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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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Cashier and Sales Representative

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 three 8-hour shifts on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays of 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:

  • Receiving products from outside vendors
  • Handling cash and credit card transactions: good arithmetic skills essential
  • Customer service: understanding our POS (point of sale) and 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 

Compensation: $13.75/hour; rate goes up to $15/hour on October 1, 2018.

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Order Fulfillment/Packer 

Three Stone Hearth is seeking a part-time Order Fulfillment/Packer.  Must be able to work Wednesdays from 12:00 PM -7:30 PM and Thursdays from 9 AM - 5:30 PM.


Job Summary

At Three Stone Hearth, the Order Fulfillment/Packer’s primary role is to ensure that all customer orders are filled and appropriately packaged, and that all products are inventoried.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

Packing Deliveries

  •         Review weekly products. This includes getting familiar with new items, reviewing inventory numbers, and ensuring proper shelving, labeling, and organizing as needed.
  •         Inventory all packing materials. Ensure adequate supplies for the week’s delivery needs and alert manager of needed items.
  •         Determine the packing priorities based on arrival of delivery pickup driver. Consider the order of what must be packed first based on driver’s schedules and availability of products.
  •         Fill all delivery orders accurately and in a timely manner. Pack all items to maximize food safety and minimize breakage.
  •         Inventory all products upon closure of the store. This includes counting all items, recording accurate numbers and labeling products as needed.
  •         Manage inventory forms and glass return paperwork. This includes making copies and keeping paperwork organized.
  •         Communicate with Lead Link regarding missing inventory and miss-pulled items.
  •         Maintain a clean, orderly work-space.
  •         Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

 

Customer Service

  •         Fill all walk-in orders in a courteous and helpful manner.
  •         Fulfill wholesale orders accurately and promptly.
  •         Answer customer questions or refer them to appropriate people.
  •         Package all unclaimed orders by the end of the store day.

 

Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  •         Minimum 6 months experience working in retail, customer service or equivalent.
  •         Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.
  •         Strong attention to detail.
  •         Highly organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.
  •         Experience working with whole, organic fruits and vegetables, sprouted grains, raw and cultured dairy, and pasture-raised meats (preferred).
  •         Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation (preferred, not required).

 

Required Personal Attributes

  •         High level of professionalism, integrity and capacity to interact with the public.
  •         Team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships.
  •         Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health.
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Physical Requirements

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

 

Compensation  

This position is paid hourly at $13.75/hour; on October 1, 2018 the hourly rate goes up to $15.00. 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.

How to apply

Email hiring@threestonehearth.com
Interested applicants should send a current resume and email cover letter to the address above. 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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Part-time Receiver

The Receiver’s primary roles are receiving deliveries of ingredients such as dry goods, produce, and raw meats etc. Organization of walk-ins (2 refrigerators and 1 freezer) and other ingredient storage areas. Monitoring inventory of perishable ingredients in  coordination with daily kitchen production. Must be able to work Mondays and Fridays; additional day/s are available. 

Accountable for:

  • Greeting delivery drivers and farmers with incoming deliveries.

  • Checking the contents of deliveries to ensure they match the order invoices

  • For certain deliveries, checking for quality as well as quantity

  • Alerting Ingredient Buyer and Kitchen Expeditor (“Expo”) if a mistake is identified

  • Starting the process for returning unsatisfactory shipments

  • Properly labeling and putting away received orders

  • Organizing and FIFO-ing ingredients in their designated zone

  • Reviewing expected orders at the beginning, during and end of day for accuracy, and communicating any concerns to the Expo and Ingredient Buyer

  • Keeping receiving area organized and cleared

  • Communicating with Perishable Ingredient Monitor (“PIM”) about leftover perishable goods.

  • Working in a fast-paced, physical environment

  • Spending time in cold or frozen storage zones

  • Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling; 50-80 pounds at a time

  • Maintaining quality of service by following operational and safety standards

  • “Floating” as needed to support kitchen production or dishwashing and other duties during  downtime

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Two or more years of warehousing experience; work in the areas of restaurant, grocery or other food business is a plus

  • Basic computer skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills: setting priorities, following procedures, keeping track of many things throughout the day, etc.

Compensation: DOE

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