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.

Meat Wrapper (Danforth Store)

Job Summary:

The Meat Wrapper is responsible for receiving and processing product and coordinating the appropriate flow of stock onto the floor. Staff are also responsible for providing excellent customer service and maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment.

Responsibilities:

  • The meat wrapper is responsible for receiving, storing, wrapping, weighing, pricing, and rotation of meat department products which include pre-packaged deli and frozen items.
  • Delivers excellent, friendly, customer service and product knowledge to customers.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and organized workplace and shelf/display space with appropriate labelling.
  • Involves working in both coolers and freezers; temperature extremes in working environment.
  • Involves moving or lifting objects of various weights (up to 50lbs) and sizes.
  • Involves standing for extended periods of time.
  • Exposure to sharp objects, large machinery.
  • Adheres to all operational, health & safety, and organic compliance policies and procedures when the above responsibilities are performed.
  • Any other job-related tasks as required by the Meat Department Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Previous meat room and customer service experience an asset.
  • Must have a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
  • Positive customer service attitude.
  • Dexterity to lift and maneuver loads of up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in close quarters and perform repetitive tasks in varying environmental conditions.
  • Must wear CSA-approved steel toed shoes while on duty.
  • Must be available for evening and weekend shifts

 

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.

 

Meat Wrapper (Meat Facility)

Job Summary:

The Meat Wrapper is responsible for receiving and processing product and coordinating the appropriate flow of stock onto the floor. Staff are also responsible for providing excellent customer service and maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment.

Responsibilities:

  • The meat wrapper is responsible for receiving, storing, wrapping, weighing, pricing, and rotation of meat department products which include pre-packaged deli and frozen items.
  • Delivers excellent, friendly, customer service and product knowledge to customers.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and organized workplace and shelf/display space with appropriate labelling.
  • Involves working in both coolers and freezers; temperature extremes in working environment.
  • Involves moving or lifting objects of various weights (up to 50lbs) and sizes.
  • Involves standing for extended periods of time.
  • Exposure to sharp objects, large machinery.
  • Adheres to all operational, health & safety, and organic compliance policies and procedures when the above responsibilities are performed.
  • Any other job-related tasks as required by the Meat Department Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Previous meat room and customer service experience an asset.
  • Must have a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
  • Positive customer service attitude.
  • Dexterity to lift and maneuver loads of up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in close quarters and perform repetitive tasks in varying environmental conditions.
  • Must wear CSA-approved steel toed shoes while on duty.
  • Must be available for evening and weekend shifts

 

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.

 

Customer Service Representatiave/Nutritionist (Danforth, Part-time)

Job Summary

The primary function of the Customer Service Representative /Nutritionist (Main Grocery) is to provide overall frontline customer care through clear communication with customers, staff, and the Department Manager, and to effectively deliver, as needed, one-to-one and group information either in a preventative health or a service capacity.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Customer Service Responsibilities

  • Excellent customer care aptitude in all avenues of customer interaction
  • Research and regularly update customer service handout sheets
  • Process customer requests (i.e mail outs, online orders, cooking class enrolment, etc.)
  • Receive, stock, and face appliances/books/other department products
  • Following opening, closing and cleaning procedures
  • Identify and offer accessibility customer service assistance to anyone entering the building that has a visible disability; retrieve desired items or provide personal shopping assistance

Nutritionist Responsibilities

  • Research general association between diet, disease and health
  • Producing (regularly reviewing and updating) handouts for customers based on various health/diet related research
  • Providing health and wellness advice and promotion of healthy eating and lifestyle pertaining to various health-related issues (advising on specific diets and dietary needs)
  • One-to-one or group store tours on various health or industry topics
  • Being well-versed in current products, trends, and food issues as well as the store’s active projects

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, and EXPERIENCE

 

  • A degree in Holistic Nutrition from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in customer service field
  • Training, knowledge and/or awareness of Canadian Organic Standards, genetically engineered organisms, and food security is an asset
  • Teamwork skills; good interpersonal, communication and social skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple demands
  • Must be available for evening and weekend shifts

 

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.

 

Baker, Beach location (Full Time)

Job Description

The primary function of the Baker is to provide overall proficiency and assistance in the production of baked goods while ensuring The Big Carrot’s adherence to organic, non-GMO and vegetarian standards.

 

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist with quality assurance and customer satisfaction by following preset formulations on a consistent basis to keep the quality and cost constant.
  • Learns and adheres to the designated cooking / baking methods for consistently preparing the appropriate baked goods.
  • Food preparation which includes but are not limited to, cleaning, chopping, peeling foods.
  • Ensures proper storage method of food ingredients in their designated area and ensuring that they are rotated properly.
  • Safely using kitchen equipment which includes, but are not limited to, dishwasher, oven, stove (gas top), knives, robot coupe, hand shredder, and small grader.
  • In order to adhere to food health and safety standards, maintain a clean and safe work area and ensure proper cleaning of kitchen equipment.
  • Work efficiently and effectively with other staff to uphold organic standards while producing the highest quality food items.
  • Provide excellent customer service when in contact with customers or other staff.
  • Understand and observe all policies & procedures concerning store operations and health & safety.
  • Performs all other duties as required by the Head Baker and Executive Chef

 

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a baker required.
  • Ability to work non-traditional work schedule which includes night shifts.
  • Professional communication skills are required
  • Ability to take direction and organize tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • To efficiently utilize time management skills in a multitasking environment
  • Must be available for day, evening and weekend shifts

 

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.

 

Baker, Beach location (Part Time)

Job Description The primary function of the Baker is to provide overall proficiency and assistance in the production of baked goods while ensuring The Big Carrot’s adherence to organic, non-GMO and vegetarian standards.   Major Responsibilities

  • Assist with quality assurance and customer satisfaction by following preset formulations on a consistent basis to keep the quality and cost constant.
  • Learns and adheres to the designated cooking / baking methods for consistently preparing the appropriate baked goods.
  • Food preparation which includes but are not limited to, cleaning, chopping, peeling foods.
  • Ensures proper storage method of food ingredients in their designated area and ensuring that they are rotated properly.
  • Safely using kitchen equipment which includes, but are not limited to, dishwasher, oven, stove (gas top), knives, robot coupe, hand shredder, and small grader.
  • In order to adhere to food health and safety standards, maintain a clean and safe work area and ensure proper cleaning of kitchen equipment.
  • Work efficiently and effectively with other staff to uphold organic standards while producing the highest quality food items.
  • Provide excellent customer service when in contact with customers or other staff.
  • Understand and observe all policies & procedures concerning store operations and health & safety.
  • Performs all other duties as required by the Head Baker and Executive Chef

  Requirements

  • Previous experience as a baker required.
  • Ability to work non-traditional work schedule which includes night shifts.
  • Professional communication skills are required
  • Ability to take direction and organize tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • To efficiently utilize time management skills in a multitasking environment
  • Must be available for day, evening and weekend shifts

  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.