Johnny's Selected Seeds
  • Winslow, ME, USA
  • 12.50
  • Full Time


Operations Associate -Seed Packing

Evenings 2:30pm -11:00 pm

Position Summary

The Operations Associate will be working in our Seed Packing department. This position plays a critical role in maintaining accuracy and prompt reporting of inventory control. The ideal candidate for this role will ensure that work is performed efficiently and take the initiative that all seed pack jobs are done accurately and timely. This position may work in any of the Operational functions based on business needs. This position is for second shift hours. This is a seasonal business and hours will vary during our busy season as well as the off season. Day hours are required as business dictates.


  • Pack seed into commercial and consumer sizes using various hand or mechanical means available
  • Able to lift to 50lbs onto cart (assistance is available)
  • Sit/Stand as needed
  • Large scale items -1lb and 5lb bags (Preparing bags, weighing, filling, etc.)
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Comfortable working in a repetitive environment
  • Ability to follow processes and detailed instructions
  • Familiar with conversions of oz/lb. into grams
  • Able to work Monday thru Friday (occasional Saturday)
  • Assist in maintaining a balanced work area by setting a quick/accurate pace
  • Communicate problems or shortages to your Supervisor or Seed Packing Leads
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as needed or assigned



  • High school diploma or GED required


Qualifications & Skills

  • Be available for both weekend hours and overtime
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • Must be able to perform simple mathematical functions
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required
  • Can work unsupervised as well as being part of a team
  • Must be able to work in a safe and effective manner
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with internal and external customers. Team focused and collaborative to achieve departmental and company goals


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk or sit for up to 8+ hours per day
  • Ability to read, communicate and possess the ability to work with numbers
  • Ability to bend, to pull, to push, and lift to 50 lbs. with assistance



  • Health Insurance (HMO, PPO, HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Discount
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance


Johnny's Selected Seeds was established in 1973 by our Founder and Chairman, Rob Johnston, Jr. Today we are 100% Employee Owned.   Johnny's mission is Helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service.

Johnny's is renowned for our exceptional customer service offering seeds, tools, supplies, and information to direct-market growers and avid home gardeners. We source, breed, trial, and sell outstanding selected varieties of vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, and farm seed, as well as thoughtfully designed tools and equipment. We take pride in the wealth of information and depth of experience we offer our customer base, nationwide and globally.

We are a strong, stable company focused on growth while still maintaining our small company feel and staying true to our roots. Beautiful Central Maine, where our research farm, warehouse, and offices are located, is the perfect launching point for an active, four-season lifestyle. Geographically situated halfway between Maine's mountains and its 4500-mile-long coastline, we are a short drive away from resorts, parks, and harbors renowned for a rich diversity of recreational and cultural opportunities.

If you are passionate about good, healthy food and would choose to work for a company with employee owners who are passionate about our mission and values, Johnny's may be the place for you!

Johnny's Selected Seeds is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.







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