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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.

 

COVID DETAILS

Masks are required to be worn by all workers when working in our building. We have a company Covid protocol that all workers must agree to follow.

 

Specific employment opportunities are listed below. Please read through 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 

  

Skilled Facility Handyperson Position Overview

The Skilled Facility Handyperson is responsible for the maintenance, care, and efficient operation of all equipment and appliances, vehicles and the kitchen production facility. Ideal candidate possesses general mechanical knowledge, is capable of evaluating, repairing and troubleshooting equipment and facility issues. We're looking for an individual who can perform a wide variety of tasks.

 

Key Responsibilities 

The Key Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintaining and enforcing a safe and clean working environment and physical property

  • Proactively identifying current and future maintenance requirements in a way that minimizes downtime and disruptions to operations

  • Maintaining and repairing equipment and appliances including service schedule, maintenance and repair logs

  • Repairing or working in concert with service personnel and upgrading (as appropriate) utility infrastructure (including but not limited to electric, plumbing, HVAC, and telecommunications)

  • Waste management and recycling, including shredding of documents that include sensitive information.

  • Maintaining tools in good working order

  • Managing service schedule and maintenance of company vehicle.

  • Researching, recommending and purchasing company equipment, in coordination with Finance

  • Coordinating building security, keys, alarm systems and relevant maintenance services

  • Must be willing and able to respond after hours in the event of an urgent need to maintain facility operations, or in response to health or safety needs

  • Special facility and equipment related projects and other duties, as needed

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • At least one year of related experience as a handyperson, preferably in the area of general facility maintenance and equipment/appliance repair. Kitchen equipment knowledge a plus!

  • Experience and basic understanding of or the ability to quickly learn the equipment/appliances and facilities to be maintained

  • Experience with safe and efficient use of a variety of tools and equipment 

  • Proficient making hands-on equipment and appliance repairs independently with the ability to understand written directions in manuals and on manufacturer websites

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail

  • Highly self-motivated and organized; capacity to multitask, set priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs

  • Good time management skills

  • Valid California driver’s license

Personal Attributes

  • High level of professionalism

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

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

  • Attendance and punctuality is required.

  • Ability to be patient in a diverse work environment

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

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the facility

  • Good manual dexterity

Schedule

32 hours per week with shifts scheduled preferably Monday through Friday.

 

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 

  • CalSavers Retirement Plan

 

Compensation  

$21.00 - 22.00 hour plus benefits noted above

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Dishwasher Position Overview

Three Stone Hearth is seeking an experienced full-time Dishwasher. The Dishwasher is responsible for proper cleaning and storage of all dishware, cookware, kitchen tools and equipment, and packaging and delivery materials, as well as supporting the organization and maintenance of the facility to include sanitizing, bathrooms and floor cleaning. Tasks include maintaining the organization of cleaning materials and supplies, handling recycling, garbage and composting materials, and processing kitchen laundry. 

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • At least 6 months experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent, preferred.

  • Food Handler’s Certification upon hire.

  • Commitment to cleanliness, hygiene, safety and sanitation. 

  • Ability to safely use industrial dishwashing equipment. 

  • Good time management skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

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

  • Co-operative experience is a plus! 

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.

  • Familiarity with Holacracy is appreciated but not required.

Physical Requirements

  • Excellent manual dexterity.

  • Ability to work safely with hot liquids.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

Schedule

Schedule is Monday - Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9 - 5:30pm  (June  2022 scheduling needs)

 

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/hour (starting rate) plus benefits noted above.

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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

A typical shift is 8 – 4:30pm or 9:30 - 6pm. Current shifts are Sunday - Thursday. Must be able to work a weekend day. Position could be part-time, 3 days/week.

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  

$18.00 - 20.00 per hour, depending on experience plus benefits noted above.

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Prep Cook Position Overview

Three Stone Hearth is seeking an experienced part-time (4 days) 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

Position is part-time, 4 days/week; must be able to work a weekend day. Current need is for Monday 9:30 - 6pm, Thursday 8 - 4:30pm, Friday 8:00 - 3:30pm, Sunday 8 - 4:30pm

 

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  

$17.50 per hour plus benefits noted above.

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Kitchen Helper/"Jar Czar"

We are also in need of a kitchen assistant Sunday (all day), Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday afternoons helping to get products jarred, cooled, labeled and shelved, along with other kitchen tasks. 

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • This is an entry level position - no kitchen experience required. 

  • Food Handlers or Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.

Personal Attributes

  • 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.

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  

$16.99 per hour plus benefits noted above. 

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TO APPLY

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.