Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a progressive, values-based, community owned business?
Open Harvest is a community owned grocery store, dedicated to fostering a sustainable food system through consumer education and the cooperative principles. Open Harvest has been nourishing Lincoln with local and organic food since 1975.
At Open Harvest, we exist to serve the needs of our membership and community, and our staff is at the center of our success. We look for applicants who understand the importance of giving great customer service to every person who chooses to shop with us. To our staff, we offer a workplace that is not only positive and respectful, but also can teach you valuable skills to carry on throughout your career, either at the Co-op or in another endeavor. Whether you’re interested in an entry-level opportunity or taking the next step in your career Open Harvest may be just the rewarding experience you’re looking for!
Please ask a cashier for an application, or download one below. Turn in applications and resumes to the Customer Service Desk, or email them to email@example.com
FT Front End Supervisor
We are accepting applications for a full-time position in our Front End Department.
The Front End Supervisor (FES) is part of the front end team and ensures excellent customer service and operational flow of customer transactions. This person is responsible for modeling and providing excellent customer service, prompt and accurate cash handling, keeping store and money secure, completing basic store keeping tasks, stocking customer service items, and training and supervising cashiers. The ideal candidate must have supervisory experience, the ability to multi-task, strong communication skills, and a high level of attention to detail. This position requires night and weekend availability and the ability to stand for long periods of time.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week) position and requires a flexible schedule that includes morning, evening, and weekend availability. We offer vacation/sick, holiday pay, 15% staff discount, and other benefits and perks!
We are accepting applications for a part-time cashier in our Front End Department.
Our cashiers are responsible for the grand finale of customer service at Open Harvest. Duties include accurate cash handling, customer service, and stocking. Our ideal candidate must be punctual, reliable, detail-oriented, and have a proven track record of excellent customer service. Our cashiers are responsible for the grand finale of customer service at Open Harvest. Duties include accurate cash handling, customer service, and stocking. Our ideal candidate must be punctual, reliable, detail-oriented, and have a proven track record of excellent customer service.
FT Lead Produce Clerk
Our Produce Department is in search of a dependable, outgoing, and hard-working individual to join our team.
The Lead Produce Clerk ensures that displays are abundant and attractive, offers excellent customer service to our shoppers and Member-Owners. You’ll oversee day-to-day flow of the department in the absence of the Manager. The Lead Clerk is also responsible for receiving duties and ensures quality produce upon arrival.
The ideal candidate will have produce experience, excellent customer service skills, knowledge of organic produce and natural foods, the ability to work independently, great communication skills, demonstrated leadership qualities, creativity and eye for displays, and the ability to multi-task.
This is a full time (35-40 hours per week) position and requires a flexible schedule that includes mornings, evening and weekends. We offer health benefits, paid vacation and a 15% staff discount at the store.
FT Wellness Coordinator
We are accepting applications for a full-time position in our Wellness Department.
The Wellness Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the wellness department, where tasks include ordering, stocking, merchandising, promotion planning, and providing excellent customer service. Ability to meet sales goals, manage profit margin, and manage inventory levels is required.
The ideal candidate will have a general knowledge and passion for supplements and body care products, proven excellent customer service skills, the ability to work independently, solid communication skills, creativity and eye for displays, and the ability to multi-task.
This is a full-time, hourly position with benefits. We offer health, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick time.
Board Administrative Assistant
Our Administration Department is in search of a dependable and hard-working individual to join our team.
The Board Administrator is supervised by the General Manager and works directly with the Board Chair in providing administrative and clerical support to the Open Harvest Board of Directors. Attendance and taking minutes at all monthly board meetings is required. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.
The ideal candidate must have the ability to effectively listen, analyze, and summarize information, and multi-task in order to record minutes and document other important information. Ability and commitment to maintain confidentiality in all matters.
This is a part-time position, averaging 5-7 hours per month, with the work taking place out of the store.
Open Harvest Co-op is committed to equal opportunity in employment practices including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on performance, qualifications and abilities. Employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, age, religious or political beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, or disability.