Work at Zeds

The magic of Zeds is only as good as the smiling faces serving up ice cream from behind the counter. 

Zeds Real Fruit Ice Cream is one of Portland's most unique food trucks, serving up New Zealand inspired real fruit ice cream, made to order in our 1966 Chevy van. We are looking for an Assistant Manager and several Ice Cream Servers to join our team.

Assistant Manager

Our ideal candidate has high attention to detail, excellent people skills, strong work ethic, and the ability to produce consistent, high-quality service in a fast paced environment.

Compensation: $13-16/hour + tips (DOE) *tips average at $3-$5 per hour in truck

Responsibilities

  • Work with general manger to hold team accountable for their performance; provide training and assistance as needed
  • Ensure team provides fast, friendly, and accurate service
  • Ensure product quality, restaurant cleanliness, maintenance and security standards are met
  • Assist with inventory management and ordering
  • Ensure proper cash handling and deposit procedures are followed
  • Work with general manager to staff and schedule the food truck

Responsibility Breakdown (estimate)

  • ~50% — work in the truck
  • ~25% — administrative work
  • ~25% — miscellaneous management 

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills to connect effectively with customers and co-workers
  • Able to work on your feet 6-8 hours with positivity and energy
  • Comfortable working in close proximity to others
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and support Zeds values and culture in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced, high-volume, clean, customer-focused operation
  • Strong time-management skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize
  • Prior experience in hospitality or food service preferred
  • Ability to drive a manual vehicle preferred
  • Able to lift 20-30 pounds
  • Current Food Handler's Card required

Apply Here


Ice Cream Server

Our ideal candidate has high attention to detail, excellent people skills, strong work ethic, and the ability to produce consistent, high-quality service in a fast paced environment.

Compensation: $11.25/hour + tips ($3-5/hr avg.)

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and serve ice cream in a fast-paced environment 
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Follow health and safety guidelines Interact with customers regularly and professionally

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in hospitality or food service preferred
  • Able to work on your feet 6-8 hours with positivity and energy
  • Comfortable working in close proximity to others
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and support Zeds values and culture in fast-paced environment
  • High integrity with a great attendance record
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively
  • Able to lift 20-30 pounds
  • Cash handling skills & accuracy
  • Current Food Handler's Card required

Apply Here