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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene Counties has openings for part-time Taste NY Market Clerks at the Taste NY Market located at the Capital Region Welcome Center in New Baltimore on the NYS Thruway (2 miles north of Coxsackie).
One position is seasonal through Labor Day weekend on Saturdays, Sundays, & Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
There are two other positions - one is 28 hours per week Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Fridays from Noon until 7:30 p.m. The other is 29 hours per week Sundays Noon-7:30 p.m.; Mondays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.& Saturdays Noon - 7:30 p.m. These two positions are benefits-eligible including health insurance, NYS retirement, paid leave and more.
Taste NY Market Clerks work under the direction and supervision of the Taste NY Market Manager and Taste NY Assistant Market Manager. Primary responsibilities include assisting with management of inventory, operation of cash register, cash controls, transportation of inventory to the store, customer service, food service and record keeping.
Under the guidance of the supervisor, helps to keep the store visually distinctive and impeccably maintained – cleaning, preparing product demonstrations, restocking, refilling supplies, etc.
Clerks also discuss Columbia County & Greene County agriculture and local foods with customers to engage them in these areas and to provide information upon request about the food and farm products sold in the store.
Criminal background check required.
CCE provides equal program and employment opportunities.
New York State 4-H Shooting Sports is part of the 4-H Natural Resources Program. Human growth and development is the primary goal of our programming.
Master Gardener Volunteers provide research-based gardening information to county residents (soil testing, ID of pests/diseases & answers to horticultural questions). Call us or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to timber harvest work, professional foresters can also help with non-harvest questions, like forest trail design, appraisals,and tax basis determination.
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Last updated June 10, 2019