Natural Grocers Produce Assistant in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

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Produce Assistant


Glenwood Springs




CO, Glenwood Springs - 100 W. Meadows Dr (GS)


For 60 years, we at Natural Grocers have fulfilled the company’s mission of providing free health and nutrition education to customers, along with affordable healthy food and supplements. Our customers have come to rely on our highly trained staff, in-store

literature, nutrition counseling, educational lectures, practitioner referrals, and health fairs to help better understand and respond to their health and wellness issues. With a selection of over 30,000 natural and organic foods, supplements, body care, and

household products, we try to make everything we sell affordable for the average household. If you appreciate the difference between having a “passion for food” and enjoying an “affordable, nutritious diet,” then you will feel at home with Natural Grocers.

Job Summary

The Produce Assistant is responsible for assisting the Produce Manager in the successful operation and profitability of the produce department. This position has limited managerial responsibilities. This position also has limited management responsibilities.



• Assisting with ordering and replenishing the department according to company guidelines

• Keep the department full and in-stock without over ordering

• Ensuring that tops sellers are always in stock

Department Conditions:

• Assisting with managing all of the daily department conditions to company guidelines

• Tagging, facing, rotating, cleanliness, stocking, back stock, and returns

• Ensuring World Class customer service for every customer

• Ensuring the produce department is full, clean and shopable


• Supporting opening and closing procedures

• Responding to cashier needs for manager overrides

• Cashiering as needed

• Knowledgeable about natural foods


• Previous experience in a grocery or retail environment; natural foods background a plus

• Previous experience in a produce function is preferred

• Ability to pass applicable food safety training courses and/or certifications as required by state and/or county law and maintain compliance by keeping certifications up to date and registered with the appropriate agency if applicable.

• Must be able to pass a background check

• Possesses a sense of urgency in the completion of tasks

• Possesses excellent customer service skills

• Is highly organized with great attention to detail

• Ability to stay focused with the task at hand

• Ability to take direction and follow through

• Must be cashier trained