Bakery Sales Associate

Bakery Associate Part-Time Opportunities Dierbergs Markets

Bakery Associates assist customers with their bakery purchases, stock the bakery cases, and ensure that each customer receives a "sweet" experience . They have a creative side and can work independently with a variety of responsibilities :

  • Stock, package, order product as well as food handling
  • Take customer special orders over the phone and in person
  • Learn about bakery products and being able to communicate your knowledge
  • Write on decorated cakes
  • Make sure our display cases are well-stocked and look showroom-worthy
  • Use equipment such as label machine, bread slicer (must be at least 18 years old), and dishwasher, make sure to provide general upkeep ( change tapes and ribbons, etc.)
  • Package products in appropriate containers
  • Count, sticker, and put away supplies as needed
  • Follow safe food handling guidelines whenever preparing food, according to S.A.F.E. program standards
  • Keep work area sanitary by using company approved cleaners and equipment


  • At least 16 years of age
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Read basic information (ex: company policies, procedures, and cake orders)
  • Good penmanship and steady hands
  • Willingness to take on more responsibility as needed
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in varied temperature-controlled environments (refrigerator and freezer)
  • Ability to follow safety and food-handling guidelines to keep the work area safe and clean
  • Flexibility to work a varied schedule that includes weekends and holidays
  • Prompt and regular attendance based on your schedule
  • Adherence to our dress code, appearance, and personal hygiene standards
  • Associates in food handling departments are required to receive a Hepatitis A vaccination (MO only)

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting & Carrying - Up to 35 lbs occasionally
  • Pushing & Pulling- Up to 15 lbs force occasionally
  • Occasional work actions - sit, kneel, stoop, squat, climb, overhead reach and power grip
  • Frequent work actions - stand, walk, head turn, handling, side reach and pinch
  • Constant work actions - forward reach, grasp, finger manipulation and feel

What's in it for you?
  • Weekly paychecks - yes, we are going to pay you every single week!
  • Medical insurance, 401(k), pension plan, and paid time off - even for part-time Associates
  • Automatic, scheduled pay increases to reward your awesome performance
  • Work/life balance and flexible scheduling
  • Training and growth potential to help you reach your career goals with us
  • Discounts at the Starbucks kiosks inside some of our locations
  • Wellness initiatives, Associate appreciation and volunteer opportunities to keep you engaged and involved


Embody and BE the following:Be Connected,Be Curious,Be Courageous,Be Caring,Be People Centric, Be a Contributor, Be a Cultivator, and in all you do,Be YOU!

This job description is representative only and is not all inclusive of the responsibilities that the Associate may be required to perform.