About Us

5th Generation Farm dedicated to growing food to feed people and creating soils that enrich your gardens. 

Services:

- Food 
- Soil & Mulch

- Compost
- Wood Chips

- Screener Rental

Location & Phone

21 Wells Road 

Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
207-671-5341 - Penny 

207-807-1761 (Soil Products)

Created by Jordan's Farm Marketing Department

- Jordan's Farm -

POSITIONS AVAILABLE -  August - November 1st

 JOIN OUR TEAM!!!

Great Option for People in their "Third Act" of life or students taking a "gap year"!

 

A dynamic and diverse work environment

 

Jordan's Farm is a 5th generation family farm located in Cape Elizabeth, ME that is dedicated to growing food to feed our community and creating soils to enrich local gardens. We grow a variety of produce (including but definitely not limited to; strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, lettuce and squash) using sustainable practices for retail at our Cape Elizabeth farm stand and for our South Portland location, The Farm Stand. In addition, we wholesale some of our crops to local food pantries and Maine-based distribution companies, as well as operate a seasonal “Pick Your Own” strawberry patch.

 

We are currently seeking hardworking, quick-paced, creative, problem-solving individuals to join our team for the 2018 season. Ideally, our new recruits would have a passion for beautiful vegetables, locally-focused, sustainable Maine food systems, and good conversation. The ability to balance many tasks all at once with a positive attitude is a must. Applicants will need to be ready to work in all sorts of weather conditions (cold, heat, humidity, rain, etc.)- You certainly will learn to love layers here. Come join our farm “family”!

 

Three Types of Positions Available:

  1. Customer Service Attendant/ Farm Stand Storekeeper

  2. Postharvest Organizer (Produce Guru)

  3. Field Laborer  

 

Applicable Information for all Positions:

  • We operate 7 days a week, May through mid-fall

    • Must have the ability to work weekends, opening, and closing shifts

  • Driver’s license required (ability to drive a standard is a plus!)

  • Reliable transportation is a must (we have a lot going on every day, we need you here!)

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 50lbs

  • Part-time is an option (minimum of 15 hours/ week)

 

(1) Customer Service Attendant/ Farm Stand Shopkeeper - STARTING AUGUST 

We are looking for friendly, outgoing individuals to join our “front of stand” team for the 2018 season. Our ideal hires would provide great customer service and be knowledgeable about locally grown produce, have great attention to detail, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

These positions end up being the faces of our business! We have many regular customers who return year after year, as well as many people just dropping in to see what we’re about. Applicants with a personable, sociable demeanor and a smiling face are a plus.

Daily responsibilities include:    

  • Maintaining a neat, tidy, well-stocked storefront

  • Assisting customers with product inquiries

  • Manning the cash register; accurately totaling and collecting payments in the form of cash, credit, debit and CSA / gift cards

  • Developing and designing (with guidance) seasonal displays and signage based on available Maine-produced grocery items and produce

  • Wash, prep and pack vegetables when necessary


(2) Postharvest Organizer (Produce Guru) - STARTING AUGUST

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who thrive in team-oriented positions that require lots of multitasking and proactive communication. A qualified individual would be organizationally minded, thrive in a very fast-paced, physically demanding environment, and be able to constructively support your coworkers in different departments.This position also requires the ability to fill in where necessary around the farm, which may include (but not be limited to) customer service, harvesting/ weeding, or carrying out deliveries to wholesale customers. Applicants should be flexible and self-driven, have the ability to lift 60-80lbs, and have a good attitude (a good sense of humor also never hurts!)

Daily responsibilities generally include:

  • Attending morning huddle and organizing and directing the daily agenda of self and others

  • Washing, prepping and packing inventory for retail and wholesale

  • Overseeing incoming and outgoing deliveries, managing invoices, and integrating products

  • Maintaining clean and organized walk-in coolers and conducting daily inventory of products

  • Day to day farm upkeep (thoroughly cleaning work areas, tray/bin washing, etc.)

  • Conducting daily deliveries to The Farm Stand in South Portland

  • Assisting “front of stand” coworkers during busy times (stocking produce, helping with checkout etc.)

 

(3) Field Laborer - STARTING AUGUST! 

This position is a wonderful option for eager, enthusiastic students looking to spend their summer outside or those who are looking for their first taste of agricultural work! For this opening, we are looking for individuals who are self-motivated and are not afraid to get their hands dirty.

This position requires individuals to work quickly and efficiently regardless of weather conditions. Applicants must enjoy completing repetitive tasks that may require long periods of bending or kneeling. Ideal applicants may have some customer service experience and the capability to handle transactions as they will be manning our “Pick Your Own” strawberry patch while it is in season. A good conversationalist is a plus!

Daily responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting our field crew with crop harvests during peak seasons

  • Hand weeding and hoeing of crops

  • Other field related tasks as needed

  • Assist Postharvest crew

 

Contact Penny for Details (email) or call 207-671-5341