Work with Us

The Big Carrot Natural Food Market is a great place to work and grow. We understand that our employees ultimately make us who we are. We strive to employ passionate and engaged individuals from diverse backgrounds who through their passion and character bring our vision, food, and community closer together.

All our most current job openings are listed below. Simply click on APPLY NOW to attach your resume and cover letter

We would like to thank you for choosing The Big Carrot. Please remember only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The Big Carrot is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Weekend Cashier (Part- time, up to 16 hours/week) - Danforth Location

Job Summary

The primary function of the Cashier is to provide overall exceptional customer service for The Big Carrot by facilitating a pleasant shopping experience while processing transactions of customer purchases. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service by interacting with customers in a friendly, familiar and efficient manner.
  • Perform all transactions as accurately as possible, keeping debit and credit receipts neatly placed in the sections provided. 
  • Ensure manufacturer’s coupons are examined and processed accurately
  • Process refunds as per Cash Department best practices.
  • Bag groceries neatly and efficiently if required.
  • Notify supervisor of any customer complaints and concerns, price discrepancies, and any equipment problems / tech issues that arise.
  • Update lost grocery file as necessary.
  • Return product and bottles to designated shelves when required.
  • Perform closing duties which can vary from trash disposal to general tidy up as directed by a Cash Supervisor.

 

Requirements

  • Previous experience working with processing cash, debit and credit transactions an asset.
  • Enjoys working with customers and the public.
  • Remaining attentive, focussed, and calm in an often busy environment.
  • Detail-oriented and has the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Must have a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

The Big Carrot is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

Temporary (3 months) Evening Dishwasher (Full time) - Danforth Location

Job Description

The Dishwasher cleans the work area, washes and stores kitchen materials, transports and stores food ingredients, and executes various tasks to assist the other staff functions within the kitchen.

Major Responsibilities

  • Washes the dishes, glasses, utensils and the pots and pans with the help of mechanical dishwashers. Stores the dishes, utensils, pots and pans in designated areas. 
  • Transports the clean dishes, utensils and other kitchen materials to and from the work area.  Also responsible for transporting and storing food ingredients.
  • Complies with equipment usage guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Ensures food ingredients are stored and rotated properly.
  • Light food preparation (e.g. chopping, peeling), if necessary
  • Adheres to organic compliance standards procedures within the store and department.
  • Adheres to health & safety policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced kitchen.
  • Ability to receive direction and change task quickly
  • Ability to lift loads of 35+ lbs.

 

The Big Carrot is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

Weekend Dishwasher (Saturday & Sunday - up to 15 hours per week) - Beach Location

Job Description

The Dishwasher cleans the work area, washes and stores kitchen materials, transports and stores food ingredients, and executes various tasks to assist the other staff functions within the kitchen.

Major Responsibilities

  • Washes the dishes, glasses, utensils and the pots and pans with the help of mechanical dishwashers. Stores the dishes, utensils, pots and pans in designated areas. 
  • Transports the clean dishes, utensils and other kitchen materials to and from the work area.  Also responsible for transporting and storing food ingredients.
  • Complies with equipment usage guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Ensures food ingredients are stored and rotated properly.
  • Light food preparation (e.g. chopping, peeling), if necessary
  • Adheres to organic compliance standards procedures within the store and department.
  • Adheres to health & safety policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced kitchen.
  • Ability to receive direction and change task quickly
  • Ability to lift loads of 35+ lbs.

 

The Big Carrot is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

Dispensary Consultant Part-time (Beach Location)

Job Summary

The main responsibility of the Wholistic Dispensary Consultant is to provide excellent customer service using their product knowledge, expertise in their field of study, engaged customer interaction and positive interdepartmental attitude.

Job Duties

  • Provide a prompt and educated customer service experience.
  • Apply consultation experience to specific customer needs by building a unique customer/consultant relationship.
  • Assess customer’s requirements, active listening, educated product information and balanced closing sales techniques.
  • Maintain clear communication and professional relationships with other staff as well as the Department Manager.
  • Process point of sales transactions quickly and efficiently.
  • Stock products and perform other required duties in times of low customer traffic.
  • Keeping up-to-date with written departmental communication.
  • Follow department cleanliness requirements.
  • All other duties as required by department management and supervisors

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Customer service oriented attitude, leads by example.
  • Organized, consistently follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.
  • Flexibility of schedule (weekends and evening)

Education/Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of supplements a requirement (e.g. general uses, relation to health conditions, brands)
  • Certification or diploma in Nutrition / Holistic Health (e.g. ND, Homeopathy, Herbalist, TCM etc.) required. Naturopathic students in Year 2 or above are also welcome to apply. 
  • Previous experience working as a natural health care consultant or clinical practitioner is an asset
  • Training, knowledge and/or awareness of Canadian Organic Standards, genetically engineered organisms, and food security is an asset.

    The Big Carrot is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.