Retail Clerk - Meat Department - PT

Buy-Low Foods - Kindersley, SK (30+ days ago)

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Buy Low Foods has new openings for Part Time Retail Service Clerks in theMeat Department at our store in Kindersley, SK.

Please note – there could be potential future opportunities in next year's Journey Meat Cutter Apprenticeship program available for the right candidates. This is a field with great wages and long term career potential!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that our food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation meet or exceed our company’s high standards
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Assist with preparing orders for special cuts, as per customer requests
  • Courteously answer all customer inquiries regarding different cuts, serving sizes etc
  • Stocking displays to ensure adequate product levels in the department
  • Ensure all prepared items are properly labeled, covered and rotated
  • Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner
  • Keep department continually clean, organized and free of safety hazards
  • Follow all workplace and food safety policies and practices to ensure a safe work environment
  • Present a neat, fresh, and well-merchandised department

Skills and qualifications:

  • Food Safe ticket an asset
  • Knowledge of Meat department operations and skills an asset
  • Positive attitude and superb customer service skills
  • Previous retail or customer service experience in a grocery setting an asset
  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace, with the ability to work in a safe and responsible manner at all times
  • Must be self-motivated, reliable and able to work independently or in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Can juggle multiple tasks, manage your time well, and work well under pressure
  • Able to take direction, adhere to established company policies and follow through with assigned tasks
  • Willingness and availability to work a variety of shifts, including: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, Weekends & Holidays
  • Demonstrated high level of communication, interpersonal & conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent command of the English language (both verbal and written)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Ability to stand and perform physically demanding, repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
  • Job requires manual dexterity; attention to detail; hand-eye co-ordination;
  • Standing for extended periods and bending, crouching, kneeling at times
  • Cold environment, noisy, with some strong odours

Our commitment to you:

  • Competitive wages with starting rates based on experience
  • Automatic pay increases based on the number of hours you have worked
  • Flexible work environment to fit almost any schedule
  • Room for advancement - all new opportunities posted internally first
  • Company matched RRSP Program
  • For full time positions: Comprehensive benefits package including Dental, Extended Health, Life & Disability

If you feel that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities mentioned above then we would love to hear from you!

More than one way to apply:

  • Respond to this job ad: apply in confidence to Human Resources
  • In person: Drop off your application at the store - 608 - 12 Ave, Kindersley
  • Please include a cover letter outlining your work schedule availability

We would like to thank everyone for applying, however due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.

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Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Meat Department: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Retail / Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Available for shifts on weekends (Preferred)
  • Available for shifts on weekdays (Preferred)
  • Canadian citizen, PR holder or Valid work permit (Required)
  • Available for evening / closing shifts (Preferred)