Market Operations Coordinator

You have an eye for detail and a skill for keeping lots of tasks straight. You know how to give and receive feedback in a way that is honest and respectful, while maintaining a positive work environment. Coordinator is in the job title here for a reason! Everything you do is about making sure that the many pieces of a working farm market come together to create one unified whole.

In this position, we’re looking for someone who is confident, thoughtful, and skilled at managing complex projects with many interlocking pieces. The ideal candidate is willing both to learn the existing systems that we have in place, and to grow with us as the systems flex and adapt to change.

General List of Tasks:

- Being a high-level market employee that works dynamically on the Market floor
- Scheduling for the team
- Check Payroll and submit to owner
- Responsible for receiving and pricing product
- Cash Management including bank deposits, safe change, and till management
- Ensure that market maintenance is being completed such as temperature checks, regular cooler clean-outs, and regular rotation of product
- Coordinate the training of new employees
- Coordinating cleaning and laundry schedule
- Maintaining supply levels, and ensuring that supply orders get received and organized
- Giving weekly updates on new produce and other process information
- Updating daily task lists for Market Team as seasons change
- Working with Produce Coordinator to rotate and organize produce
- Working with Inventory Team Lead to price and receive product

Pay is hourly, based upon experience. Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@petersenfarm.com. Indicate the job you are applying for in the email body text and subject line. We can’t wait to meet you and get a sense of your vision.

Full-Time Market Team

The market is many visitors’ entry to the farm. They might come to pick up a share, or to shop for some local produce, or because they see a sign along the road. But the market is just a door. It’s an invitation to a deeper engagement with the land. A more intentional way of life. Slower, more deliberate movement.

As a member of the market team, you open the door to the farm. You create a space that encourages engagement and that helps people find what they need. You’re a greeter, an artist, an interpreter, and you do it all in the context of a life lived in tune with the land.

General List of Tasks:
- Being a high-level market employee that works dynamically on the Market floor
- Flexibility to move between roles and support where necessary 
- Ability to communicate clearly, politely, and directly to other team members.
- Ability to work as a team and also to accomplish tasks alone for many hours.
- Positive attitude, able to interact with customers while still completing job duties.
- Thrives in a continually changing, fast-paced environment.
- Moves quickly and can accomplish tasks efficiently and properly.

Pay is hourly, based upon experience. Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@petersenfarm.com.  Indicate the job you are applying for in the email body text and subject line. We’ll be scheduling all interviews for May 16. We can’t wait to meet you and get a sense of your vision.

Simple Share Facilitator

The Simple Share is more than just community supported agriculture. It’s a way for members of our community to experience life on the farm, in all its messy glory. Our Simple Share Experience Facilitator is someone who understands the possibility for discovery woven throughout the farm. They’re good with plants and good with people - but vitally, good at bringing people into dialog with the parts of nature they might be encountering for the first time.

Put your green thumb and curiosity to work on the farm. If you love helping people learn - and learning yourself so that you can support their journey - this is the right fit for you.

General List of Tasks: 

- Ability to work during evenings and weekends
- Greeting and welcoming customers to the tour.
- Informing customers about the itinerary for each tour.
- Planning itineraries in accordance with crop availability and available experiences (harvest bugs, rip out old crop, planting)
- Ability to plan alternate activities depending on unforeseen circumstances in greenhouse
- Gathering and maintaining the requisite equipment for each tour.
- Familiarizing yourself with the layout and history area and crops to be worked with

Pay is hourly, based upon experience. Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@petersenfarm.com. Indicate the job you are applying for in the email body text and subject line. We can’t wait to meet you and get a sense of your vision.

Produce Coordinator

Do you live a few weeks in the future? Are you the one who keeps track of everything in your pantry and refrigerator so not a single pickle or can of beans goes unaccounted for? If so, you’d be a perfect fit for our Produce Coordinator position.

The Produce Coordinator keeps a high-level overview of everything happening in the market. They talk to vendors to maintain relationships and predict what we’ll need in time to order it. They prevent waste by ensuring that the food we grow and source finds its people. They keep the coolers stocked, the bread fresh, and the farm’s absolute best foot forward.

General List of Tasks:

- Being a high-level market employee that works dynamically on the Market floor
- Forecasting and ordering needed produce while maintaining relationships with vendors
- Receiving and accounting for all produce arriving at market
- Organizing produce in cooler and root cellar; keeping everything fresh
- Accounting for excess waste
- Working with the Lifestyle Coordinator to stock Market with produce 
- Reorganizing and sorting produce in market case with new produce as it comes in season, and as needed when new produce arrives and old is removed.
- Keeping cooler, case and docking area clean and organized
- Stocking and organizing meat freezers

Pay is hourly, based upon experience. Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@petersenfarm.com. Indicate the job you are applying for in the email body text and subject line. We can’t wait to meet you and get a sense of your vision.


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