Join us where the water’s warm and the sun is bright
Fossil Beach Farm is a professionally run, aboriginal owned, mixed use agri-tourism, orchard, and livestock farm. Nestled on the sunset side of Hornby Island, we operate from May-Sept. and hire 4-5 seasonal employees. We are joined by a high end, appreciative, and loyal clientele who make guest services a pleasure. We’re always looking for a great fit to join our team!
If this sounds like a summer you’d like to experience: you love people, have a farm work ethic, don’t mind chasing down a cow or two, and have island accommodation, see below!
To apply email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
SOUS-CHEF/LINE COOK/PREP COOK
Our Cooks will prepare and serve a high-quality menu to our cider guests, and keep our kitchen & prep area clean and safe for use. Our Cooks will shine in a positive, fast-paced inclusive environment and excel at multitasking and take initiative in our open-air, public-facing cookshack setting. Other duties include; prepping ingredients, preparing and plating dishes and assembling orders, completing our culinary Opening and Closing checklists, counting inventory & alerting the General Manager when items are running low, keeping food storage areas clean and organized, and dishwashing. The Cookshack is open Saturday & Sunday in May/June and Wednesday-Sunday in July, August and September. Prior kitchen experience in a high-volume setting is an asset. Valid Foodsafe Certificate is required.
Our Tasting Room Associate’s will provide interactive cider-tasting experiences to all guests, food & beverage bar service in the tasting room and cookshack, with bussing and cleaning of the venue & service areas before and after service hours. They will be responsible for operating our Square POS system and management of cash & payments. The tasting room is open Saturday & Sunday in May/June and Wednesday-Sunday in July, August and September. Prior serving & bartending experience in a high-volume setting is an asset. Valid Serving It Right Certification is required.
Shifts may also include attention to our Glamping area and Cider Production.
In the Glamping area they will be responsible for excellent customer service to our guests in our seven tents and one cabin, cleaning tents & washrooms, cleaning and maintenance of the shared cookshack, landscaping, laundry, guest relations, garbage etc. Glamping is occupied from May Long weekend to mid September.
Cider Production shifts will ensure that the tasting room is topped up daily with product by packaging bottles, assisting in filling kegs and blending ciders, making non-alcoholic beverages, pressing fruit, finding fruit-pickers and upkeep in the cider production area.
Our housekeeper will be responsible for glamping site turn-overs, cleaning and maintenance of the shared cookshack & washrooms, laundry, garbage etc. Part-time position with flexible hours, that can be combined with another position, May – September.
Our farm hand will assist with general repairs & maintenance of our waterfront 80-acre cattle farm and orchards. May consist of landscaping, orchard maintenance, fencing, fruit picking, construction, riparian management, orchard development, handyman tasks and more. They will be supported with all the machinery, and tools required for the job. Part time position that can be combined with another position, May – September.
To apply for any of the above positions, email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]