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Fruits and Vegetables

Our Mission: Provide Kodiak communities with quality food choices that are locally sourced, economically sustainable, environmentally responsible, while promoting education and engagement

 

We are hiring for our team!

We are looking for an interested and motivated individuals to join our sales team at the store. This very customer-intensive position is best suited to those who like high engagement.

The shifts we need to cover areSaturday 9:30 am up to 4:30 pm, With occasional coverage for Weekdays from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm (if available). 

Please carefully read the position description below and if this interests you please email your cover letter, resume, and references to info@kodiakharvest.org (use button below). This position is open until filled. We may continue to take applications for future opportunities.

Position Description: Sales team member

Supervision by: Kodiak Harvest Food Cooperative Project Director

Hours: 4-6 hours on Saturdays, potentially up to 4 hours per shift on weekdays (as needed)

 

PURPOSE

The mission of Kodiak Harvest Food Cooperative (KHFC or Co-op) is to provide Kodiak communities with quality food choices that are locally sourced, economically sustainable, and environmentally responsible while promoting education and engagement. We are seeking a Sales team member to provide the  members and customers of the Kodiak Harvest Food Cooperative with a high quality shopping experience in our member owned grocery store. Successful candidates achieve this by engaging our customers in a  friendly and professional manner, maintaining the store in a high degree of order and cleanliness, being knowledgeable about products in the store, and understanding and implementing the values of the cooperative. This is a high engagement position requiring continuous face to face interactions with members and customers seeking a full cooperative experience: shopping, education, and engagement. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team, and perform activities with limited or no direct supervision. Position works 4 hour shifts up to 5 days a week, plus occasional events and activities. Project Director works with team to identify sustainable scheduling for team members. 

 

This position reports to the Project Director and assists the Sales Coordinator. Works as part of a team with other team members, Board of Directors, and volunteers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific responsibilities will be developed by the KHFC Project Director and Board of Directors. General duties and responsibilities will include:

 

  • The primary duty is to handle customer sales transactions at the front counter of the store in an engaging,  friendly, efficient, and professional manner. Must be able to perform duties without direct supervision.

  • Greet and interact with customers and assist them in locating inventory.

  • Help customers in billing and payment; Operate point of sale equipment and follow directions and checklists to ensure appropriate recordkeeping.

  • Maintain the store in an orderly state; Stocking, sorting, rotating, and displaying products as needed to ensure quality, visibility, and availability to customers

  • Communicate with members and customers about products; learn about and familiarize self with store inventory

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the store; Clean, sanitize, mop, dust, and  organize as directed or needed to meet rules and regulations governing the store and maintain a professional establishment.

  • Assist Project Director and Sales Coordinator as needed or directed in various store tasks; organize produce boxes, fulfill online orders, order products, stock products, prepare space for community activities and events.

  • Must follow all rules, regulations, policies and procedures as directed.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 18+ for this shift (Saturday)

  • Reliable, self-motivated, have strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team with the Project Director, Board of Directors, volunteers, and other stakeholders

  • Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to deliver results according to agreed upon deadlines

  • Able to learn and operate Point of Sale (POS) system in a proficient manner

    • Experience with Square or other online point-of-sale systems is a plus

  • Ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic advocate of the local food movement and have interest in healthy  foods and environmental impacts of extended food chains

 

TO APPLY

Please email requested information in one PDF document to: info@kodiakharvest.org

In your email, please include a cover letter explaining interest in the position, current resume, contact information for three references, and include the subject line “Sales team member”.

To inquire about future employment or intern opportunities, email us at info@kodiakharvest.org

 

Ideal teammates are energetic, forward-thinking and creative individuals who share our values.
 

Solid business acumen, a strong results orientation and excellent people skills are a must, as is an ability to work enthusiastically in an evolving environment and be flexible with changes and growth. Knowing and loving our Kodiak Community is an added benefit.

Successful teammates have the capacity to think strategically, problem solve and have a passion to be part of Kodiak's sustainable food futures.

 

Kodiak Harvest Food Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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