Employment

If you believe there’s no wrong way to eat ice cream, then working for Velvet Ice Cream may be for you. As a fourth-generation family owned company, Velvet Ice Cream takes pride in employing the best of the best. Below are the current positions available.

 


Groundskeeper – Seasonal

Summary of Positions:
Landscape and maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Shall perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, trimming, planting, weeding, watering, fertilizing, digging, and raking. Also provides superlative service to Velvet Ice Cream/Ye Olde Mill guests and co-workers in performing all duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Follows detailed worksheet for routine grounds keeping duties.
• Waters all plants, and flowers on property by hand, sprinkler or other methods as needed.
• Trims all lawn areas, if needed.
• Pulls weeds by hand or uses “weed wacker” as appropriate.
• Planting, fertilizing and other garden system.
• Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of all outside areas near café, shelter pavilions, nature trail, ponds and garbage maintenance.
• Keeps all related equipment clean, maintained and stored properly.
• Keeps equipment storage room neat, clean and organized.
• Completes inventory of supplies and informs manager when additional supplies are needed.
• Keeps the entire property free of litter, cigarette butts and other trash.
• Shall perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications:

- A minimum of 6 months of grounds keeping / gardening experience.
- Must be able to communicate clearly with managers and other personnel.
- Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
- Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

Miscellaneous:

As an ice cream destination we serve local and traveling clientele. Flexibility is required. We may ask you to work a split shift, meaning working in the morning and then returning to work later in the day. We sometimes have guests stay late and need to keep to the pavilions/grounds clean and ready for the next day. A high level of guest service is expected and only those people willing to provide this should apply for this job. A strong teamwork ethic is also required and all coworkers should also be considered as guests. Adherence to all employee policies is required.


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