Employment

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Chico Natural Foods Cooperative is a growing, dynamic, and diverse retail grocery that provides accessible natural and organic food to our community, knowledge and education to our customers, training to all our employees, and we embody leadership development within the business and throughout our community.

CNFC builds healthy communities. The people who choose to work at the Co-op constitute a vital community; one without which the Co-op would not remain operational. It is important to invest in the people who work here to keep that community thriving and financially healthy, through benefits and discounts, and by creating a generous yet accountable culture. Expansion is a part of our growth plan and successful employees are the most important part of our future.

We strive to be one of the best places to work in Chico!  It is our goal to pay more than minimum wage for our entry level wage, making the Co-op a financially attractive place to work. Our entry level positions will start at a minimum of $11.35 per hour (Chico's Living Wage based on FT status) after successful completion of our 3-month introductory period.


Floor Clerks - Temporary

Closes: Application review will begin immediately and will remain open until filled.

Summary of Responsibilities: Floor Clerks provide exceptional and enthusiastic service during all activities including, but not limited to, register transactions, addressing customer questions, promoting store programs and events, processing ownership applications, answering phones, store conditioning, assisting new hire training, providing peer-coaching and feedback, supporting other departments and other tasks as assigned by the Front End Manager.

This is a temporary part-time hourly position through December 31, 2017, approximately 12-24 hours per week generally in the mornings all days of the week.. This position generally starts at $11.10 per hour and will receive additional benefits. Please submit a completed CNFC Application (below) to be considered.

Download Floor Clerk Job Description here

Center Store Clerks - Temporary

Closes: Application review will begin 9/18. Position will remain open until filled.

Summary of Responsibilities: Center Store Clerks provide exceptional and enthusiastic service while assisting with daily tasks in the Center Store Department including: stocking grocery shelves and bulk bins, filling freezers and coolers, rotating and receiving product orders.  Additionally, this position answers customer questions and helps customers in their selection or ordering of grocery items.

This is a temporary part-time hourly position through December 31, 2017, approximately 10-15 hours per week with the ability to be somewhat flexible. General availability includes:  mid-days, evenings, weekends, and early mornings Tuesday and Friday. This position generally starts at $11.10 per hour and will receive additional benefits. Please submit a completed CNFC Application (below) to be considered.

Download the Center Store Clerk Job Description here

Prep cooks - Temporary

Closes: Application review will begin 9/18. Position will remain open until filled.

Summary of Responsibilities: In cooperation with other team members, prep ingredients for menu items displayed in deli cases.  Responsible for the daily production of grab and go sandwiches and assembly of simpler menu items.  Assist with packing items for deli cases, wash dishes and ensure a clean, safe kitchen work environment.

This is a temporary part-time hourly position through December 31, 2017, approximately 12-15 hours per week with the ability to be somewhat flexible. General availability includes:  early morning and/or evening shifts throughout the week and on weekends. This position generally starts at $11.10 per hour and will receive additional benefits. Please submit a completed CNFC Application (below) to be considered.

Download the Prep Cook Job Description here



HOW TO APPLY

Submit a completed application and submit by: mail to CNFC, 818 Main St., Chico, CA 95928; via email by attaching the application file to humanresources@chiconaturalfoods.coop; or drop off at the store.

Those who appear to be the best fit (according to experience, skills, availability, etc.) may be called for a phone interview. Then those who appear to be a best fit after the phone interviews will be called to come in for a face-to-face interview.  If you are selected for the position, you will be asked to complete an authorization form for reference check, which is a requirement of employment and considered part of the application process.

If you would like to check in on your application, you may come by the store and fill out a check-in slip or email your check-in, letting us know you are still available and interested. Due to the high volume of applications for each open position, we do not accept follow up phone calls or respond to follow up emails. Applications are accepted for active job openings only.