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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Position Description

Assists with the supervision and coordination of the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market, works to ensure the safety of the vendors and customers, assists with set-up and tear down of Market, the set up for scheduled performers and chef demonstrations, coordinates building supervision, assists with issuing and redeeming vouchers for food stamp initiative and gift certificate program, assists with set-up of Parks and Recreation information table, assists with distribution of City program information and Market related products and other duties as assigned.


High school education or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Some college preferred.


Preferred: Experience in event coordination, gardening/farming and/or local foods.

Personal Attributes

Genuine enthusiasm for the Farmers’ Market, ability to exercise good judgment, excellent communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks. A considerable amount of physical effort may be required to accomplish job duties in a variety of weather conditions.


Current Adult, Child and Infant CPR and First Aid certifications or ability to obtain.


Saturdays, April – September 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and October and November 7:30 a.m. − 2 p.m. Based on interest of applicant, may be able to limit Saturdays to 2 or 3 per month.


$10.17 per hour

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.


Anyone wishing to apply for this position must submit an application to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, 401 N. Morton St. Ste. 250, Bloomington, Indiana either in person during business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F), by mail (PO Box 848, Bloomington, IN 47402) or by fax ((812) 349-3705).

Students attending Indiana University may submit applications to the Student Employment Office at 625 N. Jordan. Applications are available at the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation main office and at the Student Employment Office. Applications will be accepted through March 9, 2018 or until position is filled. 

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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation and disability status in employment or the provision of services.

The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with the information from each new employee's I-9 form to confirm work authorization.