Please carefully read the tips below on how to apply for employment at First Alternative Co-op. Resumes and/or cover letters submitted without a required Skills Attachment and General Application will not be considered.

Some of our skills attachments are fillable PDFs. You will need Adobe Acrobat or PDF program to fill out those digital forms.

After downloading the required materials, enter your data. MAKE SURE TO SAVE the file to before attaching to an email, otherwise it will come to us blank.

Please ensure that you attach the newest document that has your changes, not the original document, as the original will be delivered blank.

EMAIL YOUR COMPLETED PDFS plus any other applicable forms to

If you are still having problems, please consider downloading and printing the documents, and completing them by hand (written, not typed). You may submit materials to Customer Service at either store before the closing deadline; they do not need to be submitted electronically.

First Alternative Cooperative’s staff  working at least 28 hours/week receive a full range of benefits, including Paid Time Off (PTO); benefit dollars contributed to medical insurance, based on hours worked; profitsharing when available; dental insurance paid at 25%; 15% discount on Co-op purchases. Note: some benefits are available only after completing a 6-month introductory period.

 Open availability and a flexible schedule are vital parts of being an employee at First Alternative Cooperative


Grocery Assistant Manager

Posted 9/30 — posting expected to close at 9p on 12/13 or until suitable candidate found

The Grocery Team seeks an individual with prior retail grocery experience. Knowledge about the natural foods industry is a big plus. Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills are required for this position. The top candidate will also have a positive attitude and strong team building/leadership skills.

The Grocery Assistant Manager is responsible for coordinating the regular functions of the Grocery department for the assigned store location. This includes ordering product, invoicing, managing inventory and margins, as well as scheduling, supervising and evaluating assigned department staff.

The Grocery Assistant Manager works closely with the Grocery Manager to ensure the success of the Grocery department.

This is a 40 hours/week salaried, full-time position. Compensation starts at $2,224/month (equivalent to $13.90/hour) DOE.

For more information, please see the original Grocery Assistant Manager Job Announcement and Grocery Assistant Manager Job Description. To apply, please complete the required Grocery Assistant Manager Skills Attachment and Fillable General Application, and return both to Customer Service at either store location (addresses below) by the deadline. Please note that this particular skills attachment will need to be printed and completed by hand; it is not a fillable PDF. You may submit physical (paper) copies; they do not need to be completed electronically.



North store:

2855 NW Grant Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330

South store:

1007 SE 3rd St, Corvallis, OR 97333



(541) 753-8401