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Currently Open Positions:

Market Coordinator
Part-time, hourly
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Position Summary:
The market coordinator is responsible for overseeing and executing the set-up, management and take down of the market. There are currently positions open at both the TFM Mueller Wednesday Market on Wednesday from 2:45PM – 9:00PM and TFM Mueller Sunday on Sunday 7:45AM – 3:30PM. The position requires general fitness, personnel skills, organization and ability to multitask. This is an active, outdoor and fun opportunity to interact with local farmers, ranchers and food artisans as well as shoppers, chefs and patrons of the local food suppliers.

 Major Responsibilities:

  • Print layouts prior to market and bring to shift for staff use.
  • Arrive 2.25 hours before market to begin marking layout.
  • Lead market setup and provide direction for market crew, including preparing tents and other market equipment.
  • Assist vendors with market layout and guidance on setting up.
  • Ensure compliance of TFM Market Rules with vendors, customers, and staff. Ensure that vendors are abiding by rules, and notifying management when there are issues or infractions. Inspection and verification of compliance with vendors.
  • Knowledge of best practices and TFM Safety Procedures to ensure the safety of vendors, customers, and staff.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve issues at market as they arise.
  • Collect payments from all vendors at market.
  • Lead market and provide direction for market breakdown
  • Complete and file all appropriate administrative paperwork to Operations Manager at the end of each market.
  • Constantly seek to adapt and improve market operations and procedures.

This position operates outdoors, year-round, and rain or shine. There are sometimes difficult temperature and/or weather circumstances. There may be additional opportunities to work in this position at our other markets, given applicant interest and position availability. If you are interested, please email us.


Food Access Associate – Lakeline Farmers’ Market
Work Days & Times: Saturdays 8:45-1:15pm
Essential Skills: English/Spanish fluency

Food Access Associates with Texas Farmers’ Market at Lakeline are expected to have English/Spanish fluency, including the ability to communicate detailed elements of government programs. 

They will conduct exchange with Food Access clients in English or Spanish in order to fulfill the following Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Help customers use their SNAP and WIC/FMNP vouchers and cards to make purchases.
  • Distribute matching benefits in the form of paper scrip which can then be redeemed for fruits and vegetables.
  • Inform clients on how to use vouchers and scrip at farmers’ markets.
  • Record distribution of FMNP vouchers and SNAP scrip to clients in various issuance logs.
  • Track the DDIP program by asking brief questions of customers and entering their responses into an iPad on-site.
  • Distribute general information about the markets and assist volunteers with terminal and merchandise sales.

This position operates outdoors, year-round, and rain or shine. There are sometimes difficult temperature and/or weather circumstances. There may be additional opportunities to work in this position at our other markets, given applicant interest and position availability. If you are interested, please email us.


 

Food Access Associate – Mueller Farmers’ Market on Wednesdays
Work Days & Times: Wednesdays 4:45-8:15pm
Essential Skills: English/Spanish fluency

Food Access Associates with Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller on Wednesdays are expected to have English/Spanish fluency, including the ability to communicate detailed elements of government programs. 
They will conduct exchange with Food Access clients in English or Spanish in order to fulfill the following Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Help customers use their SNAP and WIC/FMNP vouchers and cards to make purchases.
  • Distribute matching benefits in the form of paper scrip which can then be redeemed for fruits and vegetables.
  • Inform clients on how to use vouchers and scrip at farmers’ markets.
  • Record distribution of FMNP vouchers and SNAP scrip to clients in various issuance logs.
  • Track the DDIP program by asking brief questions of customers and entering their responses into an iPad on-site.
  • Distribute general information about the markets and assist volunteers with terminal and merchandise sales.

This position operates outdoors, year-round, and rain or shine. There are sometimes difficult temperature and/or weather circumstances. There may be additional opportunities to work in this position at our other markets, given applicant interest and position availability. If you are interested, please email us.


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