The Assistant Market Managers support the Market Managers and are the acting person-in-charge at a market when the need arises. They set up/tear down equipment for each market and conduct PFM sales and services on market days. Successful Assistant Market Managers possess strong customer service skills, an ability to work under time constraints, a positive and team-minded attitude and the ability to think on their feet. This is a part-time and seasonal position.
Farmers Market Crew provide operational support on Saturdays at our Portland State University Market. They set up/tear down equipment for each market and conduct PFM sales and services on market days. Successful Market Crew approach work with a positive, team-minded attitude and are able to be perform tasks in outdoor environments with a consideration for timeliness. This is a part-time and seasonal position.
If you’re a hard worker with a passion for food and farms, we’d like to meet you. – Amber Holland, Operations Director
We’re looking for people with a deep passion for local food producers, love being outdoors, offer stellar customer service and enjoy being part of a team that loves to eat! – Trudy Toliver, Executive Director
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
Portland Farmers Market (PFM) is committed to offering safe public gathering places and programs and to the equitable treatment of all, including vendors, shoppers, supporters, staff, and board.
Diversity in Hiring
We believe that to be an effective leader at growing an equitable, healthy, and sustainable local food system, we need to reflect those principles internally. It all starts with a strong foundation. Embracing equity as a guiding principle, we encourage employment applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and from underrepresented groups. We believe that when our staff represents a diversity of perspectives and life experiences, we can be most responsive to the needs of our vendors and shoppers, and better reflect the communities which our markets call home.
Equal Employment Statement
Portland Farmers Market is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified individuals in accordance with the law without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, political opinion, sex, national origin, familial status, mental and physical disability, gender identity, source of income, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training, and termination. We will provide reasonable accommodation unless it creates an undue hardship on the operation of our organization. Any applicant needing reasonable accommodation should notify us as soon as possible.