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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


Front End Manager

The Moscow Food Co-op is seeking a Full-Time Front End Manager. The Front End Manager is the face of the Co-op and is responsible for the overall operation of the Moscow Food Co-op’s Front End, including customer service and owner services. This position will manage the Front End personnel and processes, including supervision of the front end management staff and cashiering as needed, while meeting goals for labor and customer service. This position is also responsible for coordinating Owner Services including new memberships, owner’s week events, and maintaining owner account information. This position works 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 supervisor experience in a fast-paced, high volume grocery store setting or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

  • Commitment and passion about providing world class customer service.

  • Familiarity with the natural foods industry and the co-operative business model.

  • Supervisory experience with hiring, training, motivating, corrective action, scheduling, etc.

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

Wage: $13.50 per hour/DOE, Non-Exempt

Cook

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a part-time morning 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 work in a fast paced environment. A positive work spirit, interest in learning, and love of food is desired. Must also have a positive, friendly attitude, be able to work with a wide variety of customers and employees and be punctual and reliable. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and obtain an Idaho Health Department food and safety certification. This position is open until filled.

Part-time 12-29 hrs per week; Morning shifts 5am - 1pm; Days vary, weekends required.

Wage: $9.50 per hour/DOE, Non-Exempt

Produce Stocker

The Moscow Food Co-op seeks a part-time Produce Stocker. The Produce Stocker assists with receiving produce and ensuring that produce shelves are properly stocked, fronted, rotated and displayed in an attractive manner. This person also assists customers with produce questions, offers samples, and helps customers place special orders while providing world class customer service. The position also requires the ability to work well on a team and independently, come to work on time, complete scheduled shifts and plan ahead for absences, follow instructions of manager, maintain a clean and organized workspace, ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time. Applicant should be personable, level-headed, upbeat and enthusiastic about interacting with a wide range of customers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and obtain an Idaho Health Department food and safety certification.

Part-time 12-29 hrs per week; Afternoon/Evening shifts, Days vary and includes weekends and school breaks.

Wage: $9.50 per hour/DOE, 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 customer service desk, or you may download a copy via the button below to print. Completed hard copy applications can be dropped off at the customer service desk. 


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 three months, 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 three months, 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.