Full-Time & Part-Time

Essential Functions:

  • Exceptional customer service assisting customers as a first priority
  • Ability to read, and explain labels as well as differentiate the products we offer from their conventional counterparts
  • Ability to create and maintain visual merchandising of product
  • Receive product
  • Stock and rotate products, a basic understanding of PLU label system
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Work with and around equipment specific to your dept.
  • Communicate clearly with other members of department or department manager regarding department business.
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Time Management
  • Customer service
  • Work as part of a team
  • Product knowledge
  • Strong Attention to detail

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Analytical skill
  • Retail experience

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Retail experience in the food industry
  • Strong understanding of the basic principles of rotation, PLU’s and managing inventory

Work Environment: The work involves considerable being on your feet for the entirety of a shift and going up and down stairs. There is entering and exiting refrigerated areas. Our essential stewards have consistent interaction with customers.

Physical demands: Essential Stewards frequently lift up to 50lbs and occasionally to 30lbs. They must be able to pull, push, bend and work on a ladder. Use of box cutter .

Bend and stoop to reach things, twist at the waist and neck and reach above and below shoulders.

Position Type/Schedule: This is a full time position. Full time as defined by 30+ hours a week. Availability includes store business hours as well as early morning and late

evenings. Our stewards need to have the ability to be available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the dept.

Other Job Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the

employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The employees of Ellwood Thompson’s are a proud, knowledgeable, and diverse group of down-to-earth, talented, quirky and inspired individuals who are dedicated to a clear mission. Because of this and because we are a locally-owned and independent market, we don’t take the hiring process lightly.

We only hire people who are as passionate and dedicated as the rest of our team.

Our full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes eligibility for comprehensive health and dental insurance (with an individual option at no premium cost), short-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost to them. All of our employees are offered store discounts as well as discounts from local businesses and other organizations we partner with, plus more.

If you believe you’d be a great addition to our team, be sure to browse the open positions listed below and follow the instructions on how to apply. Once you send us your application, there’s no need to follow up with a call – we’ll definitely let you know if you’re what we’re looking for.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and cover letter or download and complete an application from our website.

Ellwood Thompson’s offers a great benefits package including group health and dental coverage with an option for health/dental insurance at no cost to the employee, STD and Life Insurance 100% paid by company, accrued paid time off, profit sharing, employee discounts, 401K after one year, and more!

How to Apply:

  1. Come in to our store! We love putting faces to names. When you get here, walk up to our Customer Service desk and ask for the Manager on Duty. Tell them what position you’d like to apply for and they’ll be sure to get you the right application. You can fill it out in-store or at home, but be sure to take your time. You’re free to attach your resume to your application – we love seeing resumes, too! Once you’re done, return your application to the Manager on Duty or anyone at the Customer Service desk.
  2. Download your Ellwood's Job Application (PDF) and fill it out, taking your time to make sure you give us everything we’re looking for. After you’re done email it to Jobs@Ellwoodthompsons.com or bring it in! Hand it to the Manager on Duty or anyone at the Customer Service desk.

Remember, most of our positions get filled quickly and we are looking for the best, so make sure you shine!

And again – no phone calls – you can bet we’re on top of it!

Thank you for your interest!

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