Pemberton Farms Marketplace – Deli Associate

We are Pemberton Farms Marketplace, a third-generation family-owned unique specialty grocery store and garden center in North Cambridge, operating since 1930. Our sprawling retail business includes a busy gourmet deli and catering services, a full liquor section and a growing gift basket e-commerce division.

Our environment is fast-paced, team-oriented and customer-focused. We pride ourselves on exceptional quality and customer service and are seeking team members who want to contribute to our mission. Our ideal candidates are passionate foodies, communicative, organized and detail-oriented, self-starters and team-players. If Pemberton Farms sounds like the place for you, we’re interested in talking to you!

Deli Associate (Full-Time or Part-Time)

  • Provide exemplary customer service by greeting customers in the department and ensuring their orders are filled to meet their expectations.
  • Deli team members are also expected to make suggestions to our customers to enhance their shopping experience.
  • Become familiar with products in the store to answer questions and make suggestions to customers.
  • Our deli consists of multiple parts such as a bakery case, prepared food case, sandwich line, bowl bar, freshly made juices, and smoothies. We are also responsible for takeout orders via chow now as well as catering orders.
  • Deli members are required to set up the prepared food case, grab and go case, and sandwich line.
  • Responsible for helping customers with cold cut orders, sandwich orders, bowl orders, juice orders, and smoothie orders
  • Must be comfortable with using slicers, knives, and other equipment such as panini presses and ovens.
  • Properly handle products and equipment in accordance with food safety and safety guidelines to ensure a safe shopping environment.
  • Replenish product in the deli cases, rotating product and ensuring code dating procedures are followed.
  • Accurately record and assist in preparation of deli special orders to ensure the customer is delighted with the finished product.
  • Maintain cleanliness of department and work area, including the back room.
  • Assist in maintaining deli cooler efficiency by unloading deliveries.
  • Rotate and check code dates on products to ensure customers safety.
  • Assist in other areas as required.
  • The ideal candidate is great at multitasking, customer service, and is familiar with handling food.
  • Open availability preferred.

Morning shift: start time is 6AM/7AM

Mid shift: hours are 11AM – 7PM

Night shift: start time is 2PM

Experienced preferred, but we will train the right candidate! Please email us with your experience and why you’d like to work at Pemberton Farms.

Work Remotely: No

Pay: $17.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types: Tips

Work Location: One location

Employment Type(s): Full Time, Part Time
Base Pay: Starting at $17/week

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Contact: Greg

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