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Vala’s is looking for a Hard Cider Production Supervisor

Are you interested in hard cider, do you have experience with brewing or working in a cidery? This may be the position for you!

As the Hard Production Supervisor you will oversee the hard cider production process. This person will oversee a small team of other production crew members, to make sure they are completing tasks accurately and in a timely manner, and to keep the production process moving from fermentation to packaging. Continued progress in production must be the Supervisors primary focus to ensure we meet our fall season goals. For more information, check out the Hard Cider Production Supervisor Job Description

How To Apply

Apply now by sending your cover letter and resume to Brianne McDonald, HR Manager, at Your cover letter should include your experience and interest in cidery and brewery work as well as other job related experiences.

Check Back in July 2022 for Seasonal Hiring Details!

Work With Your Family & Friends at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard

  • Earn up to $2,500 this fall season
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Employee discounts of food and merchandise
  • Free Employee season pass
  • Up to five free season passes for family and friends
  • Four free general admission tickets

Starting pay rate $9/hour

Our season at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard is in full swing! We have closed applications for the 2021 fall season. Please check back in July 2022 for updated hiring information and open positions. We will be looking for individuals who can work a minimum of 15 hours every week during our September and October season. We want people who are friendly and ready to enjoy working in a team based, family oriented, atmosphere. If this sounds like you and Vala’s is a place you enjoy, please consider applying for the 2022 season.

  • Are you at least 16 years old or will you be at least 16 years old before September 1? Vala’s does not hire anyone younger than 16 years old. Some of our positions you must be at least 18, 19, or 21 years old. 
  • Vala’s takes the health and safety of employees and guests very seriously. Safety is a top priority for us and we have taken precautions to help keep our employees and guests safe. We ask that all employees follow our guidelines and standard operating procedures. 
  • Applicants that are chosen to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted to attend a group interview that is held in late July or early August. Please check your email (and spam folder).

Open Positions

For more information on available positions, please review our detailed Job Descriptions. 

  • Cashiers
  • Food team: servers, cooks, bakers, food prep, warehouse
  • Attractions
  • Medical (must show certification/license EMT, Nurse, etc)
  • Security & Parking Lot
  • Tractor Driving (must have experience)

 Internship Opportunities

Learn about our internship opportunities. Positions are FULL, please check back in February 2022 for open positions.

Team Member Portal

Are you a member of the Vala’s fall festival team? Then this is the school for you! Pumpkin School is our online training and employee resource. Access today for employee training and updates

New Team Member Applications

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2021 season. Check back in July 2022 for next season open positions!

Returning Team Member Applications

Welcome back! We want to thank you for joining us again for another fall season! If you have worked at Vala’s in 2019 or 2020, complete the form at the link below to join the team for the 2021 season. We are asking ALL returning team members to complete this form by July 15th. If you last worked in 2018 or earlier, please complete the new team member application. 

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch Mission Statement

At Vala’s, our Mission is to bring about opportunities for families to learn, laugh, and play together. We do this by emphasizing the beauty of fall, serving food that becomes a tradition, connecting the community to a working farm, and by providing activities and entertainment that families can enjoy with each other. We are a family business made possible by a dedicated team of staff members. In passionate pursuit of our Mission, we operate our business based on our Core Values. We aim to create experiences for all generations to share, to inspire happiness, to be a positive impact in the world, and to enrich lives. We do this because, in the end, there’s nothing more valuable than making magical memories together.

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch Vision Statement

To create happiness and magical memories for families through fun, fall traditions.

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch Core Values

Fun, Family, Team Spirit, Community, Reinvestment, Education, Create Positivity, Faith

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