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Stew Leonard's Seasonal Garden Shop Assistant in East Meadow, New York

Seasonal Garden Shop Assistant

1897 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554, USAReq #211

Friday, March 6, 2020

Stew Leonard’s, a family-owned and operated fresh food store founded in 1969, has six stores in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, CT and Farmingdale, East Meadow & Yonkers, NY. Stew’s earned its nickname, the “Disneyland of Dairy Stores” because of its country-fair atmosphere, with costumed characters and animated entertainment throughout the store that keep children entertained while parents shop. Stew Leonard’s legion of loyal shoppers is largely due to the stores’ passionate approach to customer service: “Rule #1 - The Customer is Always Right”; Rule #2 - If the Customer is Ever Wrong, Re-Read Rule #1.” This principle is so essential to the foundation of the company that it is etched in a three-ton granite rock at each store’s entrance. The company’s culture is built around an acronym for S.T.E.W.: Satisfy the customer; Teamwork gets it done; Excellence makes it better; WOW makes it fun. A family orientated company that respects the personal balance between work and family with career opportunity and growth- over 80% of our managers have been promoted from within. An equal opportunity employer who believes that diversity is about more than just physical traits, but is a celebration of cultures, experiences, opinions and life itself.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuredisplays are full and merchandised, with appropriate signage

  • Providesquality customer service, including interacting with customers, answeringcustomer inquiries, and effectively handling customer complaints

  • Otherprojects, as needed

Education andExperience (include knowledge, skills and abilities):

  • Demonstrate a vastknowledge of plants, garden equipment, Christmas trees

  • Great customer serviceskills

  • Good communication skills,both written and oral

  • Good organizational skills

  • The ability to multi-task

Working Conditions:

  • The garden shop is aseasonal outdoor department and exposure to weather is possible, such asextreme heat or cold, rain or snow, etc.

  • The position requiresfrequent walking, standing, and lifting with a maximum of 100lbs andoccasional climbing, pulling, pushing, and reaching

Stew Leonard's is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job FamilyFood

  • Job FunctionSeasonal

  • Pay TypeHourly

  • Employment IndicatorSeasonal

  • Job Start DateWednesday, April 1, 2020

  • 1897 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554, USA

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