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 Lead Waitstaff – Full Time

Candidate will be responsible for opening or closing restaurant, daily paperwork and supporting management with inventory, ordering, purchase reports, bank deposits, change orders and data entry.  Responsible for directing, training, counseling and supporting wait staff.   Provide excellent customer service by serving the customer in a friendly and timely fashion.  Ensure cleanliness of restaurant, rotation of inventory and maintain retail products.  Minimum of 1 year serving and leadership experience required.  Bartender’s license required within 30 days of hire for this position.  Weekend availability required.

Deli Counter Clerk - Full Time

Provide promt friendly courteous service to include offering samples, answering questions and making suggestions.  Maintain knowledge of product, provide information to customers regarding use and preparation.  Ensure 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 orientated and able to handle multiple demands.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs occasionally.  Must be available for opening to mid shift with weekend availability.

Deli Counter Clerk - Part Time

Provide prompt friendly courteous service to include offering samples, answering questions and making suggestions.  Maintain knowledge of product, provide information to customers regarding use and preparation.  Ensure 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 orgnaized, detail orientated and able to handle multiple demands.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs occasionally.  Must be available for mid to closing shift with weekend availability.

Grocery Clerk – Part Time

Candidate will replenish and merchandise all grocery products, including knowledge of product selection and location.  Will keep department clean.  Assist with bagging groceries when necessary.  Provide courteous, friendly and efficient service to customers and other team members.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.  Evening and weekend availability required.

 

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 September 2017