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RiseBoro Community Partnership | Brooklyn, NY
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RiseBoro Community Partnership


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Published 19 days ago

$20/hour for 15-25 hours a week

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.


COMPETENCIES

· 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

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…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency

Bi-lingual English/Spanish

Bi-lingual English/Spanish

How to Apply

Please send a Resume and Cover Letter to Luciano Contreras, Bushwick Cooks Manager at lcontreras@riseboro.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Please send a Resume and Cover Letter to Luciano Contreras, Bushwick Cooks Manager at lcontreras@riseboro.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Location

518 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206

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