Current Openings

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

First Alternative is looking for a motivated and dependable individual with a positive   attitude to join our Admin Team! 

The Information Systems Specialist will be responsible for assisting all acquisitions of computer equipment, the maintenance and development of all computer equipment, computer networks, phone systems, software programs and related store property. This position will also work to mitigate risk related to security of stored information in the POS systems, financial data, password management, etc. The person in this position will serve the essential function of turning work problems from staff into computer solutions by developing and maintain computer programs, manipulating databases to obtain and present relevant information and researching software and hardware for the management team and staff.  They will also work closely with store management to provide seamless integration of technology as an enhancement to store operations.

The ideal candidate will have advanced computer skills, will have experience with a network environment using a centralized server, will have experience working with computer hardware systems and will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Must be at least 18 years of age .

Pay will be determined by experience. This is a full time, 40hrs a week, non-exempt position.

Posting closes Friday, August 26th @ 10pm

COMMISSARY DRIVER

First Alternative Commissary Kitchen is looking for two motivated and dependable individuals with a positive attitude to join the Kitchen/Commissary Team!

The Commissary Driver ensures that all Commissary products are delivered safely and efficiently to our North Store location and returns all dishes and containers belonging to the Commissary back to the facility. Driver is also responsible for washing and sanitizing dishes and equipment, as well as working with and covering for the dishwasher during breaks.

This position’s responsibilities include more than transporting products between stores. The Commissary Driver also assists Commissary Staff with dish washing, food prep and production, packaging, labeling and covering breaks for dishwasher and other Commissary Staff. The Driver unloads all product at the North Store and assists North Deli staff with the stocking. The Driver also transports paperwork and other products from outside departments between both stores.

Previous kitchen experience is highly desirable for this position.
Must be at least 18 years of age and must possess a current Food Handler’s Card.
Pay starts at $10.82/hr. and one position will be full-time, one will be part-time.
Scheduled hours are yet to be determined, but will consist of early mornings and weekends.

Must have a clean driving record, due to the nature of this position.

The ideal candidate must be able to work some early mornings, evenings and weekend hours, therefore open availability and a flexible schedule are a vital part of being an employee at First Alternative Cooperative.

Posting closes Tuesday, August 23rd @ 10pm.

COOK/BAKER

The Kitchen/Commissary looking for a motivated and dependable individual with a positive attitude to join the Kitchen/Commissary Team!
The top candidate will have prior kitchen cooking experience, a flexible schedule and a desire to further their skills and knowledge in the culinary world. Possession of a current food handler’s card or the ability to obtain one is required for this position.
The Cook/Baker produces menu items and baked goods. Being able to follow a recipe step by step is a major requirement for this position. The Cook/Baker is an essential support position in a department with intensive need for quality control and precision.
Pay starts at $10.82/hr. and will be a part-time position.
Scheduled hours are yet to be determined, but may consist of early mornings and weekends.
The ideal candidate must be able to work some early mornings, evenings and weekend hours, therefore open availability and a flexible schedule are a vital part of being an employee at First Alternative Cooperative.

Must be 18 years of age to work at the Co-op.

Applications are available at the Customer Service desk at either store location. You may also send a resume and cover letter!

Posting closes: Tuesday, August 23rd @ 10pm.

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Download Application Form

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

To apply, please send your resume to resumes@firstalt.coop 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

E-mail:
resumes@firstalt.coop

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

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