Working at the Market

OPEN POSITIONS AT BOULDER COUNTY FARMERS MARKETS

Seasonal Market Staff – Baba & Pops Perogis

We are a local artisan food company looking to hire reliable and outgoing individuals to work our Farmer’s Market tents this summer.  If you love to be outside, interact with people and go to Farmer’s Markets, then this may be the perfect job for you!  Candidates must be available on the weekends and have reliable transportation.  Markets will take place every Saturday and Sunday running between the hours of 8am and 2pm, starting in May and ending in October.
Responsibilities include setting up and tearing down booth, giving out samples, answering questions about and selling the product, and handling money.
Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Must be energetic, outgoing, and friendly
  • Must be dependable and self-reliant
  • Must have reliable, reasonably sized vehicle (at least a 4-door car)
  • Must have a smart phone
  • Previous experience working farmer’s markets or demos for food products a plus.
We offer an hourly wage plus commission that can range from $15/hr to $20+/hr
This position is great for anyone wanting to earn some extra cash this summer while becoming part of our incredible team! The markets are extremely fun and you will meet lots of great people each day while enjoying the Denver summer sun.
Please send us your resume and a cover letter to jeremy@babaandpops.com stating why you are interested in becoming a part of our team.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Seasonal Market Staff – Amaizing Corn Tamales

Amaizing Corn Tamales is looking for someone with a pleasant outgoing personality, to work Saturdays at the Longmont Farmers Market. Responsibilities include set up, heating and serving tamales and tear down. Promptness, cleanliness, and working well with others are essential. Hours are 6:00am to 3:30pm. The day begins and ends at our Boulder kitchen. Pays is $10.00 per hour plus tips.

BCFM Market Staff

Job Description

Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is looking for seasonal market staff for our Boulder and Longmont Farmers Markets. We are seeking energetic and talented individuals who are capable of working independently and as a team, able to multi-task and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. Ideal candidates should have a passion for local food, be reliable and timely, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions.

Responsibilities

Market Staff will assist in everything from setting up the market in the morning to breaking it down at the end of the day. This includes staffing our market information booth, selling merchandise, communicating with vendors and customers, managing our Eco-Cycle program, and general market activities. Additional opportunities for leadership exist and may be tailored to applicants experience, interest or expertise.

Market Responsibilities:

  • Market set-up and break-down,
  • Sales & direct customer service through market buck & merchandise sales,
  • Support Market Coordinator’s efforts to enforce the market’s Rules & Regulations,
  • Sustain Eco-Cycle program during market hours,
  • Maintain market equipment and storage locations,
  • Assist in supervision of volunteers at market,
  • Maintain mandatory street closures,
  • Monitor Wednesday night beer garden exits/entrances

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidates will have 1-year experience working in local food systems.
  • Available to work every Saturday from 6am-4pm (April 7 through November 17) and/or Wednesday/Thursday evenings 2-9pm (May 2 through October 3, 2018) & Winter Market (Dec 1 & 2)
  • Capable of performing physically demanding work including working outdoors year round
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills as the work involves significant interaction with other staff, market patrons, and members of the community
  • Knowledge and commitment to sustainable agriculture and related environmental issues would be a bonus

Position Structure/Timing

Reports directly to Boulder Market Coordinator, Maya Yakobi or Longmont Market Coordinator, Genevieve Gross and Operations Manager, Elyse Wood.

Wages and Benefits

This is a part-time position, 10-18 hours per week, $10.20-11/hr depending on experience.

Send resume and cover letter to Elyse at community@bcfm.org if you are interested. Please indicate if you are interested in the Boulder or Longmont position.