Gelsons Markets is recognized as one of the nations premiere supermarket chains, founded in 1951 as an
extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers. Each location is singularly recognized as the areas best market for superior products and exceptional service. Exceptional customer service skills are important to ensure our ability to fulfill our mission statement: To make shopping anywhere else unacceptable for consumers who value quality products, cleanliness, convenience, and personal service. Gelsons is always looking for friendly, outgoing individuals who enjoy serving the public in a retail setting.
Gelsons Markets is well known for the cleanliness of our stores.
As a Gelsons Markets Porter you will be responsible for performing maintenance and janitorial duties throughout the store to ensure that the store premises and fixtures are kept clean and sanitary. Regular maintenance and cleaning in all restrooms, sweeping, maintaining sweeping sheets, stripping, waxing and buffing the floors in all sales areas is required. The Porter must ensure that the store and surrounding areas are presentable and offer a positive working environment for employees and an excellent shopping experience for customers.
As a Gelsons Markets Porter, you will come in direct contact with our customers. Excellent customer service, attentive listening and resourceful assistance are crucial. The ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers and all levels of staff within Gelsons Markets is mandatory. The Gelsons Porter must possess strong teamwork and interpersonal skills. All grocery department positions start at part time. Pay rate will be dependent on experience.
Continuous hand manipulation including, grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation
Reaching above and at shoulder level frequently
Walking, standing, bending and twisting up to 6 hours per day
Lifting and carrying up to 75 lbs.
Driving moving equipment (Pallet lifter)
Working near hazardous machinery (Baler, power scrubber, buffer, pallet lifter)
Walking on uneven surface
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes and cleaning solvents
Exposure to noise (Equipment)
Exposure to extremes in temperature (Coolers, freezers, outside temps)
Working at heights (Ladders)
Working with bio-hazards such as blood borne pathogens and sewage (Restrooms)