Food Systems Program Assistant (Arden, WA)

DIVISION: Community Living Connections


REPORTS TO: Food Systems Program Manager



STATUS: Non-Exempt

HOURS: 40 Hours Per Week

SALARY RANGE: Hiring Range $ 16.72-$19.56 Per Hour


Rural Resources Community Action needs Food Systems Program Assistant (Arden, WA) full-time with benefits. As a Food Systems ProgramAssitant, you will serve as support staff for the Food Systems Program, including pick-ups and deliveries for the program. This individual will also be responsible for keeping pick-up and delivery records, maintaining inventory control, writing and filing reports, developing and maintaining working relationships with farmers and delivery clients, and other duties as assigned helping to develop a regional food system.

Salary & Benefit information

The full salary range of $16.72-$27.84 per hour represents the low and high end of the total salary range for this position. The hiring range for this role is $16.72-$19.56 per hour. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to experience & qualifications. After the successful completion of our six-month training period, you will receive a 4% step increase.  As a regular employee, you may receive an additional 4% step increase on your annual anniversary with RRCA. Other rewards may include Paid Time-Off, a 403 (B) and/or Roth IRA retirement savings plan with a company match of up to 6%, a life insurance policy for $12,000 while you are employed, access to our Employee Assistance Program, Medical (3 Plan Options), dental, vision insurance, and other auxiliary insurance programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

A Food Systems Program Assistant will need knowledge of fresh produce pickup and delivery principles and practices, sanitary and custodial practices, and developing/working with spreadsheets. For this position, we are looking for an individual with experience in a food service setting, working with farmers who produce food for human consumption, and working with food pantries/food pantry clients.

Education, Skills, and Abilities

To apply for this position, you would need a High School Diploma or GED; and two years of experience distributing perishable food in a rural setting or any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.


Rural Resources Community Action offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to read more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rural Resources Community Action provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.