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We are looking to hire people who:

  • Are outgoing, friendly, always smiling, and can offer outstanding customer service
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced retail environment
  • Have a passion for great food and for food that is locally produced using sustainable farming and production practices

Our openings are always changing. If you'd like to be part of our team, please fill out an online application or request an application by emailing Jobs@newpi.coop. Please include the position(s) and location(s) you're interested in, and whether you'd prefer full or part-time employment. Applications are active for a period of 60 days. After that time a new application must be submitted for consideration.

Applications may also be completed at:

IowaWORKS - Iowa City

1700 South 1st Ave, Suite 11B
Iowa City, IA 52240-6036

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesdays: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Telephone: (319) 351-1035

IowaWORKS - Cedar Rapids

4444 First Avenue NE
Suite #436
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesdays: 9:00 – 4:30 PM
Telephone: (319) 365-9474
FAX: (319) 365-9270

Special Postings:

 

 

Service Team Shift Supervisor (Coralville location)

This customer focused supervisory position works all aspects of our full service retail grocery and prepared foods stores. Supporting and overseeing team members to ensure outstanding customer focused service, demonstrated through product knowledge, fresh products preparation, and dedication to quality is our goal.

Working Environment:

The Service Team Shift Supervisor works in a retail, fresh products, prepared foods and service counter environment. Duties may include a combination of oversight and training of team members in cashiering, stocking merchandise, preparing and stocking fresh products for display and consumption in the prepared foods service areas and counters. In this team-based position, you will promote a high level of customer focused service for our shoppers and maintain a safe and productive environment for our employees.  Team oversight may also involve frequent periods of time working in walk in coolers and freezers. Direct and interactive communication with customers and team members on the retail service floor, and counter areas will be a daily occurrence.

Current Areas for Training and Placement:

Prepared Foods/Meat and Seafood

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience in a grocery, fresh produce, prepared foods, or retail environment
  • Ability to project a friendly, open and service oriented demeanor
  • Demonstrated retail customer focused service experience and skills
  • Familiarity and experience creating and editing documents with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with organic and natural foods
  • Attention to detail and ability to efficiently perform assigned tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on occasion during a shift
  • Ability to read and speak English and perform basic arithmetic
  • Enthusiasm for working in fast-paced creative environment

This position requires excellent tenure and attendance, a committed schedule which may include opening, mid-day, and closing shifts, including weekends, and holidays on a regular basis.

This is a full time, hourly position with a full benefits package.

Minimum starting wage: $12.35/hr. (90 days learning period with regularly scheduled increases)

To Apply:

  • By online application process (indicate “Shift Supervisor” as your position of interest and location)
  • By email, submit cover letter, resume and references to rmoore@newpi.coop (Indicate “Shift Supervisor” in subject line)
  • By mail, submit cover letter, resume and references to Human Resources, New Pioneer Cooperative, 22 S. Linn Street, Unit 2A, Iowa City, IA 52240

Store Team Leader (Cedar Rapids location)

This customer service (external/internal) and performance focused Leadership position is responsible for all aspects of our retail grocery store operations.  The Store Team Leader oversee all Team Members and directs and facilitates developing skills to effectively and consistently deliver operational success and promote the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Working Environment:

The Store Team Leader works in a retail, prepared foods, and office environment. Responsibilities will include a combination of oversight, development, training, and evaluation of team members at all levels of the location. There will be extended periods of standing, walking, computer, phone, and office requirements. Extensive direct and interactive communication with customers, administrative support, and team members on the retail service floor and prepared foods areas will be a daily occurrence.

In this team based position you will promote a high level of customer focused service for our shoppers and maintain a respectful, safe and productive environment for our valued team members. Exceptional store execution will be a daily expectation demonstrated through exceeding retail standard and maintaining a clean and well maintained facility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business or a related field
  • 3 years minimum experience in a leadership or equivalent role in a grocery, food service, or retail environment with a demonstrated record of success
  • Financial Literacy - understanding of financial reports and functions and the ability to interpret information to achieve results
  • Demonstrated retail customer focused service experience and skills
  • Demonstrated experience creating, implementing and evaluating goal based training and development plans
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and ability to identify priorities and efficiently perform tasks and meet goals consistently
  • Communication Skills - ability to read, write and speak English to ensure clear instructions and comprehension
  • Enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced creative environment with a diverse team

This position requires an excellent tenure and attendance history, a committed schedule to include opening, midday, and closing shifts as well as weekend and holidays on a regular basis.

The Store Team Leader reports to the General Manager.

This is a full time, exempt position with a benefits package.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Ron Moore, Team Support, Human Resources, New Pioneer Cooperative, 22 S. Linn Street, Unit 2A, Iowa City, IA 52240. Or by email to: rmoore@newpi.coop (please indicate Store Team Leader in subject line).

Scratch Baker (North Liberty location)

The primary focus of this skills based position is on delivering a consistent and quality product made to New Pioneer standards from trusted ingredients. Outstanding customer service, demonstrated by a strong work ethic, task performance, productivity and dedication to quality is our goal.

Working Environment:

As a Bread or Pastry Scratch Baker you will be working in a professional bakery and kitchen environment. This position may require frequent use and oversight of commercial bakery/kitchen equipment including large batch mixers, stoves, ovens, and proofers. This environment will also include frequent periods of time in walk in coolers and freezers. Direct and interactive communication with prepared foods team members (pastry and bread bakery and kitchen) daily and with retail facilities team members on occasion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 months of institutional or commercial bakery or food service experience.
  • Ability to work with both hands in a fast-paced, creative environment in an efficient and controlled manner.
  • Attention to detail and ability to stand and work long periods at a time.
  • Ability to read and speak English and perform basic math problems associated with recipes.
  • Ability to accurately and consistently follow recipes.
  • Ability to lift and carry 15 – 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Ability to consistently project a friendly, open, and service oriented demeanor.
  • Food and Sanitation trained and certified (ServSafe or similar).
  • Familiarity with organic and natural foods.

This position requires excellent tenure and attendance, a committed schedule which may include opening, mid-shift, and closing, and requires weekend, and holiday shifts on a regular basis.

This is a full time or part time, hourly position with a full benefits package.
Minimum starting wage: $11.10/hr. - $14.35/hr. (based on experience and skill level). 90 days learning period with increase at 1040 and 2080 hours worked)

To apply:

Fill out an online application. Or applications are available through IowaWORKS - 1700 South 1st Ave, Suite 11B Iowa City, IA 52240-6036

Utility Kitchen Support Team (North Liberty location)

This task focused position works all utility and support aspects in our professional production kitchen and bakery. Outstanding teamwork demonstrated through a strong work ethic, efficient task performance, productivity and dedication to quality is our goal.

Working Environment:

This team member works in a utility/support role in a professional kitchen and bakery environment at our North Liberty production hub.  This position will involve frequent and extended periods of time, in a wet and steamy area, operating a commercial sanitation unit as well as general cleaning tasks. A kitchen support team member may also perform food preparation tasks requiring basis knife skills and the ability to follow recipes as well as packaging products for our retail locations. Schedules will include standing, walking, reaching and lifting on a frequent basis with occasional periods of time in walk in coolers and freezers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Verifiable work experience with excellent tenure and attendance
  • Restaurant, institution, or food service experience
  • Familiarity with professional kitchen or bakery equipment
  • Attention to detail and ability to efficiently perform tasks as assigned
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to read and speak English and perform basic arithmetic
  • Enthusiasm for working in fast-paced creative environment

This position requires a committed schedule which may include opening, mid-shift, and closing, and requires weekend, and holiday shifts on a regular basis.

The Utility Kitchen Clerk is a part time, hourly position requiring a minimum of 24 hours worked weekly.

Starting wage: $10.10/hr.

90 days learning period with regularly scheduled increase.

To apply:

Fill out an online application. Or applications are available through IowaWorks locations in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, IA. Please indicate what location in the "basis for location preference" text box.

Retail - Store Service Team

This customer focused position works all aspects of our full service retail grocery stores. Outstanding customer service, demonstrated through product knowledge, preparation, and dedication to quality is our goal.

Working Environment:

The Store Service Team member works in a retail and service counter environment. This could involve frequent and extended periods of time cashiering, bagging and carry out assistance, stocking dry goods, preparing and stocking produce and food products, as well as meat and seafood. Schedule tasks may also involve frequent periods of time working in walk in coolers and freezers. Direct and interactive communication with customers and team members on the retail service floor, and counter areas will be a daily occurrence.

Positions are limited and may not be available at all locations.

Current Areas for Initial Training:

Meat and Seafood

Produce

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Verifiable work experience with excellent tenure and attendance
  • Grocery, convenience, food service, or retail experience
  • Demonstrated retail customer service experience and skills
  • Familiarity with organic and natural foods
  • Attention to detail and ability to efficiently perform assigned tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to read and speak English and perform basic arithmetic
  • Enthusiasm for working in fast-paced creative environment

This position requires a committed schedule which may include opening, mid-shift, and closing, and requires weekend, and holiday shifts on a regular basis.

The Store Service Team position is available as part time (18 minimum - 28 hrs. weekly, with 24-28 preferred) and full time (37 - 40 hrs. weekly)

Starting wage: $10.10 (with 90 day learning period with regularly scheduled increase)

To apply:

Fill out an online application. Or applications are available through IowaWORKS - 1700 South 1st Ave, Suite 11B Iowa City, IA 52240-6036. Please indicate what location in the "basis for location preference" text box.

 

 

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