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

Front End Cashier – Part Time

The candidate will have accuracy and efficient operation of POS system. Greet customers in a friendly manner; respond quickly and courteously to all requests from customers and provide courteous, friendly and efficient customer service to include knowledge of product selection and location.  Day time schedule with weekend availability required.


Current Rochester Job Openings

Lead Front End Clerk/Cashier

Greet customers in a friendly manner; respond quickly and courteously to all requests and provide assistance and information to customers regarding products and services.  Accurate and efficient operation of POS system, prioritization and delegation of tasks, staff training and supporting managers with running an efficient, safe and professional sales floor.  Prior supervisory experience a plus.


Meat & Seafood Counter Clerk

Provide prompt, friendly and courteous service offering samples, answering questions and making suggestions in the areas of meat and seafood.  Ensure the meat and seafood cases are clean, stocked, rotated, garnished, and properly labeled.  Perform opening and closing duties as needed and including food production work.  The ideal candidate is organized, detail oriented, and able to handle multiple demands in a fast-paced retail environment. Carnivorous enthusiasm and nimble knife skills a plus, but qualified individuals with the right skill set will be mentored and trained.  Flexible scheduling to include afternoon and evening shits.


Deli Counter Clerk

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.


Now screening applicants for March 2018