Careers

Are you a produce pro?
A home cooking evangelist?
A chef who wants to get out from behind the line and share what you know?

Basics is seeking skilled, committed people to join our team.

 

Basics offers:

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Discounts on all Basics products
  • Predictable, full-time and part-time schedules
  • Opportunities for hands-on learning

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Interested in working with us?

Open Positions

  • Deli Manager (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Leads the Prepared Foods department and staff including financial stewardship, customer service, department conditions, merchandising, food safety, communication, hiring, training, and performance management. Ensures the department provides an exceptional customer shopping experience with the highest level of service and product knowledge. Responsible for providing leadership in line with company values and promoting a positive and progressive work environment in in alignment with our company mission, vision, values and policies.

     

    Job Responsibilities and Duties

    • Manages and provides oversight to all areas of the department. Directly manages all department staff, including review writing, scheduling, and providing ongoing coaching, development and feedback. Assesses, prioritizes, and delegates tasks and production.
    • Ensures consistency of department conditions. Ensures all areas of department are stocked, rotated, faced, and adhere to merchandising standards and category schematics.
    • Responsible for in-stock conditions in department. Maintains appropriate inventory levels to achieve sales and margin goals.
    • Orders Prepared Foods products according to anticipated sales and seasonal needs. Trains staff to write orders and production schedules consistent with department goals and standards to ensure the highest level of product availability.
    • Builds displays and arranges department products to make attractive presentations, highlighting featured/unique/seasonal items.
    • Plans for weekly ads, events and holidays using tools and reports. Works with store management to understand and respond to current store trends.
    • Maintains professional vendor relationships.
    • Coordinates with Promotions department to plan and conduct in-store tastings.
    • Develops and maintains teamwork among all members of the team.
    • Ensures customer special orders are accurately placed and delivered.
    • Receives and unloads merchandise, checking quality, count and condition. Communicates any issues to management and merchandising team.
    • Stocks and rotates products with attention to product quality and expiration dates.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of back stock areas.
    • Assists customers with product selection. Shares product knowledge with customers. Makes recommendations and suggestions based on customer needs.
    • Assists with food preparation and production. Wraps, weighs and prices products according to department policy.
    • Processes customers’ made-to-order items accurately and expeditiously.
    • Plans, leads and analyzes monthly perishable inventory.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time.  Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department and store.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.
    • Assists with other departments and at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety:

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • 2 years industry-related experience.
    • Knowledge of retail grocery Prepared Foods, Deli or food production department required.
    • Previous supervisory or management experience required.
    • Ability to distinguish and articulate differences or similarities in intensity and quality of flavors or aromas, and able to identify flavors or aromas through taste and smell.
    • Ability to use hands to chop, whisk, slice, stir, juice and demonstrate cooking techniques.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Ability to move about workspace settings, store facilities, general work place, and other assigned work areas that may be on or off Basics premises to prepare foods.
    • Must have working knowledge, skill, dexterity or means to such with scales, labeling, merchandise scanners or ability to master new equipment for the purpose of transacting with customers to accomplish work.
    • Skills to manage financial results, including labor, sales and profit margin.
  • Juice Bar Clerk (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Serves guests with the upmost hospitality and preparing premium food and beverage items like smoothies, juices, espresso/coffee drinks. Ensures the department provides an exceptional customer experience with the highest level of service and product knowledge.

     

    Job Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assesses, prioritizes and delegates tasks and production.
    • Welcoming customers, informing them about specials or new items, answering questions, and accepting orders and payments.
    • Prepare smoothies/fresh juices customers and staff as requested.
    • Clean and maintain all juice bar supplies and the juice bar area.
    • Perform other points of sales transactions.
    • Maintains professional relationships.
    • Work morning, evening, weekend, and holidays shifts as needed.
    • Prepare all menu items in a prompt, sanitary way, measuring all ingredients accurately.
    • Cleaning and restocking work and dining areas, emptying trash, and sanitizing equipment and utensils.
    • Working in as part of a fun, high-energy team.
    • Adhering to all food safety regulations and quality controls.
    • Assist with coverage at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety:

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • 1 year industry-related experience.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Ability to move about workspace settings, store facilities, general workplace, and other assigned work areas.
    • Must have working knowledge, skill, dexterity or means to work with scales, labeling, merchandise scanners or ability to master new equipment for the purpose of transacting with customers to accomplish work.
  • Home Goods / Floral Clerk (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    The position will focus on the operations of the Home Goods/Floral Department, assisting our customers by providing information about products and answering customer questions. Utilize previous retail experience along with a commitment to providing customers with an exceptional service experience.  Ensures proper care and presentation of the Home Goods/Floral department.

    Primary Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities:

    • Ensures proper care and presentation of department.
    • Sells products by providing customers with information needed to make product related decisions.
    • Fills and cleans shelves, racks, displays, cooler and refrigerated displays as needed.
    • Assists in the creation of floral arrangements as needed.
    • Performs plant maintenance tasks, including watering, trimming and rotating product for best merchandising.
    • Assists in the organization of department, coolers and back room.
    • Provides exceptional customer service through informing, listening and engaging with our customers.
    • Assists in maintaining accurate pricing and signage that meets merchandising standards.
    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Assists at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product in department. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to department cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma.
    • 1-year Home Goods/Floral experience preferred.
  • Wellness Lead (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    This position is passionate about health and wellness to provide both strong supervisory support to our employees and high-quality service to our customers. Assists leading the Wellness department and staff including hiring, training, and performance management. Ensures the department provides an exceptional customer shopping experience with the highest level of service and product knowledge.

     

    Job Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assists in managing all department staff, including review writing, scheduling, and providing ongoing coaching, development and feedback. Assesses, prioritizes, and delegates tasks and production.
    • Ensures consistency of department conditions. Ensures all areas of department are stocked, rotated, faced, and adhere to merchandising standards and category schematics.
    • Assists in ordering products according to anticipated sales and seasonal needs. Trains staff to write orders and production schedules consistent with department goals and standards to ensure the highest level of product availability.
    • Builds displays and arranges department products to make attractive presentations, highlighting featured/unique/seasonal items.
    • Maintains professional vendor relationships.
    • Develops and maintains teamwork among all members of the team.
    • Ensures customer special orders are accurately placed and delivered.
    • Receives and unloads merchandise, checking quality, count and condition. Communicates any issues to management and merchandising team.
    • Stocks and rotates products with attention to product quality and expiration dates.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of back stock areas.
    • Assists customers with product selection. Shares product knowledge with customers. Makes recommendations and suggestions based on customer needs.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time.  Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department and store.
    • Assists with other departments and at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety:

    • Adheres to work and safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • 2 years industry-related experience, including knowledge of current wellness products and trends required.
    • Previous supervisory or management experience required.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to move about workspace settings, store facilities, general workplace, and other assigned work areas that may be on or off Basics premises to prepare foods.
    • Must have working knowledge, skill, dexterity or means to such with scales, labeling, merchandise scanners or ability to master new equipment for the purpose of transacting with customers to accomplish work.
    • Skills to manage financial results, including labor, sales and profit margin.
  • Produce Clerk (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Responsible for building connections with the public and interested in the local food economy, nutrition and building their retail work experience. The position will focus on assisting our customers by providing information about products, answering customer questions, and supporting our various departments within the location. Utilize previous retail experience along with a commitment to providing customers with an exceptional service experience.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities:

    • Provides exceptional customer service through sampling, informing, listening and engaging with our customers.
    • Assists in maintaining retail floor, exterior property and back room conditions, ensuring a positive and safe customer experience.
    • Works in and supports all departments within the store including Meat, Grocery, Cashiering, Produce and Café.
    • Maintains a clean and organized sales floor.
    • Builds and takes down displays, product rotation and receiving.
    • Follows all food and work safety guidelines.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • 1-year retail experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
  • Wine Clerk (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Responsible for stocking and facing Beer and Wine shelves. Reviews beer and wine area and replaces stock as needed. Rotates and reworks the stock in cooler for convenience of access and display. Brings stock from end displays to fill cooler. Provides customer service and advises customers on liquor/wine purchases. Cleans up spills in the beer and wine section of store.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Maintaining a positive and friendly attitude toward customers and fellow employees.
    • Engaging with customers, offering product information, providing pairing and selling suggestions and active sampling.
    • Maintain cleanliness of beer and wine area of store.
    • Replace stock in displays in the beer and wine area.
    • Receive and unload merchandise; checks quality, count and condition. Communicates any issues to department leadership.
    • Monitoring and using correct product pricing, shelf tags and signage.
    • Keeping clean, attractive and beautifully stocked department.
    • Maintains awareness of current ads, promotions, holidays and events.
    • Ensuring compliance with all state liquor laws, and health department and weights and measures guidelines.
    • Maintains professional vendor relationships.
    • Understands and follows through on verbal and written instructions.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities  

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Stocks and rotates products with attention to product quality and expiration dates.
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of products throughout the department.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of back stock areas.
    • May participate in other activities, such as inventories.
    • Notifies Manager on Duty of any situations relating to customer service, safety, productivity, security or any other situation that may have an adverse effect on the store.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities  

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.
    • Assists at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements  

    • Previous retail beer and wine experience strongly preferred.
    • Demonstrated product knowledge, including terminology, styles and producers, required.
    • Previous ordering/inventory management experience preferred
    • Strong knowledge of local, domestic and imported cheeses strongly preferred
    • Current OLCC Servers Permit
  • Meat Cutter (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    This position will be focused on overseeing all operational aspects of our Meat Market, assisting our customers by providing information about our products, assisting in food production, meat cutting and processing, answering customer questions and supporting our various departments within the location. Also responsible for building connections with the public and is interested in the local food economy, nutrition and developing their retail leadership work experience.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    General

    • Contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible work style, shifting tasks as priorities and circumstances change.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time. Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Understands and follows through on verbal and written directions.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Customer Service

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Maintains accurate pricing and signage that meet merchandising standards.
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of products throughout the department and understanding of culinary skills and terminology, product labeling and common dietary restrictions.
    • Follows company procedures for processing invoices, transfers and credits.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.
    • Leads other department activities, such as inventories.
    • Responds to and follows through on emails and other communications in a timely manner.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • At least 1 year of Meat Department and meat cutting experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Previous ordering/inventory management experience preferred.
  • Bakery & Espresso Bar Clerk (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Responsible for building connections with the public and interested in the local food economy, nutrition and building their barista and retail work experience. The position will focus on assisting customers by responding to questions and requests, making product recommendations, and providing samples. Utilize previous barista and retail experience along with a commitment to providing customers with an exceptional service experience.

    Primary Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities:

    • Make and serve specialty coffee and tea beverages
    • Takes and fills special orders for customers.
    • Finishes products by filling or icing donuts or pastries.
    • Packages, labels and prices products for self-service.
    • Maintains and fills bakery trays, display cases and ingredient bins.
    • Scoops ice cream and toppings, builds sundaes and blends milkshakes to fill customer orders.
    • Restocks ice cream, bowls, cones, toppings, napkins and spoons.
    • Provides ice cream samples as requested by the customer.
    • Speak and interact with both new and regular customers.
    • Maintain a clean and sanitized workstation.
    • Follow health and safety guidelines.
    • Adhere to recipes and presentations for food and beverage items.
    • Be punctual and able to observe regular and consistent attendance.
    • Contribute to a positive team environment
    • Assists with other departments and at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma.
    • 1 year previous retail or Barista experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
  • Meat Clerk (Hillsdale & Farmington Locations)

    This position will be focused on overseeing all operational aspects of our Meat Market, assisting our customers by providing information about our products, assisting in food production, answering customer questions and supporting our various departments within the location. Also responsible for building connections with the public and is interested in the local food economy, nutrition and developing their retail leadership work experience.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    General

    • Contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible work style, shifting tasks as priorities and circumstances change.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time. Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Understands and follows through on verbal and written directions.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Customer Service

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Maintains accurate pricing and signage that meet merchandising standards.
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of products throughout the department and understanding of culinary skills and terminology, product labeling and common dietary restrictions.
    • Follows company procedures for processing invoices, transfers and credits.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.
    • Leads other department activities, such as inventories.
    • Responds to and follows through on emails and other communications in a timely manner.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • At least 1 year of Meat Department or Deli experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Previous ordering/inventory management experience preferred.
  • Baker (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Responsible for building connections with the public and interested in the local food economy, nutrition and building their bakery and retail work experience. The position will focus on assisting customers by responding to questions and requests, making product recommendations, and providing samples. Utilize previous baking and retail experience along with a commitment to providing customers with an exceptional service experience.

    Primary Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities:

    • Provides exceptional customer service through sampling, informing, listening, and engaging with our customers.
    • Assists in maintaining bakery foods cases, exterior property, and backroom conditions, ensuring a positive and safe customer experience.
    • Maintains and encourages an atmosphere of fast, friendly, courteous customer service.
    • Pulls, thaws, proofs, and bakes products such as rolls, bread, cookies, donuts, and pastries. Defrosts, proofs, and bakes frozen products. Mixes icings.
    • Implements effective promotional and seasonal displays. Controls shrink and expenses.
    • Accurately completes and monitors daily log sheet and other required paperwork and logs.
    • Ensures that bakery product quantity and decorating standards are met. Stocks and maintains cake cases. Prevents the sale of out of code product.
    • Ensures proper merchandising of product by understanding and implementing schematics, merchandising of advertised items, proper signing procedures and monitoring product flow. Complies with retail labeling laws, federal and state regulations, and Company policies.
    • Operate and clean equipment and work area. Maintains clean, safe, and sanitary bakery area and equipment.
    • Package all fresh products following all packaging /handling procedures.
    • Mixes icing or other toppings by scaling and measuring ingredients, operating a mixer, reading the recipe, occasionally lifting bags of sugar, shortening, and flour.
    • Sets-up cakes by taking liner off, putting icing between layers of numerous items.
    • Ices cakes by taking icing out of the container, combining the icing onto the cake, lifting buckets, bordering, placing specific decorations, etc. for numerous items.
    • Packages cakes by placing in box.
    • Labels bakery items for scanning, placing a label on container, etc.
    • Takes special orders by phone and in person from customers.
    • Displays products by following packaging/handling procedures. Follows company guidelines for setting up and maintaining stock, cleanliness and appeal of product show cases, display tables, and special displays; proper signing procedures, etc.
    • Ensures quality of goods by following code dating procedures and legal regulations or labeling and packaging for all in-store bakery products.
    • Ensures quantity of goods is available by keeping manager informed of stock levels, accurately filling out inventory and production sheets as scheduled.
    • Produce breads/rolls by mixing recipes. Setting up racks and pans, setting up machines, operating machines, lifting product, measuring ingredients, operating oven, proof box. Pushing and pulling racks.
    • Opens and closes bakery according to company procedures.
    • Prepares, wraps, weighs, tares, prices, and presents bakery department products.
    • Builds displays and arranges department products to make attractive presentations, highlighting featured/unique/seasonal items.
    • Stocks, rotates, and faces products with attention to product quality and expiration dates.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Receives and unloads merchandise; checks quality, count and condition. Communicates any issues to management and merchandising team.
    • Maintains accurate pricing and signage that meet merchandising standards.
    • Maintains awareness of current ads, promotions, holidays, and events.
    • Demonstrates familiarity with products in department, with ability to continue learning.
    • Notifies department manager of any situations relating to customer service, safety, productivity, security, or any other situation that may have an adverse effect on the store.
    • Works in and supports all departments within the store including Meat, Grocery, Cashiering, and Produce.
    • Assists with other departments and at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • 1 year of experience as a Baker or in a related position.
    • 1-2 years of experience in supporting customers in a retail outlet.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
  • Deli Clerk (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    This position will be focused on the operation of the Prepared Foods Department, assisting our customers by providing information about our products, assisting in food production, answering customer questions and supporting our various departments within the location. Also responsible for building connections with the public and is interested in the local food economy, nutrition and developing their retail leadership work experience.

    Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Prepares ready-to-eat foods for sale per specifications from the Market Chef or Culinary Mentor.
    • Cutting and wrapping of cheese products.
    • Slicing and packaging deli meats.
    • Washing dishes and other tools used.
    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Maintains accurate pricing and signage that meet merchandising standards.
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of products throughout the department and understanding of culinary skills and terminology, product labeling and common dietary restrictions.
    • Follows company procedures for processing invoices, transfers and credits.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.
    • Leads other department activities, such as inventories.

     

    General

    • Contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible work style, shifting tasks as priorities and circumstances change.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time. Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Understands and follows through on verbal and written directions.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Customer Service

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.
    • Assists at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • At least 1 year of Meat Department, Deli or food service experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Previous ordering/inventory management experience preferred.
  • Meat Clerk - Part-Time (Lovejoy Location)

    This position will be focused on overseeing all operational aspects of our Meat Market, assisting our customers by providing information about our products, assisting in food production, answering customer questions and supporting our various departments within the location. Also responsible for building connections with the public and is interested in the local food economy, nutrition and developing their retail leadership work experience.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    General

    • Contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible work style, shifting tasks as priorities and circumstances change.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time. Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Understands and follows through on verbal and written directions.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Customer Service

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Maintains accurate pricing and signage that meet merchandising standards.
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of products throughout the department and understanding of culinary skills and terminology, product labeling and common dietary restrictions.
    • Follows company procedures for processing invoices, transfers and credits.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.
    • Leads other department activities, such as inventories.
    • Responds to and follows through on emails and other communications in a timely manner.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • At least 1 year of Meat Department or Deli experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Previous ordering/inventory management experience preferred.
  • Cook (Lovejoy & Farmington Locations) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Eligible candidates are those individuals who enjoy building connections with the public and are interested in the local food economy, nutrition, and building on their established culinary experience.  The position is focused on collaborative operations and production for market resale foods for the Basics market system. The Market Cook contributes to the mission of Basics market by planning, preparing and recipe testing while working directly with customers and staff for the service and cookery of seasonal food products.

     

    Job Responsibilities and Duties

    • Prepares products for Basics market customers based on seasonal menus and recipes.
    • Stays informed of product schedules and reproduces product to specification.
    • Ensures compliance with respect to food safety, sanitation and cleanliness while maintaining clean and organized auxiliary and work areas, stations, equipment and surfaces.
    • Maintains and ensures correct temperature for food ingredients throughout the processes of harvesting, receiving, cooking, holding, serving, and storing while completing required documentation of such.
    • Works as a member of the Basics team to achieve market sales goals.
    • Models and maintains customer service, code of conduct, policies, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the performance of assigned duties.
    • Executes additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
    • Completes required administrative duties in a timely fashion; HACCP controls, sanitation records time worked, accurately and according to Basics policy.
    • Ability to interact successfully with the general public.
    • Assists with other departments and at other Basics locations as needed.

     

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • 2 years industry-related experience.
    • Ability to distinguish and articulate differences or similarities in intensity and quality of flavors or aromas, and able to identify flavors or aromas through taste and smell.
    • Ability to use hands to chop, whisk, slice, stir, juice and demonstrate cooking techniques.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
    • Ability to move about workspace settings, store facilities, general work place, and other assigned work areas that may be on or off Basics premises to prepare foods; assist Market Chef to coach and direct interns, externs or apprentices, staff, customers, students, volunteers, and participants.
    • Must have working knowledge, skill, dexterity or means to work with scales, labeling, merchandise scanners or ability to master new equipment for the purpose of transacting with customers to accomplish work.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Culinary Diplomas.
  • Freight Handler (Farmington Location) - NEW STORE OPENING SOON!

    Responsible for building connections with the public and interested in the local food economy, nutrition and building their retail work experience. The position will focus on assisting our customers by providing information about products, answering customer questions, and supporting our various departments within the location. Utilize previous retail experience along with a commitment to providing customers with an exceptional service experience.

    Primary Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities:

    • Successfully follows direction from the leadership team regarding daily/weekly needs via written and email communication.
    • Assists in maintaining retail floor, exterior property and back room conditions, ensuring a positive and safe customer experience.
    • Maintains a clean and organized sales floor.
    • Builds and takes down displays, product rotation and receiving.
    • Follows all food and work safety guidelines.
    • Additional cleaning tasks store-wide to maintain expected store conditions.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.
    • Assists with price changes and shelf-tag maintenance.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages co-workers and customers in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience. Strives to work effectively and efficiently with co-workers.
    • Creates a positive work environment and communicates respectfully and professionally with co-
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • 1-year retail experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.
  • Retail Clerk (PT & FT Positions) - Hillsdale & Farmington Locations

    The Retail Clerk is responsible for building connections with the public and interested in the local food economy, nutrition and building their retail work experience. The position will focus on assisting our customers by providing information about products, answering customer questions, and supporting our various departments within the location. Utilize previous retail experience along with a commitment to providing customers with an exceptional service experience.

    Primary Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities:

    • Provides exceptional customer service through sampling, informing, listening and engaging with our customers.
    • Assists in maintaining retail floor, exterior property and back room conditions, ensuring a positive and safe customer experience.
    • Works in and supports all departments within the store including Meat, Grocery, Cashiering, Produce and Café.
    • Maintains a clean and organized sales floor.
    • Builds and takes down displays, product rotation and receiving.
    • Follows all food and work safety guidelines.

     

    Additional Position-Specific Responsibilities

    • Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
    • Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
    • Maintains the organization, rotation and cleanliness of customer facing and back stock areas.

     

    Customer Service Responsibilities

    • Engages the customer in a friendly manner, shares product information and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
    • Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.

     

    Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety Responsibilities

    • Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
    • Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
    • Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
    • Reports all safety concerns and work-related injuries to management.
    • Frequent handwashing is required.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Actively contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
    • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
    • Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
    • Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
    • Observes all company rules and policies.
    • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

     

    Education and Qualification Requirements

    • GED or equivalent High School Diploma, college degree preferred.
    • 1-year retail experience.
    • Valid Food Handlers Certification or must acquire within 30 days of hire.

     

    Knowledge, Skills & Ability Requirements

    • Friendly and customer service oriented, with an interest in food and cooking.
    • Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.
    • Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible work style, shifting tasks as priorities and circumstances change.
    • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time. Able to adjust priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team.
    • Understands and can consistently follow through on verbal and written directions.
    • Able to interact with the general public and some special needs and persons, coworkers and the public.
    • Basic math and computation skills required.
    • Skills to plan, prioritize and delegate work.
    • Skills to work independently, effectively manage own time and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
    • Skills to adapt to the shifting priorities and needs of a retail environment.
    • Skills to exercise good judgment at all times.
    • Self-motivated, with high attention to detail, quality and presentation.
    • Skills to collaborate and communicate effectively and professionally in a team environment and one on one with coworkers, supervisors and customers.
    • Skills to read, understand and follow through on verbal and written instructions.
    • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule in order to meet needs of the department.
    • Ability to reliably meet required work schedule and adhere to company attendance policy.

     

     

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Duties performed are in grocery store environment, which includes surfaces that can be wet and slippery and temperature extremes in controlled environments in the cooler, and also outdoor exposure. The noise level is usually moderate. This role may be exposed to dust, mold, gluten, fragrances and other fumes and airborne particles, fresh fruits, vegetables, house plants, and flowers; also requires use of – and working in proximity to – common commercial cleaning agents. This position may be required to use knives, box cutters, slicer, scale, temp gun, cart, hand truck, dishwasher, pallet jack, computer, and office equipment. This position may also be working on or around moving machinery or moving parts.

     

    Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The duties of this role are at a moderate work level. While performing this job, the employee is continuously required to be on their feet with a mix of standing and walking throughout the shift. Sitting is seldom required. The employee is continuously required to lift up to 10 pounds, use arms, hands and wrists, grasp/squeeze; frequently required to lift 11-50 pounds, carry 10-20 pounds, push/pull up to 30 pounds, bend/stoop, twist, reach at/above shoulder, reach below shoulder; and occasionally required to carry 21-50 pounds, push/pull 31-80 pounds and crouch/squat. May also require frequent climbing of stairs and ladders, depending on the store location.

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