Store Associate (Market & Cafe)
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Title: Mar­ket & Cafe Asso­ciate (Part Time & Full Time Posi­tions)

Reports to:   Mar­ket Man­ag­er

Job Descrip­tion:

  • This posi­tion helps cre­ate an out­stand­ing cus­tomer expe­ri­ence through excep­tion­al ser­vice in the mar­ket and cafe.  Asso­ciates will be tasked with reg­is­ter work, stock and inven­to­ry, mer­chan­dis­ing and upkeep of floor dis­plays, estab­lish­ing and main­tain­ing a safe and clean envi­ron­ment.  We have part time and full time posi­tions avail­able, all posi­tions have oppor­tu­ni­ties for advance­ment.

Pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ties may include, but are not lim­it­ed to:

  • Cre­ate an envi­ron­ment that enables cus­tomers to feel wel­come, impor­tant and appre­ci­at­ed by answer­ing ques­tions regard­ing prod­ucts sold through­out the mar­ket.
  • Gain and main­tain knowl­edge of prod­ucts sold with­in the mar­ket and be able to respond to ques­tions and make sug­ges­tions about prod­ucts.
  • Respon­si­ble for being vis­i­ble and active­ly greet­ing, engag­ing and assist­ing cus­tomers.
  • Process cus­tomer trans­ac­tions through the check lane quick­ly, accu­rate­ly, and effi­cient­ly. Under­stand the Point of Sale (POS) sys­tem, and han­dle var­i­ous ten­ders fol­low­ing check­out pro­ce­dures accord­ing to com­pa­ny pol­i­cy.
  • Sup­port­ing cafe staff with ser­vices as reg­is­ter or counter assis­tance.
  • Adhere to all food safe­ty reg­u­la­tions and guide­lines.
  • Ensures rota­tion require­ments for all gro­cery prod­ucts are con­sis­tent­ly achieved.
  • Demon­strates depend­abil­i­ty and flex­i­bil­i­ty; meets atten­dance require­ments.
  • Per­forms oth­er duties as assigned by the Mar­ket Man­ag­er.

Posi­tion Require­ments:

  • Full-time avail­abil­i­ty, week­end avail­abil­i­ty required
  • Expe­ri­ence in a food indus­try set­ting:  restau­rant, gro­cery, or relat­ed (or will­ing to train!!)
  • Ener­getic, fun, friend­ly, cus­tomer ser­vice mind­ed indi­vid­ual
  • Pas­sion for the local food move­ment a plus 
  • Under­stands how to be a part of a small team envi­ron­ment
  • Has a pos­i­tive atti­tude and a great sense of qual­i­ty and urgency 
  • Must main­tain a neat and tidy appear­ance
  • Adher­ence to san­i­ta­tion and safe­ty pro­ce­dures
  • Phys­i­cal­ly able to lift up to 50 pounds safe­ly and repeat­ed­ly

 

Equal Employ­ment Oppor­tu­ni­ty (EEO): It is the pol­i­cy of Local Foods that all employ­ees and appli­cants be afford­ed equal oppor­tu­ni­ties in employ­ment with­out regard to race, col­or, sex, nation­al ori­gin, reli­gion, dis­abil­i­ty, or retal­i­a­tion for engag­ing in an EEO pro­tect­ed activ­i­ty. The Com­pa­ny pro­hibits dis­crim­i­na­tion or harass­ment based on any of these cat­e­gories, as well as on age, genet­ic infor­ma­tion, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion, mar­i­tal sta­tus, sta­tus as a par­ent, mil­i­tary ser­vice, or any oth­er bases pro­tect­ed under applic­a­ble local, state, or fed­er­al law.

This posi­tion is open imme­di­ate­ly.  To apply, please sub­mit a resume and cov­er let­ter to jobs@localfoods.com.