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Retail Seafood Fishmonger Associate/Cashier (SoPo Retail Market & Raw Bar) - Full & Part Time APPLY NOW

171 Ocean Street South Portland, ME 04106
15 - 18 usd / hour
Full time

This is a great opportunity to learn about the fascinating world of Maine Seafood. Get hands-on experience handling and learning about Gulf of Maine seafood such as bluefin tuna, locally harvested oysters, and kelp.

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Our Mission: "We want to see Maine’s seafood industry thrive. Many coastal communities around Maine rely on the seafood industry – from small mussel and oyster farms to lobstermen and ground fishermen. We see partnering and supporting these local operations as the best way to ensure their prosperity for many years to come."

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Experience working in a fish market setting is preferred, but we are happy to train a motivated candidate. A passion for local seafood and sustainability (from seafood sourcing and packaging) is required. We are a fast-growing locally owned business with plenty of room for career growth and development.

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SoPo Seafood is a locally owned and operated Maine Seafood Wholesaler and Fish Market based in Biddeford and South Portland, Maine. We source and supply high-quality local and sustainable fresh seafood for discerning seafood enthusiasts, home cooks, professional chefs, and restaurants in Maine and beyond.

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Our neighborhood Seafood Market & Oyster Bar is open year-round, with peaks during the summer and holiday season. We are seeking a retail service and seafood/fishmonger associate to provide excellent customer service and meet the varied needs of our customers.

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Responsibilities

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  • Greet and direct customers
  • Provide accurate information (e.g. product features, pricing, and after-sales services)
  • Answer customers’ questions about specific products/services
  • Ensure seafood display cases are stocked and fresh
  • Coordinate with the Retail Sales team to provide excellent customer service (especially during peak times)
  • Inform customers about discounts and special offers
  • Provide customer feedback to the Store Manager
  • Stay up-to-date with new products/services

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Skills

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  • Work experience as a Retail Sales Representative, Sales Associate, or similar role. Experience in a seafood market or restaurant setting is preferred but not necessary.
  • Understanding of the retail sales process
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of building trusting relationships
  • Ability to perform in fast-paced environments
  • Flexibility to work various shifts

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

Service Fee Share

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