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Over forty years ago, Sevananda Community-Owned Natural Foods Market began as a small group of dedicated enthusiasts searching for a way to buy whole and organic foods. Today, Sevananda is one of the largest natural foods cooperatives in the southeastern United States.

One of the goals of Sevananda is to provide an enriching work experience to each member of our team. This goal allows us to focus on building a dynamic team structure, and provides us the resources we need to empower the community to improve its health and well-being. The community has high expectations of Sevananda, and we have high expectations of every person who chooses to work here. Sevananda staff members receive competitive wages and benefits including a staff discount.


GENERAL MANAGER POSITION

Sevananda Natural Foods Cooperative currently has an opening for a General Manager. We are located in the historic and vibrant Little Five Points neighborhood, which is nationally known for its diversity and eclectic atmosphere. Sevananda serves as the leader in health and cooperative education in and around this community. Our market has been in business for 43 years and we pride ourselves with serving over 3200 member owners. Sevananda is a 10,000 sq. ft. retail store with a staff of 55 wonderful employees. The Board of Directors employs the Carver Governance model, which grants a broad use of management discretion when adhering to Board established policies and cooperative objectives.

Sevananda is looking for a General Manager that can lead a reputable food market with annual sales in excess of eight million dollars. We are seeking a Manager who has a desire to be a consensus builder and one that can work with the Board of Directors to ensure continued financial success and fiscal accountability to member owners.

The General Manager will be responsible for all aspects of operations. A full job description or job summary will be provided to candidates prior to a phone interview. Please submit cover letter, resume, salary expectations and references to: GMSEARCH@sevananda.coop or P.O. Box 5651, Atlanta, GA 31107 by August 15, 2016

Thanks you for your interest in joining our great cooperative.


NOW HIRING! PART-TIME & FULL TIME GROCERY CLERKS

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Assists with ordering, receiving, stocking and display of grocery product, maintains department cleanliness, and provides customer service.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Receives product deliveries, ensuring order and invoice accuracy.
• Stocks, rotates, merchandises and faces product according to department procedure.
• Maintains back-stock areas according to department standards.
• Assists in other departments as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned to meet co-op needs.


NOW HIRING: Full-Time Maintenance & Facilities Team Member
Position Overview
Responsible for routine and preventative maintenance procedures throughout the store and around the parking lot. It is the duty of maintenance team member to ensure that a building looks clean and maintained. They are also responsible for ensuring that any potential hazards are taken care of. Responsible for directing patrons into open parking spots. They need the stamina to stand for long periods and the ability to tolerate temperature extremes indoors and outdoors.

Position Qualifications and Responsibilities:
• Store maintenance and cleaning
• Parking lot maintenance and cleaning
• Parking lot direction
• Able to deal with disgruntled customers
• Able to deliver excellent customer service

NOW HIRING: Part-Time Kitchen Assistant
Position Overview
To assist in production kitchen of Sevananda with food prep, packing, and all duties associated with the Sevananda Hot Bar while helping the Kitchen/Deli Team meet objectives for sales, margin, customer service and environmental responsibility in accordance with the Sevananda Kitchen/Deli standards.

Position Qualifications and Responsibilities:
• Background in culinary with a strong work ethic
• Baking experience a plus
• Good references including prior supervisors
• Must have knife skills, with an ability to cook from recipes and adjust recipes as needed
• Enough math skills to re-scale recipes
• Food preparation with instruction and from recipe
• Willingness to do provide outstanding customer service
• Knowledge of natural and vegetarian foods a plus

NOW HIRING: Full-Time Dishwasher
Position Overview
The Dishwasher washes all dishes in the kitchen.

Qualifications
• Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills
• Ability solve problems, efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with
• minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required
• including nights/weekends
• Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations

Requirements:

• Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans by hand.
• Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage areas.
• Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition.
• Sweep or scrub floors.

NOW HIRING: Part-Time Wellness Clerk
Position Overview
Wellness Clerk will assist with customer inquiries and locating products within the Wellness Department. This is a hands-on position that requires a willingness to learn trends in the Supplement and HABA industry. Person in this position will also be responsible for stocking shelves, dusting, answering the phones and providing product information.

Position Qualifications and Responsibilities:

• Commitment to superior customer service and to the highest quality & convenient shopping experience possible.
• Working knowledge of vitamins, supplements, herbs, natural cosmetics and body care products.
• Knowledge of current trends in natural health and beauty aid industry.
• Ability to sit, stand, walk for 8 hours/day, on average.
• Good references including prior supervisors
• Must have sales experience
• Ability to lift 15lbs plus
• Willingness to do provide outstanding customer service
• Knowledge of natural living and natural foods industry a plus


Please download and complete application and skills sheet.

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