Over Thirty-seven 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.

Now Hiring! Full-time Assistant Kitchen Manager
Position Overview:
The Assistant Kitchen Manager will participate in setting sales, labor and margin goals for the deli department in conjunction with the Kitchen Manager, and help develop and implement strategies to achieve expense control and maintain a level of shrink at or below the department goal. We are looking to continue growth of sales and build on our existing healthy vegan/vegetarian menu with a dynamic individual who has nutritional knowledge and the ability to contribute to strong managerial leadership and communication.
Must have an excellent work ethic and drive to succeed. Culinary experience a must. This position reports directly to the Kitchen Manager, and helps supervise the kitchen staff which consists of cooks, a baker and kitchen assistants.

Now Hiring! Front End Team Member

Sevananda Natural Foods Market is seeking a Cashier/Customer Service representative to join the Front End team. Candidate must be willing and able to work mornings and evening shifts, weekdays and weekends between 8am-9pm. Interested candidates are encouraged to obtain an application at the Sevananda Customer Service Desk and return to: ATTENTION FRONT END MANAGER.
Position Overview
To be considered the candidate must have prior POS cash register experience and be able to deliver superior customer service; and have fast and accurate cash handling skills and the ability to be a cooperative team player.

Position Qualifications and Responsibilities:

• Provide outstanding customer service.
• Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, or automatic debits.
• Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
• Count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change; and at end of shift balance till.
• Greet customers entering establishments.
• Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas.
• Establish or identify prices of goods and services and tabulate bills without a calculator; and operate POS cash register.

Now Hiring! Full-time Store Operations Manager
Position Overview:
The Store Operations Manager will direct all sales floor operations, to meet all store objectives and goals, ensure efficient daily store operations, and oversee store security and cleanliness. Must have proven experience, and the following skills and abilities:

• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
• Ability to provide effective leadership for a group, especially in facilitating group processes.
• Ability to handle multiple demands and remain calm under stress.
• Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments.
• Ability to plan, develop and implement efficient and productive retail operations systems and procedures.
• Organized, attention to detail.
• Solid knowledge of storewide budgeting, margin, pricing, financial statements and other retail financial indicators.

Now Hiring! Grocery Clerk
Flexible Hours/Weekends
Position Overview:
Assists with ordering, receiving, stocking and display of grocery product, maintains department cleanliness, and provides customer service.

• 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: 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: Part-Time Baker
Position Overview
The responsibilities of the Evening Baker will be to work in the Deli/Kitchen Department, preparing, baking, packaging, pricing, and merchandising cakes, pies, rolls, muffins, breads and other baked goods. This person will also inform customers about our bakery products and services.

Position Qualifications and Responsibilities:

• Weighing and preparing ingredients
• “Scratch bakery” (making bread from scratch with raw ingredients), using the four-stage process of mixing, proofing, baking and cooling
• Control the baking process and to set quantities, ingredients, oven temperatures, and cooling times.
• Wrapping, slicing, packaging cake and bread products
• Cleaning
• Flexible hours which may include weekends

Employment with Sevananda Natural Foods is voluntarily entered into, Georgia law provides that employment for an indefinite duration is at-will, and may be terminated by either party without cause

Please download and complete application and skills sheet.