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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 Fermentation Worker

Role Summary

The Fermentation and Preservation Circle at Three Stone Hearth prepares a wide variety of items for sale online and in store including kombucha, granola, cultured dairy products and lacto-fermented vegetables. We are looking to fill two full day regular shifts on Thursday and Sunday (about 16 hours/week).  

Key Responsibilities

 

  •         Making and jarring sauerkraut
  •         Making granola, prepping ingredients for ferments
  •         Brew, harvest, flavor and bottle probiotic beverages.
  •         Maintain ingredient inventory for beverage making.
  •         Follow all current beverage manufacturing procedures.
  •         Develop and test new beverage products as requested.
  •         Bottle washing

 

Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  •         At least 6 months experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent, preferred.
  • Personal interest in or experience in fermented beverage making preferred, but not required.
  •         Food Handler’s Certification upon hire.
  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation.
  •         Highly self-motivated and organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.
  •         Excellent time management skills.
  •         Commitment to cleanliness and hygiene
  •         Ability to safely use industrial kitchen equipment.
  •         Strong attention to detail.

 Required Personal Attributes

  •         Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health.
  •         Capacity to thrive in a cooperative organization with shared leadership structure.
  •         Team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.

 Physical Requirements

  •         Excellent manual dexterity.
  •         Ability to work safely with hot liquids.
  •         Ability to taste and smell subtleties in fermented foods and beverages.
  •         Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  •         Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

 Scheduling Requirements

Regular work hours are expected to be scheduled during hours of operation.

Compensation: $15.00/hour

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Part-time Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources (HR) Generalist will play a key role within the Company, working closely with staff at all levels, to ensure day-to-day and behind-the-scenes details are handled smoothly, supporting Three Stone Hearth's mission and goals.

Key Accountabilities:

  •         Supports hiring process in anticipation of open positions and maintains a file of viable candidates for hiring managers.
  •         Issues and coordinates formal offers of employment and associated documentation requirements.
  •         Performs formal orientation and all associated onboarding procedures for new staff including policy overview, documentation management, and benefits enrollment and management; also offboards departing employees.
  •         Maintains policy via online operations site GlassFrog, as it relates to the hard-copy handbook and internal standard operation procedures.
  •         Administers all benefit plans, including, monthly invoice tracking for payment, COBRA administration and the annual open enrollment process.
  •         Ensures that job roles are accurate and available to all staff.
  •         Guides the Feedback Process group in regards to administration of timely and thorough employee reviews.
  •         Ensures job-specific certifications are in line with individual and organizational professional development
  •         Facilitates and resolves all employee relations concerns, conflict resolution mediation, leaves of absence, disability and worker’s compensation concerns
  •         Ensures legal compliance with all applicable agencies, including Department of Homeland Security, Social Security Administration, Worker’s Compensation, the Department of Labor, and OSHA
  •         Administrative responsibility relating to the above responsibilities, such as documentation and filing; Company insurance administration and routes all invoices to Bookkeeper.

 Minimum Requirements:

  •         Ability to speak, read and write English
  •         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  •         Knowledge and familiarity with State and Federal labor laws
  •         3+ years’ experience performing each of the job responsibilities outlined above
  •         Advanced degree in human resources or organizational development
  •         Able to work independently and maintain sensitive information
  •         PC literacy to include Microsoft Office applications, Google suites and exposure to an HRIS
  •         Must possess strong organizational, efficiency and detail-oriented skill sets
  •         Professional presentation, communication and demeanor

This is a part-time position, 3 days/week.
COMPENSATION this position is paid hourly: $20-$25, DOE

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Cook

Three Stone Hearth is seeking a full-time experienced Cook.  

Job Summary

At Three Stone Hearth, the Cook is accountable for preparing raw ingredients, keeping a good pace, executing recipes or tasks as requested, tracking mise en place, jarring and labeling products, keeping a clean work space, and overall kitchen clean-up. We are using Holacracy as a governance structure, and all employees have an opportunity to evolve the company’s structure as part of their work. We are also a worker-owned cooperative, and all employees have a path to ownership.

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.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm for going through candidacy process for worker-ownership of the Company. 
  • Co-operative experience a plus! 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Highly organized; capacity to multi-task, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.

 

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism. No drama or bad attitudes please. 
  • Upbeat, flexible, team player, with good relationship-building skills; this position will need to foster and maintain good working relationships. 
  • Experience working with whole, organic fruits and vegetables, sprouted grains, raw and cultured dairy, and pasture-raised meats, preferred not required. 
  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation, preferred, not required. 
  • Familiarity with Holacracy appreciated but not required.
  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment with multi-users of varying skills levels.

 

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  

$15.00/hour. Fully paid health benefits are paid to full-time (30+ hours/weekly) employees, nourishing and delicious staff lunches are provided and a generous product discount. Position could be part-time, 3 days/week; must be able to work a weekend day. 

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