1/25/2016—For immediate release: Operations Assistant Wanted
Penn’s Corner is looking to hire a full-time Operations Assistant. Come join a hard-working staff that strives to connect local farmers with both wholesale and retail food customers in Pittsburgh.
This exciting position is unique because it offers the opportunity to rub elbows with local farmers, chefs, and food-conscious customers in Pittsburgh. The first primary responsibility of the Operations Assistant is to to drive a box truck to local farms and make deliveries to Pittsburgh customers. The second primary responsibility is to be a significant part of the Operations Team. As a member of that team, the Assistant will collaborate and assist the Operations Manager with all the planning and logistical details of the day-to-day business. The position also includes helping out with CSA box packing and other warehouse responsibilities.
The ideal candidate will be motivated, friendly, detail-oriented, reliable, and willing to perform heavy physical work. Professional communication skills are essential. Experience driving box trucks and/or vans is a big plus. Previous jobs that included working with restaurants and/or farms are an asset. Skills in customer service are a must.
The job is physically demanding. Must be able to repeatedly lift at least 50+ pounds, have a valid driver’s license, smartphone, and reliable transportation to our facility in Larimer.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include information about when you could begin working in this position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please inquire regarding the compensation for this hourly position.