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Work For One Of The Most Successful Energy Cooperatives In The Midwest

You don’t have to know how to do everything we do to work here.

If you have the right attitude, a willingness to learn new things, and the ability to care about our 6,000+ members like we do, then we’ll teach you everything you need to know to have a successful, life-long career with Cooperative Energy.

Current Openings

Automotive Service Manager: Sibley, IA
Automotive Service Manager

Sibley, IA

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

Position Overview:

The Manager of Auto Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, and Tire Shops oversees the efficient operation of multiple automotive service centers. This role involves managing a team of mechanics, ensuring high-quality service delivery, and maintaining customer satisfaction. The manager is responsible for both administrative tasks and technical aspects of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Team Management:

  • Supervise and lead a team of auto mechanics, diesel mechanics, and tire technicians.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor staff members.
  • Schedule work shifts, allocate tasks, and monitor performance.

Service Quality and Efficiency:

  • Ensure that all repair and maintenance services meet industry standards and safety regulations.
  • Monitor service quality, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Customer Service:

  • Interact with customers, address inquiries, and resolve complaints.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Provide accurate estimates for repairs and services.

Inventory and Supplies:

  • Manage inventory levels for spare parts, tires, and other supplies.
  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure timely availability of necessary items.
  • Optimize inventory turnover and minimize wastage.

Financial Management:

  • Prepare budgets, track expenses, and manage costs.
  • Monitor revenue, profit margins, and financial performance.
  • Implement pricing strategies for services and products.

Technical Expertise:

  • Stay updated on automotive industry trends, technologies, and best practices.
  • Troubleshoot complex mechanical issues when necessary.
  • Collaborate with mechanics to diagnose and repair vehicles.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols, environmental regulations, and workplace policies.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for staff and customers.
  • Address any safety concerns promptly.

Marketing and Business Development:

  • Develop marketing strategies to attract new customers.
  • Communicate with Marketing Director to promote services through advertising, social media, and community outreach.
  • Identify growth opportunities and expand the customer base.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent (associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred).
  • Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in automotive repair and maintenance.
  • Previous managerial experience in an auto repair shop or related field.

Skills:

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using automotive diagnostic tools and software.
  • Knowledge of diesel engines, tire services, and general auto repair.
  • Business acumen and financial management abilities.

Additional Information:

  • Work Environment: The manager will split time between the office and the shop floor.
  • Working Hours: Typically full-time, including weekends and evenings as needed.

Certifications: ASE certifications or relevant industry certifications are advantageous.

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Inside Sales Representative: Sibley, IA
Inside Sales Representative

Sibley, IA

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

 

Position Overview:

An Inside Sales Representative plays a crucial role in Cooperative Energy Company by driving sales and maintaining strong customer relationships within the fuel, propane, c-store and oil industry. They focus on both existing clients and potential customers, ensuring exceptional service, product knowledge and effective communication.

 

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Customer Service and Relationship Building
  • Sales and Pricing
  • Product and Programs Knowledge
  • Quoting Services and Presentations
  • Energy Market Awareness
  • Sales Data Tracking and Strategy Implementation

Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience in inside sales, preferably within the fuel, propane, c-store or oil industry
  • Strong communication skills, both written verbal.
  • Ability to build rapport with customers and understand their unique needs.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on achieving sales targets.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite And CRM Tools
  • Adaptability to changing market conditions and customer preferences.

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Forklift Cylinder Route Driver: Spencer, IA
Forklift Cylinder Route Driver

Spencer, IA

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

*Salary to be discussed in interview.

Regular Duties:

– Making propane cylinder deliveries to our customers

– Participating in regular trainings

– Following strict safety regulations and practicing safety daily

– Receiving customer orders by cell phone or from the office

– Inspecting systems for unsafe conditions while making deliveries

– Recording all deliveries properly with accurate information

– CDL License, HAZMAT and C-TEP preferred but will pay for certification

– Starting wage will depend on experience.

– Requires maintaining a truck in a safe and clean condition

Job Type: Full-time

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Automotive Technician: Sibley, IA
Automotive Technician

Sibley, IA

 

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career.

 

ABOUT THIS ROLE: An Auto Mechanic, plays a vital role in maintaining and repairing vehicles for customers in our local community shop. They ensure that cars, trucks and small trucks are safe, reliable, and well-maintained. ASE certification is preferred for this position

 

Responsibilities:

Diagnosing and Repairing Vehicles **: The Auto Mechanic inspects vehicles to identify issues, uses diagnostic tools, and performs
necessary repairs. They address problems related to engines,
transmissions, brakes, electrical systems, and other components.

Routine Maintenance: Mechanics handle routine tasks such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks. They follow
manufacturer guidelines and ensure vehicles are in optimal condition.

Small Truck Repairs: The Auto Mechanic is responsible for diagnosing and repairing small trucks, including light-duty pickups and
vans.

Customer Interaction: Mechanics communicate with customers, explaining repair needs, providing estimates, and answering questions.
Excellent customer service skills are essential.

 

Organization and Record Keeping: The Auto Mechanic maintains an organized work environment, keeps track of warranties, evaluates
service and parts options, and accurately records repairs and
maintenance performed.

Safety and Cleanliness: Mechanics maintain a clean and safe working environment, following safety protocols and ensuring proper
disposal of hazardous materials.Re

Test Drives: The Auto Mechanic possesses a valid state driver’s license for conducting test drives after repairs.

 

Qualifications:
Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required. Formal training from a technical school or community college is
advantageous.

ASE Certification: ASE certification demonstrates expertise and proficiency in automotive repair.

Experience: Practical experience through internships, apprenticeships, or entry-level positions is valuable.

Skills :
o Strong problem-solving abilities​o Mechanical aptitude
o Attention to detail
o Physical stamina (lifting heavy parts, bending, and standing)
o Familiarity with computerized diagnostic tools
o Excellent communication skills
o Good organizational skills

 

Work Environment:
Auto mechanics work in our local community shops, serving their neighbors and
building strong relationships within the community.

 

Salary and Outlook:
Competitive wages based on experience and specialization.

 

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Propane Delivery Specialist: Ocheyedan, IA
Propane Delivery Specialist

Ocheyedan, IA

 

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

 

About this Job: To meet and exceed members and customers’ expectations daily by providing the best propane delivery service in the area.

 

SOME OF THE REGULAR DUTIES INVOLVED:

  • Making propane deliveries to our members and customers
  • Keeping track of degree days and delivery cards up to- date
  • Participating in regular trainings
  • Following strict safety regulations and practicing safety daily
  • Responding to a propane leak immediately – Receiving customer orders by cell phone or from the office
  • Inspecting systems for unsafe conditions while making deliveries
  • Recording all deliveries properly with accurate information
  • CDL License, HAZMAT and C-TEP preferred but will pay for certification
  • Starting wage will depend on experience.
  • Requires after hours calls
  • Requires maintaining a truck in a safe and clean condition

 

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Propane Service Technician: Rock Rapids, IA
Propane Service Technician

Rock Rapids, IA

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

Check out our site at www.coopenergyco.com for more information!

About This Role: 

Servicing, installing, and repairing propane related accessories and fixtures in a timely and safe manner, for commercial, residential and ag customers, while practicing a high level of friendly customer service.

SOME OF THE REGULAR DUTIES INVOLVED:

· Installation of propane tanks, above and below ground

· Diagnose and repair heaters, such as LB White, tube heaters or hog house brooders

· Installation of heaters in customers’ garages or out-buildings

· Respond to customer emergencies and make necessary corrections

· Price work orders and create bids

· Occasionally deliver propane to customer’s homes

· Attend regular safety and industry training

· Provide excellent customer service to both first-time customers and long-time members

· To accurately answer customers’ questions about our services and their options

· CDL License, HAZMAT and C-TEP preferred but will pay for certification

· Starting wage will depend on experience

· Requires after hour calls

· Requires maintaining a truck in a safe and clean condition

 

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Propane Service Technician: IA & MN
Propane Service Technician

Multiple Locations in Northwest, IA and Southwest, MN

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

Check out our site at www.coopenergyco.com for more information!

About This Role: 

Servicing, installing, and repairing propane related accessories and fixtures in a timely and safe manner, for commercial, residential and ag customers, while practicing a high level of friendly customer service.

SOME OF THE REGULAR DUTIES INVOLVED:

· Installation of propane tanks, above and below ground

· Diagnose and repair heaters, such as LB White, tube heaters or hog house brooders

· Installation of heaters in customers’ garages or out-buildings

· Respond to customer emergencies and make necessary corrections

· Price work orders and create bids

· Occasionally deliver propane to customer’s homes

· Attend regular safety and industry training

· Provide excellent customer service to both first-time customers and long-time members

· To accurately answer customers’ questions about our services and their options

· CDL License, HAZMAT and C-TEP preferred but will pay for certification

· Starting wage will depend on experience

· Requires after hour calls

· Requires maintaining a truck in a safe and clean condition

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Refined Fuels Driver: Lake Park, IA & Lakefield, MN Area
Refined Fuels Driver: Lake Park, IA & Lakefield, MN

Lake Park, IA & Lakefield, MN Area

Come and work for one of the largest and most successful energy co-ops in the Midwest! We are continually growing and looking for the right person to join our team for a life-long career. We offer competitive wages, bonus incentives, an excellent retirement package, life & health insurance, PTO, supplemental insurance and much more!

Check out our site at www.coopenergyco.com for more information!

 

SOME OF THE REGULAR DUTIES INVOLVED:

  • Making gasoline and diesel fuel deliveries to members and customers
  • Keeping selected cardtrols full of gasoline and diesel fuels
  • Handling multiple gasoline and diesel products
  • Receiving customer orders from cell phone and the office
  • Routing your own routes to maximize efficiencies
  • Record and bill all deliveries properly
  • Caring for your truck as if it were your own
  • Working with our members on lubricant and grease needs
  • Knowledge of products (Cenex brand)
  • Building long-term customer relations
  • CDL- Class B with endorsements: Airbrake, Tanker, and Hazmat (preferred, but not required-willing to provide)

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: In person

 

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Tire Technician: Sibley, IA
Tire Technician

Sibley, IA

ABOUT THIS JOB

Want to work for one of the most successful Energy Cooperatives in the Midwest? Looking for a career change? We’ve got what what you are looking for.
 
We are currently looking for a Tire Tech at our Sibley Service Center. Mechanical Experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right individual. Must be able to work independently, be trustworthy, dependable, enjoy working various jobs and able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger and commercial vehicles
  • Patch tires, inspect wear patterns, and ensure that tires are correctly inflated and properly replaced on the vehicle
  • Perform specialty tire work, such as studding tires for snow
  • Help customers find the right tires for their vehicles
  • Manage inventory
  • Maintain tire repair equipment
  • Perform on-the-farm service and occasional roadside service
  • Occasionally help customers with other issues they may be having with their vehicle
  • Building customer trust and long-lasting relationships through repeat business

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Restaurant Assistant Manager: A&W Sibley, IA
Restaurant Assistant Manager: A&W  

Sibley, IA

 

Job Description

How exciting would it be to start right now for an established company in a brand-new facility? A&W® in Sibley, Iowa and has a position available for an Assistant Manager. We offer competitive wage, a generous bonus program and additional benefits for full-time Team Members.

 

Requirements/Responsibilities Position Summary: Contributes to A&W® success by assisting the Restaurant General Manager (RGM) in executing daily operations. Directs Team Members to provide engaging service of quality food and beverages in a clean and comfortable environment. An Assistant Manager work week will consist of 45 to 50 hours per week.

 

Summary of Key Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to, the following):

· Works in various positions as needed during shift in addition to Supervisor duties.

· Directs Team Member activities in order to maintain speed of service, cleanliness standards, and operational needs. Organizes opening, shift change, and closing duties.

· Monitors Team Member productivity and performance. Provides clear, specific, timely, and respectful coaching and feedback to improve performance and achieve operational excellence.

· Follows all company policies and procedures. Helps to maintain a safe working environment throughout the restaurant. Holds Team Members accountable for following policies including those for cash handling and safety and security.

· Assists in orientation and training of new Team Members. Uses company training resources effectively. Recommends Team Member training needs to RGM.

· Serves as a role model by developing positive relationships with Team Members and demonstrating engaging guest service at all times.

· Takes appropriate and immediate action to resolve guest complaints. Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction. Works with RGM to continually improve guest service.

· Communicates effectively. Filters information between RGM and Team Members as needed.

Assists RGM in administrative activities such as: managing inventory, ordering product, preparing deposits, HAACP records, and maintaining financial and labor records. Sets the standard for regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.

· Responsible for the safety and security of the Team Member’s, facilities, and assets in the absence of the RGM or AGM.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge of food service operations. Minimum one year of experience in industry.

· Knowledge of food safety and physical safety guidelines.

· Strong interpersonal skills. Strong customer service skills. Strong problem-solving skills. Effective communication, orally and in writing, with Team Members and guests.

· Develop and maintain effective working relationships. Lead and motivate a team, even during challenging times.

 

Physical Requirements:

· Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

· Must have flexible availability for scheduling.

· Must be available for both opening and closing shifts.

 

This list of job duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive. The company and/or restaurant management may change or add to these job duties and responsibilities at any time with or without prior notice.

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Restaurant type:

  • Quick service & fast food restaurant

Work Location: In person

 

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Restaurant Manager: A&W Sibley, IA
Restaurant Manager: A&W  

Sibley, IA

ABOUT THIS JOB

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated and results-driven general manager to direct and manage our organization’s business activities and to develop and implement effective business strategies and programs. Duties for the general manager will include allocating budget resources, formulating policies, coordinating business operations, monitoring and motivating staff, managing operational costs, ensuring good customer service, improving administration processes, engaging with vendors, hiring and training employees, identifying business opportunities, and monitoring financial activities. Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision in directing business functions will assist our organization in maintaining relationships with clients, generating new business, increasing staff productivity, improving service, ensuring sustainability, and meeting business objectives.

 

The successful candidate for this role should possess excellent communication skills, superior knowledge of business functions, exceptional budgeting, and finance skills, and strong leadership qualities. The noteworthy general manager should account for all business activities, support staff development, enhance efficiency, drive sales and improve revenue, maintain relationships with clients, enhance the organization’s image, and meet overall growth objectives.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to, the following):

 

Responsibilities:

· Overseeing daily business operations.

· Developing and implementing growth strategies.

· Training low-level managers and staff.

· Creating and managing budgets.

· Improving revenue.

· Hiring employees.

· Evaluating performance and productivity.

· Analyzing accounting and financial data.

· Researching and identifying growth opportunities.

· Generating reports and giving presentations.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge of food service operations. Minimum 2 years of experience in industry.

· Knowledge of food safety and physical safety guidelines.

· Strong interpersonal skills. Strong customer service skills. Strong problem-solving skills. Effective communication, orally and in writing, with Team Members and guests.

· Develop and maintain effective working relationships. Lead and motivate a team, even during challenging times.

 

Physical Requirements:

· Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

· Must have flexible availability for scheduling.

· Must be available for both opening and closing shifts.

 

This list of job duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive. The company and/or restaurant management may change or add to these job duties and responsibilities at any time with or without prior notice.

Pay: Salary based on experience.

Job types: Full-time.

Education: No education required.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

 

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Restaurant type:

 

  • Quick service & fast food restaurant

 

Work Location: In person

 

 

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Crew Members: A&W Restaurant - Sibley, IA
A&W Restaurant Crew Members

Sibley, IA

HOURS: Full & Part-time

Job description

Cashiers

As a team member your duties will include

  • Serving our ALL-AMERICAN FOOD to customers
  • Welcoming the customer, taking accurate orders and managing payment using a cash register
  • Maintain cleanliness in the Dining room and behind the counter
  • Interact with our guests to ensure they have an enjoyable visit every time

          Cooks

              As a team member your duties will include

  • Preparing our ALL-American food to order
  • Maintain cleanliness in the kitchen and at workstation
  • Adhere to serve-safe guidelines

              Benefits

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Major holidays off
  • Discounted meals
  • Clear and defined training
  • Career Growth
  • Team-oriented workplace

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C-Store Team Member: Blue Line Junction - Worthington, MN
C-Store Team Member: Blue Line Junction

Worthington, MN

HOURS: Part Time Waitress, Waiters & Line Cook

Day Shift 

Rotating weekend overnights

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Team Member: Jackrabbit Junction - Sibley, IA
C-Store Team Member: Jackrabbit Junction

Sibley, IA

HOURS: Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Team Member: Boji Junction - Milford, IA
C-Store Team Member: Boji Junction

Milford, IA

HOURS: FULL TIME

Day/Night Shift

Every other weekend and one day off during the week.

REGULAR DUTIES INVOLVE:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security
  • Closing the store

BENEFITS: We offer competitive pay and benefits such as life, health and supplemental insurance, dental, vision, Life insurance, short term disability, 401K, pension plan, PTO, bonus incentives, employee referral bonus and so much more.

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C-Store Team Member: Hartley Junction - Hartley, IA
C-Store Team Member: Hartley Junction

Hartley, IA

HOURS: Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Team Member: Wildkat Junction - Larchwood, IA
C-Store Team Member: Wildkat Junction

Larchwood, IA

HOURS: Full or Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Cross-training in the kitchen to help assist with preparing kitchen items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Team Member: Interstate Cenex - Worthington, MN
C-Store Team Member: Interstate Cenex

Worthington, MN

HOURS: Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Team Member: Junction 86 - Lakefield, MN

C-Store Team Member: Junction 86

Lakefield, MN

HOURS: Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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