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Office Manager in Training




Office Manager in Training


Front End Staff


Full Time


First / Day Second / Afternoon Third / Night

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Date posted:

June 29, 2021


3700 W. 95th Street

Leawood, KS, 66206, US

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Front End Staff

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Excellent opportunity! This is a Full Time position with excellent benefits that includes on the job paid training, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and matching, and paid time off. Must be willing to travel during training.

Position Objective:To assist customers in their shopping experience by leading all aspects of the Front Office Team in a way that not only promotes growth for the company, but also results in a team that delivers the service Cosentino customers have come to expect. This position is an understudy to the Office Manager.

Reporting Structure: This position formally reports to the Office Manager.

Status:This is an non-exempt position.

  • Knowledge

The following is a list of any certifications, formal education, or training requirements for this position.

Essential Knowledge

A valid driver’s license is required for deliveries.

A liquor license must be obtained prior to the first day of work.

Completion of ongoing training and development as listed on the Cosentino Learning Plan.

Non-Essential Knowledge

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.


The following is a list of the basic skill requirements for this position.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist in effectively setting and implementing strategies for achieving operational excellence within the department, as well as implementing operational goals set at the corporate level.

Assist in clearly communicate to team members the goals that have been set for the department, then implement plans to reach the set goals.

Learn how to conduct effective interviews to hire the highest quality candidates for the department.

Assist in learn how to provide effective coaching, corrective actions, and performance evaluations to improve individual and team performance.

Assist in addressing employee relations issues in the absence of the Office Manager and, if needed, effectively work with the Human Resource team to resolve issues.

Promote a positive overall team atmosphere that includes cooperation and teamwork, high morale, positive interpersonal interactions and communications, and recognition for a job well done.

Assist in providing direct supervision of activities of all other members of the Front End team in a manner that is operationally effective, but is also motivating and respectful.

Know and implement theCosentino Customer Service Standards.

ct in a cashier role as needed to ensure a friendly, convenient customer experience.

Ensure team members have information they need to effectively perform in their roles (i.e. policy or procedure changes, new merchandise information, sale information, etc).

Accurately process all payment types, such as cash, checks, WIC, food stamps, coupons and other payment methods.

Monitor front end activity and recognize when adjustments should be made to accommodate customer needs.

Quickly and courteously intervenes when a cashier requests assistance with a customer transaction.

Be knowledgeable about the products in the department and the store in order to accurately and courteously answer customer questions.

Ensure the front end is always clean and displays a professional overall appearance for customers.

Learn to navigate easily within the Kronos system to submit reports and information in a timely manner, and works effectively with the Accounting Team when necessary.

Ensure the daily deposit and the associated bookkeeping is done accurately.

Responsible for opening and closing the office and/or ensuring another experienced member of the Front End team is well trained to follow these procedures.

Learn to create schedules that effectively manage labor costs in a way that successfully balances the customer’s need for service with the company’s need to closely monitor expenditures.

Efficiently and courteously handle all returns, exchanges and price adjustments.

Ensure team compliance with all liquor and tobacco regulations, coupon redemption, currency transfers, MSB compliance, Western Union and money orders.

Ensure all POS systems and cash office systems are running smoothly and contact appropriate services as needed.

Resolve customer complaints in a professional manner and recognize when it is appropriate to involve a member of the store management team.

Know, comply with, and ensure the team complies with all health regulations, sanitation guidelines and safety procedures for your department and your store.

Able to operate, clean and maintain all equipment safely and competently.

Meet or exceed productivity standards to produce desired team and individual results.

Demonstrates the strong verbal and interpersonal skills necessary for positive customer and peer interactions.

Demonstrates the basic math and reading skills required for the position.

Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure all new employees on the Front End Team receive orientation and other training as needed.

Know and promote ads and specials to increase store sales and profits.

Act as the point of contact for timely implementation of corporate customer service initiatives.

Act as the point of contact for corporate IT team to organize any upgrades or installations.

Practice open communication with store management team regarding any issues within the Front End team.

Support your company by completing additional tasks identified by management, assisting other stores or departments as needed and gaining new skills when necessary.

Physical Abilities

The following physical movements could potentially be part of any scheduled shift and employees will be expected to perform these actions while on duty.

Essential Abilities

  • Reaching overhead with both arms, twisting at the waist and lifting objects with both hands weighing up to 20 lbs.

Pushing and pulling grocery items to the proper locations as needed, up to a peak force of 50 lbs.

Standing and walking for long periods of time on tile, asphalt, concrete or other hard surfaces.

Repeatedly lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.

Bending and squatting, at times all the way to floor level.

Non-Essential Abilities

  • Climbing a ladder, possibly up to 15ft.

Core Competencies

The following is a list of overall competencies identified for this role. This profile is based on the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.

Visionary Leadership

+ + Conveyspassionand enthusiasm in the leadership role and is a catalyst for action, change, and innovation for others in the workplace.

  • Is clear and consistent when communicating the organization’s mission, vision and values so that every individual understands his/her role in the bigger picture.

  • Inspires and motivates others to achieve the milestones that will lead to both individual success and company growth.

  • Able to look beyond daily operations and identify higher level issues and possibilities for the future state of the organization.

  • Effectively communicates the importance of the organizational vision to build a sense of commitment, loyalty, and direction for others.

Operational Results

  • Consistent focus on bottom lineresultsand operational excellence in all day-to-day activities, processes, and procedures.

  • Can be counted on to deliverresultsthat are of thehighest operationalintegrityand consistently meets or exceeds operational standards.

  • Is knowledgeable of and capable of utilizing all available tools, technology and other resources to achieve the desired result in the most cost effective and time efficient manner.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of business management concepts, but also has the skills and follow through to successfully strategize and implement the plans developed from these concepts.

  • Able to anticipate potential threats to the business strategy and demonstrates an agile problem solving capability in order to maneuver around those challenges.

Managing the Workplace Environment

+ + Promotes a workplace environment that encourages respect, professionalism, open communication and is free from discriminatory and/or harassing behavior.

  • Encourages appropriate workplace relationships that facilitate high morale, cohesive teams, and a motivating workplace environment.

  • Demonstrates unwaveringintegrity,trustworthiness, and ethical behavior in dealings with others.

  • Asks everyone to take ownership for their work, to be accountable for the outcome of their efforts, and to take pride in their contributions in the workplace.

  • Ensures credit is given to team members and encourages public recognition of a job well done through both formal and informal recognition programs.

  • Injects energy, a sense of urgency, and a strongservicementality into the workplace environment.

  • Demonstrates effective conflict resolution techniques and supports others in utilizing these strategies as needed to maintain a productive working environment.

  • Shows no tolerance for gossip, undermining, or other sabotaging behavior that can deteriorate productivity and morale.

Quality Decision Making & Sound Judgment

+ + Makes quality decisions in a timely manner.

  • Exercises sound judgment and independent thinking in order to make decisions, even when under pressure or when dealing with ambiguous situations.

  • Quickly considers all pertinent aspects of a situation when making a decision while still avoiding “paralysis by analysis”.

  • Can anticipate pros and cons of a decision and foresee possible consequences of a decision, choice, or action.

  • Able to make decisions based on both short-term and long-term outcomes.

  • Recognizes when it is appropriate to seek input from outside sources (i.e. HR or a higher level manager).

Maximize Team and Individual Performance

+ + Committed to growing the skills, knowledge and experience of all team members through various forms of ongoing training and development.

  • Able to break down corporate directives to the store, department, and individual level in order to set clear short-and long-term performance goals.

  • Committed to the long-term success of the company through active succession planning, including identification, growth and retention of top talent.

  • Provides effective coaching and feedback that promotes both individual and team development.

  • Engages in performance management through timely delivery of performance evaluations.

  • Is active in the recruiting, interviewing, and coaching processes in order to hire and retain top caliber employees.

  • Acts as a motivator in order to inspire others to achieve top performance and exceed expectations.

I have read and understand the contents of the above job description. I have been made aware of the aspects of this description that must be obtained or within my ability to perform prior to accepting a job offer at Cosentino’s Food Stores.