Join the adventure at Pelindaba Lavender Farm


We’re growing significantly at Pelindaba Lavender in all facets of our operation. From production, where we handcraft our expansive line of lavender products, to operations, where we handle everything necessary to keep the world well-stocked in lavender, and retail, where we host visitors to a truly remarkable lavender experience.

There are a variety of unique opportunities available at our San Juan Island farm (located in Washington State). These specific opportunities are detailed below. However, if you don't see something that fits your skills and experience, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are always looking for well-rounded, passionate individuals who share our values of a strong work ethic, true attention to detail, and taking pride in what we do — and how we do it.

To apply, please send resume and references to admin (at) pelindaba.com. Cover letters are appreciated.



Friday Harbor Product Gallery Manager

    Reports to: Director of Retail and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products. Additional compensation opportunities.

Summary
    An engaging and public-facing opportunity to join the retail team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking an outgoing and welcoming individual who is adept at graciously and professionally managing teams and interacting with the public. This role is involved in all aspects of managing a unique retail environment in a high volume tourist destination and ensuring visitors have a truly remarkable and memorable experience.

    At our product gallery located in Friday Harbor, duties of this role include team management and training, actively participating in marketing efforts, scheduling, visual merchandising, inventory management, hosting and educating visitors with warmth and enthusiasm, actively selling our handcrafted lavender products, maintaining organization and general operations standards as well as cleaning tasks.

    Our product gallery managers perform a wide variety of tasks within their positions. They are entrepreneurial and are enthusiastic about participating in the ongoing growth of our company and vision.

    This is an ideal position for a highly focused, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced, high volume, seasonal tourism and retail destination environment. Someone who is committed to positive team building, excellent customer service and visitor experience, meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Retail, sales or destination management experience
    • Point of Sale experience
    • Visual merchandising or design experience
    • Professional personal presentation
    • Dependability and flexible availability
    • Proficiency following written instructions and procedures
    • Willingness to take direction and correction graciously in a learning environment
    • Ability to self-manage with a desire to reach and even exceed goals
    • Openness to adapting new concepts and new ideas quickly and effectively
    • Focus on quality and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Proficiency with standard administrative computer applications (e.g. MS Word & Excel) and comfort with all forms of electronic communications (Email, Skype, Zoom, etc).
    • Ability to stand for 90% of the workday, as well as bend, stoop, kneel and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members and the public


Retail Sales & Specialty Destination Host

    Reports to: Retail Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time / Seasonal or Year-round
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    An engaging and public-facing opportunity to join the retail team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking outgoing and welcoming individuals who are adept at graciously and professionally interacting with the public. This role is involved in all aspects of hosting visitors at our retail outlets and ensuring they have a truly remarkable and memorable experience.

    At our farm’s Visitor Center and our product gallery located in Friday Harbor, duties can include hosting and educating visitors with warmth and enthusiasm, actively selling our handcrafted lavender products, maintaining organization and general operations standards as well as cleaning tasks.

    Our retail team members perform a wide variety of tasks within their positions. They are often cross trained between departments and always willing to help with the next task.

    This is an ideal position for a highly focused, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a face-paced, high volume, seasonal tourism and retail destination environment. Someone who is committed to excellent customer service and visitor experience, meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Retail, sales or destination experience
    • Point of Sale experience
    • Professional personal presentation
    • Dependability and flexible availability
    • Proficiency following written instructions and procedures
    • Willingness to take direction and correction graciously in a learning environment
    • Ability to self-manage with a desire to reach and even exceed goals
    • Openness to adapting new concepts and new ideas quickly and effectively
    • Focus on quality and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Proficiency with standard administrative computer applications (e.g. MS Word & Excel) and comfort with all forms of electronic communications (Email, Skype, Zoom, etc).
    • Ability to stand for 90% of the workday, as well as bend, stoop, kneel and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members and the public


Operations Assistant

    Reports to: Operations Logistics Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    A hands-on and diverse opportunity to join the operations team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking detail-oriented individuals with a keen interest in work that is varied, fast paced and physical to support our growing operations. This role is involved in all aspects of ensuring the consistent quality and supply of our handcrafted lavender products to the world — from large store orders to individual consumer orders.

    At our farm’s operation center, duties can include finished product review, packing product cases, moving inventory, recording production run data, receiving, and printing new orders, pulling and packing orders and responding to inquiries from other departments as well as cleaning tasks. Some projects are completed together as a team. Other projects include independent repetitive tasks — record keeping, case packing, order pulling, packing and labeling, etc. — where you can enjoy a book on tape or music with headphones on.

    This is an ideal position for an enthusiastic, highly focused, detail-oriented individual who prefers to not sit at a desk and enjoys working with their hands on a variety of tasks throughout the workday. Our operations team members are cross trained between departments, regularly participant in a variety of activities and departments and always willing to help with the next task. Someone who meets each day with a positive attitude and a high degree of flexibility, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

    The typical hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Some weekend shifts and opportunities for extra hours during the peak blooming and holiday seasons are often available.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Shipping, fulfillment or warehouse experience
    • Proficiency following written instructions and procedures
    • Maintaining consistency and speed when performing repetitive tasks is a must
    • Aptitude for fast-paced, frequently changing tasks
    • Focus on quality control and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Proficiency with standard administrative computer applications (e.g. MS Word & Excel) and comfort with all forms of electronic communications (Email, Skype, Zoom, etc).
    • Ability to stand for 90% of the workday, as well as bend, stoop, kneel and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members


Order Fulfillment Team Member

    Reports to: Order Fulfillment Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    A hands-on opportunity to join the order fulfillment team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking detail-oriented individuals with a keen interest in work that is fast paced and physical to join our growing order fulfillment team. This role is involved in all aspects of supplying our handcrafted lavender products to the world — from large store orders to individual consumer orders.

    At our farm’s operation center, duties can include receiving and printing new orders, pulling and packing orders and responding to inquiries from other departments as well as cleaning tasks. Some projects are completed together as a team. Other projects include independent repetitive tasks — pulling, packing and labeling, etc. — where you can enjoy a book on tape or music with headphones on.

    This is an ideal position for an enthusiastic, highly focused, detail-oriented individual who prefers to not sit at a desk and enjoys working with their hands on a variety of tasks throughout the workday. Our order fulfillment team members are often cross trained between departments and always willing to help with the next task. Someone who meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

    The typical hours for Order Fulfillment are Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Some weekend shifts and opportunities for extra hours during the peak blooming and holiday seasons are often available.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Shipping, fulfillment or warehouse experience
    • Proficiency following written instructions and procedures
    • Maintaining consistency and speed when performing repetitive tasks is a must
    • Aptitude for fast-paced, frequently changing tasks
    • Focus on quality control and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Proficiency with standard administrative computer applications (e.g. MS Word & Excel) and comfort with all forms of electronic communications (Email, Skype, Zoom, etc).
    • Ability to stand for 90% of the workday, as well as bend, stoop, kneel and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members


Quality Assurance Team Member

    Reports to: Quality Assurance Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    A hands-on opportunity to join the quality assurance team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking detail-oriented individuals with a keen interest in work that is fast paced and physical to join our skilled quality assurance team. This role is involved in all aspects of ensuring the quality of our handcrafted lavender products in collaboration with our production team.

    At our farm’s operation center, duties can include finished product review, packing product cases, moving inventory, recording production run data and responding to inquiries from other departments as well as cleaning tasks. Some projects are completed together as a team. Other projects include independent repetitive tasks — record keeping, packing cases and labeling, etc. — where you can enjoy a book on tape or music with headphones on.

    This is an ideal position for a highly focused, detail-oriented individual with a honed eye for aesthetic consistency and enjoys working with their hands on a variety of tasks throughout the workday. Our quality assurance team members are often cross trained between departments and always willing to help with the next task. Someone who meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

    The typical hours for Quality Assurance are Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Some weekend shifts and opportunities for extra hours during the peak blooming and holiday seasons are often available.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Shipping, manufacturing or warehouse experience
    • Proficiency following written instructions and procedures
    • Maintaining consistency and speed when performing repetitive tasks is a must
    • Aptitude for fast-paced, frequently changing tasks
    • Focus on quality control and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Proficiency with standard administrative computer applications (e.g. MS Word & Excel) and comfort with all forms of electronic communications (Email, Skype, Zoom, etc).
    • Ability to stand for 90% of the workday, as well as bend, stoop, kneel and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members


Experienced Baker

    Reports to: Production Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    A hands-on opportunity to join the culinary production team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking an experienced baker with a keen interest in artisan food production to join our skilled culinary production team. This role is involved in all aspects of the creation of our lavender-based baked items — from bulk batch production to product packaging.

    At our farm’s kitchen and bakery, duties can include the making of lavender baked goods such as cookies — mixing, rolling, cutting dough and packaging as well as cleaning tasks. Some projects are completed together as a team. Other projects include independent repetitive tasks — filling, labeling and tagging, etc. — where you can sit and enjoy a book on tape or music with headphones on.

    This is an ideal position for an artistic, highly focused, detail oriented, individual who values and enjoys working with their hands and is enthusiastic to learn and continuously hone their skills. Someone who meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

    The typical hours for the kitchen and bakery are Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm. Some weekend shifts and opportunities for extra hours during the peak blooming and holiday seasons are often available.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • 2+ years of experience in commercial baking
    • Proficiency following written instructions, recipes and procedures
    • Maintaining consistency and speed when performing repetitive tasks is a must
    • Aptitude for fast-paced, frequently changing tasks
    • Focus on quality control and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Ability to stand or sit for long periods, as well as bend, stoop and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members
    • A current Food Handler’s Permit


Culinary Production Team Member

    Reports to: Production Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    A hands-on opportunity to join the culinary production team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking creative individuals with a keen interest in artisan food production to join our skilled culinary production team. This role is involved in all aspects of the creation of our lavender-based food products — from bulk batch production to product packaging.

    At our farm’s kitchen and bakery, duties can include assisting in the making of lavender baked goods, ingredient and packaging preparation, canning, packaging teas and dried herbs and spices as well as cleaning tasks. Some projects are completed together as a team. Other projects include independent repetitive tasks — filling, labeling and tagging, etc. — where you can sit and enjoy a book on tape or music with headphones on.

    This is an ideal position for an artistic, highly focused, detail oriented, individual who values and enjoys working with their hands and is enthusiastic to learn and continuously hone their skills. Someone who meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

    The typical hours for Culinary Production are Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm. Some weekend shifts and opportunities for extra hours during the peak blooming and holiday seasons are often available.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Commercial kitchen or food production experience
    • Proficiency following written instructions, recipes and procedures
    • Maintaining consistency and speed when performing repetitive tasks is a must
    • Aptitude for fast-paced, frequently changing tasks
    • Focus on quality control and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Ability to stand or sit for long periods, as well as bend, stoop and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members
    • A current Food Handler’s Permit


Production Team Member

    Reports to: Production Manager and Stephen Robins, Founder
    Classification: Full-time or Part-time
    Location: Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island, Washington
    Compensation: Commensurate with experience
    Benefits: Flexible hours to accommodate personal needs and 50% employee discount on all Pelindaba-made products.

Summary
    A hands-on opportunity to join the production team of our rapidly expanding multi-faceted lavender-based (ad)venture, now entering its third decade of continuous growth.

    We are seeking creative individuals with a keen interest in artisan handcrafting to join our skilled production team. This role is involved in all aspects of the creation of our value-added lavender products — from bulk batch production to product packaging.

    At our farm’s production center, duties can include moving raw materials, mixing ingredients, filling bottles, assembling specialty packaging, tying bows, making candles as well as cleaning tasks. Some projects are completed together as a team. Other projects include independent repetitive tasks — filling, labeling and tagging, etc. — where you can sit and enjoy a book on tape or music with headphones on.

    This is an ideal position for an artistic, highly focused, detail oriented, individual who values and enjoys working with their hands and is enthusiastic to learn and continuously hone their skills. Someone who meets each day with a positive attitude, values a strong work ethic and takes pride in what is done and how it is done will thrive in this position.

    The typical hours for Production are Monday-Friday, 7/8am-3/4pm. Some weekend shifts and opportunities for extra hours during the peak blooming and holiday seasons are often available.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities
    • Handcrafting or manual fabrication experience
    • Proficiency following written instructions, recipes and procedures
    • Maintaining consistency and speed when performing repetitive tasks is a must
    • Aptitude for fast-paced, frequently changing tasks
    • Focus on quality control and great attention to detail in all tasks is essential
    • Ability to stand or sit for long periods, as well as bend, stoop and reach
    • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs without difficulty and 60 lbs with assistance
    • Well developed communication skills for interacting with fellow team members
    • A current Food Handler’s Permit

To apply, please send resume and references to admin (at) pelindaba.com. Cover letters are appreciated.


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Pelindaba Lavender Farm on San Juan Island Washington
Pelindaba Lavender Farm looking across San Juan Valley to Mount Baker | Photo: Teren Photography