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Farmers Market Representatives Apricot Lane Farms

  • Date Posted January 19, 2022
  • Location Moorpark, CA
  • Category Agriculture / Production
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Apricot Lane Farms is a 214-acre organic and biodynamic farm located 40 miles north of Los Angeles and 20 miles east of Ventura in Moorpark, CA. Our team has been charged with the mission of creating a well-balanced ecosystem and rich soils that produce nutrient-dense foods while treating the environment and the animals with respect. Job description

Apricot Lane Farms is a 214-acre Organic, Biodynamic, Regenerative Organic and Humane Certified farm. We are looking for fun and energetic Farmers Market Representatives. Our Farmers Market Representatives are ambassadors of the farm, working all manner of Farm Stands, Farmers Markets, Tours and Tasting events. The ideal candidates for this position will be individuals who are passionate about healthy produce and farming practices. If you are self- motivated, have excellent time management, and work well in a team environment read more below and apply!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work Farmers Markets and Farm Stand shifts
  • Greet customers in a friendly and cordial manner
  • Respond promptly to all customer needs
  • Ability to engage customers, sample and educate on nutrient-rich benefits of products from Apricot Lane Farms
  • Load and unload equipment, tools, and inventory to set up and tear down sales booths at both the farm and farmers market location.
  • Responsible for loading vans at the farm prior to the market, set up at the market, loading vans at the end of the market and unloading back at the farm at the end of the day.
  • Responsible for electronic and cash sales
  • Accountable for cash made available for sales transactions
  • Organize and refill products and supplies
  • Ensure all product and supplies are ready and available at the Farmer's Markets
  • Assist packhouse as needed
  • Attend other events when assigned - such as expos, tastings, conferences, and other event that require the presence of an Apricot Lane Farms representative
  • Other tasks as requested

Requirements

  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to Interact with all levels of guests, volunteers, management, and staff
  • Must be willing and able to walk up hilly and steep terrain daily
  • Able to bend, stoop and kneel for long periods of time
  • Flexible with a weekly schedule
  • Willing to drive/sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 35 pounds with and/or without assistance.
  • Valid Driver's License with clean driving record, as required by our insurance
  • High School Diploma

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Sales experience or similar Farmers Market Representative role
  • Professional and energetic demeanor
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for community-based Farmers Markets, small farmers, and healthy urban neighborhoods
  • Willingness to be trained in Traditional Foods as well as work in different areas of the farm to gain an intimate understanding of biodynamic farming practices.

Job Type

  • Full-time and part-time positions available

Benefits

  • Competitive Health Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision) Paid Sick Time, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Employee Discounts plus more. 
Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
This job expired on March 20, 2022
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