Work with food. And really great people.

Here, we’re a little *too* into local food. We don’t just love how delicious it is—we are passionate about how good it feels to serve it up to our communities. If you feel the same, we’re always looking to add team members to help with our weekly markets, food access programs, and assist with curbside pickup.

Join the Team

Current Job Opportunities

Position: Boulder Wednesday Market Coordinator
Reports to: Boulder Markets Manager
Part time, Seasonal: 15 hours/week
Start Date: April 20th, 2024
Pay Range: $20- $22 per hour

About Boulder County Farmers Markets
Boulder County Farmers Markets is a 501 (c)4 non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening our food system by supporting, promoting, and expanding access to locally grown and made products for all members of our community. We do this by operating seasonal farmers markets (including the Boulder and Longmont Farmers Markets) and a year-round online marketplace that connect and strengthen relationships between local farmers, producers, and enthusiastic eaters.

Job Description
Boulder County Farmers’ Markets (BCFM) is looking for a part-time Boulder Wednesday Market Coordinator to manage the farmers market in Boulder on Wednesday evenings throughout the season (May 1st-October 2nd) and to provide management coverage at the Boulder Saturday and Longmont Saturday farmers markets as needed (season April 6th-November 23rd). This position has much potential for growth and can evolve based on interest and capacity. BCFM is seeking energetic and talented individuals who are self-starters capable of working independently and in teams, able to multitask and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. Candidates should have experience working in or have a proven commitment to local food systems and community engagement.

At a minimum, candidates should be able to work from 12pm-10pm Wednesdays May-October, up to 5 hours of prep work during week and be available to cover Saturday Markets throughout the season. Position will begin in April for training. Additional tasks may be assigned depending on the need and interest of the candidate.

An Ideal Candidate

  • Is passionate and excited to be an advocate for small farmers and the Boulder County local food economy.
  • Is collaborative, patient and communicative.
  • Is punctual, dependable, and respectful of company time and resources.
  • Is a clear communicator with the ability to build and maintain professional relationships with a variety of people from all walks of life.
  • Has excellent problem solving skills.
  • Can manage staff and volunteers during the market and coordinate with various stakeholders and vendors to ensure a smooth market operation.
  • Is willing to learn, follow and enforce specific systems and provide input on best practices.
  • Enjoys multitasking and maintains a calm, upbeat demeanor during times of high stress, and when things don’t go according to plan.
  • Will develop positive relationships with customers, vendors, community and fellow team members and can communicate in a compassionate and direct manner.

Position Requirements

  • Preferred prior experience working in the hospitality industry, farmers market, or farm setting.
  • Is able to work long days in all weather conditions: we are an all weather market!
  • Has access to a vehicle, a valid drivers license and vehicle insurance
  • Has the ability to lift 50+ pounds and to stand and walk for hours at a time.
  • Has availability Wednesdays from 12:00-10:00 pm and ability to cover shifts on Saturdays from 5:30am-4:30pm.
  • This position is a blend of event coordination, physical labor, procedure enforcement and relationship building. You are the point person on the street for the market and required to wear many hats at once.
  • Some computer based market prep work, 2 meetings per week and driving to and from BCFM’s warehouse in Longmont for supplies are a part of this position.
  • Exact requirements can be flexible for the right candidate.

To Apply

If this sounds like you, please send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected].

Boulder County Farmers Markets seeks to expand and strengthen the local food economy for everyone in the greater Boulder County community. We celebrate differences and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in any hiring decisions.

Employees eligible for earned PTO and all applicable benefits.

Job Title: Farmers Market Staff
Reports To: Boulder Markets Manager and/or Longmont Market Manager
Status: Part-time, Seasonal
Pay Range: $16-18/hour, 10-20 hours per week
Expected Start Date: Late March

About Boulder County Farmers Markets
Boulder County Farmers Markets is a 501 (c)4 non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening our food system by supporting, promoting, and expanding access to locally grown and made products for all members of our community. We do this by operating seasonal farmers markets (including the Boulder and Longmont Farmers Markets) and a year-round online marketplace that connect and strengthen relationships between local farmers, producers, and enthusiastic eaters.

Position Description
Boulder County Farmers’ Markets (BCFM) is looking for part-time Market Staff. Positions are open for Boulder or Longmont on Saturdays for the season (April 6th- November 23rd) and in Boulder on Wednesdays (May 1st through October 2nd). BCFM is seeking energetic and collaborative individuals who are self-starters capable of working independently and in teams, able to multitask and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. Candidates should have a passion for food and enjoy a physical work environment.

At a minimum, candidates should be able to work from 5:30am- 4pm on Saturdays through November and/or 1pm-9pm Wednesdays through October. Candidates have the opportunity to apply for a Saturday-only or Wednesday-only position, or apply for both. Please let us know which shifts you are available for in your application.

Responsibilities
Market Staff will assist in everything from setting up the market, to running our information booth, to breaking down the market at the end of the day. This includes helping staff our market information booth, selling merchandise, communicating with vendors and customers, managing our Eco-Cycle program, enforcing market policies, welcoming customers and a variety of other tasks required to operate a vibrant community event each week.

An Ideal Candidate:

  • Is passionate about local food and community
  • Is collaborative, patient, and communicative.
  • Follows directions thoroughly and asks questions.
  • Has excellent problem solving skills.
  • Enjoys multitasking, physically demanding work and being outside.
  • Has a sense of humor and is able to adapt when things don’t go according to plan.
  • Will develop positive relationships with customers, vendors, community and fellow team members and can communicate in a compassionate and direct manner.
  • Is punctual, dependable, and respectful of company time and resources
  • Has preferred prior experience working in the hospitality industry, farmers market, or farm setting.
  • Is able to work long days in all weather conditions: we are an all weather market!
  • Has the ability to lift 50+ pounds and to stand and walk for hours at a time.

To Apply
Please send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Boulder County Farmers Markets seeks to expand and strengthen the local food economy for everyone. We celebrate differences and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in any hiring decisions.

Employees eligible for earned PTO and all applicable benefits.

Job Title: Longmont Farmers Market Food Access Coordinator
Reports To: Food Access Specialist and Longmont Market Manager
Status: Part-time, Seasonal
Pay Range: $16-18/hour, 7.5 hours per week
Expected Start Date: Late March

About Boulder County Farmers Markets
Boulder County Farmers Markets is a 501 (c)4 non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening our food system by supporting, promoting, and expanding access to locally grown and made products for all members of our community. We do this by operating seasonal farmers markets (including the Boulder and Longmont Farmers Markets) and a year-round online marketplace that connect and strengthen relationships between local farmers, producers, and enthusiastic eaters.

Position Description
We are seeking an energetic, welcoming and organized individual to serve as our part-time Food Access Coordinator at the Longmont Farmers Market. 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 marke, and data entry.

This is a unique position that requires a diverse skill set; we are looking for someone who is capable of working both independently and as a team, excels at multitasking, and is able to handle a wide variety of job responsibilities. The ideal candidate should have a passion for local food, speak fluent Spanish and English, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions. Good customer service skills are a must.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with weekly logistics and market operations, including market setup and breakdown, merchandise sales, vendor and customer communication, management of our Eco-Cycle program, policy enforcement, and customer engagement
  • Ensure proper food access signage at each vendor stall
  • Perform food access transactions
  • Direct customer service
  • Engage and collaborate with Food Access Ambassadors
  • Provide general support to the Boulder County Farmers Markets team
  • Maintain food access equipment, resources and materials
  • Basic Excel/Google Sheets Knowledge

Desired Competencies

  • Fluency in English and Spanish: Speaks effectively and conversationally in both English & Spanish.
  • Detail oriented: Can perform transactions and reconciliations (requiring elementary math skills) with a high rate of accuracy in a market environment.
  • 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 stakeholders, including 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.
  • 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 7:00 am – 2:00 pm from April -November and (optionally) Wednesdays 1:30 pm – 8:30 pm May through October.
  • Capable of performing physically demanding work, including working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Has the ability to lift 50+ pounds and to stand and walk for hours at a time.

To Apply
Please send a resume to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Boulder County Farmers Markets seeks to expand and strengthen the local food economy for everyone. We celebrate differences and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in any hiring decisions.

Employees eligible for earned PTO and all applicable benefits

Título del trabajo: Longmont Farmers Markets Food Access Coordinator
Informarás a: Food Access Specialist y Boulder Markets Manager
Status: Tiempo parcial / Por temporada
Salario promedio: $16-18/La hora, 7.5 horas por semana
Fecha Prevista De Inicio:  Finales De Marzo

 

Acerca de Boulder County Farmers Markets

Boulder County Farmers Markets es una organización sin fines de lucro 501 (c)4 dedicada a fortalecer nuestro sistema alimentario al apoyar, promover y ampliar el acceso a productos cultivados y fabricados localmente para todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad. Hacemos esto operando mercados de agricultores de temporada (incluyendo los mercados de agricultores de Boulder y Longmont) y un mercado en línea durante todo el año que conecta y fortalece las relaciones entre los agricultores, productores y comedores locales.

 

Descripción Del Puesto

Estamos buscando un individuo enérgetico, acogedor y organizado para servir como nuestro Coordinador de Acceso a Alimentos a tiempo parcial en los Mercados de Agricultores de Boulder el sábado y/o miércoles. El Coordinador de Acceso a Alimentos será el contacto principal en el mercado de agricultores para los receptores de SNAP y WIC. Las responsabilidades laborales incluyen realizar y supervisar transacciones, establecer el mercado y desmantelar el mercado, y la entrada de datos. 

 

Esta es una posición única que requiere un conjunto de habilidades diversas; estamos buscando a alguien que sea capaz de trabajar de forma independiente y como un equipo, sobresale en la multitarea, y es capaz de manejar una amplia variedad de responsabilidades de trabajo. El candidato ideal debe tener una pasión por la comida local, hablar español e inglés con fluidez, y prosperar en un entorno de trabajo físico en todas las condiciones climáticas. Las buenas habilidades de servicio al cliente son una necesidad.

 

Principales Responsabilidades

  • Ayudar con la logística semanal y las operaciones de mercado, incluyendo la creación del mercado y la eliminación del mercado, las ventas de mercancías, los proveedores y la comunicación con los clientes, para gestionar nuestro programa de Eco-Ciclo, las políticas y la participación del cliente
  • Asegure la señalización adecuada del acceso a los alimentos en cada puesto del vendedor 
  • Realizar transacciones de acceso a alimentos
  • Servicio directo al cliente
  • Comprometerse y colaborar con los embajadores de Food Access
  • Proporcionar apoyo general al equipo de Boulder County Farmers Markets 
  • Mantener el equipo, los recursos y los materiales de acceso a los alimentos 
  • Conocimientos básicos de Excel/Google Sheets

 

Habilidades Deseadas

  • Fluidez en inglés y español: Habla con eficacia y conversación tanto en inglés como en español.
  • Detallista: Puede realizar transacciones y conciliaciones (que requieren habilidades matemáticas elementales) con una alta tasa de precisión en un entorno de mercado.
  • Excelente Servicio al Cliente: Saluda y anticipa las necesidades de los clientes y proveedores proporcionando información y un servicio de calidad.
  • Habilidades interpersonales: Empática/o, tiene límites, construye relaciones y recibe retroalimentación bien con todas las partes interesadas, incluyendo clientes, personal y proveedores.
  • Toma la orientación: Toma la orientación bien y completa todas las tareas plena y eficientemente en un ambiente de ritmo rápido, tanto de forma independiente y colaborativa, según sea necesario.
  • Conocimiento de Acceso a Alimentos: Fuerte conocimiento de SNAP (Programa de Asistencia de Nutrición Suplementaria), WIC (Mujeres Bebés y Niños) y otros esfuerzos de acceso a alimentos en el Condado de Boulder.
  • Conocimiento de Sistemas Alimentarios y Agricultura: Conocimiento de trabajo o deseo de aprender el estado general de los sistemas alimentarios y la agricultura de Colorado.

Requisitos/Cualificaciones

  • Disponible para trabajar los sábados 7:00 am – 2:00 pm de Abril -Noviembre Capaz de realizar un trabajo físicamente exigente, incluyendo el trabajo al aire libre en todas las condiciones climáticas: somos un mercado de todo tipo de clima! 
  • Tiene la capacidad de levantar más de 50 libras y de pararse y caminar durante horas a la vez.

Para Aplicar

Por favor, envíe un curriculum vitae a [email protected] Las solicitudes serán revisadas de forma continua.

Boulder County Farmers Markets busca expandir y fortalecer la economía alimentaria local para todos. Celebramos las diferencias y estamos comprometidos a crear un entorno de trabajo inclusivo. Estamos orgullosos de ser un empleador de igualdad de oportunidades y no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad de género, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad o condición de veterano en cualquier decisión de contratación.  

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