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Work With Us

Work with Us!

Our focus is on community and providing that community with healthy food that is natural, organic, and locally-sourced.  Our team is built of gardeners, recyclers, volunteers, cooks, artists, artisans and healers who are all environmentally conscious people in constant search for the freshest local food and products we can find.  We know our stuff, love our community and nurture the people.

The employees of Dawson’s Market are a proud, knowledgeable, and diverse group of down-to-earth, talented, quirky and inspired individuals who are dedicated to a clear mission.  Because of this and because we are a locally-owned and independent market, we don’t take the hiring process lightly.  We only hire people who are as passionate and dedicated as the rest of our team.

Our full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes eligibility for comprehensive health and dental insurance (with an individual option at no premium cost), short-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost to them.  All of our employees are offered store discounts as well as discounts from local businesses and other organizations we partner with, plus more.

If you believe you’d be a great addition to our team, be sure to browse the open positions listed below and follow the instructions on how to apply.  Once you send us your application, there’s no need to follow up with a call - we’ll definitely let you know if you’re what we’re looking for.

And remember - *All applicants must be 18 years or older to apply.

Current Job Openings:


Cook/Production (Part Time)

Requirements include but are not limited to: 

  • A minimum of 2 year’s experience in hotel/catering/ high volume cooking environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to follow a recipe, be clean and organized and have wonderful customer service skills.
  • Must be comfortable cooking large quantities of meat, pastas, starches, vegetables and sauces
  • from scratch.
  • Open availability: primarily morning shifts Mon-Fri, but nighttime and weekend availability is
  • preferred.

Meat/Seafood Counter (Part Time)

This position requires open availability (nights, weekends, holidays). 15-25 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide our Customers with exemplary service, able to discuss choices with customers and give recommendations
  • Have a clear understanding of, and belief in, sustainable practices as they apply to the meat/seafood department
  • Experience with food handling in a professional setting/with meat and seafood preferred
  • Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations.
  • Price and display product in cases as directed by the department manager.
  • Assist in wrapping and labeling product as required.
  • Value added product preparation
  • Special event support
  • Excellent attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Help maintain proper product assortment and merchandising
  • Maintain safe, clean and well-organized working and shopping environment
  • Weekend availability is required. 

Barista/Customer Service


  • Prepare drinks quickly from memory consistent with established recipes.
  • Cut and prep a variety of fruits and veggies
  • Use manual espresso machine, commercial juicer, commercial drip coffee brewer and commercial blenders.
  • Eagerly engages customers in conversation regarding items on menu.
  • Ensure displayed items and ingredients are fresh, remove any that are not.
  • Work as a team to ensure all customer’s needs and expectations are met.
  • Consistently use and maintain equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Cleans and maintains work areas on an ongoing basis.
  • Rings up purchases properly and efficiently – including purchases from other parts of the store
  • Prepare drinks quickly from memory consistent with established recipes.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of one year food prep experience; Barista experience a plus.
  • Experience using a POS system.
  • Customer Service experience.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Able to stay calm under pressure.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

Deli Counter/Customer Service


  • Initiate greetings with customers, answer questions, and help them make selections.
  • Ensuring our retail area stays fully stocked, with a clean appearance and correct signage.
  • Light food prep and task based work. 


  • A positive attitude toward customer service.
  • Ability to work alongside others as part of a team.
  • Minimum 1 years of customer service or front of the house restaurant experience is preferred.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and cover letter or download and complete an application from our website.

Dawson's Market offers a great benefits package including group health and dental coverage, STD and Life Insurance 100% paid by company, accrued paid time off, employee discounts, 401K after one year, and more!

How to Apply:

  1. Download our Dawson’s Job Application (PDF)
  2. Email it to

And again - no phone calls - if you submit an application, you can bet we’re on top of it!

Thank you for your interest!