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Seafood Clerk-Magnolia (Seattle)

Posted on July 5, 2023
UFCW 3000
Metropolitan Market
Full-time / Part-time
Starting at 
18.94
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Employee discount, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled

THE ROLE
Our Seafood Clerks are knowledgeable, seafood-loving individuals who enjoy educating others about our delicious offerings, and ensuring our robust display counters are clean, well-stocked and visually appealing.  Our fast-paced environment requires team members to successfully prioritize between routine tasks (such as product management, food display upkeep and organization) and immediate guest needs.  We seek outgoing, friendly individuals to help us deliver tasty, fresh seafood products!

MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU’D DO
•    Maintain high-quality standards in product management and presentation, supporting and executing production of Seafood Department merchandising and displays.
•    Effectively perform seafood cutting responsibilities; minimize product loss while producing visually attractive merchandise that will appeal to guests.
•    Provide outstanding customer service and readily communicate product information to increase sales, meet revenue goals, and best serve guests.
•    Participate in quarterly physical inventories and practices inventory control.
•    Ensure that highest quality products are stocked; appropriately remove and replace outdated product from sales areas on a daily basis.

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.  Hired team members will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of food, including ingredients, applications, pronunciations, and culinary skills.

We strive to find candidates with knowledge of food safety, HACCP/Department of Health guidelines.  Ideally, our new Seafood Clerks will have one year of seafood experience.

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
•    Generous paid time off benefits
•    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

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.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):  It is the policy of Metropolitan Market, LLC that all employees and applicants be afforded equal opportunities in employment without regard to race, color, sex (including gender identity and gender stereotypes), national origin, religion, disability, or retaliation for engaging in an EEO protected activity.  The Company prohibits discrimination or harassment based on any of these categories, as well as on age, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, military service, or any other bases protected under applicable local, state, or federal law.

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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