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BCFM Mission

Our mission is to support, promote and expand local agriculture, making fresh products accessible to our community and strengthening relationships between local food producers and food consumers.

Open Positions at Boulder County Farmers Markets

Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is a vibrant and trusted nonprofit organization that works to support and expand the local food system. We are known for our authenticity and engagement in the community. BCFM’s Online Market with Curbside Pickup program offers community members a safe and convenient place to purchase locally grown produce and locally created food items at 5 locations locally.

Full time Administrative Assistant who is very detail oriented, has excellent organization and computer skills, and assists with spreadsheets, bookkeeping, and administrative work for the online markets. Much of the work can be done remotely with some onsite functions such as taking inventory and becoming familiar with the curbside pick and pack operations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Import order information and manage spreadsheets needed to create packing labels for each of our 5 online markets. Software includes licensed online ordering software,  Google Sheets, Google Docs, and various add-ons.
  • Use spreadsheets to create inventory numbers several times per week for pick-and-pack operations- taking into account how items should be placed physically when packing.
  • Maintain customer communications using curbside software to send weekly pick-up reminders and unconfirmed order reminders.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory log of all products in the warehouse and reflect said inventory in the online marketplace software.
  • Onboard new vendors into the online marketplace.
  •  List new products online as necessary, with very specific guidelines requiring tenacious attention to detail and a good visual eye.
  • Assist Finance Director in administrative/accounting work, including updating spreadsheets for internal use and for reporting to our funders, and itemizing curbside sales totals by category of the sale. QuickBooks experience a plus but not necessary for other accounting tasks.
  • May supervise employees at the pick and pack operations, making sure they have good attention to detail and checking their packing of orders into boxes using the label on the box.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Intensely detail oriented and well organized
  • Works efficiently and effectively; able to complete all tasks by scheduled deadlines daily/weekly
  • Positive outlook and attitude a MUST
  • Ability to successfully multitask and/or quickly transition from task to task
  • Takes initiative/critical thinking skills
  • Communicates in a professional manner; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Takes healthy accountability
  • Excel/Google Sheets experience required
  • QuickBooks experience a plus

Compensation

  • $16 – $17 per hour
  • 10 days per year prorated paid time off
  • Various  paid holidays (7)
  • 65% health insurance paid by the employer
  • Dental & vision available at employee’s cost at group rates
TO APPLY, email [email protected] with a resume & cover letter. Thank you!

BCFM Market Staff

Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is looking for seasonal market staff for our Boulder, Longmont, and Denver Farmers Markets. We are seeking energetic and talented individuals who are capable of working independently and as a team, able to multitask, and able to 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. During the market, tasks include staffing our front entrance, upholding COVID rules and regulations, communicating with vendors and customers, managing our Eco-Cycle program, and other 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
  • 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

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent Customer Service – Greets and anticipates customer and vendor needs by providing information and quality service.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Empathetic, holds boundaries, builds relationships and receives feedback well with all BCFM stakeholders – i.e. customers, staff and vendors.
  • Takes Direction – Takes direction well and completes all tasks fully and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

Desired Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Food Systems & Agriculture
  • Working knowledge or desire to learn of the general state of food systems and Colorado agriculture.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidates will have one year of experience working in local food systems and at least one year of experience in a customer service-facing role.
  • Available to work Saturdays from 6am–4pm (April 3rd through November 20th), Wednesday evenings from 2pm–9pm (May 5th through October 6th), and Winter Market (Dec 4th and 5th)
  • Capable of performing physically demanding work including working outdoors year round
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Position Structure/Timing:

  • Reports directly to Boulder Market Coordinator or Longmont Market Coordinator and to the Operations Manager
  • Training session required in early March

Wages and Benefits:

  • This is a part-time position, 10-18 hours per week, $12-$14/hr
  • Potential for increased hours through our Curbside operations

Send a resume and cover letter to Hannah at [email protected] if you are interested. Please list which market locations you are interested in: Boulder Wednesday, Boulder Saturday, Longmont Saturday, Denver Union Station

BCFM is looking for a few part-time employees at our Curbside operation.  We are located in Longmont and the main shifts will be Saturday and Sunday morning and some more hours can be available sprinkled throughout the week.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to stand for up to 5 hours.  Also must love local farms and fresh produce!  

Starting hourly rate: $14

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Boulder County Farmers Markets

Boulder Farmers Market Food Access Coordinator (Part-time, seasonal)

 

Job Description 

Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is hiring a part-time Food Access Coordinator to work at their Boulder Farmers Markets.  

 

This is a unique position that requires a diverse skill set. We are seeking an energetic, welcoming and organized individual who is capable of working independently and as a team, able to multitask and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. The ideal candidate should have a passion for local food, speak fluent Spanish and English, enjoy working in a team and independently, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions. Good customer service skills are a must.

 

Responsibilities 

The Food Access Coordinator will be the primary contact at the farmers market for SNAP and WIC recipients. Job responsibilities include conducting and overseeing transactions, set-up and breakdown of market booth, data entry, managing surveys, and giving farmers market tours.  

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with weekly logistics and market operations – i.e. set-up and breakdown of table
  • Ensure proper food access signage at each vendor stall 
  • Perform food access transactions
  • Conduct periodic surveys with food access recipients
  • Direct customer service, compassion in moments of deescalation 
  • Collaborate on outreach initiatives and promotion 
  • Engage and collaborate with Food Access Ambassadors
  • Provide general support to the BCFM team 
  • Maintain food access equipment, resources and materials 

 

Required Competencies:

 

  • Detail oriented – Can perform transactions and reconciliations (requiring elementary math skills) with a high rate of accuracy in market environment.
  • Excellent Customer Service – Greets and anticipates customer and vendors needs by providing information and quality service.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Empathetic, holds boundaries, builds relationships and receives feedback well with all BCFM stakeholders – i.e. customers, staff and vendors.
  • Takes Direction – Takes direction well, and completes all tasks fully and efficiently in a fast-paced environment both independently and collaboratively as needed.
  • Knowledge of Food Access – Strong knowledge of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), WIC (Women Infants and Children) and other food access efforts in Boulder County.

 

Desired Competencies:

  • Fluency in English & Spanish – Speaks effectively and conversationally in both English & Spanish.
  • Knowledge of Food Systems & Agriculture – Working knowledge or desire to learn the general state of food systems and Colorado agriculture.

 

Requirements/Qualifications: 

  • Available to work Saturdays 7:15 am – 2:15 pm (through November 20)
  • Capable of performing physically demanding work including working outdoors 

 

Position Structure 

Reports directly to Market Coordinators and Food Access Specialist.

 

Wages and Benefits 

This is a part-time position, 6-12 hours per week, $15/hr.

 

Send resume to [email protected]