Farmers Market & Office Manager

Website Shasta Grower's Association

The Original Certified Shasta County Markets since 1977

The Shasta Growers Association is one of the oldest Certified Farmers Markets organizations in the State of California. We operate five, seasonal farmers markets that provide customers with a direct connection to vendors and producers in Shasta County and the surrounding areas. These vendors include farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers, specialty food producers, and makers of local, high quality crafts.

The Farmers Market Manager is the on-site person in charge at a market. Market managers prepare vendor locations and equipment for each market, lead the set-up and break-down of all signs, tents, cones, marketing supplies, and oversee and uphold the integrity of the Shasta Growers Association.

Market Managers assist the Board of Directors with building and maintaining positive relationships with vendors, community partners, neighboring businesses and shoppers to create a safe and vibrant gathering place where vendors can prosper. Market Managers have a thorough understanding of the SGA mission and goals and keep informed of best practices for farmers market management by attending occasional conferences and conducting research on behalf of the organization.

This is a physical, public, and outdoor job that requires the ability to lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, set up canopies, carry large boxes, and assist the association with the creation of a first responder support policy in emergencies. Working conditions include, but are not limited to, rain, heat, and wind.

Seasonal hours vary based on market schedule below and off-season office needs. Non-market administrative task schedule may be flexible. Most work hours are outdoors in all weather conditions. We are a rain or shine market community. Current Farmers Market Schedule and locations. Farmers market hours are 7:30am-12pm with the manager schedule often running from 6am-12:30pm on market days.

Tuesdays (Churn Creek/Marilyn Miller) – Opens 2nd Tues in June – Ends 2nd Tues in October

Wednesdays (Burney) – Opens 2nd Wednesday in June – Ends last Wednesday in September

Thursdays (Anderson) – Opens 1st Thursday in June – Ends last Thursday in September

Saturdays (Cypress) – Opens 1st Saturday in April – Ends last Saturday before Christmas

Sundays (Turtle Bay) – Opens 1st Sunday in June – Ends 2nd Sunday in October

If you’re passionate about supporting farmers and local businesses and would like to be considered for this position, please email your resume and a letter of introduction to our Board President at sgaboard19@gmail.com. Please tell us a bit about yourself and why you would be a good fit for our organization. Compensation is between $22-26/hr DOE. Medical benefits are not provided at this time.

To apply for this job email your details to sgaboard19@gmail.com