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Now Hiring- All Team Member Level Positions Part-Time and Full-Time

Company: Whole Foods Market
Location: Chappaqua
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

As part of our efforts to recognize the incredible work of our Team Members during our busiest season, we are offering a one-time appreciation bonus for all hourly full-time and part-time Team Members at Whole Foods Market stores and facilities.
Hourly Team Members will receive a bonus equivalent to $2 per hour worked.
Team Members will also be eligible to receive enhanced overtime pay of 2x their standard hourly rate through the end of the year.
The one-time bonus will be based on a Team Member’s hours worked and continued employment throughout the period between Oct. 4, 2021, to Jan. 2, 2022.

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) counter and coffee bar team members
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
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
Specialty: cheese, beer;chocolate and housewares

Overnight Grocery Team Members also Avaialble!

Job Responsibilities

  • Checks out customer groceries efficiently and accurately. 

  • Upholds government regulations concerning sale of alcoholic beverages and taxation. 

  • Follows proper check, ATM, and credit procedures. 

  • Uses proper tares procedures when ringing up scalable items. 

  • Cleans and stocks Front End areas, including own register – changing tapes and ribbon as necessary. 

  • Follows all cash handling procedures – meeting and exceeding regional cashier variance policy. 

  • May assist with training of new Cashier and Courtesy Team Members. 

  • Assists supervisor in controlling customer flow and backed up lines – helping reduce customer waiting time. 

  • Proactively participates in Regional Front End programs as directed by leadership. 

  • Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings. 

  • Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously. 

  • Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product. 

  • Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices. 

  • Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards. 

  • Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing. 

  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership. 

Job Skills

  • Demonstrates patience in dealing with customers and Team Members. 

  • Maintains proficiency with the Front-End Code Book and PLUs: 

  • Strong basic math skills

  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team. 

  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors. 

  • Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members. 

  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills. 

  • Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market. 

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency. 

  • Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals. 

  • Strong attention to detail. 


  • No prior retail experience required. 

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 

  • In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours. 

  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling. 

  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching. 

  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals. 

  • Exposure to temperatures: <32 degrees Fahrenheit (freezing), 32-40 degrees Fahrenheit (refrigerators), >90 degrees Fahrenheit. 

  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment. 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. 

  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery. 

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.

Keywords: Whole Foods Market, Stamford , Now Hiring- All Team Member Level Positions Part-Time and Full-Time, Other , Chappaqua, Connecticut

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