Food Service Trainer (nomnom Spokane | Full-Time)

Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Spokane (E Bigelow Gulch Rd.), WA, US, 99217

Job Function:  Retail
Requisition Number:  4748

Salary Range: $18.30-23.25 Hourly

$3.00 shift differential eligibility  

Work Location: 8926 E Bigelow Gulch Rd. Spokane, WA 99217


Enjoy Great Benefits and an Employee-Friendly Culture at a

Fast-Growing Operator of C-Stores across the Pacific Northwest


You may not know the Par Pacific name, but we operate 30+ nomnom convenience stores and Krispy Krunchy Chicken locations in Washington and Idaho. That means we can offer both full-time jobs with career potential and part-time jobs that fit into your busy life. Why work with us?



  • Be part of the multi-state team that keeps America moving: Our company is involved at multiple key points in delivering fuel to America, from refining crude oil to distributing refined products to commercial and retail sales in the community.
  • Give your neighbors friendly, smiling service and make their lives a little easier. You'll help members of your community fuel their cars and satisfy their hunger.
  • Enjoy great compensation and a family-like culture. We welcome and encourage input from all employees, and you'll become part of a team that includes hardworking and creative professionals who love to win.
  • Pursue career opportunities in foodservice, marketing/retail, oil refining, logistics and other areas of a growing company across multiple states.


The Requirements

To meet the basic qualifications for this role you will be at least 18 years of age. In addition, to be a strong fit for the Food Service Trainer opportunity, you will have:


  • 3-5 years of food service experience, ideally in a food service management/training or other food service-oriented environment.
  • A friendly, outgoing personality and commitment to excellent guest service.
  • Have integrity; do the right thing even when no one else is around.
  • Cash handling experience is preferred.
  • The ability to:
    • Obtain a food handling card.
    • Perform basic math accurately.
    • Communicate in English (orally and in writing), including proficient telephone communication skills.
    • Work various shifts as scheduled and arrive on time.
    • Work with store and mainly kitchen equipment, tools and materials as required.
    • Perform essential duties in a timely and efficient manner.
  • A strong commitment to safety and food safety guidelines.
  • A high school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Microsoft excel experience and general knowledge of program.
  • Willingness and ability to learn any position.


The role of Food Service Trainer must work between a range of 8AM-5PM M-F in order to have visibility to all shifts, morning, mid-day and evening in order to train all employees. May be asked to work extra shifts outside of schedule as needed.


The Role

Reporting to the Manager, Assistant Manager, you will provide training for food service employees by demonstrating proper food prep & handling, receiving and storage of food products, sanitation practices, labeling and equipment operation, cooking, and upselling all nomnom hot food menu items.


  • Directly responsible for training food service employees directly from the Company’s food training manual, guides, and job aids as they train.
  • Developing and adjusting job aids accordingly per guidelines with new food products.
  • Operating and training the food service program within a nomnom store(s) including ordering, food preparation, waste and spoilage documentation.
  • Answering questions about the food items offered and upselling product.
  • Adhering to safe and sanitary food handling practices.
  • Replenishing supplies and food.
  • Cleaning surface areas, throwing away trash, etc.
  • Receiving and unloading stock.
  • General housekeeping duties.
  • Resolving customer complaints and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Cashier duties, including accurately ringing up customers and taking various forms of payment.


In addition, you also will be responsible for:

  • Assisting and working with the store’s standard operations, including but not limited to, lotto, alcohol and tobacco sales, cashiering, fuel attendant, etc.
  • Consistently providing prompt and courteous customer service.
  • Working all assigned shifts, arriving on time, in uniform and ready to work.
  • Acting as a positive team player, working cohesively with other employees and contributing to a positive work environment.
  • Complying with company policies and procedures, including all safety and environment policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment.


If this sounds like the right combination of challenge and opportunity, and you meet the qualifications, we look forward to hearing from you.


Physical Demands:

  • The ability to stand and/or walk for an entire shift.
  • 20/40 vision or better (corrective lenses acceptable), depth perception, full field; the ability to distinguish colors as required to perform duties.
  • Ability to hear (hearing aids acceptable) customer requests and gas pumps (safety measure).
  • Frequent reaching overhead, gripping, wrist movement, and finger dexterity required to restock inventory, package items sold, operate POS system, receive payments, issue change, operate gas pumps, wipe pumps, maintain station grounds, and general housekeeping.
  • Frequent squatting and kneeling required for obtaining and/or replenishing items.
  • Ability to push/pull with arms up to a force of 20 pounds (i.e. utilizing a hand-truck).
  • Frequent lifting of 20 pounds or less from floor to waist, overhead, and carry a short distance.
  • Sometimes required to lift in excess of stated conditions up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb a ladder to store or retrieve materials, and/or place or remove signs


Work Environment:

There may be exposure to gas fumes and solvents, and occasional noise. Work environment is a non-smoking and drug-free setting.


The Company 


Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. We are a growing energy company focused on renewable and conventional fuels in the Western United States. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Montana, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 218 Mbpd. Par Pacific owns and operates one of the largest energy networks in Hawaii with 94,000 bpd of operating refining capacity, a logistics system supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In the Pacific Northwest and the Rockies, Par Pacific owns and operates 124,000 bpd of combined refining capacity, related multimodal logistics systems, and 33 retail locations. Par Pacific also owns 46% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a natural gas production company with operations and assets concentrated in Western Colorado. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR". 


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting. 


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status,genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law. 



Pay Range:   

$17.80 - $22.75 per hour 



Full-time employees (and their families) are offered medical (with prescription), dental, vision, voluntary critical illness, accident, life/AD&D insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program. Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan and are able to purchase company stock at discounted prices.  Employees are eligible for unlimited paid time off and twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year.  

Nearest Major Market: Spokane

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