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Scoop-N-Save is looking to add another scoop to the team!! 

To serve you better we are looking to hire additional part time staff. If the description below sounds like you, please EMAIL ONLY, your resume to Jayden at jayden@scoop-n-save.com before 5:00 pm June 23, 2017. Only emailed resumes will be accepted.

1. You are able to work flexible hours during the 6 day work week – Saturday availability is required. No Sundays, statutory holidays or evenings required.
2. You have enough baking and decorating knowledge to be able to assist customers but we are willing to train the right person.
3. You enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment
4. You pride yourself on being able to take direction and multi task with efficiency.
5. You excel at providing friendly and efficient customer service.
6. Lifting 25 – 30 pound boxes and stocking shelves is easily within your capacity.
7. You possess a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn.

Thank you for your interest but due to the volume of applicants, only those short listed will be notified. If you have any questions you can email them to jayden@scoop-n-save.com.

No phone calls please!

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