Produce Staff - Fruit Cutter
Ambler, PA Produce
Job Type
Part-time
Description

 

 Weavers Way is a not-for-profit organization that’s doing things differently to support our local community. As a member-owned co-op, we don’t exist just to make money. Weavers Way operates on a triple bottom line philosophy known as People-Planet-Profit - which means every action we take, we strive to benefit people (our community, employees, and local vendors), planet (we strive to be one of the most sustainable places around!), and profit (so we can support our team members and operate as a business). By joining us, you’re helping us fulfill our mission of keeping dollars in our local community, supporting over 300 local food vendors, and being a part of strengthening and enriching the people and planet. 


Requirements

  

 RESPONSIBILITIES


Customer Service

· Greet customers in a friendly manner

· Treat customers fairly, consistently, and with respect

· Respond quickly and courteously to all requests and complaints from customers and work to ensure that all customers feel satisfied after any interactions

· Become familiar with co-op policies and products in order to answer customer questions; refer unresolved questions to the appropriate staff member

· Instruct prospective new members in the procedure for joining the co-op.

· Help customers with groceries, as needed.

· Check in cooperators beginning work shifts.

· Prepare work in anticipation of cooperators’ arrival for a work shift.

· Set up, assist and supervise cooperators.


Product Responsibility

· Responsible for cutting produce for packaged grab and go

· Responsible for maintaining produce displays

· Follow store guidelines for designs, signage, and displays.

· Maintain signage and ensure legibility and accuracy

· May assist in inventory of certain produce items.


Closing and Cleaning

· Maintain a clean sales area and back-stock areas. 

· Follow department closure procedures. 


Other Duties

· Advise the manager on duty of product, equipment, and customer problems

· Observe all Weavers Way policies and procedures

· Attend departmental and all-staff meetings as scheduled

· Assist with inventories as needed

· Answer phones, as available

· Perform other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor


QUALIFICATIONS

· Commitment to the mission and goals of Weavers Way Co-operative Association

· Ability to work well in a team setting

· Ability to communicate with coworkers and customers 

· Ability to supervise co-operators

· Ability to courteously and efficiently serve customers 

· Ability to multi-task, set priorities and remain calm under stress

· Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment when necessary

· Knowledge of produce, produce vendors and farmers, and issues relevant to the WW produce philosophy

· Able to lift 50 pounds

· Knowledge of Weavers Way staff and membership policies

· Be or become upon hiring a member in good standing of Weavers Way Co-op

Salary Description
14.50 per hour