Careers with Healthy Living
At Healthy Living we really believe that serving people… our Guests, our Staff, our truck drivers, our vendors, our cleaning crew… brings us true joy and makes everything else we do better. Yes, we want to provide the community we love with the best food. Yes, we want to maintain high standards in choosing the organic, natural and local foods we sell. True, we believe it is important to sell only the finest supplements and body care products. BUT our first and foremost reason for being here is to serve our team members with respect and care, our guests with memorable experiences, our community through our outreach program, and everyone else who participates in our business. Questions? Email HR at: [email protected].
At Healthy Living, you’re part of the family.
When you work for a family-owned company, you join the family. For over 30 years we’ve prided ourselves on a workplace that includes a deep commitment to each other. We want our staff to know how much we value and appreciate them.
Here are some of our signature perks of being part of the family:
Health Insurance: We offer health insurance to all eligible staff working 30 hours or more, we also offer dental, vision, and short/long term disability and life insurance through AFLAC.
401(k): All full time staff are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) savings plan day one of employment. Healthy Living offers a contribution match up to 4% and staff are 100% vested from day one. We designed our 401(k) program so staff are always in control of their money.
Maternity/Paternity Leave: Staff members receive 40 hours paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child.
Staff Volunteer Day: We feel it’s important to give back to the community that has ensured our success. Our giving program is devoted to helping our community’s non-profit groups that have small budgets and big hearts. Staff can earn one paid day off for volunteering a full day of community service.
One Less Car at 222 and 3065: Don’t drive to work and receive a Gift Card once you surpass 10 days in a calendar month with not having a car at work. Walk to work, ride your bike, get dropped off, car pool.
Charitable Donation: Healthy Living will match staff charitable donations up to $1,000 annually per staff for a company maximum of $5,000.
Staff Discount: We offer a very generous staff discount on all Healthy Living products and Learning Center Classes. We want to make sure our staff get to experience all the products we have to offer.
More Healthy Living Benefits:
- Competitively priced MVP Medical plans offering an EPO with Co-pay/Co-insurance or a High Deductible plan with an HSA
- For staff who select the High Deductible plan, HL contributes $25 per month towards their HSA
- Aflac Short term and long term disability insurance
- Delta Dental
- Guardian Vision
Paid Time Off
- All staff accrue 3 sick days per year
- Full time staff receive 2 or 3 weeks of Combined Paid Time Off (PTO) depending on position
- Additional weeks are earned at the 1st and 4th anniversary for a max of 4 weeks
- 4 hours of Personal Time accrued per month for Supervisors, Managers and office staff
- 1 week of paid Paternity/Maternity leave
- 8 hours Paid Time Off for qualifying staff volunteer day
- Time and a half on the following holidays for hourly staff: New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day & 4th of July
- All full time staff are eligible upon hire
- Changes can be made at any time via the John Hancock website
- HL matches 100% of the first 3% of employee contributions and 50% on the next 2% for a total match of 4%
- Staff are 100% vested in the company match from day 1
Other exciting benefits
- Celtics tickets
- Wellness Program
- Flu Shot Clinics
- HL Matches Charitable Contributions made by Staff
- Earn HL gift cards for ride sharing, riding a bike to work, taking the bus, etc.
- Half off one month bus passes
- Income advance program through North Country FCU
VT Dishwasher in our clean Cafe – Part Time
Anyone who has ever worked in a kitchen knows that the dishwasher is the backbone of the operation. Without a dishwasher, other staff members cannot do their jobs and guests cannot enjoy the wonderful & tasty creations coming from our kitchen. So it may be safe to say that the dishwasher is the kitchen’s MOST valuable team member and we are currently searching for someone who can fulfill this sacred duty!!
This individual will know that sanitation in the kitchen is VITAL and will work hard every day to maintain dishes that are clean, spotless and immaculate. The excellent dishwasher will understand safety and follow standards set by the VT Department of Health. The excellent dishwasher will also ensure that there is always an ample supply of clean dishes for every area of the kitchen. The most excellent dishwasher will bring a beaming, bright and positive attitude to the kitchen on a daily basis and infuse that energy into the people around. We are looking for someone who is reliable, punctual and an energetic team player; someone who will go the extra miles for customers and co-workers.
We offer excellent benefits, a fun and energetic work environment, and there is always the potential to learn and grow with us. We are looking for individuals who can make a long-term commitment. Come join a talented team that uses the best of what’s fresh, local and often organic to create delicious dishes. We’ve become famous for our eclectic mix of ethnic foods, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
Weekend availability is a must!Read more
VT Rounds Cook (Full Time)
We are currently seeking an experienced Rounds Cook to create a wide-range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of our grab n’ go cases as well as our deli case and provide delicious food for our guests to enjoy in our cafe or at home. The excellent Rounds Cook creates every dish as if it were for his/her own family. The Rounds Cook is a chameleon; able and willing to fill-in in any area of the kitchen such as Hot Bar, Bakeshop, Catering, Sandwich and Salads, and sometimes dishwashing as needed! The Rounds Cook takes care to use only the freshest ingredients for his/her dishes and never cuts corners in the cooking process, ensuring that each dish is consistent from one execution to the next. Finally, our Rounds Cook know that we eat with our eyes first and ensures every batch of food visually stunning, colorful, and abundant.
Interested individuals should possess one year of professional cooking experience, a desire to create fun, unique options, and the ability to work independently. This individual must also be able to work with a wide range of ingredients and have strong organization & multi-tasking skills.
Weekend availability is a must!Read more
VT Prepared Foods Packager (Part Time)
Healthy Living Market and Cafe is seeking an energetic individual to join our Cafe team as a Prepared Foods Packager! Our Café Team Food Packagers are responsible for packing a wide-range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of our a la carte program, our Home Meal Replacement (HMR) case, as well as our “grab and go” case. Food packagers are the last ones to see and touch our product before it hits the shelf and are therefore responsible for ensuring that the food is neatly and beautifully packaged, using correct packaging materials and appropriate labels. Packagers are also responsible to ensure that expired product is pulled from the shelves and to regularly monitor the cases.
Our busy and popular café is a destination for food lovers in our area. Our grab-and-go cases and prepared foods can fulfill any eater’s breakfast, lunch or dinner dreams. No matter what happens in the kitchen the PRODUCT is what the guest sees, and the Packager is the person who bridges the gap between preparation and purchase. The excellent Packager makes sure that every single container of food that leaves the kitchen is nothing less than perfect!
Weekends are a must.Read more
VT Prep Cook (Part Time)
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, energetic environment? Do you consider yourself a master in multitasking and a hard worker? If so, then Healthy Living wants you to join the team as our next Prep Cook! Come join a talented team that uses the best of what’s fresh, local and often organic to create delicious dishes. We’ve become famous for our eclectic mix of ethnic foods, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
Our Prep Cooks are responsible for completing prep lists that aid in the preparation of a range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of our hot bar, a la carte program, deli cases, as well as our “grab and go” case. Our Prep team is also responsible for cleanliness of the kitchen, and assists with ensuring a clean and well-stocked salad station, as necessary.
At least 1 year of professional kitchen experience or other equivalent food industry experience preferred.
Applicants must have weekend availability.Read more
VT Chef de Partie – Cook (Full/Part Time)
If you LOVE food, ROCK at cooking and are PASSIONATE about serving others then we have the job for you! We are looking for a self-motivated, reliable individual to join our Cafe BOH team as a Cook!
Our Cooks create a wide-range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of our grab n’ go cases as well as our deli case and provide delicious food for our guests to enjoy in our cafe or at home. The excellent Cook at Healthy Living creates every dish as if it were for his/her own family. The Cook takes care to use only the freshest ingredients for his/her dishes and never cuts corners in the cooking process, ensuring that each dish is consistent from one execution to the next. Finally, our Cooks know that we eat with our eyes first and makes every batch of food visually stunning, colorful, and abundant.
Interested individuals should possess one year of professional cooking experience, a desire to create fun, unique options, and the ability to work independently. This individual must also be able to work with a wide range of ingredients and have strong menu planning skills.
Weekend availability is a must!Read more
VT Counter Associate (Part Time)
Do you enjoy being in the epicenter of an energetic environment? Do you live for delicious, freshly-prepared food? Does delivering exceptional customer service describe you? If so, then come join the Healthy Living team!
This particular opportunity is a Counter-focused position within our FOH cafe: running the cash registers in various sections of the cafe, taking sandwich orders, using our Panini grill, answering guest inquiries regarding ingredients and products, stocking, day-to-day maintenance, and cleaning.
The ideal candidate will have past experience with cash handling and customer service. Cafe experience and a passion for food is strongly preferred.
Come join a vibrant team whose mission each day is to make our guests happy and provide them a welcoming space so they may enjoy all our cafe has to offer!
VT Guest Services (Part-Time)
We are excited to announce a new opportunity to become an GS Rep! What is a GS Rep you may be wondering, well, let me tell you…
The Guest Service Representative is responsible for providing outstanding hospitality to our guests by answering and fielding all guest inquiries and handling guest issues in a professional, caring and timely manner. GSR’s are responsible for communicating effectively with all guests and staff and must maintain up-to-date on many aspects of the store’s operations. The GSR is also a reliable point of contact for all other departments within the store.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with natural foods/grocery industry, have strong leadership skills, high energy, an ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment, and the ability to remain calm under stressful situations. We are looking for a team-player, someone who acts as a role model and can lead by example, and someone who truly cares about our staff and guests and will go the extra mile to ensure that professional guest service and sensitivity is extended to guest’s and co-workers.
This position requires open availability.Read more
VT Delivery-Rounds Associate (Part Time)
Healthy Living Market & Café has an exciting new job opportunity. We are looking for a Delivery-Rounds Associate!
The Delivery-Rounds Associate (DRA) is a jack of all trades – trained in almost every department of the store, everyone relies on them in times of need. The DRA can throw freight in grocery, merchandise produce beautifully, bag groceries like a champion, wash dishes in a pinch, package food with accuracy and consistency, and of course – deliver next level hospitality to our guests. The DRA happily steps into any position needed on any given day. They bring a sparkling attitude and positive energy to whatever department they are joining that day.
At any moment the DRA may be asked to go out on delivery – taking the gorgeous, hand crafted food we are famous for off-site to our guests’ front door. The DRA delivers food quickly and efficiently, always taking the fastest route and being mindful of time away from the store. At the same time, they always take the utmost care in making sure our food is delivered in perfect condition with no slipping or shifting during transport. It is a delicate balance, but the DRA nails it every time! Guests are greeted with smiles and gratitude for choose Healthy Living as their food and delivery provider. The same next level hospitality we are famous for in our store is transported to the guest’s door so they feel cared for and appreciated through every step of their experience.
Interested applicants must have a driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier and a reliable insured vehicle.Read more
VT Front End Lead (Part Time)
We are excited to announce the opportunity to become a Front End Lead!
This person is the ultimate role model and leader for how things should be done on the Front End. The Lead fills in for and supports the role of the Front End Manager in his/her absence and is our Front End Manager’s right hand man/woman on the Front End. The FEL demonstrates organization, poise, true hospitality and dedication to assisting with training Front End Staff (cashiers and FES’), as well as the ability to wear several different hats and do skillful juggling of the many tasks necessary to excel in this position. It takes a calm, organized and dedicated person to create excellence in this realm!
Guests, and Managers throughout the store will be familiar with you and have an easy time relaying any news or needs regarding their Departments to you so that the entire store will run smoothly while you’re on duty. This is no small feat; you have a lot of responsibility on your plate that you will handle with skill!
We are looking for someone with at least 1 year of customer service, 1 year as a Front End Supervisor or equivalent leadership experience and will be experienced in cash handling and using a POS system. The ideal candidate will be familiar with natural foods/grocery industry, have strong leadership skills, high energy, an ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment, and the ability to remain calm under stressful situations. We are looking for a team-player, someone who acts as a role model and can lead by example, and someone who truly cares about our staff and guests and will go the extra mile to ensure that professional guest service and sensitivity is extended to guest’s and co-workers.
Applicants must have open availability.Read more
VT Barista (Part Time)
Do you love the aroma of a freshly brewed pot of coffee? Are you or do you aspire to be an excellent latte artist? Does the thought of pressing beautiful organic produce into a bright and delicious juice make your mouth water? Do you have a passion to learn more about the world of coffee and juice? If you answered yes, then come join the amazing staff at our Coffee/Juice Bar.
We are seeking a Guest-focused individual to assist in our FOH Cafe area. This particular opportunity will allow you to work within our espresso/juice/smoothie bar, making healthy & delicious smoothies, fresh juices, and espresso-based drinks. Responsibilities will also include: running the cash registers, answering Guest inquiries regarding ingredients and products, stocking, day-to-day maintenance, and cleaning. Cafe/Barista experience is strongly preferred. This is a full time, 32 hour per week position.
Come join a vibrant team whose mission each day is to make our guests happy and provide them a welcoming space so they may enjoy all our cafe has to offer!Read more
VT Meat Associate (Part Time)
We are currently looking for an energetic individual with a desire to learn butchery to work as our Meat & Seafood Counter Associate!
We take a lot of pride in our Meat & Seafood Department as it is truly like none other. We are working with local meat and poultry that is sourced from farms we know and trust. Likewise, our seafood is sourced for its exceptional quality and sustainability. Meat & Seafood Counter staff takes great pride in the work that they do, ensuring that our quality cuts of meat and delicious house made products are attractively merchandised and that our shelve are always abundantly stocked, clean and organized. We want to ensure the highest quality product is available for our guests, and our Meat & Seafood Counter staff ensures that product is always rotated, labeled and weighed properly always keeping all the finer details in mind. There is always a willingness to learn and be knowledgeable about the product so that this information can be shared with our guests. The Meat & Seafood Counter staff member is fully aware of his/her surroundings and provides guests their full and immediate attention. Guests will be promptly and genuinely cared for when they approach the Meat &Seafood Counter and will be met by a passionate and knowledgeable staff member. Working CLEAN will be of paramount importance with Health Department standards always being kept in mind. A great attention to detail will be taken in all aspects of the job and it will be apparent to the Manager, the Guests, and the Owners.
You must love helping guests as a big part of our day is invested in interacting with guests and providing exceptional hospitality. You will be the face of the department and be required to educate guests on our local meats, answer recipe questions and provide cooking tips to guests. Previous kitchen/customer service experience is preferred. Individuals should also have a proven ability to work independently.
This position is part-time position, 3 days/week, 6 hour shiftsRead more
VT Cashier (Part Time)
We are seeking energetic and motivated team players to work in our busy Front End as a Cashier. The Front End at Healthy Living is the “final experience” for our guests and is built around strong, professional and friendly hospitality. We work hard to ensure that our guests leave feeling wonderful about the time spent with us and need staff who genuinely love to go the extra mile!
The cashier position is primarily cashiering but also includes; answering guests questions, resolving guest issues and maintaining a clean, organized work station. Past hospitality/customer service and cash handling experience is required.
Weekends a must!Read more
VT Sandwich Maker (Full Time)
What’s better than a giant, crusty sandwich? I mean, really…you just can’t go wrong with bread, cheese and a meaty substance. If you have this very same philosophy – this might be the perfect job for you! We are searching for a passionate, sandwich lovin’ individual to fulfill our Sandwich Maker role! This individual will be responsible for the preparation of delectable sandwiches that range from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options.
The excellent sandwich maker will pay extreme attention to the quality and freshness of every slice of meat, tofu, cheese and veggie; every smear of mayo, mustard and veganaise that graces the presence of the bread, wrap or gluten-free bread. This individual will fill each order efficiently and with deliberate attention to time, all while maintain each sandwiches’ individual greatness. The most excellent sandwich maker is a team player and ALWAYS communicates his/her needs to the supervisor, Sous Chef and Executive Chef.
This position requires a self-starter with strong knife skills and past kitchen experience. Interested individuals must have the proven ability to follow recipes as our delicious sandwiches are unique and inspired! This is a great opportunity to learn about various cuisines and our wide selection of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free dishes. Additionally, this position offers variety as well as room for advancement within our growing company.Read more