Our Co-op

Employment Opportunities

We’re more than just a grocery store. 

And this can be more than just a job.

We’re dedicated to the mission of making delicious food at fair prices available to everyone. We’re committed to a vision of an educated and empowered shopper who thinks and cares about keeping it local, sustainable and is concerned about their community. And we exist to serve and delight our customers in authentic, hard-to-copy ways—customers who’ve chosen alternatives to mass-market food options and disconnected shareholders.

If that sounds like something you can put your time, skills, energy and experience behind, please consider applying with us. We offer terrific best-in-class health and ancillary benefits along with a 20% staff discount.

The people at People's live and breathe awesome service, like to keep busy in a fast-paced retail environment in which no two days of work may be the same, and thrive off working with others.

How to Apply:

Click here to download our employment application. Complete, save, and then send directly to jobs@pfc.coop. Or email a copy of your current resume to jobs@pfc.coop and tell us a little about yourself and what you're looking for. You may also drop off materials at either of the addresses down below.

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

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

Thanks for your time and interest in us. We really appreciate it and look forward to speaking with you.

Current La Crosse Job Openings

Human Resources Manager - Full Time

Reporting to the CEO, the Human Resources Manager supports PFC in its mission by providing exceptional internal customer service to all PFC staff. This individual will coordinate HR support for management teams to assure 1 – excellent hiring, orientation, training, evaluation, recognition, disciplinary and termination practices, 2 – efficient time and attendance records, payroll and benefits administration and 3 – effective communication of policies and procedures to staff. Additional duties include coordinating administration of pay and benefits, supervising members of the HR team and informing Leadership on HR issues related to business success.

Salary range based on experience. Detailed job description and core requirements available here.

This is a full-time, salaried position. Benefits include flexible paid time off and a generous health care package.

Statement of interest and resume to Lizzy Haywood, CEO (liz.haywood@pfc.coop).

Kitchen Production Clerk (KP1) - Full & Part Time

People’s Food Co-op is currently seeking Full-Time Kitchen Production I Clerks for variable days and hours (both early morning and evening shifts).  Our KPIs provide invaluable back-of-house support within a bustling kitchen to include ingredient and recipe preparation and production, have familiarity with food & health safety regulations, and have demonstrated success being strong collaborators and positive team players in a food retail environment.  Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift around 25 lbs., stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Front End Cashier - Part Time

People’s Food Co-op is currently seeking a Full-Time Front End Cashier for variable days and hours.  PFC Cashiers play a critical role in ensuring our shoppers leave the store with an awesome check-out experience.  They efficiently and accurately perform all cash register functions, assist with bagging groceries, and ensure that each and every customer feels engaged and delighted.  Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift 25 lbs., stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Bakery Production Clerk (KP1) - Full Time

Our KPIs support bakery output by measuring, mixing and preparing ingredients for production according to PFC’s high quality standards, have familiarity with food & health safety regulations, and have demonstrated success being strong collaborators and positive team players in a food retail environment.  Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift around 50 lbs., stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Events and Catering Manager - Full Time

People’s Food Co-op is currently seeking a full-time Events and Catering Manager to support the mission of the Co-op through coordinating events and catering for the La Crosse store, meeting high standards of service and quality. Reporting to the Food Service Director, this individual will work cooperatively with other food service departments to meet customers’ needs for in-house and off-site events and develop and plan special projects for expansion of PFC food service options.

Detailed job description and core requirements available here.

This is a full-time, salaried position. Benefits include flexible paid time off and a generous health care package.

Statement of interest and resume to Gina Prange, Food Service Director (gina.prange@pfc.coop)

Bulk Grocery Lead Clerk - Full Time

Our lead clerks treat excellent customer service as their primary focus and will do this through product ordering, various production assignments, careful inventory control, and accurate record keeping.  They will also be responsible for training new talent, adjusting scheduling, and prioritizing tasks.  Lead clerks will need to communicate effectively, assist department managers in organizational duties, understand, adhere to, and demonstrate correct company policy and procedure, among the other duties required by a clerk.  Will keep department clean, assist with bagging groceries when necessary, and provide courteous, friendly and efficient service to customers and other team members.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Demo Clerk - Temp

People’s Food Co-op is currently seeking a temporary Demo Clerk for variable days and hours (including weekends and evenings). This position is responsible for receiving, cutting and displaying products for customer’s consumption while describing the product to encourage purchase. The position requires good product knowledge and location, excellent customer service, ability to interact with customers and promote interest in product and its usage.

Current Rochester Job Openings

Front End Cashier - Full Time

People’s Food Co-op is currently seeking a Full-Time Front End Cashier for variable days and hours.  PFC Cashiers play a critical role in ensuring our shoppers leave the store with an awesome check-out experience.  They efficiently and accurately perform all cash register functions, assist with bagging groceries, and ensure that each and every customer feels engaged and delighted.  Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift 25 lbs., stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Meat Counter Clerk - Full & Part Time

PFC is currently seeking a Full-Time Meat Clerk for variable days and hours. Our Meat Clerks live and breathe awesome service and provide overall department support to include counter service, stocking and sanitation. No meat department experience required and will mentor and train the right person. Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift 45 lbs., to handle knives and other cutting equipment, work in a wet and cold environment, stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Deli Counter Clerk - Full & Part Time

PFC is currently seeking Full and Part-Time Deli Counter Clerks for variable days and hours. Our Deli Counter Clerks live and breathe awesome counter service and provide overall department support to include food and ingredient prep, sanitation and cleanliness, and the stocking of products and the deli case. Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift around 25 lbs., stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Bakery Food Production Clerk - Part Time

People’s Food Co-op is currently seeking Part-Time Bakery Food Production Clerks for variable days and hours (including early morning and mid-afternoon shifts).  Our FPIs support bakery output by measuring, mixing and preparing ingredients for production according to PFC’s high quality standards, have familiarity with food & health safety regulations, and have demonstrated success being strong collaborators and positive team players in a food retail environment.  Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation, including the ability to safely lift around 50 lbs., stand/walk 6-8 hours per day, engage in the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching, and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

 

PFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to offer equal employmenent to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, disability, genetic information, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or any other basis protected by state, federal or other applicable law. 

PFC is committed to complying fully with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related state law. The ADA prohibits discrimination against a qualified applicant with a disability who is able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.