Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, Inc.
General Job Description: Charge customers
for their groceries. Operate the cash register, scale, and Electronic Register
System machine. Maintain positive relations and provide assistance for
customers. Uphold the policies of the store as they relate to purchases and
other cashier related issues (example, regulation of food stamp and check
acceptance policies, etc.). Balance drawer and maintain accuracy in close-out
procedure. Participate in collective decision-making processes and problem
solving. Attend department and membership meetings. Clean your register at the end of night
shifts. Sweep, mop, and deep clean on a
rotating basis (approx. every 2-3weeks).Current Hours Available: 30+ per week,
four-shift minimum, two weekend shifts required for minimum of one year and one
weekend shift required for a minimum of two years.
- Operate cash
register (move groceries across belt, type in numbers, lift small objects repeatedly,
etc.), scale, credit card/ ATM machine.
- Give and receive
various tenders including but not limited to cash, food stamps, checks, credit
cards, scrip and gift certificates.
- Memorize the PLU
numbers and recognize the difference between different types of produce, bulk,
and bakery items.
information and assistance to customers when needed.
effectively under stressful and busy situations.
- Diffuse and or deescalate
any problems customers may incur at the register.
- Stay at register
for extended periods of time (three hours or more) without a break.
- Lift up to 50
arithmetic during the course of a sale.
- Count and balance
till at the end of the shift.
- Be punctual and
reliable in regards to attendance.
- Be aware of any
applicable storewide or departmental policies in regards to sales.
assistance to other cashiers when needed.
- Work a minimum of
four shifts, two weekend shifts for one year and one weekend shift for two
- Follow Rainbow’s
safety and security guidelines and procedures.
- Be familiar with
and follow all policies as set forth in the cashier policy book.
Other Responsibilities and Qualifications:
- Maintain communication
with the Front End Coordinator and other cashiers.
- Be self-motivated
and able to work without direct supervision.
- Exhibit good
problem solving skills.
- Maintain accuracy
in regards to closeouts and charges
- Participate in
the collective process, i.e. attend meetings, read minutes and announcements,
respond to wall polls, etc.
- Be aware of and
offer assistance when possible to the department in terms of subbing.
- Be self-motivated
and self directed.
- Be able to give
and accept constructive criticism.
- Provide insight
and ideas towards improving the general condition of the cashier department and
the collective as a whole.
We are seeking to employ
individuals who help to reflect the community we serve. Women, People of Color,
Lesbian/ Gay/ Bi/ Trans people are encouraged to apply.
during first three months; potential increase to $19.21/hr at 3 months and $19.71/hr
at 9 months. Full medical/ dental/ vision insurance for full time workers (current
minimum of 25 hours /week); 401(k) retirement plan; seven paid holidays; PTO accruals starting from day of hire. Vacation at one year; possibility of profit
sharing (“patronage”) upon becoming member-owner of cooperative.We reserve the
right to change or revise duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This
document is not a written or implied contract of employment.