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Meat and Seafood Counter Staff

Company: Seward Co-op
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSeward Community Co-op- FriendshipJob DescriptionMeat & Seafood StaffLooking for motivated individual with a passion for working in a fast paced, customer service oriented natural foods environment.Purpose: To provide excellent customer service and quality meat and seafood cuts for Seward Community Co-op's Friendship Store customers; to inform meat and seafood customers about the products within the department and ensure the highest level of service.Status: Full or Part-Time. Reports to Meat & Seafood SupervisorPay Level: I (Part-Time) or III (Full-Time)Responsibilities:Essential

  • Cut and wrap poultry, meat and seafood to order.
  • Maintain fully stocked, attractive displays, while maintaining proper storage conditions.
  • Pull short-date or low-quality items, record and dispose of them following established procedures.
  • Understanding of meat and seafood handling, cooked and raw.
  • Provide assistance in prep and production as directed.
  • Knowledge of different cuts of meat and fish.
  • Knowledge of how natural animals are raised.
  • Knowledge of simple cooking methods.
  • Ability to clean all equipment safely and properly.
  • Offer tastes and samples when appropriate.
  • Participate in periodic inventory counts.
  • Monitor cooler and freezer temperatures.
  • Advise Meat & Seafood Supervisor of equipment repair, replacement needs, and safety concerns.
  • Assist with receiving as needed. Check deliveries for damage, quality and accuracy, notify Meat & Seafood Supervisor of discrepancies. Rotate deliveries into storage.Department Maintenance
    • Remove trash promptly, clean up spills, sweep and mop floor as needed.
    • Return department equipment to assigned area
    • Inform Meat & Seafood Supervisor of equipment repair and replacement needs
    • Clean and stock Meat & Seafood display cases as necessary.
    • Keep coolers, food prep and storage areas in clean, sanitary condition, meeting health department standards.Safety
      • Maintain safe working conditions at all times
      • Inform co-workers and managers of unsafe conditions and help to correct them
      • Practice proper lifting techniques and ask for help when needed
      • Practice safe cutting techniques when using knives and/or other sharp equipmentCustomer Service
        • Greet each customer by smiling and making eye contact
        • Staff service counter at all times
        • Manage difficult or emotional customer situations
        • Respond promptly to customer needs
        • Solicit customer feedback to improve service
        • Respond to requests for service and assistance
        • Give accurate product information and refer to others as needed
        • Understand and communicate the benefits of Ownership to customersTeamwork
          • Communicate with management and co-workers to help maintain an efficient and knowledgeable department
          • Work efficiently and productively at all times, with minimal supervision.
          • Identify inefficiencies and work with direct supervisor to implement remedies
          • Treat all staff as customers they deserve the same respect. Qualifications: Essential
            • Ability to multitask
            • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
            • Excellent communication and time management skills
            • Weekend and Evening availability
            • Friendly, courteous and professional customer service skillsFunctional
              • Ability to bend and lift repeatedly for extended periods of time
              • Ability to stand in confined space for extended periods of time
              • Ability to perform repeated actions for extended periods of time
              • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, reach, squat and walk for extended periods of time per shift
              • Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
              • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
              • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including offices, sales floor, back stock areas, and walk-in coolers and freezers.
              • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing up to 50 pounds
              • Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.Preferred
                • Knowledge of Natural Foods, Meat and Seafood
                • Demonstrated ability to work with customers and co-workers from various cultural backgrounds
                • English proficiency, multilingual is a plus

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Keywords: Seward Co-op, Minneapolis , Meat and Seafood Counter Staff, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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