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Tour Guide Job Description

Indian Ladder Farms is a 325-acre working farm and agritourism destination located in Altamont NY. The farm grows apples, berries, pumpkins and operates an extensive pick your own in the summer and fall as well as presses its own cider. The farm is home to a cidery and brewery, manufacturing and serving hard cider and beer with ingredients grown on the farm. Indian Ladder has an extensive farm market and bakery featuring popular items such as cider doughnuts. Indian Ladder operates two (soon to be three) kitchens, conducting farm to table foodservice in a café, tasting room & biergarten as well as catering private events on the farm. New this year will be a wood-fired pizza oven serving pizza at a third location adjacent to the new brewery. 

Guided farm tours highlighting seasonal activities on the farm are offered for a wide range pf groups including children’s day care, classrooms, special needs groups, office retreats, senior citizen outings and more. Tour Guides are responsible for guiding these groups around the farm.

Position: Tour Guide Part-time/Seasonal

Compensation: hourly wage 

Benefits: employee discount

Job Requirements

    • Professional, respectful, and positive demeanor 
    • Friendly and Outgoing
    • Strong communication skills–ability to effectively listen, read & speak clearly
  • Ability to function as a team player maintaining clear lines of communication with employees and managers across departments farm wide. 

Tour Guide Responsibilities

  • Guiding groups around the farm to meet our animals
  • Being able to dictate important facts about Indian Ladder Farms 
  • Able to answer questions


To apply send Cover Letter & Resume to:

(Please Specify Job You Are Applying For)

342 Altamont Rd., Altamont, NY 12009

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