Baker (Barbur Location)

Location: Portland, OR

World Foods (Barbur Location) - Baker

9845 SW Barbur Blvd
Portland, OR 97219

Located in SW Portland, Barbur World Foods has been serving customers since 2004. We provide our customers with both fresh produce, curated beer & wine selection, local meat & seafood, traditional Lebanese cuisine, international groceries and local culinary favorites from the Pacific Northwest. 

All activities - from the day to day operations to the strategic growth of the business – are geared to support our principles.

Hospitality and Warmth
We want to do more than just provide a wide product selection and delicious food – we want to enrich our customer’s lives with customer service that demonstrates genuine warmth and hospitality. By engaging with our customers on a personal level, we elevate ourselves above being ‘just a business’ to being a cornerstone of the community we’re in.
Unique and Inspired Selections
From staples to local favorites to international specialty items, the products available at each grocery store location must consistently demonstrate our knowledge of local trends and show deference to international culinary favorites. 

  • Work an environment where our employees and leadership team are dedicated to the success of the store.
  • Have the option to enroll in affordable health, dental, and vision insurance. (Our health insurance plan covers massage and acupuncture, too!)
  • Be paid commensurate with experience.
  • Receive 20% off all purchases from both World Foods locations. 
  • Experience: You have a minimum of 6 months working in similar environment. Our ideal candidate will also have a minimum of 6 months of experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to Learn Quickly: You learn new processes and procedures quickly and apply that knowledge in a way that supports business needs.
  • Ability to Adapt: You appropriately view change as a necessary function of a growing business and adapt your work and communication style to best-fit new processes, procedures, and business needs.
  • Detail Oriented: You are precise in your work and are able to accurately input, and find errors, in large bodies of information. You must have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at one time.
  • Dependability: You come to work prepared and on-time and use work time appropriately.
  • Proactive: Within the boundaries of your position, you do your best to meet business needs without being asked.
  • Multi-Tasker: You are prepared and able to handle multiple requests, questions, and concerns simultaneously and you naturally prioritize which item needs to be resolved first.
  • People Skills: You absorb and process what you hear and see quickly and communicate relevant information in a manner that is readily understood by the intended audience.
  • Customer Service Skills: You are able to work with a diverse group of customers in a way that engenders repeat business and customer loyalty. 
  • Critical Thinking Skills: When something doesn’t work, you are able to either fix the problem or find an effective and efficient work-around.
  • Equipment Savvy: You must have the ability to understand how the equipment is used and operated to effectively maintain and repair the equipment.
  • Linguistic Abilities: You’re able to write, read, speak, and understand English.
As one of our bakers, you will be responsible for:
  • Create food such as made-to-order pizzas, pita bread, and other items.
  • Determine amount and type of food and supplies required to meet customer demand.
  • Fulfill customer made-to-order meals in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prepare meals for the grab-and-go section, as well as the made-to-order department.
  • Correctly prepare all food served following standard recipes.
  • Complete all necessary check-lists, production, and shrink logs as directed.
  • Prepare meals for the grab-and-go section, as well as the made-to-order department.
The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements:
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Previous experience in a customer service role is preferred.
  • Must possess exceptional customer service, listening, speaking, and social skills.
  • Knowledge of basic math skills is preferred.
  • The ability to read, write, understand, and speak English is required.
  • Effective communication is Spanish is helpful.
  • Ability to communicate with fellow employees and guests.
  • The ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Must possess a valid Food Handlers’ card.
  • Frequently climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and use hands and fingers to complete work related tasks.
  • Regularly stand, reach, push, pull, and bag products. 
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds.
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