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Position: Operations Site Assistant [Contractor Agreement]
Organization: Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Location: Surrey, Greater Vancouver BC

The Surrey Urban Farmers' Market ( is a vibrant, multi-cultural farmers' and artisans market, promoting small-scale farmers, food producers and artisans. This year the market will be starting on June 06, 2018, every Wednesday from 2-6pm; located at the North Surrey Rec Centre & Skytrain Plaza.

The Surrey Urban Farmers' Market is seeking an enthusiastic temporary part-time contractor to work closely with the Board of Directors to coordinate market operations and communications. The total contract hours are estimated to be maximum 135 hours and compensation calculated at $20 per hour.

Operations Site Assistant [Contractor Agreement]

Compensation - $2,700

Estimated contract hours - 135


  • Set up market stalls and site infrastructure
  • Place signage in approved locations
  • Supervise vendor load in and load out
  • Manage the SUFM stall
  • Assist with POS transactions
  • Provide market oversight and respond to needs, vendor or visitor questions and concerns
  • Overall site cleanliness and appearance
  • Site security
  • Market Takedown and cleanup [assistant Board member(s) on rotation]
  • Liase with City staff to ensure infrastructure setup: Rec. Centre, Transit, electrical supply
  • Market Wrap-up Report - 2 pages Executive Summary (MSWord doc) by Oct. 19, 2018


  • Must be physically fit, able to lift at least 50lbs without difficulty
  • Able to work in changing weather conditions, rain or shine
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills for emailing, browsing and data management on MS Office
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated high degree of flexibility and initiative
  • Valid MARKETSAFE or FOODSAFE Certificate

Contract duration: June – Oct. 19, 2018

Please submit a resume to:

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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Numéro : 45668       Date publiée sur May 14 2018