Counter Associates (East Side Store)

Citarella - New York, NY3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $24,000 - $32,000 a year
Since 1912, Citarella has been a part of New York. Our name is synonymous with freshness, quality, and value. In a city that offers overwhelming variety, we proudly offer the largest selection of fresh seafood & aged prime meats along with prepared foods and gourmet groceries. While growing, we have maintained our commitment to providing the best quality, value, and service.

Citarella, The Ultimate Gourmet Market, is seeking Counter Associates to join our team at our East Side Store for full-time and part-time positions to work behind our various food counters (including prepared foods, cheese, deli, pastry/bread, etc). Counter Associates are responsible for providing exceptional customer service to all guests, learning our products, promoting sales, and maintaining cleanliness and presentation of the department. Prior food knowledge is a plus!

Minimum Qualifications

Excellent customer service skills and a professional demeanor
Ability to work both independently as well as with a team
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Willingness and ability to learn about our products
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to perform physical requirements of position including standing for extended periods of time, kneeling, stooping, using stairs, able to lift, carry, push and pull weights
Ability to work in a high-volume, fast paced environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Ability to read and write the English language, conduct business related mathematics and analyze data as required.

Provide exceptional customer service and fulfill customer requests
Serve and assist customers, explain products, flavor, taste and preparation
Maintain and replenish product in displays
Ensure proper dating of product and inventory control
Maintain clean and organized work station, counter displays and cases, and surrounding areas
Maintain safety, cleanliness and display standards in compliance with Citarella policies and food safety handling procedures.
Other reasonably assigned duties as per business need
In Return, We Offer!
Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, flexible spending accounts including commuter benefits/ health and dependent care, paid time off, 401K program, and associate in-store discount!

Citarella is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).