Current Openings

We are currently hiring to start immediately:

Bushwick, Brooklyn Location:

  • Cider Guide
    • Ever dream of working alongside thousands of gallons of hard cider? Our cidery restaurant in Bushwick is looking for a passionate, knowledgable, and engaging Cider Guide to help guests catch cider directly from our giant barrels. 

      You will be responsible for introducing our mission, brand, and hard ciders to restaurant guests as well as curious onlookers. This position is part-time with potential to grow. If your interest is piqued send your resume and cover letter to lindsey@brooklynciderhouse.com.
  • Junior Line Cook
  • Dishwasher

New Paltz, NY Location

  • Farm Manager

    • Position Overview

      Twin Star Orchards in New Paltz, NY is seeking an experienced farm manager to oversee the day-to-day management of all orchard operations. Twin Star Orchards is the home orchard for Brooklyn Cider House, an award-winning craft hard cider company. Twin Star features a mix of dessert and heirloom cider apples and about 50 acres of newly planted 3-year old cider and heirloom apple tres. The farm’s underlying philosophy is that “ugly apples taste better.” This philosophy translates into low-impact farming practices that produce “ugly” yet delicious fruit for our hard cider and for our pick-your-own business in the fall. With a small but dedicated team, the farm manager is responsible for carrying out the mission of ugly apples on the 200-acre property.

       

      Responsibilities

    • Manage crew of 4-5 orchard workers

    • Coordinate pest management, pruning, thinning, trellising, harvesting with the support of a consultant and crew leader

    • Maintain detailed records

    • Ensure equipment and grounds are well maintained

    • Develop market for retailing apples

    • Capital planning / grant writing

    • General administration including payroll, bookkeeping, etc.

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      Qualifications

      The ideal candidate should have

    • 5+ years of farm management experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture of a related field is preferred but not required

    • Extensive knowledge of apples, fruit, or stone fruit

    • Strong leadership and management skills

    • Excellent communication skills (Spanish language ability is a plus)

    • Passion for sustainable agriculture and quality food (appreciation for hard cider is a plus)

    • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other members of the team

    • Pesticide applicator license or desire to secure licensing

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      Work Schedule and Compensation

      This is a permanent, salaried position averaging 50 hrs/wk, but can range from less than 40/wk to 60/wk, depending on season, Monday through Friday or Monday through Saturdays during harvest. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. No benefits are available at this time.

       

      Location

      155 N Ohioville Road, New Paltz, NY 12561

       

      To Apply

      Send résumé, cover letter, and 3 references to lindsey@twinstarorchards.com. The position will remain opened until filled, with a target start date of Feb 1, 2017.

       

Submit your resume & cover letter on our Contact Us page or via: heather@brooklynciderhouse.com