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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2023

STORE TEAM MEMBER

 

Job Overview

Store Team Members/Cashiers at The Roots Farm Market interact with, assist, and help maintain a positive store experience for our customers. Team Members engage with customers during most of a shift, while also completing vital daily store tasks such as stocking, handling and packaging vegetables, and cleaning. This position can be part or full time but candidates must be able to work Friday and Saturday.

Job Duties 

  • Efficiently and accurately complete customer transactions using the POS system

  • Interact with customers and community members in a friendly and respectful manner 

  • Price, merchandize, organize, and restock inventory as it gets delivered

  • Bag, clean, sort, date, and manage a wide variety of seasonal, fresh produce

  • Maintain abundant and appealing displays and a clean and welcoming space

Physical Aspects 

  • Frequent standing up and sitting down, standing for long periods, walking short distances

  • Heavy lifting (30-50 lbs) is a regular Store Team Member task 

  • Changing temperature environments: working in walk-in cooler and on store floor

Benefits & Compensation 

  • $16-$18/hour depending on experience 

  • 15% employee discount 

  • Staff lunch & drink ​

Schedule

  • Part Time or Full Time (32 hours+) 

  • Opening and closing shifts available 

To apply,  please email a brief letter of interest,  an updated resume, work availability, and three work-related references to martha@therootsfarmmarket.com 

KITCHEN TEAM MEMBER

Job Overview

We are looking for someone with experience working in a production kitchen who will bring enthusiasm and energy to our Kitchen Team. Kitchen Team Members are involved with food preparation and production, packaging and labeling, kitchen organization, and cleaning. Our ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with a can-do attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Execute food production following recipes and provided prep lists 

  • Package, label, and date all prepared items 

  • Ensure that kitchen cooler on store floor is continuously stocked and kitchen-prepared items are accessible for customers

  • Observe weekly inventory of grocery and food in kitchen, as well as paper goods, packaging, labels and cleaning products and report to store buyer when items are running low 

  • Wash dishes as needed throughout the shift 

  • Maintain all food preparation and storage areas according to VT  Dept of Health guidelines 

  • Maintain effective and regular communication with Management Team and Owner (via email, Slack, text, and in-person meetings) 

  • Identify and implement ways of increasing profitability while encouraging and employing cost saving ideas/activities developed in coordination with store Management Team and Owner

  • Help maintain a positive workplace culture by being responsive to staff suggestions and concerns, and work to resolve problems 

  • Maintain effective working relationships with all Roots Market employees 

  • Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen equipment/storage areas and promptly act to report issues 

Job Qualifications 

  • Must have experience working in a production kitchen 

  • Has experience processing farm produce and whole food ingredients 

  • Be able to lift 20+ lbs regularly, work in a standing position for duration of shift, comfortable working with knives and hot cooking temperatures 

  • Must be reliable, professional, great at communicating, organized, and efficient 

  • Passionate about teamwork, local food, and the community 

  • Have references that confirm applicant's reliability and skill set 

Compensation 

  • $17-20/hour depending on experience 

  • 15% discount on store items 

  • 2nd quality vegetables 

  • Shift lunch & drink

 

To apply for this position, please send a brief letter of interest and availability,  an updated resume,  and three work related references to the HR Manager via email: martha@therootsfarmmarket.com Please indicate the position in the subject line.

 

 

DISHWASHER/PREP COOK

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Clean dishes in a thorough and timely manner

  • Dry dishes and return to proper storage location 

  • Assist in basic food prep, packaging, and stocking of items

  • Maintain all food storage areas using Dept of Health guidelines

  • Stock food inventory as well as paper goods, packaging, labels, and cleaning products for the kitchen

  • Maintain effective communication, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems

  • Maintain effective working relationships with all Roots Market employees

Job Qualifications

  • Be able to lift 30+ lbs regularly, work in a standing position for duration of shift, comfortable working with knives and hot cooking temperatures

  • Must be reliable, professional, organized, and efficient

  • Have references that confirm applicant's reliability, attitude, and skill set

Compensation

  • $16/hour 

  • 15% store discount

  • 2nd quality vegetables 

  • Shift lunch & drink​

 

We are seeking both full or part-time employees. To apply please submit a brief letter of interest, a resume, and three relevant references to our HR Manager,  indicating the job position in the subject line. Send materials to: martha@therootsfarmmarket.com

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