Current Employment Opportunities at The Natural Grocer

Department:  Prepared Foods

Deli Service Counter - Morning Setup & Customer Service

Core Roles:

  • Stock and organize the deli service case in preparation for store opening

  • Restock and maintain items in deli service case. 

  • Maintaining order and appearance of deli service case.

  • Additional responsibilities as directed; such as additional prep, assembly, and packaging of food.

Core Skills:

  • Demonstrated high levels of organization and responsibility.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a shared workspace. 

  • Effective verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform high quality work in efficient manner without supervision.

  • Team-oriented, problem-solver.

  • Training in food service sanitation (certification not required).

Hourly Wage:  $16.00-$18.00 based on experience

Days/Hours:    3-4 days/week including some Saturdays - 8 hour shifts, 24-32 hours/week

The kitchen/deli service area at The Grocer is small. We work in close proximity to one another, often sharing counter space. Successful staff members will be those who enjoy people, work collaboratively, hold themselves to a high standard, and thrive in a busy work environment.

Cover letter, resume, and references to:  admin@thenaturalgrocer.net

No phone calls, please. 

Department:  Prepared Foods

Prep & Customer Service Specialist

Core Roles:

  • Preparation and labeling/dating of fruits, vegetables, dressings and spreads, and replenishment of stock.

  • Restocking and maintaining of items in the grab & go case throughout shift.

  • Maintaining cleanliness, order and appearance of prep space and grab & go case. 

  • Provide customer service at deli case in support of primary customer service staff. 

  • Additional responsibilities as directed by chef such as, but not limited to, food prep, assembly and packaging. 

  • Restocking food containers into juice room as needed.

 

Core Skills:

  • Experience in food assembly and/or food preparation in a commercial kitchen. 

  • Strong knife skills; familiarity with commercial food processing equipment. 

  • Training in food service sanitation (certification not required). 

  • Demonstrated high levels of organization, efficiency, and responsibility.

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a small kitchen with shared workspace. 

  • Effective verbal communication and excellent customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform high quality work in efficient manner without supervision.

  • Team-oriented, problem-solver willing to assist fellow staff.

Hourly Wage:  $16.00-$18.00 based on experience

Days/Hours:    11:00 am - 5:30 pm, 30 hours/week including Saturdays

This position has primary responsibility for prepping all items for the sandwich, juice, and smoothie stations, and also includes providing outstanding customer service at the deli case. The kitchen at The Grocer is small. We work in close proximity to one another, often sharing counter space. Successful staff members will be those who enjoy people, work collaboratively, hold themselves to a high standard, and thrive in a busy work environment.

Cover letter, resume, and references to:  admin@thenaturalgrocer.net

No phone calls, please. 

Department:  Retail Floor

Retail Produce Associate

Core Roles:

  • Create and maintain clean, aesthetically appealing produce display area for customers. 

  • Maintain retail display throughout the day (restocking, fronting/facing, rotating), ensuring product quality and appearance. 

  • Provide outstanding customer service and assist customers and staff with produce-related questions.

  • Receive organic produce deliveries in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Maintain clean, organized receiving space, and break down all boxes and delivery containers.

  • Prep, clean, and organize produce in the walk-in cooler to maintain organization and cleanliness.

 

Core Skills:

  • Strong work ethic and time management with ability to work both independently and as a team player. 

  • High level of organization, responsibility and integrity.

  • Unfailing ability to follow instructions and procedures.

  • Creative problem-solver with a calm, can-do approach.

  • Outstanding customer service verbal communication and collaborative work skills

  • Ability to continuously stand and move throughout shift; including bending and twisting, repeatedly lifting 20-50lbs using proper technique, and reaching overhead.

  • Willingness and ability to work in cold and wet environment (i.e., walk-in refrigerator and outdoors receiving orders).

  • Willingness and ability to learn basic knowledge of all products in produce department.

  • Ability to discern product quality and freshness, and to adhere to product dating/codes.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform high quality work in efficient manner without supervision.

  • Prior experience in food production, handling produce, food sanitation and knife skills preferred.

 

Hourly Wage:  $15.75-$17.00 based on experience

Days/Hours:    7:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2-3 days/week to start, including Saturdays

The Retail Produce Associate has responsibility for receiving and maintaining all produce at The Natural Grocer. The Produce Department is a valuable aspect of the business and consistent high-quality produce, organization of products, and collaboration with staff associates to maintain an efficient and organized environment are key aspects to operations.

Cover letter, resume, and references to:  admin@thenaturalgrocer.net

No phone calls, please. 

Department:  Retail Floor

Retail Sales & Customer Service

Core Roles:

  • Create friendly, welcoming environment for customers.

  • Assist customers with product questions or location, and other inquiries.

  • Collaboration and teamwork with retail and kitchen staff.

  • Efficiently process customer transactions using point of sale system and bag groceries. 

  • Maintaining order and professional appearance of shelves and store, and restocking as necessary.

  • Opening and/or closing of store, and cleaning.

  • Assisting with other retail floor needs as directed.

Core Skills:

  • Experience working in a highly customer service-oriented retail environment and outstanding customer service skills. 

  • Working knowledge of organic foods, nutrition, healthy lifestyles and supplements preferred.

  • Outstanding verbal communication skills and friendly, caring manner. 

  • Strong ability to work independently and as a team player. 

  • Creative problem-solver with a calm, can-do approach.

  • High level of responsibility and integrity. 

  • Demonstrated high level of organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform high quality work in efficient manner without supervision.

Hourly Wage:  $15.75-$17.00 based on experience

Days/Hours:    3-4 days/week including some Saturdays - 8 hour shifts, 24-32 hours/week

The Natural Grocer is a small, local store with a loyal core customer base. Retail floor staff strive to create an enjoyable shopping experience for our customers. Our friendly behavior and knowledgeable staff supports our mission and conveys appreciation for our customers. Our customers are our business!

Cover letter, resume, and references to:  admin@thenaturalgrocer.net

No phone calls, please.