Food Service Clerk
Company: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Posted on: March 20, 2020
SunIRef:Event039 Food Service Clerk Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
546 reviews Bloomington, IN 47401 Job Description: Are you
passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products?
Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing
companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers
Market is the place for you! Our unique business model, fast paced
and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent
benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market.
Careers have been blooming at Fresh Thyme since our inception in
2012 - yours should be no different! The Food Service Clerk is
responsible for keeping all food service cases stocked and clean
during business hours. They are required to assist customers as
needed and maintain a friendly, energetic demeanor. This position
requires adhering to all procedural guidelines set by the Food
Service Department. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Ensures
cleanliness of food service cases, storage area, and work area for
safety; includes cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors
free of liquid spills or water, removing hazardous debris from
floor and sweeping. Stocks food service cases; includes
presentation of product, facing, filling, and organization of all
product items as set by the Food Service Department schematics as
well as ensuring tag and pricing accuracy. Examines the rotation of
all food service products paying particular attention to expired
stock and discarding outdated or spoiled items. Responds positively
to customer's inquiries and assists customers with purchases,
information and product selection; requires selling and cross
selling of products. Receives, inspects, and logs products for
accuracy of shipment, temperature, and quality. Monitors the point
of purchase signs; ensures a variety of recipe cards, product
coupons, promotional material, and information on complimentary
foods. Requires operating and using equipment such as knives,
scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks, and
hand trucks. Prepares various food service items; includes using
the appropriate ingredients and proper cooking times for product
being made. Uses knowledge of scales and weight measures to
accurately weigh and label products. Participates in pre-inventory
preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products.
Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation.
Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and
overall clean appearance at all times. Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalency degree.
Preferred 1 -2 years grocery retail experience in Food Service
department processes and procedures. Previous experience in a
natural foods industry is a plus. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.
Ability to adapt to the ever changing high volume retail while
working in a cross-functional team environment. Must have the
capacity to take initiative when problems arise. Flexibility to
adapt in a variety of situations. Must have advanced attention to
detail with the capability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing
cross functionally with peers and senior management. Ability to
multitask and have excellent organizational skills is essential.
Must be able to lead, support, and contribute to team goals.
Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates. Must be
familiar with Health Department guidelines and regulations as they
pertain to a grocery retail environment. Must have basic knowledge
of math, weights, and measures. Must have skills working with all
food service equipment such as knives, slicers, scales, and ovens.
Capability to cut and weigh various amounts of meats, salads, and
cheeses. Physical Demands Sit Rarely 1 - 2 hours Stand Continuously
1 - 8 hours Walk Continuously 2 - 8 hours Drive Frequently 2-4
hours Balance Frequently 34 - 66% Bend Occasionally 1 - 33% Climb
(2 - 6 ft) Occasionally 1 - 33% Crawl Occasionally 1 - 33%
Crouch/Squat Occasionally 1 - 33% Kneel Occasionally 1 - 33% Reach
(forward & overhead) Frequently 34 - 66% Twist (45 degrees at
waist) Occasionally 1 - 33% Lifting/Carrying 0 - 10 lbs.
Occasionally 1 - 33% 11 - 25 lbs. Occasionally 1 - 33% 26 - 50 lbs.
Occasionally 1 - 33% 51 - 100 lbs. Never 0% Repetitive Motion Right
& Left Grasping Frequently 34 - 66% Fine Manipulation Occasionally
1 - 33% Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 1 - 33% Lower extremities
Never 0% Environmental Conditions: Inside - 90% Outside - 10% Some
extreme temperatures are possible. Some ventilation and exhaust
fans. Refrigerated and ambient environment 35 to 90 degrees Please
click on the short video hyperlink about Fresh Thyme and see what
we're all about: About Fresh Thyme Farmers Market The above
declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the
duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they
intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required
to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the
general nature of the job. Disclosure Statement: Search Firm
Representatives, please read carefully: Fresh Thyme is not seeking
assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for
this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all
resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Fresh Thyme
via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Fresh
Thyme in any form without a valid written search agreement in place
for that position will be deemed the sole property of Fresh Thyme,
and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by
Fresh Thyme as a result of the referral or through other means.
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