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Have fun and learn on the farm!

Highland Orchards, Inc. has been a family owned and operated, sustainable working farm and diversified business since 1941.  With our roots firmly established in our community and by hiring exceptional team members and team leaders over the years, we have been able to offer our customers an outstanding array of fresh products and valued services.  

Now hiring for all seasonal positions.

Highland Orchards tractor ride

Now Hiring:

Farm Market Assistant Manager

Our assistant store manager will use their experience working in retail and their leadership skills to aid Store Managers in providing great customer service, setting employee standards, taking inventory and restocking shelves.

The assistant manager will provide support to customers and employees by carrying out additional duties as necessary with the goal of improving business performance and customer satisfaction.

You will be expected to regularly fill in for the store manager and support business initiatives. The ideal candidate will confidently use the following skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively lead staff, help customers and work with upper management
  • Great customer service skills, including patience and active listening, to ensure customers feel heard and helped
  • Presentation skills and knowledge of best visual and marketing display practices
  • Conflict management skills to resolve customer issues effectively and ensure efficiency on teams
  • Good time management skills to set realistic deadlines and follow specific steps to reach time-sensitive objectives
  • In-depth knowledge of the farm market’s merchandise, bakery, pick-your-own activities, and other farm events and festivals

This is a hands-on position. Duties include cashiering, stocking merchandise displays, maintaining freshness produce, cleaning, and customer service.

Weekend availability is required. Our Farm Market is currently open Tuesday– Sunday. Additional hours will be required during our busy season (May-Oct).

Now Hiring:

Hayride/Tractor Drivers

 You will utilize established techniques to transport our customers to various areas of that farm. Ideal candidates will exhibit a friendly, positive attitude, a willingness to interact with the public and safety-consciousness.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Driving customers to various areas of the farm
  • Prioritizing safety by explaining and enforcing rules
  • Provide a positive experience for all customers that visit

The ideal driver candidate is over 21, has a valid PA driver’s license; has an outgoing upbeat personality; likes working outdoors; and is willing to be trained to operate a tractor.

Now Hiring:

Farm Market & Bakery Staff

 You will assist our customers, both inside and outside the market. The ideal candidate for this role will be warm and welcoming, punctual, eager to learn and able to work in a fast-paced environment. A positive attitude and solid communication skills are necessary. 100% commitment to customer service and sustaining product standards is required.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning
  • Customer Service
  • Ensuring freshness of produce and perishable items
  • Maintaining merchandise displays
  • Cashiering
  • Assisting PickYourOwn customers in the market and outside

Now offering many flexible, part-time job opportunities!

14+

Typical shifts:

Daytime hours –  8am-3:30pm

Night Hours – 3:30pm-6:30pm

 

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Submit your application in person at:

Highland Orchard’s Office

1000 Marshallton-Thorndale Road

West Chester, PA 19380 (Mon-Fri 8-5)

 

Or by email at:

events@highlandorchards.net

What makes a great Highland Employee?

Our employees enjoy providing a welcoming environment where visitors can create lifelong memories, begin a family tradition, and have a great time outdoors.  

 

The best employees are willing to learn multiple areas of our farm with a positive attitude. Every day at Highland Orchards is different and it is important to always have a desire to make our visitors have the best experience possible. If you like the idea of working as a team in an active environment with fantastic customer service, then this job is for you.

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