Farmers’ Market Assistant

About the Job

City of Mt. Pleasant


Mt. Pleasant

$12.50/hr. to $15.00/hr, depending on experience

Market Staff

Part time

Job Description

Join our Recreation Department in connecting with community and celebrating local agriculture! This position assists in the on-site operations of the seasonal farmer’s market. Works under the general direction of the Recreation Coordinator to plan, coordinate, and implement market-related activities for our community. Assists the Recreation Coordinator with market set up and tear down, supply ordering, program advertisement, and additional tasks as assigned. Develops and evaluates programs requiring a high degree of personal motivation, initiation, and independent judgement. Pay range is $12.50 to $15.00 per hour, depending on qualifications.

About the Employer

Mt. Pleasant is a growing and financially stable community located in the geographic center of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. We are a warm and friendly community dedicated to retaining our small town traditions while building a vital economy. The area population officially stands at 21,688, but can swell to two or three times that number due to special events and the approximate 30,000 daily visitors to the Soaring Eagle Resort and Casino located at the east City limits.

Central Michigan University brings and additional 14,000+ students and numerous employees through our community every day. CMU offers more than 170 programs at the Bachelor, Master, and Specialist Degree levels, as well as their newly opened Medical School. Mid-Michigan College has a Mt. Pleasant Campus for those who wish to transfer to a university or prepare for a career in health, business or industrial technologies. In addition, five other colleges and/or universities are within 45 miles of Mt. Pleasant. This community is dedicated to education and offers several public neighborhood schools, one middle school and two high schools. In addition, there is one parochial and two charter schools.

The Mt. Pleasant community provides an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities ranging from hockey to chamber music concerts. Golfers are especially pleased with the 13 courses available within a 30 minute drive. The City Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of recreational programs for all ages, including youth soccer, softball, golf, basketball, volleyball, and tennis. In addition, the City operates and maintains 12 parks comprising 300 acres, offering venues for picnicking, swimming, fishing, canoeing, and hiking. The Isabella County park system adds another 900 acres with similar opportunities as well as camping and cross-country skiing.

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