Open Positions New York

Human Resources Manager (Full Time)
Are you an HR Professional looking to join a Company with 30 years of deep culture built on hospitality, in a booming industry, at the premiere natural and organic grocery store in Vermont? Healthy Living Market and Cafe is looking for a strong, dynamic, hard-working person to Manage our Human Resources Department.  You will be directly affecting and shaping company culture, leading performance management for our group of Department Managers, setting policy, managing HR software, and helping recruit and maintain our diverse and valued staff. We need someone who is highly skilled at managing their own team of skilled HR professionals, at both store locations. The Human Resources Manager supports both Healthy Living locations, the main task being to shape and maintain our unique company culture, benefits, and our mission of teaching and practicing Servant Leadership and high-level hospitality across all levels of the Company.  The HR Department Manager is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and professional HR activities in support of employment, recruiting, benefits, staff appreciation, and legal compliance, along with assisting in the implementation of HR policies, programs and procedures. All important day to day HR functions are handled with the utmost accuracy, meticulous organization and attention to detail.   The HR Manager has excellent computer skills, is creative, business savvy, and has a desire to be continuously learning.  This position needs someone who understands the need for neutrality and confidentiality. Finally, the person we’re looking for LOVES people, as you will be continuously assisting in hiring new staff as well as providing support to all staff for a variety of HR-related matters.This job requires focus, an ability to work independently, a strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills.  At least 3 years of experience working in the field of Human Resources is strongly desired.  Candidates with SHRM or HRCI certification are highly encouraged to apply. This position is a full-time, salaried position. The typical schedule will be Monday — Friday during “normal business hours”; however, occasional evenings and/or weekend days may be needed.  Travel to our other store, regularly, is expected. If the following describes you: kind, approachable, professional, detailed, compassionate, energetic, spirited, resourceful, then please click through to our online application let’s get started!  PS: One more thing: if you can maintain a smile and sense of humor even during the most challenging of days, we want to hear from you!
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Copywriter (Part Time)

We’re looking for a copy writer; the voice of Healthy Living, who will work with our Marketing Team to brainstorm, create, and transform marketing campaigns and ideas into words.   Copy will range from creative text to research-based copy, like nutritional documents and new product announcements.  Our Copywriter ensures our “story” is told clearly and imaginatively in ads, store education pieces, blogs and newsletters, motivating guests to use US as their primary grocery experience.  The excellent Copywriter loves food and cooking, understands the power of trends, is aligned with our values and mission, and creates copy that draws the public in.  Grammar, spelling and punctuation are always perfectly executed.  Changing direction, taking coaching, being flexible come easily to this person; the job entails working with a wide range of staff and departments, all with unique needs and personalities.  Even when the topic’s mundane, the excellent copy writer finds a way to make it ZING!

We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of copywriting or relevant experience.  The ideal person will have a strong knowledge of natural foods/grocery industry and Healthy Living’s guiding Mission Statement and values.  Writing skills will contain proper tone, feeling, sentence structure and emotion.  Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation are non-negotiable.  We are looking for someone with creativity and the ability to create original work and develop ideas around chosen themes.  Being able to consistently meet strict deadlines is an absolute must.  She/he must have a social perceptiveness to create copy that is relevant and modern in the natural foods industry, and understand how people will react to the message.  Finally, an ability to convey warm, friendly, and welcoming service and hospitality through written word. As part of the application process please provide a writing example.  You can submit your cover letter, resume, sample and salary expectations to Healthy Living’s HR Department – .


Juice Bar Supervisor (Full Time)

We are excited to announce the opportunity to become our Front of House Supervisor!

The FOH Supervisor provides leadership and supervision to the Juice Bar staff and oversees the look, feel, organization and staffing needs of the department. The FOH Supervisor is responsible to delegate tasks, oversee and ensure department standards are maintained, ensure staff is productive and happy, ensure customers are well-cared for and satisfied, and maintain the general aesthetic and product quality of the Cafe in the absence of/addition to the Executive Chef. The FOH Supervisor also acts a team player and is responsible for all Counter/Barista tasks; she/he completes these tasks as a role model for others.
When the FOH Supervisor has achieved excellence, the FOH area will have the feeling of sparkling sanitation, interesting and beautiful arrangement of furniture, abundant displays of food, and an overall sense of a place you just love being in. There are plants, art exhibits, clean and well-arranged furniture, a cared-for hot bar and salad bar, tables that have full sets of salt and pepper, good lighting, and the feeling that the entire area is being cared for over and over all day long seven days a week.
The FOH Supervisor will also ensure that staff members are trained on areas such as fantastic customer service, sanitation, consistent quality, money handling, equipment care, produce knowledge and much more! When you’ve reached excellence you will be in charge of a department that is absolutely humming with activity and energy. There will be a buzz, but never any out-of-control energy.
This is a full-time 40 hour per week position. The schedule will be based upon the current schedule of the individual hired, but flexibility will be necessary.

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Barista (Full Time and Part Time)

Do you love the aroma of a freshly brewed pot of coffee? Are you or do you aspire to be an excellent latte artist? Does the thought of pressing beautiful organic produce into a bright and delicious juice make your mouth water? Do you have a passion to learn more about the world of coffee and juice? If you answered yes, then come join the amazing staff at our Coffee/Juice Bar.

We are seeking a customer-focused individual to assist in our FOH Cafe area. This particular opportunity will allow you to work within our espresso/juice/smoothie bar, making healthy & delicious smoothies, fresh juices, and espresso-based drinks. Responsibilities will also include: running the cash registers, answering customer inquiries regarding ingredients and products, stocking, day-to-day maintenance, and cleaning. Cafe/Barista experience is strongly preferred. An emphasis on sanitation, efficiency and accurate record keeping, along with strong organization skills and knowledge of food safety are necessary.

We are looking for a team player who can provide a long-term commitment. Immediate availability is a must.

We currently have a Full Time position available; including evenings and weekends

Our Part Time position has the hours of Friday, Saturday, Sunday 3p-9:30p

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Pastry Baker (Part Time)

If you like to have your cake and MAKE it too. . .then keep reading! We are currently searching for our next amazing Pastry Baker in our bakeshop where our exceptional pastries and baked goods are adored by all.

Visually stunning and mouthwateringly delicious, the pastries and baked goods that come from our bakeshop are the cherry on top of our amazing cafe. The Pastry Baker is the keystone of the bakeshop operation. The excellent Pastry Baker takes the utmost care in the creation of his/her pastries, meticulously preparing each tart, cake, cupcake, custard and all other delectable dessert items for the cold case as if it were for his/her own special occasion. The excellent Pastry Baker ensures that product is prepped and ready for the AM Baker so that she/he can add the finishing touches to make the product dazzle for the eye of the beholder — our guests! You know a Pastry Baker has achieved excellence when she/he proves to be a team player that always communicates his/her needs to the Bake Shop Supervisor, Sous Chef and Executive Chef in a timely and effective manner. He/she brings a beaming, bright and positive attitude to the kitchen on a daily basis and infuses that energy into the people around him/her and into the entire HL community, even in the wee hours of the morning!

Our Pastry Baker assists with necessary prep and products that are needed to fill the grab and go case and the rack of non-refrigerated items such as tart boxes, crisps, bread puddings, puddings, quick breads, coffee cakes, pies, and other items as necessary/directed to include gluten-free and vegan products. The Pastry Baker also ensures the necessary prep and products are made to provide the AM Baker with product for the cold case such as tart shells & fillings, finished tarts, cupcakes, individual cakes, bars/brownies, and other items as necessary/directed to include gluten-free and vegan products

Interested individuals should possess at least 1 year baking/pastry experience, have at least 1 year in a professional kitchen environment and have a PASSION for all things sweet & delectable. The ability to work with a wide-range of ingredients is a plus along with experience with gluten-free and vegan products. Consistency is KEY along with the ability to follow recipes to ensure that our guests get the same great product each and every time. Finally, you MUST enjoy waking up before the sun rises; being a morning person is essential.

We offer excellent benefits, a fun and energetic work environment, and there is always the potential to learn and grow with us. We are looking for individuals who can make a long-term commitment. Come join a talented team that uses the best of what’s fresh, local and often organic to create delicious dishes.

This is a part time, 20 hour/week position

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Salad Prep Cook (Full Time)

The salad station may be the most healthful and universal of foods; and for that reason the salad station might just be the most crucial and trafficked station in our busy café!

The excellent Prep/Salad Station Cook also takes great pride in the salad bar, one of our café’s most heavily trafficked self-serve areas. The Prep/Salad Station Cook always makes sure that the salad bar is abundant, spotless, labeled with correct signage and is full of only the freshest ingredients. The Prep/Salad Station Cook checks the salad bar regularly, anticipating the needs of our guests and re-filling near empty containers before they actually become empty containers.

The Prep/Salad Station Cook is a team player and always communicates his/her needs to the Supervisors, Sous Chef and Executive Chef. He/she brings a beaming and bright attitude to the kitchen on a daily basis and infuses that energy into the food and into the HL community.

We are currently hiring for a full-time position with the following schedule:
Monday-Friday 8am-2:30pm

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Meat/Seafood Associate (Full-Time)

Interested in working with the freshest seafood and the finest local meats and poultry upstate NY has to offer?

We are currently looking for an energetic individual with a desire to learn butchery to work as our Meat & Seafood Counter Associate!

We take a lot of pride in our Meat & Seafood Department as it is truly like none other. We are
working with local meat and poultry that is sourced from farms we know and trust. Likewise,
our seafood is sourced for its exceptional quality and sustainability. Meat & Seafood
Counter staff takes great pride in the work that they do, ensuring that our quality cuts of meat
and delicious house made products are attractively merchandised and that our shelve are
always abundantly stocked, clean and organized. We want to ensure the highest quality
product is available for our guests, and our Meat & Seafood Counter staff ensures that
product is always rotated, labeled and weighed properly always keeping all the finer details in
mind. There is always a willingness to learn and be knowledgeable about the product so that
this information can be shared with our guests. The excellent Meat & Seafood Counter staff
member is fully aware of his/her surroundings and provides guests their full and immediate
attention. Guests will be promptly and genuinely cared for when they approach the Meat &
Seafood Counter and will be met by a passionate and knowledgeable staff member. Working
CLEAN will be of paramount importance with Health Department standards always being
kept in mind. A great attention to detail will be taken in all aspects of the job and it will be
apparent to both the Manager, the Guests, and the Owners.

You must love helping customers, as a big part of our day is invested in interacting with customers and providing exceptional service. You will be the face of the department and be required to educate guests on our local meats, answer recipe questions and provide cooking tips to guests. Previous kitchen/customer service experience is preferred. Individuals should also have a proven ability to work independently.

We are currently hiring for a 2 full-time positions, 40 hours/week. You must be available nights and weekends.

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Cheese Associate

Healthy Living is searching for our next GREAT Cheese Associate. We are a small team of individuals devoted to the beauty of cheese, artisan breads and fabulous baked goods.
The Healthy Living Cheese Department is an in-store gem that showcases cheese from not only around the world but also from our wonderful Vermont cheese makers. Our offerings are unique, diversified — and all delicious!
Our Cheese & Bread Associates ensure that the department is abundantly stocked, beautifully organized and merchandised effectively. She/he stocks only the highest-quality product (cheese, bread and baked goods), pulls out-dated product, as well as is responsible for cutting delicious cheese to the required specifications, weighing the cut product and ensuring it is labeled accurately. Our cheese & bread staff are also well known for their friendly, upbeat and knowledgeable customer service skills.
This position requires someone that is a self-starter; someone who can self-manage, stay on task, work independently and ensure that the department is maintained properly throughout the shift. This person must also be a dependable and reliable team-player as this is a small close-knit department. Holiday (November/December) availability is also a MUST!

Experience working with and a strong LOVE of cheese is required, along with proficient knife skills.

We are currently hiring for a full-time, 40 hour per week position with the following schedule:
Monday – Wednesday 12:00-8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:00-3:00 pm.

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Front End Lead (Full-Time)

We are excited to announce the opportunity to become our Front End Lead!  What is a FEL you may be wondering, well, let me tell you…

This person is the ultimate role model and leader for how things should be done on the Front End.  The Lead fills in for and supports the role of the Front End Manager in his/her absence and is our Front End Manager’s right hand man/woman on the Front End.  The FEL demonstrates organization, poise, true hospitality and dedication to assisting with training Front End Staff (cashiers and FES’), as well as the ability to wear several different hats and do skillful juggling of the many tasks necessary to excel in this position.  It takes a calm, organized and dedicated person to create excellence in this realm!

You’ll know you’ve achieved excellence as the FEL because the Front End will run seamlessly and will operate no differently than when the FE Manager is there.  Which means: a clear list of tasks will be effectively delegated and completed, the Front End area will be sparkling and easily accessed by

Guests and Managers throughout the store will be familiar with you and have an easy time relaying any news or needs regarding their Departments to you so that the entire store will run smoothly while you’re on duty.  This is no small feat; you have a lot of responsibility on your plate that you will handle with skill!

We are looking for someone with at least 1 year of customer service, 1 year as a Front End Supervisor or equivalent leadership experience and will be experienced in cash handling and using a POS system.  The ideal candidate will be familiar with natural foods/grocery industry, have strong leadership skills, high energy, an ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment, and the ability to remain calm under stressful situations.  We are looking for a team-player, someone who acts as a role model and can lead by example, and someone who truly cares about our staff and guests and will go the extra mile to ensure that professional guest service and sensitivity is extended to guest’s and co-workers.

We are currently hiring for 2 full-time positions; one with the following schedule: Sunday-Thursday 2-10pm. The second is an open, 40 hour/week position availability must consist of nights and weekends.

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Beer and Wine Associate (Full Time)

Does enjoying a gourmet meal without the perfect complementary glass of wine just seem tragic to you? Do you know just the right beer to go with all those game day snacks? If so, then keep reading! We are currently searching for our next enthusiastic Wine & Beer Assistant to help make this beautiful department famous in the surrounding community.

The Healthy Living Wine & Beer Department offers a wide ranging mix of wines & beers, smart pairing advice, beautiful merchandising, and excellent guest service.  The Department offers in-house tastings, wine related events, and classes in the Learning Center.  The service and hospitality provided in the department will be knowledgeable, flexible and always available.  The Assistant plays an important role in making all this happen.
The Associate is responsible for receiving product orders, ensuring the department is stocked and merchandised effectively and providing knowledgeable and superior service to our guests during the selection process.  It is the service and hospitality provided to our guests that sets us apart!  The excellent Assistant is a vital part of the Wine & Beer Department, sharing responsibilities with the Manager, taking impeccable care of our guests, and gaining knowledge every day!   In this way, the Assistant will learn to run similar in-house tastings, offering guests a variety of new wines to taste.  The Associate will also be comfortable guiding guests through the selection process and making suggestions based on guests’ tastes and interests.
The ideal candidate for this position will have at least one year of experience in retail, and one year of experience with domestic and international beers and wines.  We need someone who is able to self-manage, is a team player, and will go above and beyond to satisfy the guests’ needs.  It is important that his individual has a true passion for learning more about wine and beer!

This is a full-time 40 hour per week position. The schedule will be:

Wednesday- 1:00pm-9:00pm, Thursday- 10:00am-6:00pm, Friday- 1:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday- 1:00pm-9:00pm, Sunday- 10:30am-6:30pm

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Cashier (Part Time)

We are seeking energetic and motivated team players to work in our busy Front End as a Cashier. The Front End at Healthy Living is the “final experience” for our guests and is built around strong, professional and friendly customer service. We work hard to ensure that our guests leave feeling wonderful about the time spent with us and need staff who genuinely love to go the extra mile!

The cashier position is primarily cashiering but also includes; answering guests questions, resolving guest issues and maintaining a clean, organized work station. Past customer service and cash handling experience is required.

We are currently hiring
one part time position; 20 hours/week must be available nights and weekends

These positions offer room for advancement as we are always looking to grow our staff from within!

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