Mobile Farmers Market Assistant Manager REQ#4589

at The Villages Grown in The Villages

Hiring Fall 2018


This position is responsible for managing The Villages Grown Mobile Farmers Market on a daily basis while providing superior customer service and education to residents.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

· Coordinate the days, times and location stops of the Mobile Market

· Communicate timeline with the Villages marketing team

· Manage the Mobile Market support staff

· Engage with The Villages residents and guide them through the purchasing process

· Provide feedback to executive management team

· Restock the shelves and refrigeration units

· Merchandising of featured produce and promotional items

· Comply with all food safety rules

· Assist the warehouse team with loading the truck

· Updates inventory as necessary

· Attendance at all company required meetings

· Coordinate necessary inter-department communications

· Manage staff selection

· Clean and sanitize coolers, produce bins and counters

· Comply will all traffic laws

· Keep the inside of the vehicle neat and clean at all times

· Have a kind and courteous disposition with every customer you encounter

· Complies with all local, state, and federal regulatory agencies including FDACA, USDA etc


     Please Note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses


Education and requirements:

· 2 years of Management in Retail required

· Experience in a health food, farm store or gourmet grocer is preferred

· 2 Years of driving history

· A passion for local food required

· Ability to read, comprehend, write and speak English

· Ability to solve practical problems

· Ability to utilize spreadsheet software and word processing

· Ability to use The Villages Grown software and program

· Must have excellent computer skills

· Ability to work with Managers in other departments

· Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure

· Ability to meet deadlines, and keep a team on its deadlines

· A knowledge and appreciation of the local food system is preferred

· Must have a valid Driver’s License

· Requires the ability to read, comprehend, write and speak English

· Bilingual, Spanish Speaking a plus

· Background & E-Verify


Physical demands:

· Ability to lift and move up to 40lbs.

· Regularly required to sit and walk short distances

· Ability to bend and reach

· Ability to walk up and down stairs

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The Villages Grown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws. Please see the attached posters for more detail about your rights: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEO)Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).   











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