Our Co-op

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in People’s Food Co-op! We are always eager to add experienced and enthusiastic workers to our staff. If you have skills in customer service, retail, or cooking and baking, deli service, or fresh foods, please complete an application.

PFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider each application without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, or other characteristics protected by law. We may require additional assessments of your qualifications, including interview, job-related skill tests, and verification of references.

We offer a number of benefits to our employees including:

20% discount on purchases
Paid time off
Paid breaks
Medical insurance for full-time employees
Dental insurance for part-time and full-time employees
401(k) Plan after 1st year of service in which you work 1000+ hours


As much as we would like, the volume of applications does not allow us to respond to each applicant; please do not call. If the hiring manager has selected you as a candidate for interview, we will call you. If you change your contact information or availability, please submit another application.

Your application will be kept on file for one year. As job openings occur, we will screen through applications on file. We may also solicit additional applications by posting the job within the store, through the newspaper or online. If you see a specific job posted, you are welcome to submit another application highlighting skills specific to that position.

Click here to download our employment application.

You may print the application and fill in by hand, or you may type your answers into the form and return it by email. Note that you must save the file to your computer, or your typed responses will not be saved (we receive many blank applications from job seekers who do not save the file before sending). Once you've saved the file to your machine, you may then attach the completed, saved document to an email and send to jobs@pfc.coop, or print the completed application and hand it in at the Service Desk at either store, or mail it to either of the following addresses:

PFC Rochester, 519 1st Ave. SW, Rochester, MN 55902

PFC La Crosse, 315 5th Ave. South, La Crosse, WI 54601

If you have further questions you may contact Human Resources at 608-784-5798 x2007 or click here to email.

Current La Crosse Job Openings

Hackberry’s Bistro

Hackberry's Bistro was voted 2nd Best Gluten-free, 3rd Best Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly, and 3rd Best Farm-to-Table in the #explorelacrosse 4th Annual Best of La Crosse County!  Come join this amazing team!

Bistro serving hours are 8 AM to 4 PM, 7 days a week.

Waitstaff – Part Time

Provide excellent customer service at the bistro serving seasonal, local, organic fare.  Candidate will serve the customer in a friendly and timely fashion.  Take food order at table and answer any questions guests may have about menu or specials.  Must have excellent customer service skills and enjoy working with the public.  Prior waitstaff experience preferred.  Schedule to include 3 days/week with weekend availability required. Competitive wage plus tips. Immediate opening.

 

Produce Manager

The Produce Manager will ensure an expertly run and organized department while motivating and providing team members with the tools and leadership to ensure the highest levels of service, selection and quality possible to shoppers.  This individual will meet departmental goals for sales growth, margin and efficient labor, boast an eye for attractive displays, and have at least two years’ managerial experience, preferably within the organic/conventional produce and produce growers’ arena.

This is a salaried position with competitive pay and a total rewards benefits package.  Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and resume to Fabrizio O. Almeida, Director of Human Resources at fabrizio.almeida@pfc.coop.

 

Current Rochester Job Openings

Front End Cashiers

Candidate will perform accurate and efficient operation of POS system. Greet customers in a friendly manner; respond quickly and courteously to all requests from customers and provide assistance and information to customers regarding products and services.

Maintenance

Complete janitorial tasks in a safe and timely manner.  Ensure an organized, clean and safe store by maintaining the facilities, and perform in a collaborative manner with other staff to provide an excellent shopping experience. 

Deli Counter Clerks 

Provide prompt friendly courteous service to include offering samples, answering questions and making suggestions.  Ensure that the deli case is clean, stocked, rotated, garnished, proper signage is used and appealing to customers during entirety of shift.  Perform opening and closing duties to include required production work and cleaning/restocking requirements.  Must be organized, detail oriented and able to handle multiple demands.

Dishwashers (Deli Counter and Kitchen)

Varying shifts available.

Meat Clerks

Provide prompt friendly courteous service to include offering samples, answering questions and making suggestions.  Ensure that the meat and seafood case is clean, stocked, rotated, proper signage is used and appealing to customers during entirety of shift.  Perform opening and closing duties to include required production work and cleaning/restocking requirements.  Must be organized, detail oriented and able to handle multiple demands. 

Bakers

Knowledge and experience in food prep, baking, and following a production list is preferred.

 

Now screening applicants for December 2017