Kitchen Helper

Produce Prep Clerk

About Us:

Summerhill Market is a boutique grocery store chain in Toronto that specializes in scratch-made prepared foods and on-trend ingredients. Our stores go above and beyond a typical grocery store by offering an extensive rotating selection of ready to eat gourmet meals, freshly baked goodies, and curated hard to find groceries.

We are looking for talented individuals to join our growing team and help elevate our brand to the next level. Summerhill Market is an industry trend setter, and we are looking for individuals who are passionate about food and customer service.

Summerhill Market is looking for a Produce Prep Clerk to join the Produce Salads Team at our Commissary location.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As a member of the Summerhill Market team, you will conduct yourself with integrity and are committed to providing the best possible service to Summerhill’s customers, staff and clients. The primary focus of the Produce Prep Clerk is to prepare and produce fresh cut fruit, vegetable and salad assortments that we sell in our Produce department.

  • Assembling fruit and vegetables for ready-to-go snacks/meals producing a variety of cut fruit and salads for merchandizer display cases
  • Cutting and washing lettuce and other leafy green products
  • Adhering to strict daily production levels and assisting with stock as required
  • Communicating any issues with regards to inventory levels, raw materials, machinery or the department as a whole to the Supervisor
  • Becoming familiar with all store products and their locations in order to assist customers in locating items
  • Supporting Produce Management with monitoring ordering, inventory and wastage
  • Maintaining production cleanliness. Assembling and disassembling machinery as needed for cleaning and maintenance
  • Being a team player and helping your team members across the store as needed
  • Adhering to all company policies, procedures and practices including signing, pricing, and loss prevention

Skillset Requirements:

  • Passion for food – you are a true foodie at heart!
  • Good communication and team work skills
  • Previous produce, grocery or food industry experience along with a Food Safety Handlers Certification is an asset
  • Collaborative with the ability to work in a dynamic team to create solutions in support of produce production
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less
  • Flexible availability to work morning, evening, and weekend shifts with the ability to accommodate various shift coverage on short notice
  • Maintaining Health and Safety Standards as defined under the Health and Safety Act
  • Comfortable working in a cooler, climate controlled environment, entering coolers/freezers as needed
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred


If this sounds like the role for you, we offer some pretty cool perks!

  • Weekly pay
  • Awesome employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employer paid benefits for all full-time employees
  • Dynamic workplace culture that promotes collaboration, internal training/development, diversity & inclusion and recognizing, rewards & celebrates employees
  • Easily accessible locations
  • Complimentary work swag (your Summerhill Market work shirts are provided)

Equity Statement:

At Summerhill Market, we are an equal opportunity employer that values and encourages diversity in the workplace. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability or any other characteristic protected by local law. Should you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate.

The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for this position and is not an exhaustive list. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business needs of each location.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time


  • Store discount

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • North York, ON M3A 1B7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • knife use/kitchen/food prep: 1 year (preferred)


  • Food Handler Certification (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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