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Providing an exceptional experience, with access to friendly, knowledgeable staff (to both internal and external customer-owners) is one of our highest goals at the Port Townsend Food Co-op.

We’re a courteous, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff. Reliability, honesty, flexibility, productivity and cooperation are among the values we prize. We use a team approach to achieve high customer service standards, and believe the best product is one that’s produced when we have participation and input from all levels and areas of our team.


We offer the following benefits, rewards and incentives to qualifying employees, including:

Benefits for All Employees (Substitutes, Temporary Hires, Part-Time Regular, Full-Time Regular):

  • Paid time off

  • Employee Assistance Program (life balance – employee support)

  • 15% Staff discount on most goods in the store

  • Free coffee or tea during your work hours

  • The Food Co-op has an active Gainshare program for employees- like owning an additional stock in The Food Co-op (when we do well, there may be a Gainshare dispersed to employees)

  • Many perks, rewards and incentives – and “hearty thanks”!

Part Time Employees (all of the above and…):

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid bereavement leave (separate from, and additional to paid time off benefit)

  • (more than 20 hours wk): 401k

Full Time Employees (all of the above and…):

  • Medical, Dental, Vision - 100% employee-only premium coverage after 2 years in FT position

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Life insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

Current Openings

No Positions open at this time - check back often!

**most of our positions require full availability, even Part-time positions.

Apply Any Time

The Food Co-op reviews every application we receive for a fit for any current job openings. If you provided an e-mail you will receive a confirmation from us that your application has been received within 1 week.  We do not have the capacity to keep all applicants updated on our progress in filling a position; if it has been more than 3 weeks since you applied you are welcome to contact to request an update.

Application Procedure

To Apply: fill out an employment application (fill-able pdf form, use the most current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the document).  tip: to avoid losing any data, download this form to your computer first and then you may wish to print the form after you’ve filled it out, before saving and closing the document.

To Submit a completed and signed application:

Email: (see email submittal requirements above **)

Port Townsend Food Co-op, Attn: Human Resources
414 Kearney Street
Port Townsend, WA  98368

Fax: (360) 379-5762

To contact the Human Resources Department about current or future job openings:

Phone: (360) 385-2883 ext. 314 (Cara Leckenby, HR Generalist); ext. 301 (Julie Donah, HR Manager)

The Port Townsend Food Co-op is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Please let us know if you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process.