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Weekend Supervisor Greene Hill Food Co-Op

  • Date Posted August 05, 2022
  • Location Brooklyn, NY
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description

We are a Brooklyn food Co-op serving the communities of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and beyond. 

We are a working Co-op — all member-owners contribute at least 2.5 hours of work every four weeks either through in-store shifts or remote committees. 

Our mission is to have a positive impact on our community in every way possible.

We value the spirit of democratic cooperation in which each individual has a voice, and each member-owner works to support the Co-op. We strive to offer a range of local, affordable, organic, and sustainable food and household products. As neighbors, we strive to reflect the community in which we live, and we actively work to ensure that the Co-op is accessible to all. We seek to develop the Co-op as an ethical entity, using transparent and socially responsible buying and selling practices.

Job description

Are you a team player?  Do you love to solve problems?  Do you like working with a large and diverse set of people?  Do you love variety in your day-to-day? 

 

About Greene Hill Food Co-op

The Greene Hill Food Co-op, a member-owned grocery store in Brooklyn, NY is seeking someone passionate about equitable and sustainable food practices to join our team as a part-time Weekend Supervisor. 

 

Overview of the Role

The Weekend Supervisor will be responsible for supervising the operations of the store on Saturdays and Sundays. This position will direct in-store shift working member-owners to ensure day-to-day tasks are completed successfully. This position will also work with the merchandising committee to keep the store well-stocked. The position requires the ability to lift heavy boxes that can weigh up to 50 pounds repeatedly unassisted and the ability to go up and down a flight of stairs repeatedly. 

 

Who You Are

    • Committed/Passionate: You are interested or familiar with food cooperatives or food justice; specific familiarity with Greene Hill Food Co-op or other food co-ops is preferred. 
    • Experienced: You have worked in a grocery store/retail/food/service setting
    • Organized and Detail-oriented. You know how to manage multiple priorities, create and follow task lists, check expiration dates, product codes and prices, and double-check the work of others. 
    • Dependable: You have strong customer service skills and will respond to emails, slack messages and in-person questions in a timely manner. 
    • Problem Solver: From a refrigerator on the fritz to a better product display, we’re looking for someone who has the ability to work through unexpected challenges and someone who will be proactive to implement solutions that improve the store. 
    • Motivating Communicator: You are able to direct, manage, coordinate, and support a diverse group of member-owners with a wide range of capabilities. You have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and respectfully in English with diverse populations and stakeholders.
    • Flexible: No two days are the same at the co-op. You enjoy variety in your work and the people that you work with.  


 

What You’ll Do

 

  • Work in coordination with the General Manager to manage handoffs of tasks and priorities between days working and not working to achieve weekly goals. 
  • Receive orders, update prices and product merchandising.
  • Liaise with the Operations and Merchandising Committees and other committees as assigned, responding to questions and providing information in a timely manner. 
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the store including setting priorities and directing member-owners as they complete their 2.5 hour shifts. This may include back-up cashiering, overseeing stocking, cleaning and general upkeep, checking expiration dates and other ad-hoc tasks.
  • Provide service to shoppers by answering questions and locating products.
  • As needed, cover member-owner labor shifts during last-minute cancellations.
  • Maintain a clean, welcoming, inviting and inclusive environment for all shoppers regardless of sexual orientation, race, etc.
     

Hours & Schedule

14 - 20 hours a week; working full days (10 AM - 6 PM) on Saturdays and Sundays and possibly remote meetings/responsibilities on other days. The schedule may flex depending on the needs of the store.

 

Compensation: $20/hr 

 

Benefits: PTO (Vacation, Safe & Sick Time and Holidays) 

 

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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