Bozeman Co-op

Co-op Jobs


We our local, independent and community-owned since 1979...and proud of it!

As a member-owned business, our Co-op is truly a reflection of our community —  members, shoppers and staff alike.

Our bottom line goes beyond profit. As both a business and workplace, we also  "respect the food, the people and the place."


From the start:

  • $18/hour minimum wage
  • 20% discount on store purchases
  • Free coffee and tea on shift
  • Friendly, energizing, fun, and results-driven work culture
  • Premium pay for working selected holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program

Upon successful wait period, full-time employees have access to:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • 401k plan with match
  • Professional development opportunities

Benefits are subject to change.

Complete benefit descriptions available upon hiring.

Everyone Welcome

Our aim is to foster a culture where everyone feels valued, supported and inspired to achieve individual and team goals.

This includes providing opportunity and access for all people across differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.

Job Location: Co-op West Main
Salary: $21 HOUR

Accepting part time or full time applicants.

Purpose: Prepare attractive, high-quality, healthy offerings for the deli via Production Kitchen (PK) cook, Retail Kitchen (RK) cook, and/or Soup shifts.

Specific Responsibilities of Co-op West Main (CWM) Cook II

Food Preparation

  • Prepare attractive, high-quality entrees, soups, and other dishes in appropriate amounts in a timely manner using available ingredients, by following or creating recipes.
  • Prep, cook, taste, and season every dish prior to distributing to retail kitchens.
  • Accurately weigh, label, and record product information.
  • Monitor and record temperatures at regular intervals.
  • Create soups following set recipes or with short dated products prior to expiration.
  • Use proper storage, product rotation and labeling procedures.
  • Document out-of-stock and waste items following department procedures.
  • Maintain working knowledge of the products the Deli sells.

Department Maintenance

  • Maintain work areas in sanitary, orderly condition meeting Health Department standards.
  • Promptly advise Prepared Foods Team Manager of any equipment repair or replacement needs.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Two years’ experience, in commercial food service and/or baking or other experience/education that demonstrates the aptitude to successfully meet the expectations listed above, required.
  • Knowledge of proper food handling procedures, required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business; early morning, daytime, evening, holiday, and weekend shifts required.
  • Ability to follow recipes and produce food in large quantities.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. throughout shift, occasionally 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods and to bend and twist repeatedly; ability to lift product overhead and/or to climb ladders with product.