LI TNY Market Lead Sales Clerk

Classification Title:  Association Administrative Assistant II

Job Title: LITNY Market Lead Sales Clerk

Location:  LI Welcome Center/ LI Taste NY Store, Exit 52, Long Island Expressway, Dix Hills, NY.

Benefits: Full Benefits Package

Number of Positions: Five

Salary:  $15.00 - $19.00 per hr, based on experience

Position Summary:

The LI TNY Market Lead Store Clerk supports the Taste NY Market at Long Island Welcome Center, Farmers’ Markets and related activities. Primary responsibilities include ensuring the LI TNY store is operating smoothly, including inventory management, assisting customers in a food service setting, assisting with self -serve check out, maintaining clean and organized work stations and ensuring a clean guest area. Knowledge of inventory software and NCR POS software, assisting Shift Supervisor with staff scheduling, training of newly hired Sales Clerks, assisting with purchasing and concession inventory. Must be able to assist when needed in maintaining cash banks with Shift Supervisor, Market Manager and Assistant Manager, operation of cash register, cash controls, inventory, transport to the store, customer service, food service and record keeping. Lead Sales Clerk must be able to perform all duties of Sales Clerks. The Lead Sales Clerk is expected to discuss NYS agriculture and local food products with customers to engage them in these areas and to provide information upon request about the food and farm products sold in the store. Lead Clerk must follow health safety and sanitation guidelines for all products. Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues. Inspect the store for cleanliness and organization as needed. Lead Clerk must possess the ability to communicate effectively with managers and co-workers. Must be able to follow and create already developed coffee recipes. Must have the ability to recommend daily coffee choices to the customer from the menu list.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or High School Diploma/GED and one year of relevant experience;
  • 2 years retail sales experience.
  • Ability to complete basic math in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work with the public;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a cash register;
  • Ability to learn and use Fishbowl Inventory and Point of Sale System;
  • Ability to manage sales clerk staff and purchase concession items, consumables and janitorial goods;
  • Ability to use or learn to use MS Word and excel;
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position;
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards;
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (especially Excel)
  • Experience working in customer service and retail environments.
  • Understanding of basic marketing.
  • Financial accounting and order tracking.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency with internet based communications.
  • Knowledge of the organization, operation, philosophy and objectives of Cooperative Extension.
  • Knowledge of agriculture and agricultural practices.

Other:  Position is full time, 40 hours per week. Must be able to work nights and weekends

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and indicate three individuals who may be contacted as a reference. Please be sure to include all information that you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know before you click SUBMIT. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments.

Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications should be submitted online by November 30, 2017 for priority consideration. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

How to Apply:

Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association interested in this job posting are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here:

External candidate, go to:

Reference position:

  • Long Island Taste NY Market Lead Sales Clerk- Dix Hills, NY

Full instructions on how External Applicants may apply through Workday may be found here:

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at:

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Last updated November 6, 2017