Manager on Duty (Barbur Location)

Location: Portland, OR

World Foods (Barbur Location) - Manager on Duty

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 North West. 

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. 

  • Have the option to enroll in affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Be compensated $14-16 hourly based on your experience and value.
  • Receive a 20% discount at both World Foods locations.
  • Work an environment where our employees and life-long customers are dedicated to the success of the store.
  • Have employees and a supervisor who care about their job and will provide the support and training needed.
  • Learn Quickly: You are able to learn new processes and procedures quickly and consistently apply learned knowledge.
  • Adapt: Change is a necessary function of a growing business and you adapt your work and communication style to best fit new
  • Be Precise: Your detail oriented approach ensures that you follow all processes and procedures and ensure others are following suit.
  • Maintain Dependability: You come to work prepared, on-time and use work time appropriately.
  • Work Proactively: Within the boundaries of your position, you do your best to meet business needs without being asked.
  • Effectively Multi-Task: You are able to handle multiple requests, questions, and concerns simultaneously and naturally prioritize which item needs to be resolved first.
  • Engender Customer Loyalty: You are aware of, and go out of your way to help, customers.
  • Promote Teamwork: You are able to work with diverse groups of people and forge effective professional relationships with employees and other members of management.
  • Think Critically: When something doesn’t work, you are able to either fix the problem or find an effective and efficient work-around.
  • Communicate Effectively: You are able to write, speak, and understand English.
  • Answer questions that are brought up by all customers and employees of the store to ensure customer needs are being met.
  • Provide secondary training and support to new employees.
  • Foster and maintain good relationships with customers, vendors, and the community at large.
  • Create, adjust, and manage all aspects of daily scheduling to ensure appropriate coverage, which includes calling off-schedule staff people to see if they can come in to provide coverage.
  • As needed / as directed, engage in buying and procurement activities for the store.
  • Manage the overall aesthetics, cleanliness and presentation of entire store to ensure it aligns with World Foods brand.
  • Ensure all departments are consistently meeting the merchandising standards as set forth by the General Manager.
  • Be aware of the daily employee schedule, and coordinate breaks and lunches while providing appropriate coverage for each position.
  • Create and manage a daily list of tasks, both general and specific, to be delegated to Grocery Clerks.
  • Understand all technology systems in the store and troubleshoot as necessary.         
  • In a timely and professional manner, provide recaps of the day’s events to General Manager.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional relationships with the General Manager, Director of Operations, and all department managers and staff.
  • Stay current on all trends and best practices as it relates to the food & grocery industries and apply that information to improve operations and customer service.   
  • Ensure that all health and safety certifications and requirements are up to date.
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 21 years or age or older.
  • Have at least two years in a managerial position, preferably with retail experience. 
  • Have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Associates degree in a related field preferred.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must possess a valid Food Handlers’ card
  • Must be able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and use fine motor skills to complete work related tasks.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, hand, or move items of up to 40 pounds.
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