Part Time Guest Service Representative

Location Name Fort Atkinson
328 Washington Street
Fort Atkinson
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Fort Atkinson

Company Overview


We are a Wisconsin family- and employee-owned grocer that is committed to giving back to the communities it serves and providing guests with exceptional service and value. We operate +40 full-service supermarkets across the state of Wisconsin.

At Festival, people are at the top of our list. You’ll see it in everything from our daily interactions to how we treat our guests – even in our extensive associate benefits and programs.

Job Summary

Job Title:           Guest Service Representative (GSR)

FLSA Status:     Hourly

Reports To:      Guest Services Manager


18+ Afternoons and Evening Availability


Under the direction of the Guest Services Manager, the GSR position is responsible for the operations of the Guest Service Department, leadership of associates and providing an exceptional shopping experience.

Job Description


  • Reinforces Festival culture, exceptional guest service and performance expectations to all Guest Service associates.
  • Oversees all Guest Service associates (Service Desk, Cashiers, Baggers and Cart Runners).
  • Utilizes leadership tools (ten tile evaluations, Coach’s Reminder Card, Cashier Daily, Cashier Reference Information Binders, Guest Service OPPS Manual, etc.) through leadership opportunities.
  • Oversees Guest Service activity to ensure a positive guest experience and team environment.
  • Communicates department priorities to Guest Service team and delegates responsibilities
  • Leads by example to ensure Guest Service operating procedures are known and adhered to, including but not limited to associate dress code, DYFET, CHANT, BOB, ten-tiling, proper bagging techniques, parcel pickup, You Bag/We Bag expectations, etc.
  • Ensures Guest Service cleanliness, maintenance, and sanitation.
  • Directs guests into lanes, monitors BOB, unloads carts, answers questions, respond to lights, and completes overrides as needed.
  • Presents themselves as a manager, takes ownership of guest needs utilizing LAST.
  • Acts in a professional manner at all times while projecting a cooperative and helpful attitude using discretion and tact.
  • Determines where Guest Service staff is needed throughout the day and directs them to that location to maintain efficient Guest Service operations.
  • Ensures proper staff levels by calling in additional staff to cover call-ins or additional business.
  • Strictly enforces child labor laws relieving minor employees enabling them to clock out for breaks, lunches and at and the end of their shift as per labor law guidelines.
  • Adjusts daily schedule to actual sales, items and guest projections to maintain 100% productivity.
  • Communicates immediately with Shift Managers when assistance is required and when the CSR is on a lane.
  • Opens additional lanes to accommodate business and guest traffic.  CSRs will keep a cash drawer available for their own use at all times.
  • Communicates tardiness and absences through effective use of CSR Shift Report.
  • Holds associates accountable for non-compliance with Guest Service and store policies.
  • Monitors cart levels and efficient cart running to ensure availability of all carts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular, timely attendance in compliance with the work schedule, and adequate notice to find a replacement for occasional absences.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Minimum availability must include 24 hours a week with a minimum of 6 hours per day during available days.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with guests and all personnel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including an effective negotiation style.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple and constantly changing priorities.
  • Strong teamwork skills with the desire to train and educate others within the organization.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to handle a diverse crew in a stressful environment.
  • Thorough understanding of all safety requirements and company safety policies.



The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

  • The associate must possess the ability to stand in place for long periods of time; walk in the store; bend, stoop and kneel regularly.  Requires fine finger and broad manual dexterity, and eye-hand-foot coordination in order to operate equipment.
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.



The Guest Service Rep is an hourly position that may be part-time or full-time. The work schedule may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays within the individual’s availability.



Benefits Overview


  • Associate Discount: Enjoy an industry-leading 15% off your grocery purchases for you and your immediate household!.

  • Weekly Pay & Premium Pay: Hourly associates are paid weekly, providing more frequent access to their funds. Part-time store associates are paid a $1 premium per hour on Sundays and select holidays. Hourly full-time store associates receive time and a half on Sundays and select holidays.

  • Two-Week Advanced Scheduling: Better Planning. Better Balance. We provide our associates with their schedules two weeks in advance, offering greater predictability & flexibility.

  • Vision & Dental Insurance: Part-time and full-time associates are eligible for vision insurance and two dental coverage options that are designed to fit your needs.

  • Support: Our associates receive support for their total well-being; including 3 weeks of paid parental leave, a fitness reimbursement program offering savings off of fitness membership fees; our EAP (Employee Assistance Program) and LEAPCare Care Coaches, which provide associates confidential care related to hospital visitation, conflict resolution, stress management, marriage or divorce, family issues and depression or anxiety.

  • Save for Your Future: Offering both a 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan, we’re proud to support our associates in planning for retirement by offering two retirement savings plans. The 401(k) plan empowers associates to save a portion of their paychecks for retirement. Festival Foods has an annual discretionary match to help our associates reach their savings goals. Our ESOP is a retirement plan above and beyond a 401(k) plan that gives associates “free” ownership in the company and an opportunity to share in Festival’s growth and success. Associates are given shares based on their years of service and earnings.

    At Festival Foods we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We are dedicated to building a top-notch team of skilled, experienced and service-oriented associates who represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents. Festival Foods believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates, products, and our community strengthen our ability to serve our guests, as we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.
  • Address

    328 Washington Street


    Fort Atkinson



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