Courtesy Clerk

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Muncie , IN 47302

Posted 7 months ago

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 Courtesy Clerk is responsible for the quick and efficient bagging of customer groceries at the checkout stands. 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 Front End Department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures each customer who passes through their lane receives outstanding service by greeting and acknowledging every customer, inquiring if any assistance is needed, maintaining solid product knowledge and thanking them for shopping at Fresh Thyme.

  • Packs grocery items carefully in paper or plastic bags, arranging heavy and bulky items at the bottom and ensuring meat and cleaning products are separated from all other products.

  • Carries grocery bags or uses cart to bring bags to customer's vehicle if requested.

  • Verifies price of product against price of same items on stock shelf as requested.

  • Collects shopping carts from parking lot and surrounding areas and returns carts to store.

  • Removes all trash and ads from carts when returning to the store.

  • Returns all unwanted items left at checkout counter to appropriate shelf locations.

  • Assists in maintaining an orderly appearance of checkout area; includes regular wipe down of food belt and scale.

  • Maintains adequate supply of bags at each register.

  • Communicates customer concerns and request to management.

  • Ensures cleanliness of front end department, 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.

  • Responds positively to customer's inquiries and assists customers with purchases, information and product selection.

  • 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.

  • Keeps front dining counter clean and wiped down.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalency degree.

  • Preferred 1 -2 years grocery retail experience in Front End 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 written communication and documentation skills.

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management.

  • Must have knowledge with MS Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Ability to multitask and have excellent organizational skills is essential.

  • Must be able to support and contribute to team goals.

  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.

Physical Demands

  • Sit Rarely 12 hours Stand Continuously 18 hours Walk Continuously 28 hours Drive Frequently 2-4 hours Balance Frequently 3466% Bend Occasionally 133% Climb (26 ft) Occasionally 133% Crawl Occasionally 133% Crouch/Squat Occasionally 133% Kneel Occasionally 133% Reach (forward & overhead) Frequently 3466% Twist (45 degrees at waist) Occasionally 133%

Lifting/Carrying

  • 010 lbs. Occasionally 133% 1125 lbs. Occasionally 133% 2650 lbs. Occasionally 133% 51100 lbs. Never 0% Repetitive Motion

  • Right & Left Grasping Frequently 3466% Fine Manipulation Occasionally 133% Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 133% 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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