People's is Hiring for Grocery Keeper and Substitute Staff

Grocery Keeper

(this is a Collective Management position)

34-38 hours per week

The Grocery Keeper position is responsible for supporting the Grocery Buyers: for receiving, pricing, stocking and promoting designated products to meet objectives for sales, margin, and inventory, for filling in for Buyers as needed and for cashiering on some shifts.  Every co-manager is responsible for providing prompt, comprehensive and welcoming customer service.

Collective Management

People's is democratically and radically run workplace.  The management is a 30 person collective!  As a collective, we manage the Co-op in service to People’s Member-Owners and in-line with the goals established by their elected stewards, the Board of Directors. In addition, the Co-op and Collective are committed to fostering human rights, social and economic justice in our community and workplace.  Making a commitment to People’s Co-management requires hard-work, personal growth, dedication, courage, compassion and flexibility. 

Compensation and Benefits

The compensation package is: $14.00/hr to start for every position, a human scale and empowered workplace, 19% discount on purchases at the Co-op, medical and dental insurance (including access to naturopathy and acupuncture), Staff Benefits Exchange Program (reduced rate services from participating wellness practitioners & bike mechanics), paid personal time off, and annual raises.

Grocery Keeper application packet.doc

Grocery Keeper application packet.pdf

see below for how to apply

Substitute Staff

(this is not a Collective Management position)

Substitutes are responsible for the duties of a great mixture of job descriptions:  storekeeping, stocking, produce, etc., and great customer service.

Compensation and Benefits

The position currently being offered is an on-call, flexible position. Our compensation package includes: $14.00/hr to start plus a fabulous benefits package.  This benefits package includes: an empowered work environment, a 19% discount on purchases at the co-op, a Staff Benefits Exchange Program (reduced rate services from participating massage therapists & bike mechanics), and annual raises.

Substitute application packet.doc

Substitute application packet.pdf

see below for how to apply


How to submit your application

You must complete an application in order to be considered for an interview. You may submit your application via email to, or, you can drop it off at the store. Feel free to include your resume and cover letter, but note that neither will be considered without a completed application packet.

We encourage you to retain job descriptions for your reference.

What to expect

We will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews for two to three weeks following the application deadline. We will make an initial round of phone interviews with selected applicants, and then the Hiring Committee will conduct face-to-face interviews with the remaining pool of applicants.

We generally receive a large number of applications when we have openings and are therefore unable to contact each applicant personally to follow up. We will, however, make a strong effort to call those candidates who have had a phone interview once our decision has been reached.


We are an equitable opportunity workplace~We encourage women, people of color, gender variant, trans people and people who speak english secondarily to apply to work here with us.  Please apply!

looking forward to hearing from you!  thank you!