Seasonal Events Associates

About Queens County Farm Museum

Queens County Farm Museum (QCFM) is one of the longest continually farmed sites in New York State. In 2022, it celebrates 325 years of continuous farming. It is a NYC Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places. Since the inception of the museum in 1975, Queens Farm has built a robust special event schedule. Queens County Farm Museum is located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004.

Job Description

QCFM seeks enthusiastic Seasonal Events Associates to support QCFM’s highly attended Fall events.

2022 Fall Event Schedule:

  • 39th Annual Queens County Fair: Fri–Sun, Sept 9–11
  • Amazing Maize Maze: Fri–Sun, Sept 16–Oct 29
  • Harvest Weekends: Sat & Sun, Oct 1–29
  • Maze by Moonlight: Evenings, Oct 15, 20, 22, & 27
  • Pumpkin Patch: Daily, Oct 1–29
  • Halloween on the Farm: Sun, Oct 30
  • Autumn Dance Celebration: Sun, Nov 13

Responsibilities  (Note: Tasks may vary according to season and event needs) 

  • Assist with all aspects of event preparation and execution including set-up, event support, retail, and visitor services
  • Ticket scanning
  • Event parking facilitation
  • General maintenance and cleaning of facilities and grounds
  • Uphold event policies and provide visitors with accurate information regarding refunds or other ticketing issues
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the management team

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Self-motivated, reliable, and attentive to detail.
  • Strong time management & interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable interfacing with the public
  • Ability to stand on feet for eight hours
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays when required 
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors, rain or shine
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
  • Experience working at special events a plus

QCFM encourages applicants to apply even if they do not meet all of the above referenced qualifications. 

COVID-19 Guidelines

We follow guidance from New York City and state as outlined/updated. QCFM requires that all employees be fully vaccinated.

Hours & Compensation

Part-time, based on event schedule needs. Nights, weekends, and holidays required during special events. $15.00/hour

To Apply

Please send a brief cover letter and resume with a description of why you want to join the Queens Farm team to:  (Subject line: “Seasonal Events Associate”).

Applications will be accepted until the position is closed.

Queens County Farm Museum (QCFM) supports diversity in the workplace. QCFM is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (EOE) and supports a drug-free workplace.