Whole Foods Market - AVON VILLAGE - In Person Hiring Event!! Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 10am - 4pm

Whole Foods Market New Britain, CT

About the Job

In Person Hiring Event - September, 14 2021

Located at: 50 Climax Rd. Avon, CT

Currently Hiring FT & PT Team Members

Whole Foods Market Team Members perform all functions related to answering customers' questions, assisting customers in finding products, and providing excellent customer service.

We have positions available and are hiring in the following departments:

Prepared Foods: production, counter and runners (pizza, charcuterie, hot food, salad bar, sandwiches), utility workers/dishwashers
Bakery: production (bread mixers, pastry production, cake decorators) and counter
Customer Service: cash registers, customer/cashier assistants (carts, bag groceries, general help) and customer service booth; facility/store maintenance and janitorial staff
Grocery: grocery, frozen foods, dry goods, dairy and bulk foods, may include housewares
Whole Body: You’ll find vitamins, supplements, body care and makeup here
Meat: fresh, frozen and smoked natural meats and poultry; butchers, wrappers and counter help
Produce/Floral: production (cut fruit) and retail - fresh and packaged produce items; may include cut fruit and vegetables, fresh juices, juice, bouquets and plants; may include gardening supplies, gift baskets
Seafood: fresh, frozen and smoked seafood
Specialty: cheese, beer; coffee bar, chocolate and housewares
Hiring Requirements

Job Responsibilities

·       Meet and greet customers with a smile; respond to customer needs and concerns
·       Provide exceptional, personalized service
·       Treat customers and fellow Team Members with courtesy and respect
·       Educate customers about the products and gain a good knowledge of products
·       Be a great listener and have patience
·       Act dependably, be responsible, and communicate well
·       Work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends
·       Be organized and highly motivated
·       Continually preform cleaning duties to insure cleanliness of store
·       Complete all opening, mid and closing checklists
·       Act and think safely in all areas of the store and your performance
·       Must follow and adhere to all polices listed in store policy packet including dress code and attending store meetings

·       Must be 18 years of age or older
·       Ability to work rotating shifts Monday through Sunday including nights, weekends, and holidays. There are no set schedules or guarantees of schedules
·       Be able to work/be placed in surrounding stores
·       Stand and walk for extended periods of time (8-hour shifts)
·       Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat
·       Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds
·       Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation
·       Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
·       Able to respond to all customer needs and communicate in a friendly way
·       Very energetic and a positive attitude; accessible and approachable
·       A desire to satisfy customers' needs
·       A passion for people, food, and the business
·       Desire to learn and teach and gain good product knowledge
·       Passionate about Whole Foods Market core values
·       Able to perform physical requirements of job as outlined in working conditions
·       Ability to work box bailer or other heavy machinery
·       Works well with other and participates as part of a team

Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion. 

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.