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Eco Club at Nevada Union High School doing an orange tasting – Feb. 2016

Procurement Specialist 
Download job description here.  To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@sierraharvest.org.
Application deadline: June 15th –  12pm PST
For additional information call (530) 265-2343.

Summary

The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for working to increase the supply of fresh organic produce (specialty crops) offered in school meals and institutions in Nevada County.  The procurement specialist will meet with food service directors and organizational buyers to assess their needs and present opportunities to procure local and regional fresh organic produce that fit budgets. There will be particular focus placed on growing farmer direct relationships as well as working with food distributors offering regional, organic specialty crops.  The procurement specialist will be responsible for tracking increases in the number of vendors as well as the number of pounds of produce being procured.  This person will also be responsible for organizing and conducting monthly tastings of fresh local and regional produce that are featured in the school lunch and institutional menus.  Hours: 20hrs / week.  Occasional work some nights/weekends when needed.