The LI TNY Market Sales Clerk supports the Taste NY Market at Long Island Welcome Center. Primary responsibilities include assisting customers in a food service setting, self - check out, maintaining clean and organized work stations and ensuring a clean guest area. Clerk provides quality beverages and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards, follows health safety and sanitation guidelines for all products. Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues. Inspect the store for cleanliness, organization and refill supplies as needed. The clerk is expected to discuss Long Island agriculture and local foods with customers, utilizing provided information and engage them in the areas of local agriculture products sold in the store. Candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively with managers and co-workers. Individuals must be able to follow and create already Develop coffee recipes. Must have the ability to recommend daily coffee from the menu list
Customer service – greets, assists and serves the needs of store customers.
Store inspection, organization and recordkeeping.Must assist in maintaining a clean facility.
Cash Controls – follow all procedures for proper management and handling of cash.
Replenishment of store supplies and inventory.Track product inventory.
Receive and log scheduled deliveries.
Assist with promotion of agri-tourism in Nassau County.
Describe the local farms, produce, food and products displayed.
Provides quality beverages and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards.
Monitor product expiration dates and observe First in First out practices
Follow health safety and sanitation guidelines store inspection, organization and restock as needed
Must assist in maintaining a clean facility.
Work with supervisors to learn about products being sold in the store.
Maintain equipment, troubleshoot if necessary and alert manager (such equipment will be cash register, coffee and expresso makers).
Professional Improvement: 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes and Association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety: Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy: Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
Specify required minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.
High School Diploma or equivalent education.
Ability to complete basic math in a fast paced environment;
Ability to work with the public;
Attention to detail;
Ability to operate or learn to operate a cash register;
Must be able to drive personal or Association vehicle for pick-up and delivery of product from the warehouse to the CCE Nassau Market (hand cart may be used for transportation purposes);
Ability to use or learn to use MS Word and excel;
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.
1 year retail sales experience.
Microsoft Office proficiency including Excel;
Experience working in customer service and retail environments;
Understanding of basic marketing;
Ability to handle multiple tasks;
Proficiency with internet based communications;
Knowledge of the organization, operation, philosophy and objectives of Cooperative Extension;
Knowledge of agriculture and agricultural practices.
Equal Opportunity Employment: Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
This is a non-exempt, part-time position. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, health and dental insurance, Retirement, Disability Insurance and more.
HOW TO APPLY:
Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained and all positions are filled.
Applicants need to attach/upload a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the
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