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.

Dispensary Consultant (Danforth)

Department: Wellness Department

Job Type: Part-time

Hours: Part-time (available evenings and weekends)

Report To: Wellness Manager

Post Date: June 10, 2018

Date Closed: Until filled

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 Description


  • 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.

 

Requirements


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 a wholistic health field (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.

 

Other


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 candidates will be contacted.

Production Cook

Department: Food Services – Back of House

Job Type: Part-time, evening shift

Hours: 25 – 32 hours per week

Report To: Food Services Program Manager

Post Date: April 10, 2018

Date Closed: Until position filled

Job Summary: The primary function of the Production Cook is to use the knowledge and skills required to prep, cook, and store vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. Such skills include being proficiently able to utilize a wide range of kitchen tools including, but not limited to, proper knife handling.

 

Job Description


Major Responsibilities

  • Food preparation of vegetarian and meat dishes which includes but are not limited to, cleaning, chopping, peeling foods and assembling dishes in preparation for cooking or serving.
  • Learns and adheres to the designated cooking methods for preparing the appropriate recipes/dishes consistently.
  • 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, robocoup, 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.

 

Requirements


  • 2+ year restaurant or production kitchen experience required.
  • Professional communication skills are required.
  • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • To efficiently utilize time management skills in a multi-tasking environment
  • Must be available for evening and weekend shifts

 

Other


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.

Prep Cook

Department: Food Service – Kitchen

Job Type: Part-time

Hours: 25 – 32 hours per week

Report To: Kitchen Manager

Post Date: April 10, 2018

Date Closed: Until filled

Job Summary: The primary function of the Prep Cook is to provide overall assistance and support in the general function and operation of the Kitchen through the use of essential knowledge and skills required prepare, clean, and store vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. Proficiency in utilizing kitchen tools include but are not limited to proper knife handling/cleaning procedures.

 

Job Description


  • Food preparation which may include, but is not limited to, cleaning, chopping, and peeling foods in preparation for cooking or serving.
  • Ensures proper storage method of food ingredients in their designated area and ensuring that they are rotated properly.
  • Safely using kitchen equipment which may include, but are not limited to, dishwasher, knives, robocoup, 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.
  • Any other job related duties as required by the Food Service Managers and Supervisors

 

Requirements


  • Kitchen/food prep experience an asset, but not required.
  • Professional communication skills are required.
  • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • To efficiently utilize time management skills in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Must have day, evening, and weekend availability.

 

Other


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.