Overview

Farmers Market Staff Jobs in Vancouver, BC at Salt & Harrow Farm

Title: Farmers Market Staff

Company: Salt & Harrow Farm

Location: Vancouver, BC

Location: Vancouver, BCHours: Part-Time
Salt & Harrow is a 20 acre certified organic vegetable farm in Tsawwassen, BC growing over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. We sell our produce at six farmers markets, to restaurants, at our Salt & Harrow Storehouse, and through a CSA membership program.
We are currently seeking some awesome humans to offer excellent customer care at our Farmers Markets.
Responsibilities:

Setting up market stall displays with artistic flare!
Getting to know our crops and how to cook them
Getting to know our customers and CSA members, they’re like family
Post market packing and record keeping
Farmers market customer service and cash register operation
Loading and unloading the truck
Driving (for the right candidates)

Qualifications
Previous retail experience preferred but not necessary for the right candidate, it helps if you’re a bit of a foody with a knack for throwing together beautiful displays!
Our ideal candidate has:

An interest in local organic food as a lifestyle and/or livelihood
Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly during the day, standing for long periods
Attention to detail and ability to understand and execute quality standards
Open and positive communication skills
A friendly personality and willingness to spend time with customers, chefs, and CSA members
Class 5 Drivers License (for drivers)
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
Sense of humor!

Position Details:
The positions are part-time for the specified markets and can become year round for those who display a keen interest and a proven track record.
The shifts are 6 hours per market (9 hours for drivers) at the following markets:

Thursdays, July – October – False Creek Farmers Market – Vancouver, 3:00pm-7:00pm
Saturdays, Year Round – Riley Park Farmers Market – Vancouver, 10:00am-2:00pm
Saturdays, May – October – West End Farmers Market – Vancouver, 9:00am-2:00pm
Sundays, November – April – Hastings Park Farmers Market – Vancouver, 10:00am-2:00pm
Sundays, May – October – Ambleside Farmers Market – Vancouver, 10:00am-2:00pm
Sundays, May – October – Kitsilano Farmers Market – West Vancouver, 10:00am-3:00pm
Saturdays, June – December – The Southlands Tsawwassen Farmers Market, Tsawwassen, 10:00am-2:00pm

Compensation:
Starting wage is $16/hr with 4% vacation pay and discount on farm fresh vegetables.
To Apply
Please apply below with a resume and preferred market(s).
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: From $16.00 per hour
Benefits:

Discounted or free food

Schedule:

Day shift
Overtime
Weekend availability

Expected start date: 2022-05-13

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