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Seasonal Grocery Associate Riverwards Produce +1 more

  • Date Posted September 20, 2022
  • Location Philadelphia, PA
  • Category Business
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Riverwards Produce is a produce-forward grocery store in Philadelphia. We specialize in local, organic, and sustainable products and practices.

Riverwards Produce is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Job description

Seasonal Grocery Associate




OVERVIEW: Riverwards Produce is a produce focused market in the Fishtown and Old City neighborhoods of Philadelphia.


The Grocery Associate position at Riverwards Produce takes ownership of the grocery department. They are responsible for maintaining a well-stocked, meticulously merchandised, and organized sales floor. They receive and process incoming grocery deliveries, organize backstock, maintain storage spaces, and perform regularly scheduled cleanings. The Grocery Associate also assists with specialized projects pertaining to merchandising or maintaining inventory in the grocery department. They have an expert knowledge of store vendors and can help customers and staff with inquiries and suggestions. They have a working knowledge of retail customer service in every area and can jump in to help ring up a customer, find a quart of strawberries, or fill a bag of bulk almonds. This position runs October-December. 


Reports to: Grocery Manager


Daily Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent customer service and has a working knowledge of all grocery product
  • Maintains a well-stocked, faced/fronted, and aesthetically pleasing sales floor 
  • Receives, processes, stocks, and organizes incoming grocery deliveries
  • Works closely with department buyers to report on inventory fluctuations 
  • Organizes and maintains the cleanliness of grocery storage spaces
  • Helps initiate and create merchandising displays
  • Assists cashiers and produce teams as necessary
  • Completes all opening and closing procedures 


  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs and spend 8+ hours standing and walking up and down stairs
  • Flexibility in scheduling, including mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Experience receiving, processing, and/or merchandising specialty grocery in a retail setting 
  • A positive attitude and an enthusiastic desire to provide storewide customer service
  • Working knowledge of local food makers

COMPENSATION: This position is hourly. Compensation is dependent upon experience. Riverwards Produce provides a generous employee discount on all store products, paid parental leave, opportunities for career growth, and flexible scheduling. Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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