Hiring a Farmer's Market Sales Associate

This position reports directly to the Urban Autism Solutions’ Growing Solutions Farm. The position pays $13 and is a weekly position for approximately 8 hours a week.


Job description:

  • This is a seasonal position from June-October.

  • Attend three markets Friday-Sunday. All are located in the West Loop and Medical District areas.

  • Total hours 15-20 hours. (Hours may vary slightly).


Required:

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Some heavy lifting

  • Enthusiasm and customer service skills

  • Basic knowledge of food safety practices/sanitation

  • Ability to be organized and work in a fast-paced environment without supervision

  • Basic knowledge about Urban Autism Solutions/Growing Solutions Farm

  • Other duties as assigned


A typical market day:

  • Begin at the farm packing up necessary materials: produce, tent, signage, electronics, etc.. There will be a simple checklist to follow.

  • Travel by car to the market in the West Loop.

  • Work the market. That entails sales, providing customer service, restocking produce, and manage payments (cash and Square - via iPad).

  • Return to the farm and complete necessary paperwork, some of which can be done during the market. Clean materials and store as directed.


This position may require a background check. Please email Tucker@urbanautismsolutions.com to apply.

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