Food System Professional Employment Opportunities
NAFSN regularly searches for food systems–related job opportunities from a dozen green job sites as well as COMFOODJOBS email list. Please note that this list is for professional or managerial positions only that pay at least a LIVING WAGE in your locale. Farm apprenticeships and internships are not included. Other farm management positions are welcome.
Job Detail: Farmers Market Operator
RiseBoro Community Partnership seeks a part-time, seasonal Farmers Market Operator (Operator) to assist with a local Famers Markets, two upcoming new locations, and our weekly Farm Share program, Cosecha. The farmer’s market duties include loading and transporting market inventory, customer service and onsite vendor-relations, set-up and break-down of tents/tables, merchandising local goods, operating point-of-sale equipment, inventory management, end-of-market accounting and vendor data collection. Duties related to Cosecha include sales and customer service.
RiseBoro is committed to doing all it can to keep our staff safe during the Covid-19 pandemic and the Farmers Market and Cosecha sites will implementing safety measures for all in attendance.
Highly organized and detail oriented
Bi-lingual English/Spanish. Familiarity with Bushwick, Brooklyn preferred
NYS driver’s license with clean driving record. Ability to drive a box truck. Commercial driver license highly desired
Ability to lift 50-75 pounds and work in all weather conditions
Ability to work full days on Saturday and Sunday plus two weekdays (TBD)
Familiarity with cash, EBT/SNAP and credit card transactions
Interest in food justice and community health
Understanding of food systems and a commitment to the principles of food justice
Experience with record-keeping. Excel skills are a plus
Positive attitude, entrepreneurial spirit and superior customer service (for market customers and vendors)
NYC Food Protection Certificate or ServSafe certification a plus
How to Apply:
Submit Resume to:
Luciano Contreras, Bushwick Cooks Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the job
|Location||Brooklyn, New York|
|Date||19 June 2020|
|Length of Employment||Temporary|