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Organic Farm Seasonal Team Member
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, NY
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Job Description

Organic Farm Seasonal Team Member

Job Posting: 02/08/2018 Job ID: 1800067 Location: Rochester, NY Address: 100 Wegmans Market St Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: The seasonal nature of this job requires a flexible availability of up to 40 hours a week. Shift times may be adjusted based on inclement weather. The season runs from April through November. Candidates please note on your application which months you are available to work during this timeframe. Schedule: Part-time


To work closely with the Farm team as you take part in the planting, sowing and care of crops while working hands-on in the fields. In this role, you will gain unique skills and experience while learning about a new and exciting area of our business; growing your own passion and knowledge of products and agriculture along the way!
Job Description

Product (What We Do)

  • Work hands on in the field performing a variety of general farm tasks; planting, cultivating and harvesting crops, including watering, composting and weeding
  • Drive and operate farm machinery when necessary
  • Grade and package crops for marketing and selling to stores
  • Work effectively in a team-based environment, assisting team members as necessary to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Complete all tasks efficiently without sacrificing quality while strictly adhering to food and human safety guidelines and procedures

People (Who We Are)

  • Support, encourage, and respect co-workers
  • Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development
  • Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws
  • Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operations in the department

Preferred Qualifications

  • Agricultural experience or related coursework
  • Store Operations Produce department experience
  • Experience working with agricultural equipment/tools

Preferred Skills

  • Exhibit a strong passion for growing organic
  • Ability to work independently and with others with minimal supervision, plan and prioritize multiple assignments and report status to management and team members

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.