Farmers’ Market Parking Coordinator

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust

Opening posted: 04/06/2022 | Expires: 05/26/2022

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About the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust 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. This Farmers’ Market is 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 Coordinator is a parttime, seasonal employee who implements the set-up and break-down of the Farmers’ Market site and manages the parking during the hours when the market is operating, in partnership with volunteers. This includes being on site at the Market Saturdays, 7am to 1pm, May – Oct., in rain or shine conditions.  

Skills Required: 

  • Great interpersonal skills, and experience working with the public and/or volunteers. 
  • Physical ability to lift 45lbs and carry equipment. 
  • Organized and detail oriented. 
  • Valid driver’s license. 
  • Basic “handyperson” skills for minor repairs and upkeep of infrastructure are a bonus. 

 Duties: 

  • Set-up and put-away cones, and Market informational signage before and after market in coordination with volunteers. 
  • Assist Market Manager with set-up and breakdown of market booth, and informational materials. 
  • Manage traffic flow and parking at Farmers’ Market site. 
  • Interact with Market patrons, vendors, and volunteers.  
  • Make repairs to market signage, or equipment as necessary.  

Compensation and Benefits: 

This part time position includes an hourly salary of $16/hr. 

How to Apply: 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to . Please use “Market Parking Coordinator” as the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. 

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 eight 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 

The 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.