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The Taste NY at Todd Hill Market Sales Clerk supports the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill. Primary responsibilities include assisting customers in a food service setting, 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 Dutchess County 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.
There are four positions available – 15-18 hours per week each.
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;
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.
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.
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