Farmers Market Parking Coordinators
(2 positions available)
About BTLT and its agricultural programs:
The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust (BTLT) offers the Saturday Farmers’ Market and Tom Settlemire Community Garden (TSCG) at Crystal Spring Farm, our signature 321-acre property on Pleasant Hill Road in Brunswick, as part of our wider mission, which includes conserving and protecting our region’s natural resources, and supporting local agriculture and fisheries now and for generations to come. It is our goal to support and develop the local natural resource-based economy to keep farmland, forests, and fisheries open, working, and productive, and to make strides toward providing significantly more of our community’s food needs through local production. The Saturday Farmers’ Market commonly sees several thousand visitors on a busy summer weekend, hosts over thirty diverse vendors, and has kept millions of dollars in the local food economy.
About the role:
The Farmers Market Parking Coordinators are part time, seasonal employees who, as part of a two-person team, implement the set-up and break-down of the farmers market site, and manage the parking during the hours when the market is operating. This includes being on site at the Market Saturdays, 7am to 1pm, May to October in rain or shine conditions. The ideal candidate would plan to return each season.
- Great interpersonal skills, experience engaging with the public.
- Physical ability to lift 45lbs and carry equipment.
- Organized and detail oriented.
- Valid drivers license.
- Basic “handyperson” skills for minor repairs and upkeep of infrastructure are a bonus.
- Be on site at the Market Saturdays, 7am to 1pm, May to October.
- Set-up and put-away cones, and market informational signage before and after market.
- Assist market manager with set-up and break down of market booth, and informational materials.
- Manage traffic flow and parking at farmers’ market site.
- Interact with market patrons and vendors
- Make repairs to market signage, or equipment as necessary
Compensation and Benefits:
This part time seasonal position has pay commensurate with experience.
How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use “Market Parking Coordinator” as the subject line of your email.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received, with a deadline of March 15th, 2021.
About Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust:
BTLT is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to steward the cherished landscapes and rich natural resources of our communities, to connect people to nature by providing recreational opportunities and other engaging community activities, and to support local agriculture and fisheries, now and for generations to come. We were founded in 1985 and have grown over the past 35 years into a robust organization that holds over 2,500 acres in conservation, provides diverse programming, and works closely with an array of community partners to enhance the environmental vibrancy and health of our region. We have approximately 1,000 members including a vibrant business membership. We have five part- to full-time staff, a board of directors of nearly 20, and dozens of active committee members. Learn more about our mission and programs at www.btlt.org.
Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected factors. We actively encourage community members with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and ways of life to consider working with us.