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Yoke's Foods, Inc. Checker in Missoula, Montana

Checker Missoula, MT

Essence of Position

To provide a pleasant and efficient check out by actively engaging guests, ensuring they receive unparalleled hospitality and professional service.

Shared Expectations for all roles within our company include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Creating a welcoming atmosphere for everyone.
  • Embracing Yoke's Core Values and Mission Statement as an integral part of your contribution to our team.
  • Promoting Yoke's sales and company growth by patronizing Yoke's stores and representing our company in the community with a positive message.
  • Participating enthusiastically with genuine care for our shared success, always remembering we are the owners of Yoke's.


Benefits:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - 100% Company paid
  • DailyPay - Employee's option to work and get paid today
  • 401K - Company matching up to 4% (if elected)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance for full time (30 hours)
  • Voluntary Insurance Products
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Bereavement & Jury Duty pay
  • Paid Sick & Safe Leave - Employees earn 1-hour sick leave for every 40 hours worked
  • Paid Short-Term Disability for Medical Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Tasks of Position

The following are core and essential responsibilities of this position. Associates are responsible for completing any and all duties assigned as required for the successful operation of our business. All associates are required to perform their job duties in a manner which upholds the integrity and honesty of our company.


  • Reporting for assigned shifts on time, and on a regular basis, capable of communicating clearly and demonstrating suitable physical abilities to safely perform assigned tasks and duties, prepared to provide excellent service.
  • Promoting sales through active discussions with guests, offering product recommendations, and discussing current promotions and service information. (Examples may include: asking guests if they need stamps or ice, chatting about Yoke's signature items, fresh board and sweet deal suggestions, or providing information on reusable bag rebates).
  • Scanning to record price, or entering prices and departments for non-scannable items, subtotaling taxable items, and totaling purchases using register system.
  • Tendering cash, personal checks, WIC checks, traveler's checks, Canadian currency, vouchers, charges, and credit, debit, or EBT card payments for our guests' purchases.
  • Counting back guests' change for all cash transactions.
  • Counting and verifying money in cash drawer at the beginning and end of work shift.
  • Understanding and capable of using "This One's On Us" cards when the opportunity arises to "Make Our Guests Crazy About Us!"
  • Recording daily transaction amounts from cash register to balance cash drawer.
  • Weighing items, bagging merchandise, and redeeming promotional coupons.
  • Cashing checks, as directed under store policy.
  • Maintaining work area and replenishing inventory of necessary supplies.
  • Managing multiple tasks, efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Mentoring new associates or associates who are new to the department or task and assuring a positive learning environment. Acting as team leader in the check stand and assuring carryout service.
  • Participating actively in the store's accident reduction plan including: monitoring store slip/trip hazards, cleaning or assigning clean up of spills immediately, and recognizing: safety features of all machinery, personal protective equipment, store evacuation plan, and robbery policy.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no formal supervisory responsibilities; however, every Yoke's associate has a shared opportunity to be a leader on the job. The following quote exemplifies our belief in leadership for all associates:

"Whether you are the president of a company or the janitor, the moment you step from independence into interdependence in any capacity, you step into a leadership role. You are in a position of influencing other people." - Stephen Covey

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty sufficiently.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Language Skills

Reads and comprehends simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Writes simple correspondence. Communicates effectively and pleasantly with guests, vendors and fellow associates at all times.

  • Mathematical Skills

Performs mathematical skills using units of American money and weight measurement, volume.


  • Reasoning Ability

Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Manages problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Other Qualifications

Meets the state minimum requirement to sell tobacco and/or alcohol.

  • Certificates & Licenses

Valid Driver's License or State I.D. Card


  • ?Yoke's Provided Training

Checker Skills Training levels One, Two, and Three

Food Handler's Safety Training

HIPAA Training

Late Night Retail Safety Training

Yoke's Safety Orientation Training / Active Shooter

Yoke's Guest Service Training & Commitment

(Optional: Hepatitis A vaccination provided by Yoke's Pharmacy)

Physical Demands & Safety Expectations

Most positions within Yoke's require physical effort to varying degrees. As such, associates are expected to be mindful of practicing Yoke's safety standards at all times. This may include using personal protective equipment when and where required, understanding ergonomic safety, chemical hazards, safe lifting techniques, lockout/tag out procedures, and emergency protocol. All associates are required to report accidents within 24 hours.

No associate may pose a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others by willfully engaging in unsafe behaviors.

The physical demands listed below are representative of those that must be met by you to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, you are regularly required to stand for prolonged periods of time, walk, use hands, fingers, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste, smell, talk, and hear.

Associate must continuously lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those you may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, you may be occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an associate may be required to perform. The Employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require associates to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.


Position Information

Company: Yoke's Fresh Markets

Position: Checker

Status: Full Time

Shift: Second (Afternoon)

Req #: 9419403

Date Posted: October 17, 2023

Location: 800 W. Broadway St., Missoula, US, MT, 59802

Job Category: Grocery

Equal Opportunity. No exceptions. Yoke's is an associate-owned, equal opportunity employer and service provider. Yoke's will neither engage in nor tolerate any unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, or the presence of any physical, mental, or sensory handicap. No associate of Yoke's shall discriminate on any such basis against any other associate, guest, or member of the public.

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