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Warehouse Nubies (our warehouse staff) 

Store NUbies 

Warehouse Nubies (our warehouse staff)

You learn quickly, work hard and can be counted on. You care about the environment and want to support the growth of a business with a mission. 

Sounds like you? Then we want to hear from you!

As a Warehouse NUbie, you help run the daily warehouse operations and prepare orders for our online customers.

Tasks include:

  • Product handling
    • Receive and check deliveries and put products in their right storage location
    • Pack products in jars and paper bags
    • Assemble customer orders with care and in a timely fashion
    • Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation of product
    • Complete temperature logs
  • Warehouse maintenance
    • Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of all areas of the warehouse, including the office space
    • Sanitize utensils, containers, bins, dispensers and work surfaces in accordance with health and safety procedures
    • Complete cleaning logs
    • Separate waste and dispose of garbage, compost and recycling properly

Kowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Genuine friendliness and enthusiasm
  • Attention to detail, cleanliness
  • Ability to perform tasks quickly without compromising quality
  • Excellent work ethics, reliability and team spirit
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work 8-hour shifts, standing and walking 6-8 hours, lifting boxes, wearing a mask at all times
  • Interest in zero waste movement and willingness to learn
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg but also handle sensitive products and equipment with care

Desired Work Experiences: A prior experience in a warehouse setting or in food retail especially bulk is a plus

Start date: Immediate start

Location: NU Warehouse at 250 City Centre Ave.

Availability: We offer both full time and part time positions

Compensation:

  • Hourly wage: $14.25 an hour, increased to $15 an hour at the end of the 3 month probationary period.
  • 10% NUbie discount on store products
  • Health benefits: Paid sick days and health benefits are offered to full time employees at the end of the probationary period.

We offer a caring work environment with room to grow. We are passionate about the zero waste lifestyle and reinventing consumerism, and are looking for like-minded individuals to grow our business and create positive change. We are committed to inclusion and diversity and welcome all applicants including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous and People of colour, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons.

Are you up to the challenge? Then apply by sending your resume and a cover letter to hr@nugrocery.com with the subject: Warehouse NUbie

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Store NUbies (our store staff)

You are friendly and customer-oriented. You learn quickly, work hard and can be counted on. You are passionate about the environment and consider waste as an important issue.

Sounds like you? Then we want to hear from you!

As a NUbie, you help run the store and are the first point of contact for our customers.

Tasks include:

  • Customer service
  • greet and assist our customers
  • answer questions about the store, our products, zero waste shopping and the zero waste lifestyle
  • perform all cash register functions at the checkout
  • Product handling
  • receive and check deliveries, put products in their right storage location
  • fill bins and dispensers with products
  • ensure that store shelves are fully stocked with products
  • maintain attractive product displays
  • monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation of product
  • ensure visibility of product information and price labels
  • complete temperature logs
  • Store maintenance
  • maintain tidiness and cleanliness of all areas of the store
  • sanitize utensils, bins, dispensers and work surfaces in accordance with health and safety procedures
  • complete cleaning logs
  • separate waste and dispose of garbage

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Genuine friendliness, enthusiasm and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to “read” customers and establish a great relationship with them
  • Ability to adapt and work across different areas
  • Excellent work ethics and team spirit
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work 8-hour shifts, standing and walking 6-8 hours, wearing a mask at all times
  • Passion for environment, knowledge about sustainability, interest in zero waste movement and willingness to learn
  • Ability to lift up to 20 kg but also handle sensitive products and equipment with care

Desired Work Experiences: A prior experience in food retail, especially bulk, is a plus.

Start date: Immediate start

Location: Positions are available at both locations, NU Wellington at 1130 Wellington Street West (Hintonburg) and NU Main at 143 Main Street (Old Ottawa East)

Availability: We offer both full time and part time positions

Compensation:

  • Hourly wage: $14.25 an hour, increased to $15 an hour at the end of the 3 month probationary period.
  • 10% NUbie discount on store products
  • Paid mental health day during the COVID-19 pandemic: We recognize the additional strain that the pandemic has put on our store staff. For this reason, full time employees currently receive one paid mental health day every week as soon as their training is completed and they start working full shifts (work 4 days a week and get paid for 5).
  • Health benefits: Paid sick days and health benefits are offered to full time employees at the end of the probationary period.

We offer a caring work environment with room to grow. We are passionate about the zero waste lifestyle and reinventing consumerism, and are looking for like-minded individuals to grow our business and create positive change. We are committed to inclusion and diversity and welcome all applicants including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous and People of colour, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons.

Are you up to the challenge? Then apply by sending your resume and a cover letter to hr@nugrocery.com with the subject: NUbie