Gelsons Markets is recognized as one of the nations premiere supermarket chains, founded in 1951 as an
extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers. Each location is singularly recognized as theareas best market for superior products and exceptional service. Exceptional customer service skills are importantto ensure our ability to fulfill our mission statement: To make shopping anywhere else unacceptable for consumerswho value quality products, cleanliness, convenience, and personal service. Gelsons is always looking forfriendly, outgoing individuals who enjoy serving the public in a retail setting.
The Gelson's KitchenCounter employee is first in line to make a great impression on our customers and is responsible forensuring a positive customer service experience. As an entry level Counter employee, you will be responsiblefor assisting customers with fresh deli items from our gourmet salads case, prepared hot foods case, the slicing andpackaging of carving cart proteins and preparing ordered items such as custom made sandwiches. The Counteremployee will be expected to use an electric slicer to slice fresh meats and cheeses ordered by our customers. You may also be asked to prepare and package items for sale in pre-packed areas including sandwiches, salads and side dishes.
Although not needed, experience within the food service or restaurant industry is preferred. The Gelson's KitchenCounterposition is an entry level position where all necessary functions will be trained.
Opportunities for growth include, but are not limited to, Assistant Kitchen Department Manager, Salad Bar and Hot Foodspreparation.
Continuous hand manipulation including, grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation
Reaching above and at shoulder level frequently
Standing up to 6 hours per day
Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
Working near hazardous machinery (Slicer, mixer, knives)
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes and cleaning solvents
Exposure to noise (Saw in meat department)
Exposure to extremes in temperature (Deli coolers, freezer, ovens, steam table. hot water)
Working at heights (Stocking supplies)