People’s is Hiring!

see below for more information on how to apply

The open positions have multiple job descriptions, including that of Storekeeper and Collective Manager. Please review these prior to applying for the position. Copies of job descriptions are available in the paper application packet that you can pick up in the store or online at www.peoples.coop. Thanks! 

Grocery and Frozen Buyer

32-36 hours per week

The Grocery and Frozen Buyer selects, prices, and promotes designated products in packaged grocery and frozen departments; works to meet objectives for sales, margin, and inventory turns; provides prompt, friendly, helpful customer service, and receives and stocks for the store.

This is a Collective Management position. Please read more below.

Grocery and Frozen Buyer Application .doc

Grocery and Frozen Buyer Application .pdf

Internal Development Manager

The Internal Development Manager facilitates the Co-op’s internal development through: cultivating strong leadership among Board of Directors (BoD) & Collective Management (CM); cultivating strong BoD & CM relationships; coordinating CM reporting on BoD policies; ensuring timely, accurate, and effective communications among staff; and serving as the CM/BoD Link.

This is a Collective Management position. Please read more below.

Internal Development Manager Application .doc

Internal Development Manager Application .pdf

External Development Manager

The External Development Manager facilitates the Co-op’s development as a business through effective long and short term strategic planning, ensures that the Co-op is connected with the broader cooperative and natural foods landscape, and coordinates Collective Management compliance with Board policies to protect the assets and intellectual property of the Co-op.

This is a Collective Management position. Please read more below.

External Development Manager Application .doc

External Development Manager Application .pdf

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: $14.75/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) for staff who are scheduled for 28 hours per week or more, Staff Benefits Exchange Program (reduced rate services from participating wellness practitioners & bike mechanics), paid time off, and annual raises.

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 hiring@peoples.coop, mail it to us at 3029 SE 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97202 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

These positions have an application deadline of April 2, which we may extend.  You must complete an application in order to be considered for an interview. Please apply as soon as possible.  We will repost with new deadlines if we wish to extend our application period. Also, this job positing will be removed from our front doors and our website once we are no longer accepting applications.

We will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis as we receive them. We will contact you to schedule the initial phone interview if your application is selected. 

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!