The co-op is looking for employees who share our commitment to customer service, natural foods, support of local farmers and vendors, product guidelines, and the Cooperative Principles. Central Co-op began serving the community in 1978, and moved to our current Madison Street location in 1999.
Our workers enjoy union membership with UFCW Locals 81 (meat and seafood workers) and 21 (retail workers) and General Distribution Workers IU660 of the IWW (administrative and custodial workers). All employees must become members of their respective bargaining unit to continue employment beyond the introductory period. Our generous compensation package includes medical/dental benefits for all employees working 20+ hours per week, an employee assistance program, Paid Time Off, and a staff discount. We also offer many opportunities for employee growth and participation, and welcome staff involvement at all levels.
We invite you to review our Mission and Values to learn more about Central Co-op. If you want to work with natural foods, have a cooperative spirit, and possess the qualifications necessary to make an active contribution to our co-op, we hope you will submit your application for open positions that interest you. Central Co-op strongly encourages all qualified applicants to apply. We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race or ethnicity, color, creed, religious preference, sex, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, life threatening illnesses, reliance on public assistance, sexual orientation, public opinions or affiliations, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability. Every effort will be made to provide accommodations to applicants needing physical, sensory, or mental support to complete the application process. Such requests should be immediately made to the human resources department via email or 206.329.1545.
For information concerning our current job openings, contact us.