Meat & Seafood Associate

Position Type: Other Staff
Apply By: May 1, 2019
Posted: April 16, 2019 - 9:46 am EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Linden Hills Food Co-op
Organization Location: Minneapolis, MN
Organization Website: Linden Hills Food Co-op
Contact Name: Megan Petrowski
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 612-279-2474

Meat & Seafood Associate

Reports to: Meat & Seafood Manager

Hourly Position, Part-time

Linden Hills Co-op opened its doors in 1976, focused on positively contributing to the Linden Hills neighborhood. The primary catalysts of our inception were to create community and provide pure food options. Our store has remained small enough to meet your neighbors, yet big enough to meet your needs. We have sought to nurture strong ties to our community through our ample selection of locally made and raised foods and our community giving program. The co-op has always served as a gathering place; here to nourish bodies and lives.

Linden Hills Co-Op is looking for a Meat & Seafood Associate to join our team. It’s a part-time position working Friday – Monday with shifts typically around 1pm – 9pm.

Job Responsibilities:

  • · Meet customer needs with a smiling face and remember the customer always comes first
  • · Handle all customer questions and concerns
  • · Assist the Meat Manager in operating the meat department according to policies
  • · Fill Added Value/Sausage/Chicken trays as needed
  • · Front and face all cases as needed (self-serve, freezers, rolling coolers, and meat bunkers)
  • · Fill fresh meat case as needed. Properly rotate fresh meat case and fresh meat cooler; ensure proper rotation is being followed
  • · Wrap newly prepared items for the self-serve case as needed
  • · Check and monitor all price tags and signs and audit for accuracy
  • · Assist in any projects or sausage making that goes on throughout the shift
  • · Participate in ensuring that proper cleaning procedures are being followed
  • · Wipe down the top of meat case, both scales, and glass windows
  • · Clean dishes, grinder, and saw properly and put in appropriate place
  • · Clean all sinks/drains/tables/walls/doors/windows properly and sanitize
  • · Break down fish case and shut down; all Seafood put away properly.
  • · Properly cover/wrap all meat, date, and put on the appropriate shelf.


  • · Customer service is key, friendly personality
  • · Experience in meat room desirable; willing to train
  • · Strong work ethic
  • · Ability to complete work assignments
  • · Ability to get to work at assigned starting time & complete full shifts
  • · Desire to develop skills and grow in the job 

Environmental Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • · Daily work with sharp objects.
  • · Lift product boxes and equipment up to 85 lbs. (Required)
  • · Carry product to sales floor. (Required)
  • · Extremely busy periods accompanied by slow periods
  • · May be required to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time.
  • · Regular work in both coolers and freezers; temperature extremes in working environment.
  • · Continuous cleaning of cutting room required.

How to Apply:

-       Send your resume and/or cover letter to

-                Deadline: May 1, 2019

Note: This document describes the major responsibilities of a Linden Hills Meat & Seafood Associate. Management reserves the right to assign other duties as required to ensure efficient store operations.