We encourage everyone age 15 and older (such as students, stay-at-home moms, dads, teachers, retirees, and grandparents) to apply. Several positions require age 18 or older (see below). We are always looking for people who can help on weekends in September and October. Check out the employment opportunities listed below to see what you might enjoy. All staff are provided with a Paulus Orchards T-shirt, have free admission to PlayLand and the Corn Maze on non-work hours (plus immediate family members of staff also get free PlayLand admission!), receive an employee discount, treated to an end of season party, are paid a competitive wage, and have paid training.
Upcoming Part-Time Employee Group Audition Dates and Times:
(See brief job descriptions at bottom of page)
May 12, 2018: 10am-11:30am
Hiring for all positions listed below. Please read over them carefully – some are June-February, some are June-October, and some are fall only. Please sign up by clicking the red link below to complete the application. (Due to our farming season, we do not have any summer-only positions. All positions continue through fall or beyond.)
August 18, 2018: 7pm-8:30pm
Weekday Help: Farm Store Cashiers (Available through February) and Farm Educators (Available through October)
Weekend Positions through end of October: Kitchen Assistants, Donut Makers, Produce Display, Weekend Sales, PlayLand & Corn Maze Staff, and Tractor Drivers.
Bring a Pen and a Smile!
Auditions Start at the Time Listed, Don’t Be Late!
We’ll send you a confirmation – if you have not received confirmation within 24 hours of submitting your application please email Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm we received your application. Bring a resume (if you have one), and be prepared to be at the farm for 1.5 hours for the audition.
Positions and descriptions
Farm Store Cashier:
Are you friendly, energetic, and outgoing? Do you love fresh, healthy foods and chatting with others? We’re looking for you to help our customers find what they need and ring up their purchases. Needed June-February.
Do you love the smile you see on a child’s face when she is handed an ice cream cone? You can deliver smiles all day long! Come work in our kitchen where we will scoop ice cream and make hot dogs, wraps, BBQ, and all kinds of other yummy treats. Needed Memorial Day Weekend through the end of October.
Love donuts? You will be extremely popular to the line of customers waiting for those freshly made donuts! They’re so popular we purchased a brand new bigger and better fryer in 2017! Now we need you! Needed June through February, minimum age is 18.
Produce Display Manager:
Happy people with attention to detail needed to sort peaches and apples and other produce by quality and size for wholesale orders and to help keep the stand filled. Needed June-November.
Energetic, fun people who like to be outdoors will love this job. These people explain the corn maze and PlayLand, explain the different varieties of apples available for pick your own, and take money for the corn maze, pick-your-own apples, pick-your-own pumpkins, and drinks. Also help with the activities and birthday parties if needed. Needed Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, as well as Labor Day and Columbus Day. Prefer age 18 or older.
PlayLand and Corn Maze Staff:
Do you love to make people laugh? Are you outgoing and energetic? Do you love being outdoors? Come be a “Day-Maker!” Lots of people are needed to make our entertainment area work. Staff are needed to guide people in the corn maze, watch over the upick areas, and oversee some of the bigger attractions, such as cow train, pedal karts, rat rollers, jumping pillow, and other activities. You’ll get the chance to do it all by rotating through the different areas during your shift which makes this job one of the most fun jobs! And…we want you to have FUN with our customers! Grumpy people need not apply. Needed Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, as well as Labor Day and Columbus Day. Prefer ages 18 and older, but younger teens are welcome to apply.
We provide wagon rides for our guests on Saturdays and Sundays in September and October as well as rides for our school tours on fall weekdays. This is a short-term, fun job that gets you out of the house and into the fresh air to enjoy the beautiful fall. You must be 18 or older and love to talk with people. You don’t just sit and drive, we want you to have fun with our guests! If you prefer weekends only, weekdays only, or are open to both – please apply!
Do you love kids? Do you love farms? Do you love to teach? We offer a summer story time in July and August as well as educational tours on weekdays in July, August, September and October. The tours include an educational talk about orchards (training provided), apple picking, pumpkin picking, wagon ride, and play time. If you are looking for just a few hours a week and you love children – this job is for you. We will train you, no experience necessary, but retired teachers make awesome farm educators! Minimum age is 18.
Farm Hand Help:
Do you love working outdoors? We need part-time help with general landscaping, picking berries, picking and washing pumpkins, and helping with various odd and end type jobs. Needed June-October.