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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.

Job Description:

Part time Administrative Assistant who has excellent organizational skills and careful attention to detail. Hours are approximately 12 – 16 per week, now through the end of October.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Assist our accountant by inserting fee slips into individual vendor bags (color coded) for each market, in preparation for the 4 on street markets

– Take bulk piles of food access currencies and use a currency counting machine to sort and bundle into appropriate sized bundles to ready those to go to the market

– Sort individual vendor bags returning from markets into groups by market (4 markets) and organize further by date, by type of vendor (they are color coded), etc.

This job will require all in person work at our Longmont warehouse/office location. The primary days of work required are Monday & Thursday beginning at 8 am.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Careful attention to detail and extremely organized a MUST

Works efficiently and effectively; able to complete all tasks by scheduled deadlines

Positive outlook and attitude

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

Takes healthy accountability

Compensation:
$13 – $15 per hour

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.