Job Description

As a sales associate of the winery at the Farmer’s Market, we are looking for a highly motivated individual who has a passion for sharing wine knowledge with customers in a professional and approachable manner. The associate is responsible for providing the best possible customer experience by developing relationships that promote sales and brand loyalty. 

We are seeking seasonal help at the farmer’s markets in Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport.  This is a part-time position and the day/times vary depending on the market.

Burlington market – Thursdays from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm.  

Cedar Rapids market – Saturday mornings from 7:30 am – noon

Davenport market – Saturday mornings from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Allow for approximately 30 min to 45 min for set-up prior to the start of the market and approximately 20 min for tear down.


Farmers Market Responsibilities

  • Promote and sell wines by assisting and educating guests in tasting wines and making purchasing decisions
  • Maintain current and thorough knowledge of all available products to effectively advise and sell to customers in person
  • Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly, and courteous service 
  • Processing payments – cash and credit card using POS 
  • Track inventory prior to and after completion on market day and note any discrepancies
  • Set up and tear down the tent, table, and wine display accordingly



  • Personable, friendly, and a genuine desire to provide outstanding customer service
  • Self-motivated with the ability to proactively address issues without supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at once
  • Experience in wine and/or customer service industry a plus


General Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age 
  • Always maintain a professional appearance
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • You will use a Square POS device for sales transactions that will be provided.  You will use your own phone with the Square devices.


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Winery experience or similar environment such as retail, restaurant, hospitality, or customer service 
  •  Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential 
  •  Cash handling experience and basic math skills
  •  Ability to follow company policies and procedures


Physical Demands

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, move, or walk for prolonged periods of time 
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds repeatedly


Total Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Annual bonus opportunity depending on company and individual performance
  • Retirement plans and health care benefits not offered at this time

Interested candidates should email a resume and a brief statement describing his or her qualifications to