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Farmers Market Salesperson

The Upper Crust Baking Co. is one of Northern California’s premier artisanal bakeries, as well as one of its oldest. We have been family-owned and -operated for 30 years. Our products are sold uniquely at farmers markets throughout Northern California. Please see our website at http://uppercrustbaking.com

We are currently looking for 1 or 2 part-time sales people to sell our products at various farmers markets in Northern California. The job entails:

-- Packing bread products
-- Lifting and loading trays of bread and equipment onto and off of vans
-- Driving delivery vans
-- Setting up and breaking down farmers market stall
-- Standing for 4 to 5 hours
-- Learning about and actively selling our products

Currently, we are looking for people who are available for various mid-week and weekend shifts. 
Shifts will be available 7 days a week. 

Ideal candidates will have the following skills and attributes:

-- Dependable
-- Outgoing
-- Sales or food service experience
-- Enjoy working outside in heat and sometimes inclement weather
-- Comfortable driving large vans
-- Able to lift heavy trays of bread
-- Able to quickly add and make change
-- Flexible schedule
-- Positive, can-do attitude
-- Interested in farmers market culture, farm to fork etc
-- Applicants should live in the Davis area.

Requirements:
-- CA Drivers License Required & clean driving record

Interested? Please email jobs@uppercrustbaking.com (Subject: "SALESPERSON") with a PDF copy of your resume and a letter of introduction. No phone calls, please.


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Manager - farmers markets

The Upper Crust Baking Co. is one of Northern California’s premier artisanal bakeries, as well as one of its oldest. We feature high quality, handcrafted artisan breads, and some sweet things, made with all natural, locally sourced ingredients. We have been family-owned and -operated for more than 30 years, and have stands at more than 40 farmers markets throughout Northern California. Please see our website at http://uppercrustbaking.com

We are growing and are looking to expand our team with a full-time Manager for our Farmers Markets. We are looking for an individual with at least 3 years’ experience in foodservice, bakery, or hospitality, with at least 1 year in a supervisory role.

The job entails:

-- Assist in managing the day-to-day operations for our farmers markets stands
-- Assist in managing 8 to 15 part-time and full-time farmers market salespeople
-- Assist scheduling, maintaining staffing levels, training, and supervision
-- Assist making production orders
-- Working farmers market sales shifts as necessary
-- Ensuring that products are packed and packaged properly
-- Some use of bakery machines including mixers, sheeters, dividers, proof box, oven, slicers, etc.
-- Working quickly, efficiently, and autonomously
-- Working in a hot environment
-- Frequently lifting up to 50 pounds
-- Standing for long stretches of time
-- Adhering to food safety procedures.

Ideal candidates will have the following skills and attributes:

-- Extremely dependable (we cannot stress this enough)
-- Flexible schedule and ability to work full-time, with weekend shifts
-- Possess strong leadership skills and a work ethic that seeks to exceed expectations
-- Excellent organizational, communication, delegation and supervisory skills
-- Communicate effectively with all levels of staff on a regular basis
-- Quick learner, follows instruction, attention to detail
-- Interested in the farm-to-fork/local food movement
-- Bakery, restaurant, and/or farmers market experience is a plus
-- Applicants should live in the Davis area.

Interested? Please email jobs@uppercrustbaking.com (Subject: "MANAGER") with a PDF copy of your resume and a letter of introduction. No phone calls, please.