Current Employment Opportunities at The Natural Grocer

Produce Manager (posted August 2022)

 

A high level of organization and an artistic flair will be helpful in this role. One should enjoy working with people; have the ability to work collaboratively but mostly independently; possess a high level of integrity and reliability; and thrive in a busy work environment. The Natural Grocer is a local fresh foods market offering a curated selection of provisions, organic produce, and prepared foods.

 

Core Roles:

  • Coordinate all produce department operations including management of product.

  • Receive and process daily produce deliveries and assess/verify product quality.

  • Maintain orderly and appealing Produce display on retail floor.

  • Manage and maintain organization of produce department paperwork.

  • Maintain safe, sanitary and organized working/prep area, retail produce area, and produce walk-in refrigerator.

  • Maintain positive working relationship with produce vendors while ensuring product quality at point of delivery.

  • Act as point person for produce related questions from staff or customers.

  • Assist with other retail-related needs as necessary.

 

Core Skills:

  • Demonstrated high levels of organization, responsibility, and unwavering reliability.

  • Effective verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently perform high quality work in efficient manner.

  • Team-oriented, problem-solver with high level of integrity.

  • Familiarity with various produce items and their care.

  • Ability to lift 20-40 lb containers throughout the day, as well as 50 lb containers on occasion.

  • Ability to follow proper lifting mechanics, safe use of knives, tools and equipment. 

 

​Starting Wage:  $17.00-$18.00/hour

Days/Hours: Full-time, 6am-2pm Monday-Friday (will consider part-time)

Benefits available for full-time employees​

 

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

 

​No phone calls, please. 

Food Prep Operations (posted August 2022)

 

The Natural Grocer specializes in healthy and unique, made from scratch to-go foods and baked goods. Our kitchen is a busy place with a variety of foods being prepared and served throughout the day and the menu changes daily, offering vegan, vegetarian and healthy proteins to customers. Our Food Prep Specialist will work collaboratively as well as independently and must be organized, efficient, hold themselves to a high standard, and thrive in a busy work environment.

Core Roles:

  • Prepare ingredients and follow established recipes as directed by Lead Chef.

  • Assist with counter service, taking phone orders, and maintaining clean stocked service case.

  • Responsible for receiving vendor orders for food service department.

  • Oversight of kitchen staff occasionally when Lead Chef is not on site.

  • Maintain clean sanitary workspace following Serv Safe protocols.

  • Oversee and execute daily closing/cleaning procedures.

 

Core Skills:

  • Demonstrated high levels of organization and reliability

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a busy shared workspace

  • Effective verbal communication skills

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

  • Team-oriented, problem-solver with high level of integrity

  • Outstanding customer service skills

  • Experience in sauté cooking, construction of dressings, marinades and spreads helpful

  • Training in food service sanitation helpful but not required

Starting Wage:  $18.00-$19.00/hour

Benefits available for full-time employees

Days/Hours: full-time, 5 days/week (will consider part-time)

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

No phone calls, please. 

 

Kitchen Floater: Dishwasher/Receiver/Customer Service (posted August 2022)
 

The kitchen/deli service area at The Natural Grocer is small and busy. Successful staff members will be those who enjoy working collaboratively and thrive in a busy work environment. This is a key position in our team and allows for a variety of work throughout the day (you're not just stuck on the dishwasher all day!).

Core Roles:

  • Washing, rinsing, sanitizing food service kitchen dishes

  • Maintaining clean orderly workspace (floors, proper organization of clean/dirty dishes)

  • Prioritize dish cleaning/handling throughout shift to address chef needs

  • Receive food service orders/deliveries per department food handling procedures

  • Answer customer phone calls/questions in friendly helpful manner


Core Skills:

  • High level of responsibility, timeliness, and integrity

  • Effective communication skills and ability to thrive in a busy team-oriented workspace

  • Outstanding customer service and problem-solving skills

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

  • Ability to follow directions and procedures

  • Effective time management skills, organization and reliability

  • Ability to repeatedly lift 25-50 lbs is a must

 

No prior experience is required; we will train you for this position. Excellent entry-level food service position with opportunity to learn all aspects of kitchen organization/function.


Starting Wage: $17/hr

Days/Hours: full-time, 5 days/week (will consider part-time)
Benefits available for full-time employees​

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

No phone calls, please.