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Bozeman Co-op

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Co-op Production Kitchen Cook I
Co-op West Main
Prepare attractive, high-quality, healthy offerings for the deli via good to go (G2G), prep, and/or rover…
Co-op Production Kitchen Cook II
Co-op West Main
Do you have experience cooking and or making soup? Come prepare healthy food for our Bozeman community!

From the start:

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

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.

Job Location: Co-op West Main
Salary: $18.00 - HOUR

Part-time and/or full-time positions available. Shifts are: Sunday 11am-7pm, Monday 6am-1pm or 2:30pm-9pm, Tuesday 6am-2pm or 8am-3:30pm or 2:30pm-9pm, Wednesday 6am-2pm or 11am-7pm or 2:30pm-9pm, Thursday 6am-2pm or 8am-3pm, Friday 6am-2pm, and/or Saturday 6am-2pm.

Previous cooking experience welcomed, but not required – if you are willing to learn, we are willing to teach!

Purpose: Provide prompt, friendly service, prepare high-quality sandwiches, and maintain the cold bar and soup station. Package, stock, and display Food Service products, following guidelines for handling, rotation, organization, merchandising, and inventory.

Specific Responsibilities of Co-op West Main (CWM) Kitchen Service Staff

Customer Service and Department Maintenance

  • Ensure prompt, friendly customer service at the cold bar, on the retail floor, and elsewhere as needed throughout shift.
  • Maintain prep areas and all customer-facing areas in a sanitary and orderly condition meeting GCC Health Department standards.
  • Maintain working knowledge of food service products.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Food Preparation (Sandwich and Runner shifts)

  • Prepare high-quality sandwiches in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintain high-quality cold bar and soup offerings in an efficient, visually appealing, and timely manner.
  • Use proper storage, product rotation and labeling procedures.
  • Document out-of-stock and waste items following department procedures.
  • Monitor and record temperatures at regular intervals.
  • Complete food prep for the cold bar and sandwich station as needed.

Packaging, Stocking, and Merchandising (Merchandising shifts)

  • Ensure all items are accurately weighed, recorded, packaged, labeled, and allocated to the correct location, stocking products to the appropriate storage areas promptly, and using proper product rotation.
  • Keep grab and go containers stocked; document out-of-stock packaging materials according to department procedures.
  • Maintain working knowledge of Hobart Scales.
  • Stock the retail cases in assigned areas and olive bar; maintain clean, organized, and attractive displays.
  • Check assigned areas for expired items; document according to established procedure.
  • Check products for overall quality; pull and communicate any items not meeting standards according to protocol.
  • Communicate with Managers if adequate stock is not available or overstock occurs in assigned areas.
  • Ensure that kitchen and customer supplies including to-go containers, twist ties and others are fully stocked.
  • Maintain organized, properly rotated back-stock of product categories in the staging cooler.


  • Experience in retail food service that demonstrates the ability or aptitude to successfully meet all expectations listed above desired.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business; early mornings, daytime, evenings, holidays, and weekend shifts may be required.
  • 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.