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Join Our Team

The Living Pantry family is growing and we are hiring!

We currently are all set with our first round of hiring for our expansion; we are still accepting applications for our next hiring round later this year.

We are looking for people passionate about service, connection, and caring for our environment through reducing waste.

TO APPLY:

  1. read the open positions below
  2. download and complete an application, found --> HERE
  3. email your completed application with a cover letter to apply@livingpantry.com (you may also deliver it in person to our Blaine location)
  4. please be sure to include which location(s) you would like to work at

Position: Customer Service Representative

On our team everyone plays a critical role in providing a connected, caring environment. A Customer Service Representative has strong communication skills and desire to connect with people. They are upbeat, outgoing, honest, and demonstrate integrity in their interactions. They greet customers and help identify their needs, present and answer questions about our products and mission, and recommend solutions. Ultimately, they will ensure that customers leave our store satisfied and cared for.

Job Functions:

  • Provide excellent, connected customer service
  • Fill bulk orders for walk-in customers; assist customers with their own containers by weighing for tare weight
  • Be available for customer conversation, answering questions, researching information for customers, as needed
  • Learn about the products we have, use some of them, be able to fluently discuss them and make recommendations
  • Share your ideas to improve the store experience, social media marketing, product procurement, displays, community outreach, etc.
  • Be willing to co-create an atmosphere of collaboration, peace and integrity with co-workers by demonstrating honest communication and addressing issues as they arise in the workplace
  • Stock products
  • Take payment information and other pertinent information such as addresses and phone numbers
  • Answer the telephone
  • Keep store clean: sweeping, dusting, sanitizing, washing dishes
  • Complete cash register transactions
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 60 pounds

Qualifications:

  • Understanding and embodiment of the principles of Compassionate Commerce 
  • Proven customer support experience
  • Commit to a lifestyle of reducing waste and conscious consumerism
  • Go the extra mile to engage customers
  • Strong ability to adapt/respond to different types of people
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

WHO YOU ARE & HOW YOU APPROACH YOUR WORK:

  • Previous experience in customer service, sales, or other related fields: customer service and retail skills are essential for this position 
  • Willingness to jump in and help others regardless of the task
  • Ability to build personal rapport with community, customers, and our team
  • Excitement to create world-class customer experiences
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic about learning and trying new things
  • Passionate about reducing waste and making a difference
  • Punctual and dependable

Part-time position Hourly: up to 20 hours per week, schedule to be determined
Full-time position Hourly: 30 to 40 hours per week, schedule to be determined

Opportunity for growth.
Living Pantry is growing fast and as we grow we prefer to promote from within.


Position: Customer Service Shift Runner

A Customer Service Shift Runner has all the qualities, job functions, and qualifications of a Customer Service Representative and more. They will hold additional responsibilities to be the go-to person during their shift, They have strong communication skills and desire to connect with people. They are upbeat, outgoing, honest, and demonstrate integrity in their interactions. They greet customers and help identify their needs, present and answer questions about our products and mission, and recommend solutions. Ultimately, they will ensure that customers leave our store satisfied and cared for as well as ensure that other team members feel supported and cared for.


Job Functions:

  • Responsible for store opening and closing procedures
  • Responsible for everything that happens during your shift; this includes all cost controls, inventory control, cash control and Customer relations
  • Provide excellent, connected customer service
  • Fill bulk orders for walk-in customers; assist customers with their own containers by weighing for tare weight
  • Be available for customer conversation, answering questions, researching information for customers, as needed
  • Learn about the products we have, use some of them, be able to fluently discuss them and make recommendations
  • Share your ideas to improve the store experience, social media marketing, product procurement, displays, community outreach, etc.
  • Be willing to co-create an atmosphere of collaboration, peace and integrity with co-workers by demonstrating honest communication and addressing issues as they arise in the workplace
  • Stock products
  • Take payment information and other pertinent information such as addresses and phone numbers
  • Answer the telephone
  • Keep store clean: sweeping, dusting, sanitizing, washing dishes
  • Complete cash register transactions
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 60 pounds

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead and be an example for other team members
  • Understanding and embodiment of the principles of Compassionate Commerce 
  • Proven customer support experience
  • Commit to a lifestyle of reducing waste and conscious consumerism
  • Go the extra mile to engage customers
  • Strong ability to adapt/respond to different types of people
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

WHO YOU ARE & HOW YOU APPROACH YOUR WORK:

  • Previous experience overseeing other staff during work hours
  • Previous experience in customer service, sales, or other related fields: customer service and retail skills are essential for this position 
  • Willingness to jump in and help others regardless of the task
  • Ability to build personal rapport with community, customers, and our team
  • Excitement to create world-class customer experiences
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic about learning and trying new things
  • Passionate about reducing waste and making a difference
  • Punctual and dependable

Part-time position Hourly: 20 to 30 hours per week, schedule to be determined
Full-time position Hourly: 30 to 40 hours per week, schedule to be determined

Opportunity for growth.
Living Pantry is growing fast and as we grow we prefer to promote from within.

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