pennsylvania. We grow fruit and produce with your health in mind. As a family-owned farm, we are always thinking about future generations. We strive to keep our family, our land, and our community safe and healthy. We love to provide educational experiences to the public on our farm.

We offer competitive compensation, Sunday’s off, as well as holiday and vacation pay.

We currently have the following job opportunities as of Mid-March 2024. Please contact janell@weaversorchard.com for a full job description and to apply.


Part-Time HR Manager Job Summary:

The Human Resources Manager will use their skills and insight to promote our business values and educate our staff on how to work within and promote those values as well. This individual will oversee and be directly involved in the hiring and training of Farm Market/Pick-Your-Own staff. The individual will also aid the Maintenance, School Tour and Events Coordinators in fielding applications and interviewing/hiring as necessary. The HR Manager will coordinate with other office and payroll staff to ensure effective onboarding of staff, oversee department managers as they train their staff, and ensure that general policies and procedures are being followed. The individual will work alongside staff to give additional training when needed, take disciplinary action if necessary, and work alongside coworkers who are struggling to maintain a healthy work relationship. Finally, our Human Resources Manager will help to create a positive work environment with fun and community/team building experiences, be an encouragement to all, and help to recognize the accomplishments of staff.

This position is part-time.

Farm Market Manager Job Summary:

Job Summary:

Individual will manage a family-owned farm market, including the staff and product. The market manager is accountable for supervision and support of department managers and staff, setting the general atmosphere for work ethic and customer service, goal setting and attainment, completion of projects and evaluation to generate profits for the business. The manager will develop and grow relationships with vendors and oversee purchasing of current and new product. The market manager will exercise authority and independent judgement regarding making decisions, while reporting directly to the owners.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide prompt and Friendly service to our customers
  • Engage and interact with customers to create a positive and familiar shopping experience
  • Overseeing department managers and staff
  • Train, motivate, evaluate and guide staff to current and future goals of the business
  • Sustain a high-level knowledge of all products, especially what is grown at Weaver’s Orchard, its uses and seasonality.
  • Establish and achieve sales and financial objectives.
  • Assist owners with special projects and tasks as required.

Personal Attributes:

  • Pleasant, outgoing, and skilled in all forms of communication
  • Managing time in a fast paced environment during busy days/ seasons
  • Organized and keep accurate records

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma
  • Must have experience in retail and management of people and product ( preferred 5 years total experience in retail, 2 years of experience in management)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong initiative, self motivated
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to an ever-changing retail environment
  • Must be able to work as a team.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50Lbs frequently
  • Job requires prolonged standing, walking, and lifting, with the potential for prolonged work outdoors in varying weather conditions.

Structure:

This position requires a minimum of 50-55hours/week for most of the year. Busy season hours (summer and fall) are determined in part by efficiency of the individual filling the role. Must be able to work all Saturdays (except for pre-approved time off for important events) during the busy season (May through December) and at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays per month in the slow season (January through April). Most holidays are required with adjusted hours (except when the market is closed – see market hours on website). NO SUNDAYS – market closed.