People’s is hiring for Physical Plant Manager

see below for how to apply!

Physical Plant Manager

32-36 hours per week

The Physical Plant Manager is responsible for maintaining and developing the indoor and outdoor spaces of the co-op using sustainable building and maintenance practices and ensuring that all equipment is in good working order and that the co-op is clean and safe. 

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

Phys Plant Manager application packet.doc

Phys Plant Manager application packet.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, 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

This position is open until filled.  You must complete an application in order to be considered for an interview. Please apply as soon as possible-the application period will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.  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!