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Grocery Clerk – Crown Hill

Posted on September 8, 2023
UFCW 3000
Metropolitan Market
Undisclosed
19.25
 - $ 
123.65
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Employee discount, Life and disability insurance, Unlimited Orca Card
Applications accepted until position filled

THE ROLE
Team members within our Front End and Grocery Department enjoy engaging with guests through prompt checkout, communicating product information and supporting product maintenance.  Our fast-paced environment requires team members to successfully prioritize between routine tasks (such as cash handling and product display) and immediate customer needs.  We seek outgoing, friendly individuals to help us ensure prompt service and a positive guest experiences!

MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU’D DO
•    Demonstrate genuine enthusiasm and sincerity; customize approach to meet guest needs and build rapport through individualized service.
•    Effectively assess, anticipate and follow-through on guest needs and questions related to products.
•    Maintain high-quality standards in product presentation.
•    Based on inventory levels, places orders accordingly
•    Receive products in a timely manner and efficiently stocks shelves with products.
•    Perfomrs shelf maintenance and faces merchandise.
•    Executes Grocery Department merchandising and displays.
•    Executes accuracy and promptness in customer checkout.
•    Provide an accurate and prompt checkout.
•    Ensure accurate tender handling, including cash handling, check cashing, credit and debit processing, electronic benefits transfers, gift certificates and miscellaneous tender.
•    Readily participates in product promotions and focuses.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
For this role, we seek candidates with a high level of self-motivation and initiative who are able to problem solve and have proven success working in a diverse team environment.  Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and produce quality output while working within deadlines; they will possess excellent time management and organizational skills.

Our team members deliver exceptional customer service and possess strong interpersonal and oral communication skills. Ideally, our new Grocery Clerks will have cash handling experience as well as experience in a grocery department completing and placing product orders.

WHAT WE OFFER
•    Competitive pay
•    20% team member discount
•    Medical, dental, vision insurance (very low cost to team members)
•    Health savings accounts (subject to qualified medical plans)
•    Flexible spending arrangements (subject to qualified medical plans)
•    Company-funded disability and life insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program available to all team members
•    Retirement plans available to all team members
•    Paid vacation, personal, and holiday time off
•    Sick/safe leave provided consistent with local and state requirements
•    Reduced cost ORCA Card program for King County team members
•    Education support
•    Career development opportunities
•    Wage/salary range:  $19.25 – $23.65

The specific programs and options available to any given team member are dependent upon eligibility factors such as position, date of hire, work location, and terms of applicable collective bargaining agreements.

OTHER THINGS TO KNOW
Employment may be dependent upon successful background check and reference checks.  All store employees must have a valid Washington State Food Workers Card to begin work.

About the employer: Metropolitan Market

Our company was founded on a culture of curiosity and respect for quality that has led to many ‘firsts,’ like introducing Copper River salmon to Seattle over 30 years ago. We value our heritage as the area’s progressive independent grocer. Knowledge and passion abound in each department, where thousands of recipes have been created over the years.

We’ve been filling our stores wall to wall with the tastes our neighbors love, because we love them, too. It’s a food-forward approach that has defined our philosophy since 1971.

About your union: UFCW 3000

UFCW 3000 is the largest private-sector union in Washington with over 46,000 members working in grocery store retail health care and other industry jobs. UFCW 21 is a chartered member of UFCW International with over 1.4 million workers in North America. We believe in the promise of America. A promise that our children can lead better lives than ours. A promise that with hard work and standing up for our rights we can make a decent living that includes a good wage health care and retirement.

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