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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.
  • Familiarity with Bushwick, Brooklyn preferred
  • NYS driver’s license with clean driving record required. 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

EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of RiseBoro to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No individual will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, political or union affiliation, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity, familial status, genetic information or predisposition or characteristic, disability, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military and related obligations, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job placement, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship, employee development, promotion, demotion, discipline, transfer, lay-off and recall, and termination. RiseBoro makes reasonable accommodations based on religion and/or disability as required by law, and requests for accommodation are to be directed to the Human Resources Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 10, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 13, 2021

Salary

$20.00/hour

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English/Spanish required.

Bilingual in English/Spanish required.

Location

On-site
Brooklyn, NY

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter to be considered.

Please submit a cover letter to be considered.

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