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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.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

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, Thursdays from 9 AM - 5:30 PM and Saturdays 8:45am - 4:30pm.

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/Fulfilling Orders

  • 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.

  • ServSafe Food Handler's 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  $15.00/hour

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CASHIER

We are looking for a friendly and reliable person with retail experience and some knowledge in artisanal and nutritionally dense foods and products to cashier in our Brick and Mortar store. Current need is for Wednesday late afternoon/evening shift with possibility for additional shifts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. This position requires manual dexterity, standing, walking, bending, lifting and carrying. Qualified applicants will be outgoing with excellent communications skills.

We are looking for someone dependable with an ability to multi-task effectively and with strong attention to detail. Candidates must have good math and English skills, be able to stand for long periods of time (up to your full shift) and lift up to 20 pounds to shoulder height.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receiving products from outside vendors

  • Handling cash and credit card transactions: good arithmetic skills essential

  • Customer service: understanding our POS (point of sale), online ordering and customer accounts systems

  • Being able to communicate effectively with customers about Three Stone Hearth's philosophy of traditional foods

  • Understanding and selling TSH house made and outside vendor products we carry

  • Stocking and displaying products on shelves, keeping the store tidy and attractive

  • Closing the store and day’s register

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Commitment to cleanliness and hygiene

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

  • Good time management skills

  • Attention to detail

Required Personal Attributes

  • Ability to be patient in a diverse environment of customers

  • 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

  • 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 up to 20 pounds to shoulder height

  • Good manual dexterity

COMPENSATION  

$15.00/hour. Current shift(s) to fill: Wednesdays approximately 3:30 - 7:30 pm, with high possibility of additional shifts on Thursdays 9:30am - 5:00pm, Fridays 1:30 - 7:00 pm and Saturdays 8:30am - 4:30pm should openings occur or if on-call help is needed. Nourishing and delicious staff lunches are provided and a generous product discount.  

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Part Time Dishwasher

Dishwashers are responsible for proper cleaning and storage of all dishware, cookware, kitchen tools, and equipment, as well as supporting the organization and maintenance the back of the house.

Key Responsibilities

Dishwashing

  • Maintain clean dishes, cookware, kitchen tools and equipment. This includes ensuring all high-priority dishware and equipment are cleaned and ready for use, returning clean cookware and dishes to the appropriate shelves, emptying garbage, compost, and breaking down boxes, and cleaning sauerkraut crocks as needed.

  • Maintain organization of the back of the house inventory and supplies. Unpack and store all back of the house inventory materials such as dish soap, paper goods, and garbage bags.

  • Manage table preparation and clean-up for staff meals. This includes setting the table with plates, glasses and cutlery before staff lunches, cleaning table surfaces after all staff meals and helping store leftover food.

  • Receive new shipments. Review the delivery for accuracy, notify the Inventory Manager, and shelve new inventory appropriately.

  • Follow proper closing protocol. This includes emptying trash and recycling bins, cleaning mats, floors, and organizing space for flow and efficiency.

  • Sweep and mop as requested.

  • Clean, fold and store laundry.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • ServSafe Food Handler’s Certification, upon hire.

  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Commitment to cleanliness and hygiene

  • Ability to safely use industrial kitchen equipment.

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

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

  • Good time management skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Experience working on mechanical and construction projects (preferred but not required).

Required Personal Attributes

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

  • 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.

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

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.

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. Current position is part-time, 3 days/week; helpful to be able to work a weekend day as needed.

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