Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Saturday Market Team!
We are currently accepting applications for a Site Crew Member.

Job Description:

A Site Crew Member is part of a crew that is responsible for setting up and taking down the infrastructure of the Market before and after regular Market hours. This is a split shift position. The hours for this position will usually be every Saturday from 4:30am-10:00am then returning from 4:00pm-9:00pm. Workers should be prepared to change schedules as needed. Site Crew Members are supervised by the Site Operations Supervisor or the Market Manager on site.

During a shift, they are also responsible for helping the Market managers, the events management staff and the security to regulate activities of Market members and the public in accordance with Market rules, various municipal regulations and the rules of common sense. A Site Crew Member is not an enforcer, but a communicator of information. They should be able to effectively communicate guidelines to Market members and patrons in all types of situations, and they should be able to communicate important situational information to Market managers in a timely and effective manner. This position is team-oriented. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

This job entails setting up and taking down the tents, tables, chairs, fences and other duties involved with creating a public marketplace. This job requires constant vigilance and attention to surroundings during working hours. Site Crew Members are the first line of safety for the Market and also Market’s representatives to the public. They must arrive on time and check in with the Site Operations Supervisor. This position is physical and requires: walking, bending, stooping, standing and the ability to lift 50lbs. The person in this position must have an attention to detail and respect for Market, city and county property. They are expected to become familiar with aspects of their community and anticipate where they may be needed next. Attributes needed to succeed in this position include the ability to work without supervision, set realistic goals, and act effectively and calmly when faced with a crisis. Site Crew Members should be familiar with Market policy. A certification in Rescue Breathing and CPR techniques is a plus.  

Market apparel and a name tag must be worn while on duty. These are provided at no cost to the employee. The Site Crew Member will be part of a team responsible for use and monitoring of safety equipment such as flagging, fencing, cones and stanchions. They will also help monitor parking by members on-site.

Qualifications:

Good Communication Skills

Ability to deal effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds

Ability to keep a clear head when faced with stressful situations

Ability to provide appropriate information 

A pleasant disposition

Good physical condition with the ability to lift 50lbs

Must commit to working on every Saturday including the Saturday of Oregon Country Fair


Wages: $12.75/hr to start. The job is temporary for three weeks. Upon a satisfactory evaluation, job becomes permanent.

To Apply: 

Email the completed application to employment@eugenesaturdaymarket.org or stop by the Information Booth at Saturday Market to pick up a paper copy.

You can drop off a printed copy or send via regular mail to:

Eugene Saturday Market

30 E. Broadway Suite 124

Eugene, OR 97401