Current Job Openings 2018-01-17T09:56:53+00:00

DISHWASHER

First Alternative has an opening for a part-time 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 and enjoy physically demanding work. 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 $10.50/hr.  16 hours a week with the possibility of picking up additional hours.

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 Wednesday, Jan. 24th @ 10pm

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP

The North Store Front End Department is looking for a motivated individual with a positive attitude to join their Front End Team.

The top candidate will be able to provide excellent customer service, has the ability to multi-task, has top notch communication skills, an eye for detail and makes professionalism a priority.

Additional requirements for this position include familiarity and comfort with our POS System, cash handling, the ability and comfort in dealing with customer complaints and issues.

Pay starts at $11.14/hr

This is a 28+ hours/week position, with the possibility of picking up additional shifts.

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 Wednesday, Jan. 24th @ 10pm

CASHIER

The South Store Front End Department is looking for a hard-working individual who can deliver excellent customer service and work well in our fast-paced retail environment.

The qualified candidate must have great attention to detail and customer service/communication skills. Previous cash handling experience is a plus. Familiarity with the organic and natural foods industry is desired, but not required.

Cashiers are the “face” of the Co-op in their daily interactions with customers and are responsible for creating a positive experience for shoppers while at First Alternative.

Pay begins at $10.50/hour. Hours for this position will be 15-20 hours/week with the potential to pick up more hours when extra coverage is needed.

Scheduled hours for this position are yet to be determined but may include some morning, evening, and weekend hours.

Posting closes Monday, Jan. 22nd @ 10pm

 

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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