Unboxed Market is a one-stop shop for all plastic-free and reduced-packaging purchases.  As a store focused on reducing waste, we work with producers and distributors to eliminate unnecessary packaging along the distribution chain. We are a full-service grocery store, offering produce and dry goods, as well as meat, cheese and dairy, deli products, home and personal care products, and more. We create prepared meals, and also run a grab-and-go café.  We are presently hiring for Management, Kitchen, and Floor Positions. Job descriptions are listed below. 

Position: Chef - Currently Receiving Applications

About the Position:

We are hiring for a full-time Chef.  If you love creating different dishes with constantly rotating ingredients, this position may be for you! The Chef at Unboxed Market works with product on location to produce fresh meals, soups, stocks, salads and more.  Working to eliminate food waste and offer a selection of unique products for our customers, this position requires flexibility and independent creativity. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the quality of the food offered by Unboxed Market is of the highest standard.
  • Selecting, hiring, training, managing, and disciplining kitchen staff.
  • Managing and budgeting food and labour costs in concert with management.
  • Keeping the kitchen compliant with all applicable municipal and provincial health code regulations.
  • Designing and regularly updating Unboxed Market’s food options and developing recipes for said.
  • Overseeing food orders, food inventory, and relationships with vendors.

Qualifications:

  • Positive, energetic attitude
  • Ability to work independently, while sincerely engaging customers and welcoming them while they are in the store.
  • Current Food Handler’s Certification
  • Physical capability for full shifts on foot (walking & standing)
  • Able to respond to rapid changes in pace & products
  • Detail oriented
  • Minimum 3 years previous commercial cooking experience with supervising qualifications

***Position requires repetitive actions including bending, lifting up to 50lb. This location has many stairs, and requires lifting to fill assorted items.

Schedule:

Full-time, flexible schedule required, including weekends.

Hours & Compensation:

  • Full Time (max 44 hours / week) 
  • Salary negotiable dependent on experience, with expectation to increase base salary according to business growth and performance
  • Participation in full benefits program supplied by Green Shield after completion of probation period
  • In-store staff discounts

How to Apply: 

Please submit a PDF of your resume with a short introduction, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate, to Michelle Genttner and Luis Martins via email at careers@unboxedmarket.com

Unboxed Market is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes all applicants.  Please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage. 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position: Produce Assistant - Currently Receiving Applications

About the Position:

We are hiring for a full-time produce position.  If you are someone who loves your fruits and veggies, knows the difference between collards and kale (or cilantro and parsley!), and are enthusiastic about reducing waste, this position could be for you!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving, storing and displaying fresh produce
  • Assisting in submitting produce orders
  • Maintaining a fresh and full display (including sorting items to be used internally)
  • Maintaining the walk-in coolers per health and safety codes
  • Completing temperature & sanitation logs
  • Assisting customers with store and product questions as needed, as well as how to incorporate fresh produce into a lower-waste/zero-waste lifestyle

Qualifications:

  • Positive, energetic attitude
  • Ability to work independently, while sincerely engaging customers and welcoming them while they are in the store.
  • Physical capability for full shifts on foot (walking & standing)
  • Able to respond to rapid changes in pace & products
  • Detail oriented

***Position requires repetitive actions including bending, lifting up to 50lb. This location has many stairs, and requires lifting to fill assorted items.
**Driver’s licence an asset!

Schedule:

  • Full-time, flexible schedule required, including weekends.
  • Previous food retail experience an asset.

Hours & Compensation:

  • Full Time (max 44 hours / week) 
  • Salary negotiable dependent on experience, with expectation to increase base salary according to business growth and performance
  • Participation in full benefits program supplied by Green Shield after completion of probation period
  • In-store staff discounts

How to Apply: 

Please submit a PDF of your resume with a short introduction, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate, to Michelle Genttner and Luis Martins via email at careers@unboxedmarket.com

Unboxed Market is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes all applicants.  Please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage. 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position: Floor Staff - Currently Receiving Applications

About the Position:

We are hiring for full- and part-time floor positions, and looking for passionate individuals to join our team.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs+
  • Ability to work 8-hour shifts (including repetitive standing, climbing stairs, lifting)
  • Food Handler certified
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays)
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or confirmed refugee status & legally entitled to work in Canada. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving and packing online orders for customer pickup
  • Weighing containers and serving items from our deli counters
  • Receiving and checking deliveries, ensuring that products are fully stocked and cleaning stations throughout store
  • Monitoring product quality and freshness, following FIFO standards
  • Completing temperature & sanitation logs
  • Post-shift cleaning & tear-down
  • Assisting customers in all areas of the store as needed, including answering questions about the store and products, and how to incorporate them into a lower-waste/zero-waste lifestyle
  • Proper separation and disposal of waste products

Qualifications:

  • Positive, energetic attitude
  • Ability to work independently, while sincerely engaging customers and welcoming them while they are in the store.
  • Physical capability for full shifts on foot (walking & standing)
  • Able to respond to rapid changes in pace, products
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge about cheese, cured meats an asset
  • Previous food retail experience an asset
***Position requires repetitive actions including bending, lifting up to 50lb. This location has many stairs, and requires a lot of lifting to fill assorted items.

Hours & Compensation:

  • Starting pay of $17/hour. 
  • Full-time employees also have participation in full benefits program supplied by Green Shield after completion of probation period
  • In-store staff discounts
  • Full or Part-time, Hourly and Flexible schedule required, including weekends.

How to Apply: 

Please submit a PDF of your resume with a short introduction, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate, to Michelle Genttner and Luis Martins via email at careers@unboxedmarket.com

Unboxed Market is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes all applicants.  Please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage. 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position: Assistant Manager - Currently Receiving Applications

About the Position:

Unboxed Market is looking for a friendly, enthusiastic person, who has an understanding of sustainability and an ability to both help lead our team and continue to engage with our customers. 
At our full-service grocery store, the ideal candidate will be able to assist our team in completing daily tasks, as well as help to generate new product leads, maintain customer relationships, and meet KPIs. 
The candidate will work out of our Dundas/Dovercourt location. 
As an Operations Manager, you will work full time, with two consecutive days off per week.  
This is a rare opportunity to help lead a unique grocery store, while assisting in impacting package-free shopping. Unboxed Market is growing, and we’re looking for enthusiastic people to grow with us!

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs+
  • Ability to work 8-hour shifts (including repetitive standing, climbing stairs, lifting)
  • Food Handler certified
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays)
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or confirmed refugee status & legally entitled to work in Canada. 

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisor/management experience
  • Committed to work involving sustainability and waste reduction
  • Efficient, organized, ability to multi-task
  • Prior experience in grocery and/or retail an asset
  • Personable, able to generate and maintain long-term relationships with customers
  • Experience with computer systems including point of sales systems, social media platforms.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Work with and oversee staff in an effort to continually grow Unboxed Market
  • Foster and maintain relationships with customers and distributors

Hours & Compensation:

  • Full Time (max 44 hours / week) 
  • $42,000+ dependent on experience, with expectation to increase base salary according to business growth and performance
  • Participation in full benefits program supplied by Green Shield after completion of probation period
  • In-store staff discounts

How to Apply:

Please submit a PDF of your resume with a short introduction, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate, to Michelle Genttner and Luis Martins via email at careers@unboxedmarket.com

Unboxed Market is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes all applicants.  Please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage. 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Social Media Coordinator

(not presently hiring)

If you are someone who gets excited about groceries and sustainability, this job may be for you! Unboxed Market is currently hiring for a part-time social media coordinator.  Responsibilities include planning, implementing and monitoring content and maintaining social media feeds (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok) in collaboration with management. Currently a part-time (max 20 hrs/week) contract position, with the possibility to extend/renew contract at end date. Ability to work offsite, however will require some content creation and coordination meetings on-site. Brand guide, templates, media calendar are established and ready to be put to good use! 

Qualifications

  • Passion for and proficiency in social media platforms & management tools
  • Understanding of ROIs and Conversions
  • BA in marketing or related field
  • Proficiency with video and photo editing tools
  • Excellent copywriting/editing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Minimum 6 months experience with B2C marketing and/or content development
  • Registered as a domestic student in a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. International students are not eligible
  • Undertaking a placement that is recognized as work-integrated learning in connection with a course, degree, certificate, diploma, or other recognized program offered by the institution. The placement can be required or optional, for credit or not for credit.
  • In a full or part-time program from any program of study

Skills / Highlights

  • Self-motivated, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand social media trends (past, present, future) and adapt accordingly
  • Excited about the eco-conscious world
  • Creative & critical thinking
  • Passion for humour, honesty, and community

Application Instructions

Please submit a PDF of your resume with a short introduction, explaining why you believe you are the right candidate, to Michelle Genttner and Luis Martins via email at careers@unboxedmarket.com. Digital submissions (former projects, videos, images, etc.) can be forwarded via Google Drive and noted in the same email submission.

Unboxed Market is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes all applicants.  Please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage. 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.