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

Produce Clerk - Part Time

The candidate will recieve and unload produce.  Required to safely lift 50 lbs.  Candidate will assist in ordering and stock (includes washing, bundling and trimming) produce.  Rotate and face products according to department procedures.  Maintain department cleaniness and provide courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to include knowledge of product selection and location.

 

Kitchen Production I (Bakery) - Full Time

Successful applicants must have a knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.  Minimum 2-3 years bakery experience with ability to cook from scratch receipes.  Provide on the job training for all department personnel as needed.  Ability to montior and/or maintain quality control standards.  Must have the ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task and maintain focus.  Maintain a work environment according to all department procedures and federal and state health regulations.  Evening and weekend availability required.

 

Current Rochester Job Openings

Deli Counter Clerk – Full Time & Part Time 

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.  Schedule is primarily evening shifts, including weekends.

 

Prep Cook I – Part Time & Full Time

Knowledge and experience in food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.  Provide on the job training for all department personnel as needed.  Assist in scheduling and supervision of department personnel.   Assist with ordering supplies/ingredients for department and in overseeing the receipts of orders and verifying invoice accuracies and product quality on all deliveries.  Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards.  Must have ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task and maintain focus.  Maintain a work environment according to all department procedures, federal and state health regulations.

 

Baker – Full Time

Knowledge and experience in food prep, baking, and following a production list is preferred. Early morning shifts and weekends are required.

 

Meat Clerk – Part Time & Full Time

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. 

FT Lead Cashier

Accurate and efficient operation of the POS system while providing excellent customer service.  Weekend availability required.

 

Dishwashers – Deli Counter and Kitchen

Varying part-time shifts available. Weekend availability is required.

 

Now screening applicants for June, 2017