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Employment Opportunities at Three Stone Hearth

 

About Three Stone Hearth

Three Stone Hearth was founded in 2006 and is a Berkeley-based worker-owner cooperative that produces, packages and sells a weekly menu of healthy, nutrient-dense, home-style prepared foods for sale online (for pick-up or delivery) and in our Brick & Mortar store.

 

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.

 

About the Workplace

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" as a governance structure 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, personal and professional development and a potential path to worker-ownership.

 

Specific employment opportunities are listed below. Please read thorugh the entire "position overview" prior to applying. 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.

 

AVAILABLE POSITIONS 

 

Production Cook Position Overview

Three Stone Hearth is seeking an experienced full-time or part-time experienced Production Cook. The Production Cook is accountable for preparing raw ingredients, keeping a clean work space, practicing and maintaining food safety standards, keeping a good work pace, tracking ingredients for mise en place, executing recipes or tasks as requested, jarring and labeling products, keeping a clean work space, and overall kitchen clean-up. 

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Minimum one-year experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent. 

  • Food Handlers or Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.

  • Professional cooking and knife handling skills.

  • 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. 

  • Strong attention to detail. 

  • Highly organized; capacity to multitask, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.

  • Co-operative experience is a plus! 

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism. 

  • Upbeat, flexible, team player, with good communication and relationship-building skills.

  • Attendance and punctuality is required.

  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment with co-workers of varying skills levels.

  • Familiarity with Holacracy is appreciated 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.

Schedule

Typical schedule is 5 days per week including weekends. A typical shift is 7AM – 3:30. Position could be part-time, 3 days/week; must be able to work a weekend day. 

 

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (for staff working 30+ hours/week)

  • Life, Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance (for staff working 20+ hours/week)

  • Nutrient-dense staff lunch

  • Employee discounts on our housemade and retail products

  • Clipper Card Direct 

 

Compensation  

$17 - 18.00 per hour, depending on experience plus benefits noted above.

 

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Prep Cook Position Overview

Three Stone Hearth is seeking an experienced full-time or part-time Prep Cook. The Prep Cook participates in the production of our weekly menu and is accountable for preparing raw ingredients, keeping a clean workspace, practicing and maintaining food safety standards, keeping a good work pace, tracking ingredients for mise en place, assisting production cooks execute recipes, jarring and labeling products, and overall kitchen clean-up.  

 

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • Preference for applicants with one-year experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent. 

  • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.

  • Food Handlers or Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.

  • 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. 

  • Strong attention to detail. 

  • Highly organized; capacity to multitask, set priorities and respond quickly to changing needs.

  • Co-operative experience is a plus! 

 

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism. 

  • Upbeat, flexible, team player, with good communications and relationship-building skills. 

  • Attendance and punctuality is required.

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with co-workers of varying skills levels.

  • Familiarity with Holacracy is appreciated 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.

 

Schedule

Typical schedule is 5 days per week including weekends. A typical shift is 7AM – 3:30. Position could be part-time, 3 days/week; must be able to work a weekend day. 

 

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (for staff working 30+ hours/week)

  • Life, Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance (for staff working 20+ hours/week)

  • Nutrient-dense staff lunch

  • Employee discounts on our housemade and retail products

  • Clipper Card Direct 

 

Compensation  

$16.75 per hour plus benefits noted above.

 

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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Order Fulfillment Position Overview  

At Three Stone Hearth, the Order Fulfillers primary role is to ensure that all customer orders are filled and appropriately packaged for delivery and pick-up and that products are restocked and inventoried.

 

Order Fulfillment/Delivery Packing/ Inventory 

  • Review weekly menu housemade and retail products. 

  • Ensure proper shelving, labeling, and organizing of products

  • Inventory packing materials to ensure adequate supplies for the week’s delivery needs 

  • Determine the packing priorities based on the specific day’s delivery route. 

  • Fulfill all delivery orders accurately and in a timely manner, packing items to maximize food safety and minimize breakage.

  • Communicate with Housemade and Retail Products Buyer regarding inventory issues and any fulfillment errors affecting inventory.

  • Fulfill all pickup orders accurately in a courteous and helpful manner.

  • Restock products as needed

  • Interact positively with customers.

  • Package unclaimed orders at the close of the weekly menu cycle.

  • Assist with the end of weekly sales cycle product inventory - moving and accurately counting/recording products and quantities.

  • Assist with receiving and shelving of products

  • Organize weekly order paperwork.

  • Maintain a clean, orderly work-space.

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Experience working in order fulfillment, retail, customer service, inventory preferred

  • ServSafe Food Handler’s Certification, upon hire.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Highly organized; capacity to multitask, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs.

  • Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation (preferred, not required).

 

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism. 

  • Upbeat, flexible, team player, with good communication and relationship-building skills.

  • Attendance and punctuality is required.

  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment with co-workers of varying skills levels.

  • Enthusiasm for Three Stone Hearth’s values, including sustainability, community, and health.

  • Familiarity with Holacracy is appreciated 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.

 

Schedule

Three Stone Hearth is seeking a part time (16 hours per week)  Order Fulfillment/Delivery Order Packer.  Must be able to work Wednesdays 12:00 - 7:30pm and Thursdays 9:30 - 6:00pm. Other possible on-call shifts are on Fridays and Saturdays.   We are also in need of a kitchen assistant Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons helping to get products jarred, cooled, labeled and shelved, along with other kitchen tasks.  

 

Benefits & Perks

 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (for staff working 30+ hours/week)

  • Life, Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance (for staff working 20+ hours/week)

  • Nutrient-dense staff lunch

  • Employee discounts on our housemade and retail products

  • Clipper Card Direct 

 

Compensation

 $16.50/hour plus benefits noted above.

 

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.