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Hiring: Operator – Hilltown Mobile Market

HILLTOWN MOBILE MARKET OPERATOR (PT)

Hilltown CDC is hiring a Part-time Mobile Market Operator for the Hilltown Mobile Market, a collaborative initiative to increase the accessibility and affordability of Hilltown-grown produce.  The Market aggregates fresh local produce from Hilltown farms and sets up a weekly “pop-up” farmers market in four locations from mid-July through mid-October.  The Operator is responsible for communicating weekly with the Mobile Market Coordinator, driving the Mobile Market van, picking up produce from local farms, setting up four market sites each week on Thursdays and Fridays (with assistance from volunteers/interns), distributing shares and selling produce to customers, and delivering any leftover produce to the food pantry or community kitchen.  The Operator must have excellent customer service skills, professionalism when working with local farmers and vendors, ability to drive a cargo van and lift boxes of produce up to 50lbs, familiarity with Microsoft Office and social media platforms and willing to train on POS software.  Experience working in retail produce or at a farmer’s market, expressed enthusiasm for promoting and increasing the consumption of healthy, local foods and familiarity with the Hilltowns preferred.

Days/Hours: Training – 15-20 flexible hours starting June 15th. Market runs from July 19th – Oct 8th. Thursdays and Fridays on site – about eight hours per market day, plus 2 remote hours advance planning for a total of 18 hours a week.

Compensation:  From $15 to $19 an hour.

Terms: This is a temporary part-time grant funded position

Supervised By:  Director of Community Programs

EOE/AA/Section 3: Applicants with handicaps and needing assistance will be accommodated.  Among equally qualified candidates, low to moderate-income residents of the local region will be given preference.

How to Apply:  To request job description, contact Kate Bavelock or kateb@hilltowncdc.org

Submit resume and cover letter by Friday, April 30, 2021.

Hilltown CDC, PO Box 17 Chesterfield, MA 01012

Hilltown CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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