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The Taste NY Market at Todd Hill is Hiring!

Todd Hill Market is looking for part-time, temporary clerks.  This position is based at the market and pays $11.10/hour and is up to 20 hours per week.  

The Taste NY at Todd Hill Market Sales Clerk supports the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill.Primary responsibilities include assisting customers in a food service setting, maintaining clean and organized work stations and ensuring a clean guest area. Clerk provides quality beverages and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards, follows health safety and sanitation guidelines for all products.Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues. Inspect the store for cleanliness, organization and refill supplies as needed. The clerk is expected to discuss Dutchess County agriculture and local foods with customers, utilizing provided information and engage them in the areas of local agriculture products sold in the store.Candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively with managers and co-workers.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • Ability to complete basic math in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work with the public;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a cash register;
  • Ability to use or learn to use MS Word and excel;
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards,
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-year retail sales experience;
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Excel;
  • Experience working in customer service and retail environments;
  • Understanding of basic marketing;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks;
  • Proficiency with internet based communications;
  • Knowledge of the organization, operation, philosophy and objectives of Cooperative Extension;
  • Knowledge of agriculture and agricultural practices.

Duties Include:

  • Customer service – greets, assists and serves the needs of store customers.
  • Store inspection, organization and recordkeeping.Must assist in maintaining a clean facility.
  • Cash Controls – follow all procedures for proper management and handling of cash.
  • Replenishment of store supplies and inventory.Track product inventory.
  • Receive and log scheduled deliveries.
  • Assist with promotion of agri-tourism in Dutchess County.
  • Describe the local farms, produce, food and products displayed.
  • Monitor product expiration dates and observe First in First out practices
  • Follow health safety and sanitation guidelines store inspection, organization and restock as needed.
  • Work with supervisors to learn about products being sold in the store.
  • Maintain equipment, troubleshoot if necessary and alert manager (such equipment may be but not limited to cash register, coffee equipment, refrigerators and freezers).

To apply, please fill out the attached application and send to Maureen Roche at




If you have any questions or need more information, please contact HR at 845-677-8223 x100.


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Dutchess County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.


Maureen Roche
Senior Administrator and Grants Administrator
(845) 677-8223 x 100

Last updated March 22, 2019