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Team Member (Full Time & Part Time Storewide Opportunities)

  • Job
    Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Vancouver
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  • You must have a passion for natural foods and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Strong communication skills, physical strength, and willingness to learn are essential. Compliance with quality standards and ability to work well in a team are also required.
  • You will work flexible hours, prepare, package, and stock products, ensure cleanliness and freshness, provide excellent customer service, and follow procedures to maximize sales potential in a dynamic retail environment.


  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in department.
  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
  • Proactively reads labels and familiarizes oneself on various products.
  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
  • Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
  • Understanding of and compliance with Whole Foods Market quality goals.
  • Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • In an 8-hour workday: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
  • Exposure to temperatures: Less than 32 degrees Fahrenheit (freezing), 32-40 degrees Fahrenheit (refrigerators), >90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ability to work in a wet and/or cold environments.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, knives, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, hand trucks, six-wheel carts, balers, and other heavy machinery.


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned.
  • Follows department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product.
  • Prepares, packages, weighs, and prices products for sale.
  • Monitors product quality and freshness and ensures proper product rotation.
  • Ensures cases and shelves are clean and well-stocked.
  • Completes spoilage, sampling, temperature, and sweep logs as required.
  • Assists with periodic inventory checks.
  • Arrives to workstation on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
  • Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
  • Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
  • Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
  • Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with Whole Foods Market cleanliness and safety standards.
  • Ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership


What are the benefits of working as a Team Member at Whole Foods Market?

Benefits include competitive pay, flexible scheduling, paid time off, a 20% store discount, growth opportunities with training programs, and more!

What are the responsibilities of a Team Member at Whole Foods Market?

Responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, stocking and rotating products, maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in assigned departments, assisting with inventory checks, and following company procedures and guidelines.

Is prior retail experience required for this position?

No prior retail experience is required for this position.

What are the physical requirements and working conditions for a Team Member at Whole Foods Market?

Physical requirements include being able to lift 50 pounds, standing/walking for 6-8 hours in an 8-hour workday, and bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching. Working conditions may include exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals, varying temperatures, wet and/or cold environments, and the use of tools and equipment such as knives, pallet jacks, and forklifts.

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Mission & Purpose

Whole Foods was founded in 1980 on the belief that where food comes from, and how it’s grown, matters. It meant creating quality standards, working with suppliers who achieve them, and sharing that information with our customers. And it radically changed the way people understood and shopped for food. The result has been the highest quality natural and organic products, an unmatched experience in more than 500+ stores, with a passionate team of over 90,000 team members, 5 percent of our total net profits given back to our communities each year, and millions of customers who put their trust in us every day.