Taste NY Clerk

Location:  Dix Hills, NY 

Position Summary:

The Taste NY Clerk supports all local Taste NY Market /Welcome Centers.Primary responsibilities include assisting customers in a food service setting, self - check out, maintaining clean and organized work stations and ensuring a clean guest area. Clerk provides quality beverages and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards, follows 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, organization and refill supplies as needed. The clerk is expected to discuss Long Island agriculture and local foods with customers, utilizing provided information and engage them in the areas of local agriculture products sold in the store.Candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively with managers and co-workers.Individuals must be able to follow and create already Develop coffee recipes. Must have the ability to recommend daily coffee from the menu list

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • 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;

Must be able to drive personal or Association vehicle for pick-up and delivery of product from the warehouse to the CCE Nassau Market (hand cart may be used for transportation purposes);

  • 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, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year retail sales experience.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Excel;
  • Experience working in customer service and retail environments;
  • Understanding of basic marketing;
  • 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.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

This is a Temporary non-exempt position

Pay Rate Type: Hourly

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Complete Temporary Application and send with resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources at vs324@cornell.edu

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate)document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate)document for additional guidance.

Contact Valerie at vs324@cornell.eduwith questions.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

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 that 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:cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Contact

Jane Kraus
Assistant to Executive Director
jk2824@cornell.edu
516-433-7970 Ext. 16

Last updated July 20, 2018