Team Member, Jersey City

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at sweetgreen
Jersey City, NJ

Be a part of something revolutionary!

We are strong and growing through Covid-19! We are hiring for ALL positions!! 

Our New Jersey ( 90 Hudson St. Jersey City, NJ 07302) location is OPENING SOON! sweetgreen is strictly following all state mandated risk and safety guidelines to keep our guests and staff safe. Come be a part of our growing family!

sweetgreen reached a goal of donating 100,000 meals (with the next goal as 250,000) to hospital workers through the Sweetgreen Impact Outpost Fund during Covid-19. Our mission of impacting and leaving people better than we found them is thriving!

About sweetgreen
sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

Are you a team player who’s open to growing and learning new things? Are you looking to break into the restaurant/service industry and want a job where you can get your hands dirty? Are you an individual who wants a job where you can be yourself?


Position Overview

You will be an ambassador of the sweetlife and sweetgreen's core values. You will be an integral part of the guest experience, through the creation of healthy, transparent, and delicious food. It’s your job to ensure that we’re serving our guests products that live up to the quality and food safety standards that we pride ourselves on. You will report to the Head Coach (General Manager) and Store Lead (Assistant General Manager).

You must be a true team player, willing to get your hands dirty and do whatever it takes to keep your store running smoothly. Every team member at sweetgreen is responsible for upholding our core values


Responsibilities

Kitchen Team Member Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Ensure all food meets food safety and quality standards to eliminate cross-contamination on the front line
  • Prep all cold and hot food items using prep worksheets
  • Follow proper knife safety procedures
  • Operate oven and hot prep equipment, ensure proper time/temp of all hot and cooked foods
  • Operate fit-wash, robot coupe and all other cold prep equipment
  • Maintain clean, food-safe dish and prep stations throughout shift
  • Set up and break down oven station, maintain clean and organized hot prep zone and equipment
  • Manage communication between Service Team Members and Kitchen, inventory front line, prep zones, oven and walk-in to determine needs. Ensure areas are always stocked
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of our changing salad menu + ingredients
  • Put received orders away

Service Team Member Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Maintain cleanliness of front line, lobby, bathrooms + patio area, take out lobby trash, bus and clean tables and chairs. Restock utensils, napkins, beverage station, and bathrooms
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of our changing salad menu to effectively communicate all ingredients to guests
  • Ensure all food on the line meets food safety and quality standards, eliminating cross-contamination on the front line
  • Maintain knowledge of critical dietary information and demonstrate proper food handling
  • Set up, maintain and break down front line area
  • Operate POS register to complete customer transactions
  • Greet guests, guide the customer journey, resolve guest issues and properly inform guests of cashless transactions + how our sweetgreen app works
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of online-ordering (OLO) pick-up area; organize OLO shelve, manage shelf life log and help guests locate their salads

Requirements/Desired traits

  • Food, Restaurant, and/or Team experience
  • Knowledge of proper food safety handling
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with kitchen and food prep equipment
  • A team player with a positive can-do attitude
  • Quick and adaptable learner
  • Collaborative communication skills
  • Accountable in upholding high standards


sweetgreen Benefits

  • A friendly, fun, and positive work environment, with a welcoming and supportive team
  • Competitive wages
  • A clear career path with opportunities for advancement and career development
  • Free sweetgreen gear and tenure rewards through our 'Shades of Green' program
  • Healthy and delicious shift meals


Come live the sweetlife!

 sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.


A FEW SWEET PERKS

  • 401k Matching

    We’ll match 50% of your contribution up to 3%.

  • 5 Months Paid Family Leave

    We believe in fully supporting new parents.

  • Free Greens

    Enjoy free salads during your shifts.

  • Vacation Time

    Accrued time off to reset and recharge.

  • Community Impact Hours

    Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Love the work you do + make an impact everyday.

  • Career Development

    We offer training and support for career advancement.

  • Healthcare Benefits

    We've got our sweetgreen family covered.

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