Natural Grocers Lakewood , CO 80226

Posted 4 days ago

Salary Range

USD $65,000.00/Yr.

  • USD $75,000.00/Yr.


The Job in a Nutshell:

Under the direction of the Recruiting Manager, the Recruiter is responsible for forecasting, sourcing, recruiting and interviewing for positions as assigned by NGVC stores, the Home Office and the Distribution Center. This position will assist with the implementation of recruiting initiatives that build bench strength, reduce turnover and ensure compliance with all application and federal state laws.


Main Ingredients:

Provides support, training and direction to new staff members Manages new store recruiting processes to completion Develops reports through multiple applications including Ulti Pro and iCims to determine trends and other information to assist with recruiting initiatives Coordinates job fairs in order to source potential store level candidates in high-needs markets Identifies quality and high potential candidates for store management Meets regularly with the Recruiting Manager, VP of HR and Regional Managers to identify staffing needs Provides quality candidates to the Regional Managers for final selection of all Store Manager positions Assists Store Managers throughout the hiring process including background checks and any other pre-employment assessments Creates and presents innovative recruitment techniques, strategy and avenues including social media Reports weekly and monthly to the Recruiting Manager on staffing needs, turnover, trends, opportunities and other recruiting-related issues for his/her assigned area Coaches Store Managers on quality interviewing and selection practices Adopts stores, ensuring compliance with all recruiting and employment laws and regulations Sources for candidates using a variety of techniques including networking, advertising, job fairs Partners with Store Managers to address store level comments or concerns for better retention Coordinates training needs by communicating with the Training Manager and Travel Departments Travels up to 50% of the time on average, and as much as needed to meet company growth objectives

Although this is a general outline of job responsibilities all employees are expected to be "hands on" and do whatever it takes to get the job done and make the company thrive.


Recipe for Success:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience is required 3-5 years of experience recruiting exempt and non-exempt level candidates Field retail experience preferred Strong recruiting skills and ability to identify quality candidates Strong knowledge of all relevant recruiting and employment laws and regulations Ability to work independently; self-motivated Excellent understanding of the retail environment Ability to effectively communicate with candidates and employees at every education level Proficient computer skills with ability to develop spreadsheets and reports to analyze division staffing needs Excellent collaboration and consensus building skills Strong relationship-building/networking ability and excellent problem-solving and analytical skills Knowledge and shared belief of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage culture and values Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks for timely completion

This job description is not an employment contract. It does not guarantee a job or that the above listed duties are the limit of responsibilities. The job and job description are subject to change with and without notice. Employees are required to accomplish any and all tasks assigned to him/her by their Manager and/or other Store Support Center manager that might not be listed in this job description.


Here's an overview of the benefits we offer our good4u Crew to help ensure the health and wellbeing of you and your family, now and well into the future:

All Crew Members

  • Birthday Bonus Pay

  • Vitamin Bucks (up to $2,080 earned as store credit annually)

  • Holiday Pay for 5 Holidays

  • Stores Closed
  • Paid Time Off (sick days and vacation) that Increases with Tenure

  • Paid Nutrition Education

  • good4u Crew Member Discount

  • {N}power Program (customer appreciation and rewards program)

  • Regular, Scheduled Pay Increases

  • Advancement Opportunities and Career Development

  • Health and Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Referral Program

Full-Time Crew Members (30+ hours/week)

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Medical Leave (through company paid short-term disability insurance)

  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Benefits Including Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Term Life Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k) with discretionary Company Match

  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with Company Match

Diversity Statement

At the heart of Natural Grocers' commitment to our community and crew is this belief: All people should be empowered to experience health and wellbeing! We cannot be true to this conviction without honoring diversity and cultivating inclusion throughout every aspect of our organization.

At Natural Grocers, we honor our differences, embrace diversity, and cultivate inclusion because both individual and societal health are rooted in these principles. Our Crew is diverse not only in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, abilities, and age but also in cultural backgrounds, thoughts, and ideas. Celebrating our diversity refreshes, expands, and shapes our perspective, energizing our mission of equitable access to health and wellness for all. We welcome everyone who would like to join us in this mission, with gratitude for the unique life experience each person brings to the table. We're committed to nurturing an ecosystem of diversity and inclusion in which our Crew can continue to thrive.

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