Farmers' Market Driver
1-2 days per week/ 16-24 hours per week, June- Dec
We are looking for a driver to safely drive from our vegetable farm in Plainfield, VT to our market in New York City for the Saturday farmers market. Driver will leave our farm between 5 pm – 11 pm Friday evenings to arrive at Union Square Greenmarket between 5:30-6 am on Saturday mornings. Driver can leave once the truck is packed around 5pm as box truck has a cab for taking a sleeping break along the way, or driver can leave at 11 pm and drive straight through the night.
Ideal applicant will be willing to assist with unloading the market truck and facilitating early morning wholesale pickups (5:30 am- 10 am), and return to market at the end of the day to assist with market breakdown and packing the truck (4:30 pm -6:30 pm ). During the day, driver can explore NYC or relax in a hotel room provided by farm. Truck and driver may stay overnight in the city, but must be back to the farm by 4 pm Sunday.
Preference given to applicants with experience driving a box truck in an urban environment. Ideal applicant is interested in food or agriculture, but farming experience is not required. CDL not required. Clean driving record required.
$15- $17 hour (depending on experience) for driving and set up time, hotel room provided for market day/ evening. Driving and set up time is +/- 16 hours, driver can work additional hours at market
To apply, please email with "truck driver" in the subject line, resume and 2 references required