Valley Wide Cooperative is a company motivated by service. We have been helping farmers and ranchers build their homes and businesses since 1920. Our mission is "To provide quality products and services at a value both the company and customer enjoy. We do this with respect to the communities we do business in and the environments that we impact."  The company is seeking candidates for a Deli Lead.
A person in this position acts as a leader in the store and is a critical member of the store team. The Store Lead is expected to learn and possess the skills, knowledge, and ability to handle key carrier duties on a regular basis as a business needs dictate.  Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Acknowledge all customers, employees and vendors.     
  • Assist customers with food orders.
  • Assist other employees. Responsible for training of new employees and helping manager identify training needs.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Answer multiple phone lines.
  • Restock items as time allows.
  • Supervise checkout stations on regular basis.
  • Assist with loss prevention efforts by providing proactive customer service.
  • Oversees employee productivity, breaks and daily scheduling.  Communicates performance issues to management.
  • Assign duties to employees, as well as directing work flow.
  • Ensure employees follow accounting policies, safety procedures and customer service standards.
  • Act as “manager on duty” when necessary.
  • Ability to handle problems that other employees cannot address.
  • Must be willing to become certified in safe food handling upon hire.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Ability to multi task and determine order of need and task priority based on level of importance.
  • Ability to properly handle money, give change and record multiple transactions efficiently and accurately.
  • Must have a strong team player focus in all interactions- ability to work under pressure.
  • Must exhibit a professional and positive image.
  • 2+ years’ experience in similar deli position highly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
This is a full time, 40+ hours per week position, varying shifts. Qualified applicants must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed, especially during times of high seasonal demand.
A wage will be discussed during the interview process. In addition to generous employee discounts, the company offers medical, dental and life & long-term disability benefits to full time employees. Employees may also participate in the company’s 401(k) plan after meeting eligibility requirements.
All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and may be subject to pre-employment background checks.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position. Submit your applications today!