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Employment Opportunities at Three Stone Hearth

 

Working at Three Stone Hearth is a great opportunity for engagement in meaningful work, skill development and personal growth. It is a demanding environment, and a rewarding one. Our goal is to build a successful, sustainable business, and cultivate a thriving community within our walls.

Three Stone Hearth is a cooperatively run, worker-owned company. Currently we have 18 worker-owners--almost half our staff. We offer 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision benefits (for staff working at least 30 hours per week), employee discounts on our products, and a nutrient-dense communal staff lunch any day you work five hours or more.

We are committed to creating a self-directed and self-managing workplace, which is always evolving. In 2013, we adopted Holacracy as our "operating system" for organizing our work, which is designed to decentralize authority, raise transparency, and encourage full participation. We're looking for people who are excited by this opportunity to participate in a progressive workplace.

 

Specific employment opportunities are listed below. To apply, email hiring@threestonehearth.com

Interested applicants should send a current resume and cover letter. Please DO NOT CALL, do not leave phone messages and do not drop in. We will only consider candidates that contact us through email.   Email should include a basic introduction and a little about yourself, your email, phone number and your current resume.

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Part time Order Fulfillment/Packer - needed immediately
Three Stone Hearth is seeking a part-time Order Fulfillment/Packer.  Must be able to work Wednesdays from 12:00 PM -7:30 PM and Thursdays from 9 AM - 5:30 PM.

Job Summary
At Three Stone Hearth, the Order Fulfillment/Packer’s primary role is to ensure that all customer orders are filled and appropriately packaged for delivery and pick-up and that all products are inventoried.

Packing Deliveries

  • Review weekly products. This includes getting familiar with new items, reviewing inventory numbers, and ensuring proper shelving, labeling, and organizing as needed.
  • Inventory all packing materials. Ensure adequate supplies for the week’s delivery needs and alert manager of needed items. This includes making copies of Delivery Glass Return form.
  • Determine the packing priorities based on arrival of delivery pickup driver. Consider the order of what must be packed first based on driver’s schedules and availability of products.
  • Fill all delivery orders accurately and in a timely manner. Pack all items to maximize food safety and minimize breakage.
  • Inventory all products upon closure of the store. This includes counting all items, recording accurate numbers.
  • Keeping paperwork organized.
  • Communicate with Lead Link regarding missing inventory and miss-pulled items.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly work-space.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
  • Fill all walk-in pre-orders in a courteous and helpful manner.
  • Answer customer questions or refer them to appropriate Customer Service role.
  • Package all unclaimed orders by the end of the store day.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in retail, customer service or equivalent.
  • Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.
  • Experience working with whole, organic fruits and vegetables, sprouted grains, raw and cultured dairy, and pasture-raised meats (preferred).
  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation (preferred, not required).

Required Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism, integrity and capacity to interact with the public.
  • Team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships.
  • Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. 
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds regularly. 
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

COMPENSATION  $13.75/hour

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Part-time Receiver

The Receiver’s primary roles are receiving deliveries of ingredients such as dry goods, produce, and raw meats etc. Organization of walk-ins (2 refrigerators and 1 freezer) and other ingredient storage areas. Monitoring inventory of perishable ingredients in  coordination with daily kitchen production. Must be able to work Mondays and Fridays; additional day/s are available. 

Accountable for:

  • Greeting delivery drivers and farmers with incoming deliveries.

  • Checking the contents of deliveries to ensure they match the order invoices

  • For certain deliveries, checking for quality as well as quantity

  • Alerting Ingredient Buyer and Kitchen Expeditor (“Expo”) if a mistake is identified

  • Starting the process for returning unsatisfactory shipments

  • Properly labeling and putting away received orders

  • Organizing and FIFO-ing ingredients in their designated zone

  • Reviewing expected orders at the beginning, during and end of day for accuracy, and communicating any concerns to the Expo and Ingredient Buyer

  • Keeping receiving area organized and cleared

  • Communicating with Perishable Ingredient Monitor (“PIM”) about leftover perishable goods.

  • Working in a fast-paced, physical environment

  • Spending time in cold or frozen storage zones

  • Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling; 50-80 pounds at a time

  • Maintaining quality of service by following operational and safety standards

  • “Floating” as needed to support kitchen production or dishwashing and other duties during  downtime

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Two or more years of warehousing experience; work in the areas of restaurant, grocery or other food business is a plus

  • Basic computer skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills: setting priorities, following procedures, keeping track of many things throughout the day, etc.

Compensation: DOE

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Full-time Cook

A Cook is responsible for preparing raw ingredients, executing recipes and other tasks as requested, tracking mise en place, jarring and labeling products, maintaining a clean work space, keeping a good pace and overall kitchen clean-up. 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Minimum one-year experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent
  • Food Handler’s or Safe Serve Certification, upon hire
  • Highly organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Cooperative experience a plus!

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism--no drama or bad attitudes please
  • Upbeat, flexible, team player, with patience, good communication and relationship-building skills in a very diverse environment
  • Experience working with whole foods, sprouted grains, raw and cultured dairy, and pasture-raised meats, preferred, not required.
  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, particularly the principles of Weston A. Price Foundation, preferred, not required.
  • Familiarity with Holacracy (or Sociocracy, or the principles of Self-management) helpful but not required 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. 
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.


Compensation

Depends on experience; this position is paid hourly. Fully paid health benefits for full-time (30+ hours/weekly) employees, nourishing and delicious staff lunches are provided and a generous product discount.
  

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