Job Opportunities

If you are interested in employment at Pineland Farms, please send cover letter and resumé (or work history) to:

Pineland Farms, Inc.
32 Farm View Drive
New Gloucester, ME 04260

Pineland Farms, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. No phone inquiries, please.

Job Openings

Farmyard Educators
Job Description:

Pineland Farms Education Department is seeking full-time and part-time seasonal employees for the Family Farmyard. 80% OF THIS JOB IS BEING AN EDUCATOR and 20% is a farmer. The Family Farmyard hosts a variety of animals from local farms that spend the summer here at Pineland Farms.  The goal of the Family Farmyard is to educate and connect visitors to agriculture in a safe, engaging, hands-on environment. Pineland Farms’ Family Farmyard sees thousands of visitors over the course of the summer.


Job Requirements:
  • Lead activities for the public and school groups including formal interactive presentations to groups ranging from a few people to as many as 100 or more.  Also engaging public in less formal “meet and greet a farm animal” type of activities.
  • Engage with public about many topics ranging from basic animal information (“what animal is this?”) to in-depth discussions (i.e. dairy industry or farming practices etc.)
  • Chores associated with the family farmyard animals, gardens and general farmyard maintenance.
  • Provide information about Pineland Farms’ campus, history, products, and services.
  • Uphold excellent guest services at all times.
  • Communicate effectively with staff and supervisors to create a respectful and open work environment.
  • Provide support for special events (on as needed basis)
  • Full-time seasonal (30-40 hours) and part-time seasonal positions available (20-29 hours) 
  • Weekend availability required.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Salary/Wage: Starting pay is $12.00

Term:  Seasonal *May through August

Please complete an application at the Pineland Farms Administrative Office, 32 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester Maine 04260 

 


Benefits:
Landscaping & Horticulture
Job Description:

Pineland Farms is looking for hardworking individuals interested in landscaping and horticulture to work on the grounds at the Pineland Farms public garden, campus and other properties. Experience is preferred. These are full-time seasonal 40 hour a week positions.

Job duties may include work in some or all of the following areas:

  • Prepping, planting and caring for our organic vegetable, annual and cutting gardens.
  • Watering, feeding, propagation and transplanting in our greenhouse.
  • Working with our turf and irrigation systems.
  • Mulching and edging landscape beds.
  • Hand-digging, burlapping and transplanting trees and shrubs around the grounds and tree farm.
  • Working with cut flowers and making arrangements for weddings guest houses and The Market.
  • Monitoring and working with compost piles.
  • Working in our apple orchards.
  • Installing hardscapes, new landscape beds and other garden features.
  • Pruning of roses, shrubs and ornamental trees.
  • Keeping the grounds, gardens and various properties weed and trash free and looking their best.
  • Caring for and learning about hundreds of different ornamental and native species of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals throughout our gardens and grounds.
  • Interacting with the public and children in our one-acre public garden and educational programs.

Job Requirements:
  • Must be physically fit and willing to work in all types of weather.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must have current drivers license in good standing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently, in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must work well with the public.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Self-motivation and a good attitude are essential.

Starting pay ~ 12.00/hr.

Please complete an application at the Pineland Farms Administrative Office, 32 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester ME 04260 or email resume to rdonnelly@pinelandfarms.org

Benefits:
Outdoor Recreation Department
Job Description:

The Outdoor Recreation Department is looking for a hard working self-motivated individuals.  This is a full-time seasonal position – 40 hours a week. 

Job duties will require experience in the following areas: 

  • Assisting in event preparation and support
  • Trail maintenance and building
  • Building maintenance
  • Equipment operation and maintenance
  • Tree cutting and pruning
  • String trimming
  • Painting
  • Trail grooming 

Job Requirements:
  • Must be physically fit and willing to work in all types of weather.
  • Must have current driver’s license.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently, in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must work well with and be comfortable with the public.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule. 

Starting pay ~ 12.00/hr. 

Please stop in to the Pineland Farms Administrative Office at 32 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester to fill out an application or email Matt Sabasteanski at msabasteanski@pinelandfarms.org for more information.


Benefits:
Seasonal Harvesters
Job Description:

The Pineland Farms Produce Division at Gillespie Farms in New Gloucester is looking for help harvesting our strawberry crop from mid-June through late-July.

A chance to work outside picking strawberries during the morning hours with weekly schedule flexibility. Pickers earn a minimum hourly wage of $12.38/hr, fast-paced workers can earn over $16/hr.  Strawberries will be done in July but opportunities exist to harvest subsequent piece rate crops such as cucumbers. 


Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • Outdoor work environment.
  • Must be able to pick strawberries; depending on your preferred method will require bending, kneeling, sitting, or squatting.

Interested applicants please contact Ariel Provencal in the Produce Office at aprovencal@pinelandfarms.org or (207) 657-2877.


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