WHO WE ARE Farm Express is a fleet of mobile produce markets that provide access to high-quality, affordable produce to residents with little to no access to healthy food. We proudly serve individuals, families, school-age children, senior citizens, educators, and many others in Phoenix and Tempe. Farm Express is a program of the Discovery Triangle Development Corporation, whose mission is to develop and deploy innovative solutions to food system challenges that help communities improve their access to healthy, affordable food.
POSITION: SALES ASSOCIATE Farm Express is seeking a highly motivated Sales Associate to join our team! The Sales Associate's primary responsibility is to assist the Program Manager and other members of the Farm Express team in performing the duties necessary to sustain a level of excellent service to Farm Express customers. The Sales Associate will be a primary driver for the Farm Express minibus. Compensation: $15.00 per hour
WORK SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION The Sales Associate reports directly to the Program Manager. This is a part-time, non-exempt position with the opportunity to move to full-time status later this year. Hours are contingent upon Farm Express service schedule and may vary depending on weekly schedule and operational needs, but will be between 20-32 hours per week. Regular work schedule is Tuesdays and Thursdays with frequent work days on Mondays and Wednesdays. With advanced notice, the Sales Associate may be asked to work weekend special events. Compensation: $15.00 per hour.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Exceptional customer service skills - A valid driver’s license and ability to operate a large vehicle safely during the day and at night (commercial license not required and training will be provided) - Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people - Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at once - Agile problem-solving skills and desire to work in various environments - Capable of using technology including Slack, iPad applications, GPS navigation systems, and others - Ability to manage cash and equipment in an ethical, legal manner - Physical strength required to lift large boxes of produce and assist customers on and off the bus - Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred, but not required
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Provide exceptional customer service to community members, stakeholders, site managers, and team members - Ring up customer transactions using Point-of-Sale checkout system - Assist customers with shopping, produce handling and getting on and off the bus - Assist in product ordering, receiving, and inventory inspection to ensure produce quality and quantity meet the organization’s standard of excellence - Maintain clean and orderly work environments at all times - Perform all operational tasks as identified to ensure successful operation of the Farm Express service - Operate Farm Express minibus with rigorous attention to safety and detail
TO APPLY Please submit a resume to Alisa Lyons at email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.