Hiring for fall 2019

Fall Fun Specialists

Work Weekends in September and October

Employment at the Treinen Farm

NOTE: We begin interviews in mid-August. If you apply before the beginning of August, we will hold your applications until we start interviews.

About Us:

The Treinen Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch has been a fall destination for fun for over twenty-five years. Every year we hire dozens of people to join our team for a fast-paced fall season (weekends mid-September through October. Some weekday positions may be open as well.)

If you haven’t visited our farm before, explore our website to see what we do before you apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Help guests have a great day at the farm. Keep them safe, meet their needs promptly, and have an exceptional attitude all day.
  • Rotate through positions like game attendant, maze explainer, retail stocker, lost-child-finder, hayride helper, cashier, gemstone mining expert, kitten/goat/chicken wrangler, parking lot attendent–all with a smile.
  • Play with customers. Take their pictures. Comment on their adorable children and excellent taste in pumpkins. Be quirky, entertaining, and sincere.

Requirements:

  • Be outgoing and willing to talk to people you don’t know
  • Be kind to customers, fellow employees, and yourself
  • Be willing to learn, to try new things, to make mistakes
  • Be able to arrive on time, keep your schedule current on WhenToWork, respond to work emails, and communicate accurately and excellently with managers
  • Be at least 14 by September 21.
  • Be able to work outside, dress for the weather and be active.
  • Be able to work 2 shifts on most October weekends.

Special Positions:

  • Cashier experience is always a plus (but we do provide training for applicants who are interested and qualified.)
  • Horse positions (driver, stablehand) open occasionally and require extensive horse experience.
  • We do hire some weekday staff for field trips and general farm work.
  • Interested in or experienced with farm animals? Are you a performer of any kind? Let us know!

Experience

  • Don’t worry, we provide compassionate training for all positions. But we do want to hear about experience you may have with other jobs or volunteer work.

Schedules

  • We work our employee schedules around school, sports, and other employment.

Compensation:

  • Starts at $8/hr for new employees  who are high school students
  • Starts at $11/hr for new employees with high school degree or more

Be Honest:

  • Look, being a Fall Fun Specialist isn’t for everyone. It requires a lot of hard work along with all the fun. Only apply if this all actually sounds like it fits you!

Ready for fall fun?

Have questions?

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