JOIN OUR TEAM!

At the Moscow Food Co-op we pride ourselves on working together to nourish and nurture our community.

We are looking to hire people who:
·         Are outgoing, friendly, and can offer outstanding customer service
·         Have a passion for great food and for food that is locally produced using sustainable farming and production                      practices
·         Are passionate about building community
·         Are excited about working with our dynamic team

Our Culture
The Moscow Food Co-op is passionate about great service, strong support of our local growers and producers, and cooperation! We are dedicated to delivering high quality, local, organic, and sustainably produced food and products.

At the Co-op, we care about our team, which is why we provide a rewarding, healthy, and cooperative workplace. Check out the positions we currently have open, and fill out an application to join our team today!

Benefits for our full time employees (35+ hours per week) include health, vision and dental insurance. All employees receive paid time off, a 20% discount in the store, 401k plan, regular performance based raises, and free lunch items provided daily.

Here's why some of our employees choose to work here:

   The Moscow Food Co-op has one of the best work environments I have ever worked in. The spirit of teamwork and positive attitude here were some of the first attributes that motivated me to work at this Co-op when I moved to Moscow. With my past experience in the workforce being much different than this, it was a welcome eye-opener to learn the cooperative principles and see them in action. It is meaningful and satisfying work for me to be involved with this much love for environmental health and the well-being of others.  -Logan M., Produce Manager

The Moscow Food Co-op has one of the best work environments I have ever worked in. The spirit of teamwork and positive attitude here were some of the first attributes that motivated me to work at this Co-op when I moved to Moscow. With my past experience in the workforce being much different than this, it was a welcome eye-opener to learn the cooperative principles and see them in action. It is meaningful and satisfying work for me to be involved with this much love for environmental health and the well-being of others.  -Logan M., Produce Manager

  I love that the work I do at the Co-op helps support my community's growth, helps encourage environmental sustainability and responsibility, and fair and cooperative business practices! Everything I do at work has such a larger impact on the world around me!  -Holly O., Front End   Assistant Manager

I love that the work I do at the Co-op helps support my community's growth, helps encourage environmental sustainability and responsibility, and fair and cooperative business practices! Everything I do at work has such a larger impact on the world around me!  -Holly O., Front End Assistant Manager

   I love working at the co-op because I'm doing work I can believe in.   I believe in our products, our mission statement, and our service.  I   am excited to come to work each day and I leave at the end of my shift   with a sense of accomplishment. -Joseph M., Grocery Manager

I love working at the co-op because I'm doing work I can believe in.
I believe in our products, our mission statement, and our service.  I
am excited to come to work each day and I leave at the end of my shift
with a sense of accomplishment. -Joseph M., Grocery Manager


Current Openings

Bakery Manager

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a full-time Bakery Manager.  The Bakery Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the Moscow Food Co-op’s Bakery.  This position will manage the personnel, processes, and production schedule in the bakery to ensure consistency high quality food and customer service. This position will be responsible for ensuring world class customer service to customers by providing high quality baked goods while meeting goals for sales, margin, and labor. This position works collaboratively with the Prepared Foods management team to achieve consistent and quality results in prepared foods.  This position will also work closely with the operations management team and the Store Manager to support achievement of the Moscow Food Co-op’s strategic goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission and goals of the Moscow Food Co-op.
  • High School diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one year bakery management experience in a fast-paced, high volume scratch bakery; or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • 1 year of baking experience in a natural foods, scratch bakery.
  • Proven knowledge of natural, organic, vegetarian and other specialty cuisines including various dietary restrictions.
  • Familiarity with the natural foods industry and the co-operative business model.
  • Supervisory experience with hiring, training, motivating, corrective action, scheduling, etc.

                     Please click Apply Online Now to review the full job description.                                                                             

Full-Time 40 hrs per week; schedule varies according to the business needs, includes early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.  

Wage: $13.50 - $21.50 DOE/ Hourly, Non-Exempt

Kitchen Manager

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a full-time Kitchen Manager.  The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the Moscow Food Co-op’s kitchen.  This position will manage the personnel, processes, and production schedule in the kitchen to ensure consistency high quality food and customer service. This position will be responsible for ensuring world class customer service to customers by providing high quality food while meeting goals for sales, margin, and labor. This position works collaboratively with the Prepared Foods management team to achieve consistent and quality results in prepared foods.  This position will also work closely with the operations management team and the Store Manager to support achievement of the Moscow Food Co-op’s strategic goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission and goals of the Moscow Food Co-op.
  • High School diploma or equivalent with a minimum or two years kitchen management experience in a fast-paced, high volume restaurant or deli; or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Proven knowledge of natural, organic, vegetarian and other specialty cuisines including various dietary restrictions.
  • Familiarity with the natural foods industry and the co-operative business model.
  • Supervisory experience with hiring, training, motivating, corrective action, scheduling, etc.

Please click Apply Online Now to review the full job description.

Full-Time 40 hrs per week; schedule varies according to the business needs, includes early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.  

Wage: $13.50 - $21.50 DOE/ Hourly, Non-Exempt

Grocery Bulk Buyer

The Moscow food Co-op seeks a full-time Grocery Bulk Buyer who is responsible for ordering bulk products; handling special orders of bulk products; ensuring bulk bins are well-stocked and maintained; providing excellent customer service; assisting with receiving and inventory counts; interfacing with brokers and managing inventory in the computer system. Qualifications include knowledge of Co-op bulk product line, experience with ordering and inventory management, good communication skills, professional customer service experience, ability to regularly lift 50 pounds, push/pull hand cart or rack up to 200 pounds and to stand for long periods of time.

Full-Time 40 hrs per week; schedule varies; includes early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Wage: $11.50 - $17.50 DOE/Hourly, Non-Exempt

Baker

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a full-time evening baker who is responsible for baking a variety of items, prepping ingredients for the upcoming day, completing special orders, working with other staff to keep kitchen clean and sanitary, and ensuring cases are fully stocked and attractive. The position requires the ability to work well on a team, come to work on time, complete scheduled shifts and plan ahead for absences, follow instructions of supervisors, maintain a clean and organized workspace, general kitchen and math skills, ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time, be motivated and self-directed, work cooperatively with others and maintain regular, predictable attendance. Applicant should be personable, level-headed, upbeat and enthusiastic with an ability to interact with a wide range of customers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and obtain an Idaho Health Department food and safety certification. 

Full-time 35+ hrs per week; Evening shifts, 12pm to 8pm.  Must be available weekends, holidays, and breaks as needed.

Wage: $9.50 - 13.50 DOE/Hourly, Non-Exempt

Grocery Stocker

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a full-time grocery stocker who will provide excellent customer service to customers, assist with receiving and stocking as well as ensure that grocery shelves are properly stocked and fronted. The grocery stocker will also assist with routine floor and back room cleaning. Qualifications include working at a quick pace, the ability to stand on your feet for a long period of time, lift up to 50 lbs, be friendly and outgoing with customers, and effectively work with a team.

Full-time 35+ hrs per week; shifts vary, including early mornings, evenings, weekend, holidays, and school breaks.

Wage: $9.50 -$13.50 DOE/Hourly, Non-Exempt

cook

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a full-time evening cook. Duties include preparing a variety of items including salads and entrees for the deli cases, hot bar, and salad bar; as well as performing associated tasks like prepping, cleaning, and stocking. Cooking experience and knowledge of alternate diets is preferred. Applicant must be a team player, able to follow instructions, be motivated and self-directed, with an ability to sustain a brisk working pace and stand for 8 hours. Must also have a positive, friendly attitude, be able to work with a wide variety of customers and be punctual and reliable. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and obtain an Idaho Health Department food and safety certification.

Full-Time 35+ hrs per week; evening shifts, days may vary and include weekends, holidays, and school breaks.

Wage: $9.50 - $13.50 DOE/Hourly, Non-Exempt

OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Apply to our general application pool in which we will keep your application on file for the next three months and forward it to our hiring managers as positions open up. 


Application Process

YOU CAN APPLY ONLINE OR VIA A HARD COPY APPLICATION.
We encourage you to apply online THROUGH THE LINKS ABOVE to expedite the process.

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources office at hr@moscowfood.coop.

Hard Copy Applications: We have copies available at the bulletin board near the meat department, or you may download a copy via the button below to print. Completed hard copy applications can be inserted into the application drop-box in the store or emailed to hr@moscowfood.coop


FAQs

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about our hiring process:

I've applied - what's next?

We will review your application and if we think your qualifications are a good match for one of our open positions, we will be sure to contact you.

I'm super excited about this opening at the Co-op; may I call you?

We love your enthusiasm, but please, no phone calls! Unfortunately, we are not able to personally speak with everyone who submits an application, but rest assured that each application is carefully reviewed and considered. Our website is kept up to date with current openings; all positions remain on the website until they are filled. Plus, we’ll hang on to your application for one year, so we’ll consider your application for each opening that is relevant to your skill set.

how can I prepare myself for an interview?

One idea you might consider is to learn a little more about our Co-op. Peruse our website for information about our history, the cooperative business model, and our departments.

What if no positions are open now? Can I still apply?

Yes, we accept applications even when we are not currently hiring for a position.  Click the Apply Online Now button above to apply to our general Talent Pool.  You can also submit a hard copy of the application by following the process detailed above.

How long do you keep my application? Should I apply again if i see another position i would like?

We will keep your application for one year, so we’ll consider your application for each opening that is relevant to your skill set. You also are welcome to submit another application at any time.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Moscow Food Co-op provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Moscow Food Co-op complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.