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Grocery Associate - BOTH LOCATIONS Riverwards Produce Market +2 more

  • Date Posted April 24, 2024
  • Location Philadelphia, PA
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-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

Grocery Associate




OVERVIEW: Riverwards Produce is a group of produce focused markets in 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.


Reports to: Grocery Manager


Daily Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent customer service and has a working knowledge of all grocery product
  • Uses effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product for an 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 execute merchandising displays
  • Assists cashiers and produce teams as necessary
  • Completes all shift task procedures 
  • Ensures accuracy of signs and pricing


  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs and spend 8+ hours standing and walking up and down stairs, this will include lifting, walking, carrying and stooping
  • 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: Compensation is $16/hr. Riverwards Produce provides a 20% discount on all store products.  Benefits include health, dental and medical insurance (for full time employees), paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, 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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