Hiring: CSA and Farmers’ market Staff – Warner Farm
Job Description: Warner Farm is seeking individuals to join our farmers’ market and CSA distribution team. We attend 3 weekly farmer’s markets located in Amherst, Greenfield and Winchester as well as manage 5 different drop-off sites for our 400-member CSA program. Market staff is responsible for communicating directly with the public and must be comfortable and enthusiastic about regularly interacting with customers. While market and CSA drop off days can be demanding, sometimes requiring 10-hour days, management does its best to ensure time off in between long days. Market and CSA Staff report directly to the Direct Market Manager.
Duties include: arriving promptly to load trucks for markets; filling out market logs accurately; driving to, setting up, and breaking down market displays; creating an attractive produce display; facilitating sales; answering customer questions about our farm and produce; attending weekly CSA drop off in the greater Boston area on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays; attending a weekly farmers market on Saturdays; attending weekly check-in meetings with management; providing management with feedback regarding markets and drop-offs; promoting a positive image of Warner Farm and ensuring customer satisfaction at all times.
- 1-2 years customer service experience
- An outgoing personality
- Hard working
- Ability to drive 16 ft box truck
- Availability on most Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays (some flexibility may be possible, but availability on at least one of these days is required)
- Previous farm experience
- Previous retail experience
- Interesting in cooking and fresh food
This is a seasonal, part-time position requiring up to 25 hours per week from June through the end of October with the chance of some schedule changes in late August. Shifts available Monday – Thursday and Saturdays. Pay starting at $11/hr and access to delicious, fresh produce. Warner Farm is also hiring Farm Stand Staff. If you are interested in more hours, we encourage you to consider applying for both positions.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Multiple positions are available. We will accept applications on a rolling basis and positions are open until filled.