Current Openings


First Alternative has an opening for a Dishwasher to work in our Kitchen/Commissary. The ideal candidate is dependable, motivated, enthusiastic, hard-working and has a positive attitude. Prior commercial kitchen experience is  required.  Possession of a food handler’s card or the ability to obtain one is required for this position.

Dishwashers are a vital support position in our fast-paced Kitchen. Therefore, this individual must be able to work quickly in our team environment. Excellent organization skills are required, as well as being able to multi-task. Having an    excellent work ethic and the ability to work on a team are a must.

Dishwashers’ main responsibilities are to wash the dishes, pots and pans that are generated by our kitchen, deli and customers.

Pay starts at $10.10/hr and will be part-time.  Scheduled hours for this position are yet to be determined, but will include evening and weekend hours.

The ideal candidate must be able to work some early mornings, evenings and weekend hours,



Download Application Form

Applications are available at the Customer Service desk at either store location, or on our website at: under the Employment heading.  Cover Letters and Resumes are also acceptable.

To apply, please send your resume to or fill out an application in person at either store location.

Open availability and a flexible schedule are a vital part of being an employee at First Alternative Natural Foods Cooperative.

First Alternative Cooperative’s staff working 28 hours or more receive a full range of benefits (NOTE: some benefits are available only after completing an introductory period): PTO; Benefit dollars contributed to medical insurance, based on hours worked; 15% discount on all purchases; profit sharing when available.

North store:
2855 NW Grant Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330

South store:
1007 SE 3rd St, Corvallis, OR 97333


Thanks for your consideration in joining our Co-op family!

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