Refrigerated Foods Stocker

Position Type: Other Staff
Apply By: December 29, 2017
Posted: November 14, 2017 - 11:56 am EST
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op
Organization Location: Takoma Park, MD
Organization Website: Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op
Contact Name: Irene Cox
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 301-891-2667


The mission of TPSS Co-op is to promote healthful living by offering wholesome foods, high quality produce and community resources, in a clean, friendly, co-operative grocery store... that you own!

Each staff member is asked to help create an environment which encourages respect, honesty and trusts amongst all co-workers and also offers the highest degree of service to each customer; each staff member is asked to help maintain the store image as an ethical and positive place to work and to shop. In addition, TPSS Co-op is committed to being an educational resource to the community on ecological, environmental and food related issues.


  • Stock displays fully without overcrowding; face items on shelves
  • Assist customers with product questions, in prompt, friendly, courteous manner, referring them to other staff when necessary.
  • Rotate older stock to front, making space for new stock.
  • Pull short-date or low-quality items and follow established procedures for recording and disposing.
  • Help with receiving deliveries and rotate overstock into back stock.
  • Clean up spills, remove trash promptly, sweep and mop floor.


  • Available to work mornings/evenings and weekends
  • Ability to perform stocking tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Experience serving the public.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands.
  • Ability to project an outgoing, friendly personality.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to work in cold, wet conditions.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job.





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