Intervale Center

Intervale Center Food Hub Operations Associate | Part Time

Category: Non-profit

Location: 180 Intervale Road, Burlington, VT, USA


Summary of Position:

The Intervale Food Hub Operations Associate works collaboratively with the Intervale Food Hub team to successfully implement operations, increase efficiency and productivity of the operations, and grow the demand for our products and services.  The Operations Associate will help maintain the Intervale Food Hub facility, trucks and equipment infrastructure, food safety standards and quality management programs, and customer order fulfillment.  This position will work closely with the Intervale Food Hub team to enhance systems for increased efficiency, quality, and safety in all aspects of the business.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that operating systems, equipment, and procedures comply with all current federal, state, and local legislation, and meet best practices for safety, efficiency, and sustainability. Propose and implement changes as necessary
  • Ensure accurate, efficient, timely, and safe packing & distribution of all orders
  • Execute delivery routes as assigned
  • Enter data into tracking tools to evaluate operational productivity
  • Work with Customer Service to implement operational changes when necessary to maintain and/or build efficiencies
  • Receive vendor orders
  • Work with Intervale Food Hub team on strategic planning and overall business development
  • Attend Intervale Center staff meetings and special events as necessary
  • Contribute to a highly productive, collaborative, and clean work environment
  • Act as an ambassador for the entire organization, promote philanthropy, and engage in relationship building in support of Development
  • Participate in organization-wide Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) training and initiatives
  • All other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years operations management experience, preferably on a farm, restaurant, processing facility, or other food-related business
  • Knowledge of food quality standards required
  • Strong organization, communication, and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude, patience, creativity, and a great sense of humor
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work outdoors at least one day per week in variable weather conditions
  • Valid VT driver’s license with clean driving record

Intervale Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@intervale.org.  The position is open until filled with an anticipated start date of December 3, 2022. This position is 32 hours per week, hourly, non-exempt, annual, and permanent and is based in Burlington, Vermont.  Compensation is $18 per hour and includes health and dental insurance, CTO and sick time, 401k match, life and disability insurance and limited wellness benefits.

Deadline:

To Apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@intervale.org.