Sunset Valley Farmstand Operator (Paid Position)
Yard to Market Co-op is growing more than ever! Come be a part of our brilliant, resourceful, fun, efficient team.
Qualifications and Experience:
2-3 years sales experience. Knowledge of local Central Texas growing seasons and climate . Knowledge of best practices for safe food handling and maintaining life of produce. Excellent demonstrated customer service skills . Ability to communicate with, train and manage volunteers . At least 2 references from similar positions . Experience working with small-scale producers or gardeners . Spanish language skills preferred but not required . Experience with gardening or home food production encouraged but not required.
Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to use technology, like smart phones and square.
Required Availability: Saturdays from approximately 7am to 1:30pm.
Roles and Responsibilities:
-Pick-up market materials from Yard to Market base each Saturday and arrive at the Sunset Valley Farmers’ Market no later than 7:30am. (You must have a vehicle.)
-Set up farmstand, check-in and greet volunteers and growers.
-Check in and verify quantity and quality of produce
– Guide and assist volunteer in displaying/storing produce
– Provide sales and information to market shoppers
– Count and report approximate daily sales total and report to Sunset Valley Market Staff
– Note materials requests, special orders, or other issues encountered at the market.
-Pack up produce and farmstand at 1pm and return materials to the Yard to Market base.
To apply: Please send a letter of interest that includes your weekend availability and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.