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Whole Foods is Hiring for New Store in Brooklyn and Other Locations in New York

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Whole Foods is hiring for their new store in Brooklyn, New York.

Whole Foods Market is looking for people to join their team at this new location and other neighboring locations.

Whole Foods Market Team Members perform all functions related to answering customers' questions, assisting customers in finding products, and providing excellent customer service. Positions are available in the following departments:

  • Bakery (NY1069192): production (bread mixers, pastry production, cake decorators) and counter
  • Customer Service (NY1069172): cash registers, customer/cashier assistants (carts, bag groceries, general help) and customer service booth; facility/store maintenance and janitorial staff
  • Grocery (NY1069166): grocery, frozen foods, dry goods, dairy and bulk foods, may include housewares
  • Meat (NY1069165): fresh, frozen and smoked natural meats and poultry; butchers, wrappers and counter help
  • Specialty (NY1069179): cheese, beer; coffee bar, chocolate and housewares
  • Prepared Foods (NY1069179): production, counter and runners (pizza, charcuterie, hot food, salad bar, sandwiches), utility workers/dishwashers
  • Produce/Floral (NY1069194): production (cut fruit) and retail - fresh and packaged produce items; may include cut fruit and vegetables, fresh juices, juice, bouquets and plants; may include gardening supplies, gift baskets
  • Seafood (NY1069195): fresh, frozen and smoked seafood
  • Whole Body (NY1069169): nutritional supplements, body care and books / cards / magazines; may include gifts, housewares, natural lifestyle products (organic clothing and linens, etc.)

Team Member Responsibilities

  • Meet and greet customers with a smile; respond to customer needs and concerns. Provide exceptional, personalized service.
  • Treat customers and fellow Team Members with courtesy and respect.
  • Educate customers about the products and gain a good knowledge of products.
  • Be a great listener and have patience.
  • Act dependably, be responsible, and communicate well.
  • Work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends.
  • Be organized and highly motivated.
  • Continually perform cleaning duties to insure cleanliness of store.
  • Complete all opening, mid and closing checklists.
  • Act and think safely in all areas of the store and your performance.
  • Must follow and adhere to all polices listed in store policy packet including dress code and attending store meetings.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts Monday through Sunday including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • There are no set schedules or guarantees of schedules. Be able to work/be placed in surrounding stores.
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time (8 hour shifts).
  • Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders.
  • Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat.
  • Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds.
  • Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds. Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
  • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc).
  • Able to respond to all customer needs and communicate in a friendly way.
  • Very energetic and a positive attitude; accessible and approachable.
  • A desire to satisfy customers' needs.
  • A passion for people, food, and the business.
  • Desire to learn and teach and gain good product knowledge.
  • Passionate about Whole Foods Market core values.
  • Able to perform physical requirements of job as outlined in working conditions.
  • Ability to work box bailer or other heavy machinery.
  • Works well with other and participates as part of a team.

Essential Job Functions

  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders.
  • Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat.
  • Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds.
  • Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
  • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)

How To Apply

1. Email or fax your resume to only one (1) office listed below (the office that you live closest to).

2. In the subject line please state: Attn: Dept. of Labor "Whole Foods Recruitment" Coordinator and state the position that you are applying for. Please include the job order number (the NY number)

Note: You must have experience in the position that you are applying for.

Flushing

Fax: 718-961-9130
E-mail: ingrid.jarama@labor.ny.gov or kinaja.janardhanan@labor.ny.gov

Jamaica

Fax: 718-523-7530
E-mail: veronica.vargasvaldes@labor.ny.gov or yesenia.tavarez@labor.ny.gov

Brooklyn (Schermerhorn Street)

Fax: 718-613-3751
E-mail: berna.butron@labor.ny.gov or daisy.saldana@labor.ny.gov or sinting.so@labor.ny.gov

Manhattan (Varick Street)

Fax: 212-775-3734
E-mail: fasina.baptiste@labor.ny.gov or jahmilia.williams@labor.ny.gov

Harlem

Fax: 646-698-3040
E-mail: simone.grierson@labor.ny.gov or shakeia.ragins@labor.ny.gov

Bronx

Fax: 718-960-7902
E-mail: sara.dejesus@labor.ny.gov or gloria.nunyuie@labor.ny.gov

Staten Island

E-mail: darlene.leaks@labor.ny.gov

About Whole Foods

At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company.

Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers.

We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores. To learn more, apply your passion today.

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