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UPDATE: Position filled: FarmTable Storefront Associate (seasonal, temporary)

Updated: May 6

This position has been filled, yay!

Position Title: Storefront Associate

Reports to: Office & Outreach Coordinator

Supervisor Responsibility: None

Hours/Schedule: 8 hours per week, 2:30 - 5:30pm Fridays, 10am - 2pm Saturdays, June - September; potential for work hours to shift with the right candidate, please inquire.

Location: This position is based at our downtown Tillamook office/storefront; 113 Main Ave.

Compensation: $16 hourly wage

Duration of employment: This is a temporary, seasonal position


FARMTABLE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

FarmTable is a local food marketplace (both online and a physical storefront) and is a program of Food Roots, a non-profit organization working to grow a robust and equitable food system in Tillamook County since 2006. FarmTable connects our community and its visitors directly to approximately 50 north coast food producers and their products. Products available include local meat, seafood, dairy, eggs, honey, seasonal produce and value added products such as jams, preserves and so much more!


POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be on site to operate the storefront on Fridays and Saturdays during specified store hours (10am-2pm).

  • Provide customer service to walk-in customers and facilitate sales of products.

  • Be knowledgeable of the local food products sold at FarmTable, who produces the food and where.

  • Serves customers by helping them select products. Drives sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge. Responds to customers' questions.

  • Greets and receives customers in a welcoming manner.

  • Understands and can provide information to customers about how to shop online at FarmTable.

  • Keep the storeroom organized and tidy.

  • Ensure that items are priced and labeled correctly.

  • Facilitates sales; handles cash and other payments such as credit cards, SNAP/EBT, Farm Direct Nutrition Program checks.


POSITION ATTRIBUTES & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Motivated, self-starter attitude with excellent attention to detail, multi-tasking, customer service skills

  • Strong ability to work independently, and to ask for clarification if any task is not understood

  • Proficient in point of sale/Square transactions and ability to learn our online sales system through Local Food Marketplace

  • Ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a conversational level is strongly preferred.


APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Please submit your application online here and email your resume to office@foodrootsnw.org.

  • If you are selected for an interview we will request two professional references (previous employer or a school reference).

  • We will accept applications for this position until May 17th. However, please note: we will be scheduling interviews as qualified applicants come in and may close the application window early if the right candidate is found. Therefore, please don't wait until the deadline if you are interested in this position!

  • Anticipated start date is the week of June 1st with training time prior to the first Friday of work.