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Employment Opportunities at Three Stone Hearth

 

Working at Three Stone Hearth is a great opportunity for engagement in meaningful work, skill development and personal growth. It is a demanding environment, and a rewarding one. Our goal is to build a successful, sustainable business, and cultivate a thriving community within our walls.

Three Stone Hearth is a cooperatively run, worker-owned company. Currently we have 18 worker-owners--almost half our staff. We offer 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision benefits (for staff working at least 30 hours per week), employee discounts on our products, and a nutrient-dense communal staff lunch any day you work five hours or more.

We are committed to creating a self-directed and self-managing workplace, which is always evolving. In 2013, we adopted Holacracy as our "operating system" for organizing our work, which is designed to decentralize authority, raise transparency, and encourage full participation. We're looking for people who are excited by this opportunity to participate in a progressive workplace.

 

Specific employment opportunities are listed below. To apply, email hiring@threestonehearth.com

Interested applicants should send a current resume and cover letter. Please DO NOT CALL, do not leave phone messages and do not drop in. We will only consider candidates that contact us through email.   Email should include a basic introduction and a little about yourself, your email, phone number and your current resume

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Production Cook

Three Stone Hearth is seeking a full-time experienced Cook.  

Job Summary

At Three Stone Hearth, the Cook is accountable for preparing raw ingredients, keeping a good pace, executing recipes or tasks as requested, tracking mise en place, jarring and labeling products, keeping a clean work space, and overall kitchen clean-up. We are using Holacracy as a governance structure, and all employees have an opportunity to evolve the company’s structure as part of their work. We are also a worker-owned cooperative, and all employees have a path to ownership.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Minimum one-year experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent. 
  • Food Handler’s or Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm for going through candidacy process for worker-ownership of the Company. 
  • Co-operative experience a plus! 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Highly organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.

 

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism. No drama or bad attitudes please. 
  • Upbeat, flexible, team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships. 
  • Experience working with whole, organic fruits and vegetables, sprouted grains, raw and cultured dairy, and pasture-raised meats, preferred not required. 
  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation, preferred, not required. 
  • Familiarity with Holacracy appreciated but not required.
  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment with multi-users of varying skills levels.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. 
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. 
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

COMPENSATION  

$15.00/hour. Fully paid health benefits are paid to full-time (30+ hours/weekly) employees, nourishing and delicious staff lunches are provided and a generous product discount. Position could be part-time, 3 days/week; must be able to work a weekend day. 

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Full Time Dishwasher

Dishwashers are responsible for proper cleaning and storage of all dishware, cookware, kitchen tools, and equipment, as well as supporting the organization and maintenance the back of the house.

Key Responsibilities

Dishwashing

  • Maintain clean dishes, cookware, kitchen tools and equipment. This includes ensuring all high-priority dishware and equipment are cleaned and ready for use, returning clean cookware and dishes to the appropriate shelves, emptying garbage, compost, and breaking down boxes, and cleaning sauerkraut crocks as needed.
  • Maintain organization of the back of the house inventory and supplies. Unpack and store all back of the house inventory materials such as dish soap, paper goods, and garbage bags.
  • Manage table preparation and clean-up for staff meals. This includes setting the table with plates, glasses and cutlery before staff lunches, cleaning table surfaces after all staff meals and helping store leftover food.
  • Receive new shipments. Review the delivery for accuracy, notify the Inventory Manager, and shelve new inventory appropriately.
  • Follow proper closing protocol. This includes emptying trash and recycling bins, cleaning mats, floors, and organizing space for flow and efficiency.
  • Sweep and mop as requested.
  • Clean, fold and store laundry.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Food Handler’s Certification upon hire.
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to cleanliness and hygiene
  • Ability to safely use industrial kitchen equipment.
  • At least 6 months experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent, preferred.
  • Highly self-motivated and organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience working on mechanical and construction projects (preferred but not required).

Required Personal Attributes

  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment with multi-users of varying skills levels.
  • Capacity to thrive in a cooperative organization with shared leadership structure.
  • Team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health.

Physical Requirements

  • Excellent manual dexterity.
  • Ability to work safely with hot liquids.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

COMPENSATION  

$15.00/hour. Fully paid health benefits are paid to full-time (30+ hours/weekly) employees, nourishing and delicious staff lunches are provided and a generous product discount. Position could be part-time, 3 days/week; must be able to work a weekend day. 

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CASHIER

We are looking for a friendly and reliable person with retail experience and some knowledge in artisanal and nutritionally dense foods and products, to cashier in our Brick and Mortar store. The schedule would be one 5-hour shift on Wednesdays, one 6-hour shift on Fridays each week. This position requires manual dexterity, standing, walking, bending, lifting and carrying. Qualified applicants will be outgoing with excellent communications skills.

We are looking for someone dependable with an ability to multi-task effectively and with strong attention to detail. Candidates must have good math and English skills, be able to stand for long periods of time (up to your full shift) and lift up to 20 pounds to shoulder height. Some accountabilities of the position:

Key Responsibilities 

  • Receiving products from outside vendors

  • Handling cash and credit card transactions: good arithmetic skills essential

  • Customer service: understanding our POS (point of sale), online ordering and customer accounts systems

  • Being able to communicate effectively with customers about Three Stone Hearth's philosophy of traditional foods

  • Understanding and selling TSH house made and outside vendor products we carry

  • Stocking and displaying products on shelves, keeping the store tidy and attractive

  • Closing the store, and your register

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to cleanliness and hygiene
  • Highly self-motivated and organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Required Personal Attributes

  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment of customers
  • Capacity to thrive in a cooperative organization with shared leadership structure.
  • Team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds to shoulder height
  • Good manual dexterity

COMPENSATION  

$15.00/hour. Current shifts to fill: Wednesdays approximatley 3:30 - 7:30pm and Fridays 1:30 - 7:00 pm. Possible additional shifts on Thursdays and Saturdays should openings occur. Nourishing and delicious staff lunches are provided and a generous product discount.