Front End

Cashier - Front End Assistant

Are you interested in a year round position in our vibrant, fun cooperative community?

We have IMMEDIATE openings! We’re looking for hardworking, cheerful people with a passion for food, learning and creating delight for others.

Ashland Food Co-op is the region's only Certified Organic Retailer. We're dedicated to providing the best customer experience and the highest quality foods in the region. 

We provide a workplace with opportunities for participation, empowerment and growth in an environment of mutual respect and cooperation. We offer highly competitive wages with regular pay increases, shift differential and weekend pay. Our outstanding benefits include:

  • 15% Employee Discount on store purchases 
  • Generous Paid Vacation Time Off 
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability benefits 
  • Paid Sick Days 
  • Quarterly Productivity Bonus Opportunity 
  • Annual Profit Sharing Bonus Opportunity 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Co-op Matching Contribution 
  • Paid Training on work skills, leadership development and general life interest classes 
  • And many more benefits

Job Summary: To work as part of the Front End Team to cashier, clean, assist customers, assist grocery, and assist owner services to ensure that customers are offered pleasant and friendly service.


  • Cashiering experience preferred.
  • Must be available to work up to 40 hours per week, any shift or day of the week including weekends and holidays. Scheduling flexibility is required.
  • Ability to stand throughout the shift and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Natural and organic foods knowledge and experience a plus.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide prompt, friendly and helpful customer service.
  • Interact with others in a positive and respectful way
  • Duties include some store cleaning tasks
  • Greet and interact with customers in a friendly way
  • Provide prompt, attentive, and helpful customer service
  • Seek out opportunities to provide extraordinary customer service
  • Reliable and punctual attendance
  • Treat all coworkers positively and respectfully, and lend a hand willingly when needed
  • Work quickly and follow procedures
  • Keep all displays and customer areas clean and organized

If you are interested in joining our amazing, vibrant and fun cooperative community, please complete our Employment Application to be considered for employment.  This may be filled out on-line, or you can pick one up when you visit our Co-op at 237 N. First Street, Ashland.   

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